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Breast Augmentation

Breast Augmentation

Breast Enlargement (Augmentation / Mammaplasty)

This procedure is done to enhance the size of breasts using silicone implants. This surgical procedure usually lasts 1 hour and is performed under general anaesthesia usually on an outpatient basis.

  • Enhance the contour/ shape of a woman
  • Balance the size of breasts when there is a distinct difference in size between the breasts
  • Reconstruction due to partial or complete loss of breasts due to a variety of conditions
  • Replace already existing implants
  • Increase or decrease breast volume after pregnancy

The Procedure

  • Operation: 1 hour
  • General Anaesthetic
  • 1 night stay in hospital/ outpatient


  • Temporary soreness, swelling and bruising which will resolve within 5 days
  • 1 week before driving
  • 1 – 2 weeks home recovery
  • 4-6 weeks before exercise
  • 3 – 4 weeks before physical contact with breasts