About Breast Surgery

Breast surgery can improve the appearance of your breasts and boost your self-confidence.

There is considerable variation in the volume, shape, size and spacing of a woman's breasts. The three major determinants of breast appearance are size, shape of the individual breast and the position of the breast and nipple when standing in an upright position.

In western societies breast appearance is directly associated with the sexual attractiveness of women and their perceived body image. Therefore it comes as no surprise that every year millions of women throughout the world undergo breast surgery or ‘boob job’ to improve the appearance and contour of their breasts with the vast majority seeking changes in their breast shape or size.

For the last decade, breast surgery has been the most popular surgical cosmetic procedure in the UK. Audit figures from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons show that breast surgery, in particular breast augmentation, heads the list of the most requested operations. SFMedica surgeons understand why women opt for breast surgery and the huge impact an improved appearance of their breasts can have on their psychology and self confidence. We pride ourselves on being able to offer a great variety of breast surgical procedures ranging from cosmetic enhancement to breast reconstruction.

Breast surgery can be a life changing procedure for some women therefore a good patient-surgeon communication is of paramount importance. You need to be prepared to discuss the reasons why you are choosing to have breast surgery and what you expect out of it.

Following a complete physical examination and a comprehensive history including any family and personal history of breast disease we will discuss with you all risks involved, preoperative considerations such as mammograms, various surgical and non-surgical options, post-op recovery and scarring. You will receive the right guidance by our highly experienced medical team in order for you to make an informed decision with regards to your breast surgery.


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