Breast Enlargement(Augmentation Mammoplasty)

Procedure:Enhance the size of breasts using Silicone gel implants.
Length1 to 2 hours.
AnesthesiaGeneral or Local with sedation.
In/OutpatientUsually outpatient.
SequelaeTemporary soreness, swelling, change in nipple sensation, bruis­ing.
RecoveryBack to work : A few days. Physical contact with breasts : 3 to 4 weeks.
Fading of scars : Few months to a year or more.
Duration of ResultsVariable.
There is no evidence that breast implants cause cancer or will affect fertility , pregnancy or your ability to nurse.
  • To enhance the body contour of a woman who, for personal reasons, feels her breast size is too small.
  • To correct a reduction in breast volume after pregnancy.
  • To balance a difference in breast size.
  • As a reconstructive technique following breast surgery.

Breast Lift / Reduction(Mastopexy / Reduction)

Procedure:It raises and re­shapes sagging or huge enlarged breasts by removing excess skin and tissues and repositioning remaining tissue and nipples. Reduction can also be done with liposuction.
Length1 to 3 hours.
AnesthesiaLocal with sedation, or general.
In/OutpatientUsually outpatient. Sometimes inpatient.
SequelaeTemporary soreness, swelling, change in nipple sensation, bruis­ing.
RecoveryBack to work: 3 to 5 days.
Strenuous activities: 1 month.
Fading of scars: 1 month to a year.
Duration of ResultsVariable; gravity, pregnancy, aging, and weight changes may cause new sag. Results may last longer or be enhanced when breast implants are inserted as part of the procedure.