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Breast Augmentation Surgery

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Breast Augmentation Surgery in Koramangala, Bangalore 


Breast augmentation surgery became popular during the 1960s when two doctors made the first silicone implant. While the method was fairly new and ahead of its time, it quickly caught traction, and has now become very popular. 
Usually, women get this surgery done to boost confidence or to reconstruct their breast due to several medical reasons. 


Breast augmentation surgery or augmentation mammoplasty is the surgical procedure of enhancing your breast size by putting fat tissue from other parts of your body to give your breasts shape and structure. 

Types of Breast Augmentation Procedure

There are many types of breast augmentation procedures that you can choose from. Please find the types of procedures below.

  • Inframammary Fold or Sub-Pectoral Surgery
    This most-performed procedure involves the doctor making a cut in the fold underneath your breast. This allows the doctor to easily put in the implants and not affect your milk-producing function.
  • Trans-Axillary
    In this procedure, the surgeon cuts into the armpit either above or below the muscle. Most surgeons use endoscopic cameras to guide them during the surgery. While a small percentage of women opt for this surgery, it has its advantages. This procedure does not mark the breast itself.
  • Transumbilical Breast Augmentation (TUBA)
    A relatively new procedure, this surgery involves cutting through the belly button. The implant is placed in a pocket in your breast using an endoscope.

Types of implants

The two types of breast implants that women usually go for and that are recommended by surgeons. They include:

  • Saline breast implants
    This breast implant is made with sterile saline water and provides a firm shape to the breasts. If this implant ruptures, the body will naturally absorb the saline water.
  • Silicone breast implants
    Made with silicone gel, these implants feel more like natural breast tissue. They are used more often by surgeons for breast augmentation procedures.

Risk factors of breast augmentation surgery

There can be many risk factors associated with breast augmentation surgery that need to be taken into account. Before choosing to opt for this surgery, please speak to the concerned doctor near you. Call 1860 500 2244 to book an appointment at Apollo Spectra Hospitals. 

The risk factors include:

  • Infection
  • Poor scarring
  • Implant rupture
  • Pain
  • Hematoma
  • Accumulation of the fluid
  • Bleeding

Benefits of getting breast augmentation surgery

There are many reasons why women get a breast augmentation procedure done. Some of the benefits mentioned below.

  • To feel confident about their breasts
  • After surgical procedures, which causes the breasts to sag or lose their shape

Recovery post-operation

The recovery post-operation takes around two months. In these two months, doctors recommend buying recovery bras that give your breasts structure and allow less discomfort. In the first seven days, you will feel sore. That is nothing to worry about. Follow the post-operative care treatment given by your doctor, and you will be just fine!


Breast augmentation surgery is a procedure that follows the enlargement of the breasts by putting implants in a pocket in your chest. Before choosing to do the surgery, please consult a doctor and understand the procedure in detail.






Who is the right candidate for breast augmentation surgery?

Any woman who is healthy, not pregnant, and does not smoke can get the surgery done.

Who is the right doctor for breast augmentation surgery?

A plastic surgeon with an MBBS degree in plastic surgery and some decent amount of related experience.

What happens before the procedure?

Before the date of your surgery, your surgeon will ask you to get some routine blood tests done and stop any medications that you take. This is the right time to clarify any doubts or concerns you may have.

How much does the procedure cost?

The procedure costs may vary from hospital to hospital, and the experience of the doctor. Please get an estimate from the hospital before you opt for the surgery.

Does health insurance cover breast augmentation surgery?

Since it is cosmetic surgery, health insurance does not cover this procedure.


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