Breast Augmentation

The purpose of a breast augmentation surgery is to enhance and to correct various facets of a woman’s breasts. It involves undergoing surgical procedures using implants or fat transfers from the body to increase breast size or breast volume restoration due to aging, pregnancy or weight loss.

Breast augmentation may also be applied for those desiring reconstruction after mastectomy or injury. This procedure is also a popular solution for those wanting fuller breasts, balanced figure as well as giving your self-image a boost and improved quality of life.

Our medical centre utilises the FDA-approved (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) silicone gel-filled breast implants and our cosmetic surgeon will assist in guiding you through your options, as implants come in various shapes and sizes.

Once you’ve decided to pursue breast augmentation in our centre, we’ll put you at ease helping you find the right surgeon, the right implant and the right technique to meet your expectations. With over 30 years of combined surgical experience, our surgeons are nationally and internationally recognized for their excellent contributions in the field of cosmetic surgery. At Beverly Wilshire Medical Centre, we will address all concerns and questions until you are comfortable with your decision and implants that best fit you.

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  • Those desiring reconstruction after mastectomy or injury.
  • Those wanting fuller breasts, balanced figure.

Why have Breast Enlargement Operations?

Every woman is special in her own way and similarly the reasons for having a breast enlargement surgery differs in all. The most common reasons why you may choose to enlarge your breasts include:

  • to enhance the body contour of a woman, who for personal reasons feel that their breasts are too small
  • loss of breast volume after pregnancy and breastfeeding (although enlargement will not lift them)
  • to restore breast shape after partial or total loss of breast for various conditions.
  • a difference in size between your two breasts, hence for symmetry
  • reduced breast size after losing weight
  • to replace existing breast implants for cosmetic or reconstructive reasons

Breasts implant surgery is contraindicated in women with untreated breast cancer or pre-malignant breast disorders, active infection anywhere in the body, or individuals who are currently pregnant or nursing. Individuals with a weakened immune system (currently receiving chemotherapy or drugs to suppress the immune system), conditions that interfere with blood clotting or wound healing or have reduced blood supply to the breast tissue from prior surgery or radiation therapy treatments may be at higher risk for complications and poor surgical outcomes. A woman must be at least 18 years of age for cosmetic breast augmentation.

Procedural Steps

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Anaesthesia

Medications are administered for your comfort during the surgical procedure. The breast augmentation surgery is done under general anesthesia. Your anesthesia will be explained during or after your consultation with the surgeons and also after the results of your pre-operative check.

The Incision

Incisions are made in inconspicuous areas to minimize visible scarring. You and your plastic surgeon will discuss which incision options are appropriate for your desired outcome. There are 3 main incision options;

  • Inframammary incision
  • Periareolar Incisions
  • Transaxillary (Armpit) Incision

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Implant Choice

Breast size and shape are important, so be honest and open about your expectations when talking with your surgeon. Implant type and size will be determined not just on your desired increase in size but more importantly on your breast anatomy, skin elasticity and body type.


Options for Breast Implants:

  • Silicone implants
  • Saline implants

Inserting and placing the implant.

After the incision is made, a breast implant is inserted into a pocket either:

  • Under the pectoral muscle (a submuscular placement), or
  • Directly behind the breast tissue, over the pectoral muscle (a submammary/subglandular placement)

The method for inserting and positioning implants depends on the type of implant, degree of enlargement desired, your body type, and your surgeon’s
recommendations.

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Closing the incisions

Incisions are closed with layered sutures in the breast tissue and with sutures, skin adhesive or surgical tape to close the skin. Over time the incision lines will fade.

See the results

The results of breast augmentation are immediately visible. Over time, post-surgical swelling will resolve and incision lines will fade. Satisfaction with your new image should continue to grow as you recover and realize the fulfillment of your goal for fuller breasts.

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All Breast & Nipple Procedures

Also known as mammoplasty, the procedure involves placing an artificial implant either under your breast tissue, or under your chest muscle behind your breast. We use only FDA approved breast implants.

Hidden and sunken nipples are drawn out with this procedure where the surgeon releases the connecting tissues that are keeping the nipples inverted.

Overly large breasts can cause some women to have both health and emotional problems. In addition to self image issues, you may also experience physical pain and discomfort. The weight of excess breast tissue can impair your ability to lead an active life. Also known as reduction mammoplasty, this procedure removes excess breast fat, glandular tissue and skin to achieve a breast size in proportion with your body and to alleviate the discomfort associated with overly large breasts

A breast lift, also known as mastopexy, is a surgical process that involves raising the breasts by the removal of excess skin and tightening the surrounding tissue to reshape and support the new breast contour. Sometimes when the nipple becomes enlarged over time, a breast lift surgery will address this issue as well, for women with breasts that have lost their youthful shape and firmness due to changes and loss of skin elasticity resulting from pregnancy, breastfeeding, ageing, gravity, etc.

 

Therefore, the realignment and reconstruction of the nipple and breast to correct loose breast tissues that are compressed and compacted to produce firm, perky, great-looking breasts can be achieved through our expert surgeons at Beverly Wilshire here in Kuala Lumpur.

Men with surplus breast tissue generally say that their “man boobs” make them feel embarrassed and have to limit their activities to avoid removing their top or shirt. With a chest reduction surgery, we can create a flatter, firmer chest by removing surplus fat, breast tissue and if necessary, excess skin.
Removal of suspicious lump or growths in the breast which might or might not be carcinogenic.
Hidden and sunken nipples are drawn out with this procedure where the surgeon releases the connecting tissues that are keeping the nipples inverted.
Some women and even men develop excessively long nipples or wide areolas. This could be due to a number of reasons – heredity, pregnancy, or plain bad luck. Surgeons are able to reduce the nipples by literally cutting off the tip, or by removing some skin from the base of the nipple.

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