Breast Augmentation

Full, shapely breasts can make any woman feel more feminine, beautiful, and secure. We believe that every woman deserves to love her body. That's why we have mastered the art of breast augmentation.

Breast augmentation is also commonly referred to as breast implants, breast enlargement, or augmentation mammoplasty. It is a cosmetic procedure designed to increase and enhance the size and shape of a woman's breast. The end result is a more curvaceous, sexy bust line and a natural, sculpted look.

This procedure can increase the fullness of your breasts, improve the balance and symmetry of your breasts and enhance your self-confidence and self-esteem. Breast augmentation is popular with women who desire larger breasts and with women who have sagging breasts after breast-feeding. Breast implants are also useful in the reconstruction of breasts after cancer surgery or congenital breast deformity.

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The Procedure

During the procedure, an incision is made around the areola (the dark circle of skin surrounding the nipple), or in the fold of the breast. A silicone implant is carefully inserted either under or above the pectoral muscles. Once the implant is in place, the incision is stitched closed.

The procedure is performed under general anaesthesia and takes approximately one hour to complete.

During recovery, patients typically experience breast sensitivity, soreness and swelling, but most side effects subside as the breasts heal (usually within four weeks).

Breast Implants

There are many reasons why a woman may consider breast implants. She may not be content with her natural shape and size due to a variety of reasons including natural development, disease, or post-pregnancy changes (like breast feeding and elasticity depletion).

If you are dissatisfied with your breast size or shape for whatever reason, and have considered surgery, breast implants can be a way to enhance your bust and improve your self-confidence.

Breast Enlargement at Cairns Plastic Surgery

Breast enlargement (or any other breast surgery, for that matter) is a completely individualised procedure, there is no one clear solution for all patients. This is something our patients must understand from the very beginning, so they have a clear, realistic and logical understanding of results.

Dr Hertess and her team are committed to providing our patients with the highest level of knowledge of our treatments. For more information, please see our detailed procedure information guides.

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