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Protecting yourself against things going wrong - The Best Choice

Making the best choices for your breast augmentation

Before committing to breast augmentation surgery there are various factors your must
consider in order to make the best choice and protect yourself against things going wrong.

Choosing the right surgery and surgeon

One of the main factors to consider before undergoing breast augmentation is which surgery
and surgeon you will use for the operation. Before having breast implants it is important to
shop around and to get more than one consultation. Things to bear in mind when choosing the
right surgeon is whether the surgeon provides information leaflets, books and DVDs on the
procedure, who is the anaesthetist, and, of course, the surgeon and the company’s reputation.
Look at your surgeons insurance. The best is Surgery Shield only available with the best
surgeons with proven low complication rates.

How much will it cost?

Although you may want to keep the cost of your breast augmentation down, you don't want
to go with the cheapest option available to you. The cheapest options tend not to offer much
in the way of aftercare and remember that ‘you get what you pay for’, so you will not have
the best surgery or surgeon for your operation. Choosing the cheapest surgeon may also mean
that your breast implants used do not last as long as others. Financing the breast augmentation
yourself will also lower the cost, although finance options are available if this is not possible.

Risks involved with breast augmentation

Before having breast implants you must make yourself aware of complications, which may
occur, such as hardening around the implants, possible infection and excessive bleeding. It is
also possible that you will be dissatisfied with the results of your surgery; it is not a fix for a relationship
or to improve your social life.

Breast surgery aftercare

After your breast augmentation you will not be able to partake in strenuous activity for two
weeks and results of your surgery may take weeks or even months to finalise. You can expect
pain and bruising and for breasts to feel tight and numb. You should also be aware that very
occasionally abnormal affects may include breathing problems and swelling with a feverish
temperature; should these happen you must contact your surgeon immediately.

Breast Implants require maintenance

Will your surgeon be around in 10 years’ time to help you?

Always remember that secondary surgery will almost certainly be required at some stage in
the future, and your finances should allow for this.