Call Us On : 01522 574703 / 0116 2743747

Should I wait till after children before having a breast augmentation?

November 25, 2013

A breast augmentation is a surgical procedure designed to enhance and augment the size and shape of the breast. It is very popular with younger women who have always been unhappy with their breasts and a breast augmentation procedure can have a transforming effect on their confidence and self-esteem.

However, for many young women they may be planning on having a family and are worried that pregnancy will impact on the results of their breast augmentation.

What impact will pregnancy and breastfeeding have on my breasts?

The biggest change that occurs when you’re pregnant and breastfeeding is that the breasts grow in size and you can be left with sagging skin once your breasts have returned to their pre-pregnancy shape.

The problem for both you and your plastic surgeon is that it is very difficult to predict how extensive your breast size changes will be and also how easily the skin will shrink back. Genetics may play a part so if you have the same build as your mother then you may experience the same pregnancy-related changes.

Will breast implants

Read More…

How can I decide with breast implant size to go for?

November 18, 2013

An important part of the consultation for a breast augmentation procedure is working out the ideal size and shape that you and your surgeon are aspiring to.

As a patient, it is good to arrive at the consultation with a very clear idea of what you want to achieve from the procedure. That can either be before and afters of breast augmentation patients, either your surgeon’s or another surgeon’s or pictures or other images of women whose shape you admire.

Will a breast augmentation give me a specific cup size?

The most important thing to realise though is that you shouldn’t fixate on cup size, as the implants are different volumes and it is a general size and shape that your surgeon will work to achieve not a specific cup size.

Your surgeon’s job is to listen to your desires and expectations and to assess whether they are realistic. An experienced and well-qualified plastic surgeon such as Mr Yii can also provide you wish valuable advice on what implant size and shape will both fulfil your expectations and best

Read More…

How long should a breast augmentation last?

November 11, 2013

A breast augmentation is a very popular procedure, particularly with younger women who have always been dissatisfied with the size and/or shape of their breasts. A question that Leicester-based cosmetic surgeon Mr Yii is often asked by younger female patients is, will I need a repeat breast augmentation at some point in the future?

There is a common misconception that breast implants should be replaced every ten years, but if you are not suffering from any issues with your breast implants and are still happy with the size and shape of your breasts then there is no immediate need to have a repeat procedure after the ten-year period.

Do breast implants last a lifetime?

Although there is a possibility that your breast implants may last you a lifetime, most implant manufacturers are very clear in their advice that these are not guaranteed to last a lifetime and may need replacing.

There are a number of potential complications associated with breast implants, some of which can develop over time. Saline breast implants can leak and the patient might notice some

Read More…