Breast augmentation can create beautiful breasts for women who are unhappy with the size and shape of their breasts. It is a procedure that makes women feel more feminine and attractive, as it creates breasts that are uniquely sized to complement their frame.

Breast augmentation is the surgical enhancement of the breasts using implants. The implants are usually filled with either silicone or saline and are available in a variety of sizes, shapes, and textures. Some are round, while others are teardrop shaped. Successful breast augmentation depends on choosing implants that are the best fit for you.

Breast Augmentation Surgery

Breast Augmentation IncisionsThe incision for breast augmentation can be made along the areola, in the armpit, or below the breast. The location of the incision is one of the factors that should be discussed with your plastic surgeon prior to the surgery. In instances where there is significantly droopy of the breasts, a breast lift may be done in conjunction with breast enhancement.

Placement of Breast Implants

The placement of the breast implants will depend on a few factors such as 

  • patient’s individual preference
  • depending also on patient’s lifestyle 
  • depending also on the patient’s amount of breast tissue and how thin their skin is especially on the upper portion of the breast / upper pole as those who are skinny or bony around the chest, the edges of the breast implants may be visible.  

Breast Implants Placement

Who Is Suitable to have a Breast Augmentation Procedure? 

Breast enhancement is recommended for women with disproportionately small breasts or asymmetrical breasts. Also, women whose breasts have become deflated due to the changes associated with childbirth and breastfeeding are also good candidates. In addition, women that have undergone a mastectomy can consider breast augmentation as a method of breast reconstruction.

Women contemplating breast augmentation should be healthy individuals, with realistic expectations about the surgical outcomes.

Breast Augmentation with Silicone Breast Implants

We use them for augmenting our breasts for

  • size
  • shape
  • contour
  • enhancement
  • restore & reconstruction

What are the Types of Breast Implants Available?

2 types of breast implants that contain

  • Cohesive Silicone Gel
  • Saline

What are the Different Types of Breast Implants Envelope Surface?

There are 3 different types of envelopes surface

  • Smooth
  • Textured
  • Polyurethane

Did You Know That These Breast Implants Come in Different Projection, Shape, and Size?

Projections mean the forward projection profile of the breast implant such as :

  • low profile
  • mid profile
  • high profile
  • extra high profile

Breast Implant Sizing and Shape Available


Implant shapes come generally in

  • round
  • anatomical

Besides being a round or anatomical shaped implant, the base of the implants, the height of the implants and the projection of the implants are different.

Size & Projections of Breast Implants

For most brands, the size ranges from 150cc to 600cc. Should there be any case where we need to have smaller than 150cc or bigger than 600cc, we have to special order the implants.

With these many different projections, shapes, and sizes, there are more than 9 to 12 different models of Breast Implants available in the market depending on brands.

With more than 30yrs of experience in handling breast implants, Dr Marco tailors all his cases depending on the patient’s body type. It doesn’t matter if it’s for breast augmentation or for breast reconstruction, he always believes that it is necessary to understand what the patient’s desire is and what is possible to be done, and he will try his best to tailor and customize the surgery.

Dr Marco commented that he is very meticulous when it comes to the choice of the implants. He doesn’t believe that there is such thing as 1 brand and 1 type of breast implants that suits everyone.

He always discusses with the patient about the choices available and what is best. If the chosen implants are not available due to stock availability, it will be specially ordered for and air freight in and this sometimes also means the delay in the date of the surgery. These are the extra miles
Dr Marco does for all his patients.

Some Details When Choosing the Breast Implants are :

  • chest broadness
  •  location of the nipple areolar
  • the distance between the nipple to the collarbone
  • the breast size etc …

And if one has long thin chest, short square chest or in between, any breast asymmetry Dr Marco will always check the dimensions and choose the right implant to give the best results. It is also important to understand the patient’s personality and lifestyle.

Breast AugmentationWhat is the Breast Augmentation Surgery like & What is the Downtime? 

The surgery is performed under General Anaesthesia in the Day Surgery Theatre and will usually take around 1 1/2 hrs depending on each case complexity. You will have 2 drains that are placed on you for the next 24 to 72 hrs. There may be some light swelling and discomfort of which you will be prescribed medication. 

You can go home the same day if you feel well or a 1-night stay is also recommended. 

The drains and stitches will be removed in a few days, and you are advised to resume exercise only after 2 weeks after your surgery (it will also depend on the individual recovery progress).

What kind of Bra Do I Have to Wear After My Surgery? 

Dr Marco  & his staff will advise you privately after your surgery on what type of bra to purchase and wear. 

What is the Cost of a Breast Augmentation Surgery? 

The cost will depend on a few factors such as

  1. Doctor’s Professional Fees depending on individual case complexity.
  2. The cost of the Breast Implants will also depend on Brands and Type of Implants
  3. The cost from the  Day Surgery facilities in the Hospital and Anaesthetist.

Our Staff will advise you on the final cost individually.

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For more information on breast implants or if you are thinking of having a breast augmentation procedure, call us at 65- 6464 8075 or email us at