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Breast Augmentation: Definition, Types, Costs. [Bonus: Top 16 Boob Job Companies for 2019]

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What is Breast Augmentation?

Commonly known as a ‘Boob Job’, Breast Augmentation surgery enhances the size, shape, fullness, proportion, and appearance of your natural breasts by insertion of implants.

Why People opt for Breast Augmentation?

Before After Pic Breast AugmentationMany women choose to have Breast Augmentation surgery to boost self-image and confidence, correct genetic issues and regain breast shape and volume after breastfeeding or weight loss. This can also make women feel more feminine and fill out dresses, tops, and swimsuits.

What are the different types of breast augmentation?

Breast Augmentation surgery can be completed using a number of different surgical techniques. The techniques used will be tailored to each individual patient, their anatomy, and desired outcome. Implants will be inserted using either a breast crease (Inframammary), armpit (Transaxillary) or nipple (Periareolar) incision. The implant shape, size, and profile will determine the final surgery results. 

How long is the breast augmentation recovery timeline?

Each patient will experience a unique recovery as this will depend on your pain threshold and the surgical techniques used. Generally, you will be recovered within 1 – 2 weeks to return to work.  If your work includes strenuous activities which require lifting, it will be advisable to wait longer before returning to full work duties. Within 3 months patients may begin regular exercise and 6 – 12 months post surgery you will see your final results.

What are Breast Implants?

A breast implant is a prosthesis that is surgically inserted into the breasts to change the size, shape, and contour of a woman’s chest. The shell of the implant can have either a smooth service or a textured surface and generally filled with saline or silicone gel.

Round Vs Tear Drop ImplantsThere are 2 breast implant shapes available – Round and Teardrop (Anatomical) with varying profiles and sizes. A Plastic Surgeon will recommend the best implant shape for your anatomy and your desired outcome. The implant shape choice is predominantly dependant on individual anatomy, natural body type, the amount of natural breast tissue you have, position/shape of your natural breast tissue, Nipple position, a distance between your breasts and the level of ptosis.

Breast Augmentation Vs Breast Implants

A Breast Augmentation is a surgical procedure whereby a Plastic Surgeon will insert breast implants to enhance a woman’s natural breasts.

Which is best for you?

There are a number of surgical techniques that can be used to assist with lifting and/or inflate your breasts to create a more youthful appearance, including a Breast Augmentation, a Breast/or Nipple Lift, a combination of these procedures or a Breast Reduction. it is advised that to determine which surgical procedure is suitable for your individual anatomy, you should seek advice from a Plastic Surgeon or Cosmetic Surgery Company, to thoroughly analyze the condition of your breasts. They can then determine which techniques will, in their expert option, create the best outcome for you.

What not to do after breast augmentation?

There are a number of post-surgery limitations you will experience after your breast augmentation surgery. These restrictions will ensure you do not add risk to your surgery outcome or jeopardise your surgery results. Post surgery you should not: Smoke, drink alcohol, exercise, drive, take blood thinning medication, stray from your post-surgery care instructions, swim or exhaust yourself in any way.  Breast Augmentation surgery is still surgery and will require adequate rest and recuperation to heal. You must rest and let your body recover for several weeks and always follow post-surgery care instructions.

Breast augmentation risks and safety factors

Potential Surgery Risks and Complications vary from patient to patient depending on a range of factors and the extent of surgical work required. Researching your procedure thoroughly is highly recommended so that you are well aware of potential risks and complications prior to your surgery. Following pre and post-surgical care and instructions will also reduce your risks. Breast Augmentation Surgery should be performed by a qualified Plastic Reconstructive Surgeon, under general anesthetic in a licensed and accredited facility.

Some potential risks and complications associated with surgery are: Temporary pain, swelling, bruising, infection, scarring, fluid buildup (seroma), bleeding and haematoma, numbness, Keloid scarring, reaction to anaesthesia and medications, Change in nipple sensation (hypersensitive or under sensitive), Poor healing or Necrosis (common with smokers), Implant Rupture. Aesthetic risks and complications include Implant folding, rotation, rippling, bottoming out, asymmetry, double bubble, Capsular contracture, Implant rejection, Stretch marks.

The best way to ensure you are in the safest hands and environment possible for your surgery is to understand the difference between a Plastic Surgeon and a Cosmetic Surgeon.

Plastic Surgeons have completed further studies after their medical degree and have been trained in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. They have a comprehensive range of advanced surgical techniques and solutions for a diverse range of patients with very different physiology.

Cosmetic surgeons are doctors with significantly less surgical training and education. These surgeons typically lack the technical surgical expertise to operate with the full range of breast surgery options such as below or above the muscle and dual plane placement (including the 4 full levels of dual plane), round or anatomical shaped teardrop implants, even the periareolar (nipple) and axillary incision (armpit) incision sites.

Cost of Breast Augmentation?

The prices for Breast Augmentation surgery may vary depending on your desired outcome, surgery location and your individual anatomy. Prices for Breast Augmentation in Thailand start from $3,600 AUD for round implants under 400cc. Prices for Breast Augmentation in Australia start from $4,990 AUD for round implants under 400cc. Prices include all associated Hospital and Theatre costs only.

Additional cost may include post-surgery garments, accommodation & flights (if traveling), insurance and medications. Typically if a teardrop shape is requested or required for your surgery, there will be an additional cost. It is best to seek a professional recommendation and quote from a reputable surgeon or agency for an accurate personalized quote.

Here are the Top 16 Companies which you can use for Breast Augmentation in 2018 and Beyond:

  1.  Cosmeditour
  2.  Yanhee Hospital
  3.  Cosmeditour Australia
  4.  77 Plastic Surgery
  5.  South Florida Plastic Surgery
  6.  The Harley Medical Group
  7.  Bumrungrad International Hospital
  8.  The Breast Clinic
  9.  Her She Plastic Surgery
  10.  MYA Cosmetic Surgery
  11.  Dr Michael Miroshnik
  12.  CG Cosmetic Surgery
  13.  PHPS
  14.  Dr. Adam Kolker
  15.  New York Group
  16.  Avenue Plastic Surgery
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