Geelong Cosmetic Clinic

Breast Implants


Breast enhancement is amongst the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures available today. It improves the shape and the sizing of your bust using breast implants. Breast implants will also rectify moderate drooping of the breasts and can boost breast firmness. An equivalent operation can be used to reconstruct your breasts after a mastectomy.

For lots of women, their breasts are an important part of their self-image. Every woman deserves to feel very good about themselves and breast implants may well be an unbelievably positive and frequently life changing procedure.

If you find that your breasts are too small or not developed, out of proportion to your body, unequal in size or possibly if they have reduced in size or emptied and sagged following having children, then breast implants may very well be the answer for you.

Below are the 6 most important choices you must make when deciding on the best breast implant for your needs:

  1. Saline filled or cohesive silicone gel filled implants
  2. Textured surface or smooth implants
  3. Round or teardrop (anatomical) shaped implants
  4. Placement of the implants in the front or at the back of the pectoral muscle
  5. Approach below the breast, through the underarm or around the areola
  6. The dimensions of the implant including volume, projection, height and width

Are you a Suitable Candidate for Breast Implants?
A session with our qualified surgeon Mr Rahdon is the initial step when contemplating breast implants. Make sure you frankly discuss all of your goals along with your expectations, clearly communicating the size you want your breasts to be, the shape of a breast that you find attractive, what amount of cleavage you really want to have as well as your thoughts on nipple position. If you are a suitable person for breast enlargement, during your appointment Mr Rahdon will also discuss with you the extensive number of implants available, the size of implant you would like and help you to choose the most appropriate implant suitable for you.

Breast Augmentation Surgery
Breast augmentation or breast implants have been through significant refinement and enhancement in recent years. Much better breast implants and improved techniques have contributed to more reliable and aesthetically ideal breast enhancement results in addition to a smoother operation, a reduced incidence of difficulties, a shorter hospital stay and an earlier return to regular work and physical activity.

The actual procedure will take about One and a half hours and is performed under general anaesthesia. It is usually undertaken as day surgery, but at times you must stay 1 evening in hospital.

Exactly what is the Recovery Time after Surgery?
You are able to wear a soft bra following on from the operation, get back to strenuous physical activity after several weeks and wear anything at all you would like after just four weeks! While you are going to be a little uncomfortable for the first few days after surgery, you will most likely have to take a week’s leave from work. There may be a small amount of bruising and swelling that might last several weeks, however, any discomfort may be taken care of with the medication prescribed by Mr Rahdon.

The most typical scar is in the crease beneath your breasts, although scarring may be in the underarm or about the edge of your nipple. Your scarring will undergo a natural maturation process involving numerous colour and texture changes over a period, usually ranging from six months to 2 years.

What are the Potential Risks and Complications?
Issues are not common for breast augmentation surgery. In the course of your 1st appointment Mr Rahdon will discuss with you in detail the risks together with any difficulties associated with the surgery. If you decide go ahead with the procedure, we will again discuss any kind of risks as part of the consenting process.

We make sure that risks are kept to a complete minimum together with the help of choosing suitable individuals in addition to the selection of the most appropriate procedure for your own specific requirements. You should also understand that our highly qualified and experienced surgeon, Mr Rahdon, is not going to conduct any plastic surgery procedure except in cases where he believes that the benefits for you considerably outnumber the potential risks.

Are you currently considering breast implants? Then call our clinic staff today on (03) 5215 1070 or arrange an appointment with Mr Rahdon via our online appointment form to talk over everything involved in the procedure.