Cosmetic Procedures

Breast Augmentation (Breast implants)

Procedure
Enhance the size of breasts using silicone or saline (water) implants.
Length
1 to 2 hours.
Anesthesia
Local with sedation, or general.
In / OutPatient
Usually outpatient.
Side Effects
Temporary soreness, swelling, change in nipple sensation, bruising. Breast sensitive to stimulation for a few weeks.
Risks
Formation of scar tissue around the implant (capsular contracture), which may cause the breast to feel tight or hard; bleeding or infection. Increase or decrease in sensitivity of nipples or breast skin, occasionally permanent. Movement of implants, rupture of the implant shell, being able to see or feel the implant. Pronounced scarring. Mammagraphy requires a special technique.
Recovery
Back to work: 3-7 days. Physical contact with breasts: 3 to 4 weeks. Fading of scars: several months to a year or more.
Duration
The majority of women with implants never require further surgery.

Doctors performing this procedure: Breast Augmentation in Australia

  Location Name Contact
  NSW, Port Macquarie Dr. Fleming, Daniel FACCS 1800 682 220
  NSW, Double Bay Dr. Hodgkinson, Darryl FACCS 02 9362 7400
  NSW, Hurstville Dr. Kumar, Bobby FACCS 1300 676 003    Website
  NSW, Hurstville Dr. Kumar, Bobby FACCS 1300 676 003    Website
  NSW, Sydney City Dr. Mayson, George FACCS 02 9267 3322 / 1300 050 140    Website
  NSW, Bondi Junction Dr. Moore, Colin FACCS 0414 251 234    Website
  NSW, Double Bay Dr. Rastogi, Anoop FACCS 02 9362 1426
  NSW, Double Bay Dr. Rastogi, Anoop FACCS 02 9362 1426
  QLD, Minyama, Gympie Dr. Bambit, Jayne FACCS 07 5452 5222
  NSW, Port Macquarie Dr. Fleming, Daniel FACCS 1800 682 220
  QLD, Southport Dr. Flynn, John FACCS 1300 88 1388    Website
  NSW, Sydney City Dr. Mayson, George FACCS 02 9267 3322 / 1300 050 140    Website
  SA, Parkside Dr. Higgs, Michael FACCS 08 8357 0300
  QLD, Minyama, Gympie Dr. Bambit, Jayne FACCS 07 5452 5222
  NSW, Sydney City Dr. Mayson, George FACCS 02 9267 3322 / 1300 050 140    Website
  VIC, Armadale Dr. Topchian, David FACCS 1800 745 536