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Non-surgical Cosmetic Procedures

At Divine Proportions we offer a range of non surgical cosmetic procedures to help you stop the clock and rejuvenate your appearance.

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Breast enhancement

Breast enhancement
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Breast augmentation surgery can be a means to increase the size of small breasts to make you feel more feminine.  A Breast augmentation or breast enlargement is a surgical procedure designed to increase the size of the breasts. To enhance the breast size, breast implants are placed either directly behind or in front of the chest wall muscle.

 

  • A Breast augmentation or breast enlargement surgery is typically an outpatient procedure performed under general anesthetic.
  • An incision is made either underneath the breast, just above the crease, around the lower edge of the areola or within the armpit then a pocket is created behind the breast tissue or underneath the pectoral muscle and an implant is inserted.
  • Based on the desired result, patient’s body frame, mass, breast tissue either a silicone filled implant or saline breast implant can be selected.
  • Week 1 – during the first 24 to 48 hours after the surgery you are likely to feel pain and soreness which can be relieved with medication. Dressings are removed during the first week and you will be advised to wear a surgical bra. You will be able to return to work at the end of the first week.
  • Week 2 – sutures are removed between 7 to 10 days after the surgery.
  • Week 3 onwards – you are likely to experience breast sensitivity and slight swelling might still be present.

Within a month from the surgery you will be able to resume strenuous exercise routine or activity.

  • To achieve best results it is important to follow all the post operative care instructions given by your surgeon. Most patients can move about within a day of the surgery and are able to return to work within a week.
  • Ensure you wear a surgical bra for the first few days after the surgery and replace it with a support bra for several weeks. Do not wear an underwire bra during the first month following surgery.
  • Ensure that you do not sleep on your belly and do not indulge in strenuous activity till about a month after the procedure. Do not lift anything above your head level for at least 4 weeks and avoid lifting heavy weights till about 6 weeks after the surgery.

Breast augmentation is typically an elective cosmetic surgery procedure selected when patients want to enhance the size and shape of their breasts.

  • You should be in good physical and mental health
  • Above 18 years
  • Should not be a diabetic or have a heart condition

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Frequently Asked questions

How is a breast enhancement surgery performed?

A breast enlargement surgery is an outpatient procedure performed under general anesthetic with sedation. The procedure involves making an incision  either underneath the breast, just above the crease, around the lower edge of the areola or within the armpit  and inserting an implant in a pocket is created behind the breast tissue or underneath the pectoral muscle.

How long do I have to be in the hospital?

Patient may go home the same day of the surgery.

When can I get back to work after the surgery?

You can get back to work within 7 days after your surgery.

When will the result of the surgery be visible?

You will notice a change immediately after the surgery, however all swelling and bruising will disappear in a month’s time and you will be able to see the final result.

When can I resume my exercise routine after the surgery?

You may resume your normal exercise routine within a month after the surgery however heavy weights should not be lifted till after 6 weeks.

Will I have scars due to the surgery?

The position of the incision is within a crease which minimizes scar visibility.

What are the expected risks?

As with any surgical procedure there might be a risk of bleeding and infection. In rare cases there might be changes in nipple or breast sensation.

How much does breast augmentation cost?

You surgeon will be able to give you an estimate after examining your general health, your specific requirement and also the desired result

What post-operative care should I take?

Rest of 1-2 days is recommended. Do not raise arms above shoulder level and avoid sleeping on the belly. Sleep with your head elevated for at least 2 weeks after the surgery and do not sleep on your belly. Ensure that the suture line is clean and dry. Avoid exercise or strenuous activities for 3 to 4 weeks.

What kind of implant is best for me?

After evaluating your case, your surgeon may recommend either a Saline breast implant which is filled with sterile salt water or a Silicone filled breast implant which is filled with a soft, elastic gel.