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Breast Asymmetry

Breast Asymmetry Surgery helps to balance the size and shape of the breasts; It involves correcting the difference in breast size, shape or/and the position of the areola. Most women will have one breast which is slightly smaller than the other and this is usually more than a bra cup size.

Differences in a woman’s breasts can result in low self esteem. Breast Asymmetry Surgery helps many woman to regain self confidence.

The causes of Breast Asymmetry can be due to genetics, breast feeding, weight gain or menopause.

Breast Asymmetry Surgery depends very much on the individual case and usually combines techniques used in Breast Enlargement, Breast Lift or Breast Reduction.

Breast Asymmetry Surgery is performed under general anaesthetic. The operation normally takes around 2 to 3 hours to complete depending on the extent of the procedure. You will need to stay in the clinic overnight.

Mr Ferrando will discuss the right options for you at the consultation.

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 The Consultation

At the consultations, Mr Ferrando will take your medical history, thoroughly assess you, find out about your expectations of the surgery and will explain each stage of your Breast Asymmetry procedure to you. He will carefully discuss all options suitable to you and answer any questions you may have.

He will also explain the risks of smoking, the contraceptive pill and other medications to you as they can interfere with the general anaesthetic procedure as well as the healing process.

You will need to bring a specific sports bra to the clinic. Mr Ferrando will tell you about the type and size of the bra at your final consultation.

Mr. Ferrando strongly believes that “good communication” between himself and his patients assures a maximum satisfactuary outcome of Cosmetic Surgery.

The Procedure

Breast Asymmetry Surgery may involve enlargement of one or both breasts, reduction of one or both breasts, or enlargement of one breast and reduction in size of the other. In some cases there is sagging of one of the breasts that needs to be corrected at the same time.

Breast Asymmetry Surgery Procedure uses a combination of different techniques from Breast Enlargement, Breast Lift or Breast Reduction. depending on the individual case. Mr Ferrando will explain the procedure suited to you at your consultations.

After Surgery – Recovery

Drainage tubes may be attached to your breasts and will be removed before you leave the clinic. You will need to keep the dressing on for a couple of weeks. Some type of stitches are dissolvable and will disappear over time where as others will need to be removed 7 to 10 days after surgery.

You may feel tired and tender for the first few days after surgery with swelling and bruising in the breast area. This is only temporary. Mr Ferrando will prescribe you pain relief medication to ease your discomfort.

You will be required to wear the recommended sports bra, day and night, for up to 12 weeks, to ensure the necessary support your breasts will need at this stage.

Patients are recommended to have at least one week off work to allow time to rest and recover comfortably at home. Any exercise or heavy lifting should be avoided for at least three weeks after surgery.

You will need to attend follow up appointments after your surgery but if you have any questions or you feel unsure about anything, please contact Mr Ferrando and he will gladly talk to you. The well being of his patients is very important to him.

Risks and Side Effects
All surgeries carry certain risks and even though they are rare you should be aware of them before making your decision. Mr Ferrando will talk you through any possible risks and side effects at his consultations as they will vary depending on the patient’s body shape, age, condition and lifestyle.

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