WHAT DOES IT TRY TO ACCOMPLISH
Increase the size of small droopy breasts to more normal proportion
HOW IS IT DONE
Through a small cut under the breast a silicone implant of the choosen size is put in under the breast tissue.
HOW LONG DOES THE OPERATION TAKE
Approximately one hour.
HOW LONG IS THE STAY IN THE CLINIC
Usually one nights
TYPE OF STITCHES:
TYPE OF DRESSING
Sticky paper tape and cotton gauze dressing then a support bra
HOW LONG IS IT LEFT ON
Wear support bra for six weeks
BRUISING, SWELLING AND PAIN
There will be moderate bruising, swelling with slight pain
WHERE ARE THE SCARS AND HOW BAD ARE THEY
Hidden under the breast and do not show even with out the bra.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO RECOVER, AND THE FINAL RESULT SEEN
Usually back to work in two weeks, continue to improve for up to six weeks.
HOW LONG DOES IT LAST
Early: Bruising and swelling and sometimes there is neuralgic pain. Healing may take longer than usual. Infection usually treatable.
Late: Sometimes the scars are poor and need to be improved. It is not usual for the breasts to be perfectly symmetrical.
Your surgeon must be properly qualified to do the operation and he will advise you what can and what cannot be achieved in your case. Do take that advice.
Dr. Mirza Shehab Afzal Beg is a British trained plastic surgeon possessing the highest qualification of Plastic surgery in UK i.e. FRCS (Plast) which no other surgeon currently practicing in Pakistan has. He has also worked as a Consultant in Plastic Surgery in UK. On his return from UK he is based at Liaquat National Hospital and is also a honorary consultant at Aga Khan Hospital. He has his cosmetic surgery and hair transplant set up at Clifton, Karachi.