The A to Z of Breast Surgery


Considering breast augmentation surgery, but do not know where to start or what to expect? We have asked medical professionals to break down the breast augmentation journey down into 12 stages from the initial consultation stage right through to the recovery stage (remember this information should not replace your own consultation with a doctor):

On the big day, unless indicated otherwise by your doctor, you should skip breakfast to ensure you have adequately fasted for your operation. If your surgery is scheduled for later in the day, you may be allowed to have a light breakfast early morning. During your surgery, your vital signs will be monitored by your anesthetist and anesthetic nurse. Unfortunately, make-up, nail varnish, and acrylic nails can all interfere with the monitoring equipment; therefore, it is important to make sure they are removed before your arrival to the hospital. Tape will also be placed over your eyes during your procedure. Therefore, it is also recommended not to wear false eyelashes to avoid damaging your eyes during tape application and removal. Jewelry and piercings will also be removed to prevent burns, which can occur from the surgical equipment used during the procedure.