Surgery involves reducing the size of the breasts by removing excess skin and tissue.
Who is it suitable for?
What is involved?
Frequently asked questions
How do I know if this procedure is right for me?
How long does the procedure take?
2.5 – 3 hours.
How much does this procedure cost?
This depends on the length of stay in hospital. You will receive a cost breakdown before you book the operation.
Are there any potential side effects?
With any surgical procedure, there is a potential for unwanted effects. It is essential for you to minimize any risk factors (stop smoking, avoid blood thinning medications, stop the oral contraceptive pill, discuss other medications or supplements) when planning surgery. Optimal healing from surgery occurs when you are in peak physical health. The best results are obtained when you are at your ideal weight and that it is maintained in the long term.
Potential unwanted effects include: asymmetry, unsightly scars, altered sensation, loss of blood supply to the nipple, delayed wound healing.
Important things to know about breast surgery: your breasts will naturally change with age, pregnancy and breast feeding, sensation may be altered, further surgery may be required. You may not be able to breast feed after this procedure.
Also known as breast augmentation or a ‘boob job’, surgery involves increasing the size of the breasts by the use of implants or lipomodelling (lipofilling/free fat transfer).
Known as a Mastopexy, this procedure involves reducing the skin envelope of the breasts and repositioning the nipple-areolae to match the new shape.
Found a change or something worrying in your breast? Put your mind at rest by having it examined and investigated as soon as possible.