Breast Implants

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There are many types of implants available in various shapes and sizes, and patients should consult with an expert to determine what type of breast implant best matches their goals. A qualified plastic surgeon should be able to determine what the best technique and implant will be for the individual patient. They should also answer any questions the patient has about the procedure and what kind of realistic expectations they can have, as well as any risks or precautions the patient should be concerned about. Breast implants can be filled with either silicone or saline, and can be placed above or below the muscle. The incision for inserting the implant can also be made in different places. Cosmetic surgery is as much an art as a science. A surgeon's experience is the best indicator of possible results. Ask to see before and after pictures and judge if they are the kind of results you desire.

Where can I find breast implant surgeons abroad?

Plastic surgery clinics in Spain bring in patients from all over Europe for world-class plastic surgery. Clinics in Spain are known for having very high standards for treatment and are a popular destination for patients from the UK, Germany, and France. Cities such as Alicante are known as major destinations for medical tourism. Plastic surgeons in Mexico are popular with patients from the US and Canada as they often have training and accreditation from American institutions but provide care at much lower prices. Plastic surgery clinics in Mexico are usually located in cities frequented by tourists such as Cancun and Tijuana, which are easy for English-speakers to navigate. Plastic surgery clinics in the United Arab Emirates are helping the country become one of the fastest-growing destinations for medical tourism. While breast implants in Dubai or Abu Dhabi may not be as inexpensive as other destinations, surgeons in the UAE are often specialists with extensive experience in specific procedures.,

Cost of Breast Implants around world

# Country Average Cost Starting Cost Highest Cost
1 India $3900 $3900 $3900

What affects the final cost of Breast Implants?

There are many factors that can affect the costs

  • Types of Surgery performed
  • Experience of the surgeon
  • Choice of hospital & Technology
  • Rehabilitation cost after surgery
  • Insurance Coverage can affect a person's out of pocket expenses
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About Breast Implants

In breast implant surgery, an implant is inserted in order to change the size and shape of the breast. The surgery is commonly performed for women who wish to have larger, more shapely breasts, women with underdeveloped breasts, or women who have had breast tissue removed (a mastectomy). Breast implants can also be used to correct breast asymmetry, or as part of male-to-female gender reassignment. Patients receiving breast implants should be at least 18 years of age, as the breasts are still developing prior to the late teens and early 20's.

The most commonly used implants are filled with either silicone gel or saline solution. Both types of implant have a silicone exterior however, the substance inside differs. Saline implants contain salt water which is sterile and this type of implant is first inserted into the breast empty. Once they are fitted into place, the implant is then filled with the saline solution. Silicone implants are made up of silicone gel and these are already filled before the implant is inserted. Many women prefer silicon implants as they appear more natural when compared to the saline implants.

The incision site will be discussed and agreed upon with the surgeon prior to surgery. Silicone implants require a larger incision, compared to the incision that is necessary for saline implants, meaning the scar is larger. The implant is usually inserted behind the milk ducts, so that patients can still breastfeed with breast implants. Recommended for Patients with underdeveloped breasts Patients who want larger breasts Patients undergoing breast reconstruction after a mastectomy Patients undergoing male to female gender reassignment Time requirements Number of days in hospital 1 - 2 days . Patients may need to stay overnight, but many patients can leave on the day of the surgery. Average length of stay abroad 1 weeks. The implant used is made of silicone or saline. 

Before Procedure / Treatment

Prior to breast implant surgery, the patient will initially have a consultation to discuss important options. These include; the shape, size and material of the implant, the incision site (armpit, underneath the breast, or through the areola of the nipple), as well as the position - either above the muscle ("subglandular") or below the muscle ("submuscular").

Before surgery, it is important to avoid certain medications for 2 weeks (aspirin and certain anti-inflammatory medications) which can increase bleeding. Patients are advised to stop smoking ahead of the surgery, as this can delay the healing process. Patients will be told not to eat or drink in preparation for the anesthesia. It is recommended to buy a sports bras to wear during recovery. It is advisable to buy a bigger size, so that they fit after the surgery.,

How it Performed?

Once the patient has been administered with an anesthetic, the surgeon will begin to make an incision, through which the implant can be inserted. Breast implants can be inserted through the armpit, under the breast or through an incision around the areola (the outside of the nipple), all resulting in minimal scarring. Where the incision is made and the implant inserted, depends on the size of the implant and can vary with each patient. The implant may be inserted either under the breast tissue or under the breast muscle.

Once inserted, the incision will then be closed with sutures. Materials Breast implants come in saline-filled or silicone gel varieties, and can be round or teardrop-shaped. Anesthesia Usually general anesthetic with local anesthetic. In some cases local anesthesia with IV sedation is used. Procedure duration Breast implant surgery usually takes around 1 hour, however for more complex cases, (eg. breast implants with a breast lift) it might take longer. The implant is inserted either under the breast tissue or under the breast muscle.,


Post procedure care Patients should avoid sleeping face down or getting the wounds wet during the first week after surgery. It is advised to avoid exercise or heavy lifting for 4 weeks. The surgeon may recommend wearing a special bra (a comfortable sports bra is a good option) for the first few months.

Patients will usually have a surgical drain attached to the area following the procedure, but this can be removed the next day. Patients can then usually return to their hotel to relax and recover for a few days, before returning to get stitches removed (if necessary).

Possible discomfort After the procedure patients usually experience some pain and swelling, with breasts feeling hard.,

Top 10 Hospitals for Breast Implants

Following are the best 10 hospitals for Breast Implants in the world:

# Hospital Country City Price
1 Artemis Hospital India Gurgaon $3900
2 Sikarin Hospital Thailand Bangkok ---    
3 Medipol Mega University Hospital Turkey Istanbul ---    
4 Dongguk University Ilsan Medical Center South Korea Ilsan ---    
5 University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppend... Germany Hamburg ---    
6 Columbia Asia Referral Hospital Yeshwant... India Bangalore ---    
7 Global Hospital Perumbakkam India Chennai ---    
8 SevenHills Hospital India Mumbai ---    
9 Gachon University Gil Medical Center South Korea Incheon ---    
10 Apollo Hospital Chennai India Chennai ---    

Best doctors for Breast Implants

Following are the best doctors for Breast Implants in the world:

1 Dr. Shilpi Bhadani Aesthetics and Plastic Surgeon Metro Hospital and Heart...
2 Dr Shilpi Bhadani Aesthetics and Plastic Surgeon Sikarin Hospital
3 Prof. Aydin Gozu Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeon Hisar Intercontinental Ho...
4 Dr. Ashish Rai Aesthetics and Plastic Surgeon Saifee Hospital
5 Dr. Rashmi Taneja Aesthetics and Plastic Surgeon Global Hospitals
6 Dr. Adhishwar Sharma Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeon Global Hospital Perumbakk...
7 Dr. Raghav Mantri Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeon Sir Ganga Ram Hospital
8 Dr. Charu Sharma Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeon Global Hospital Perumbakk...
9 Dr. Hemant Sharma Dermatologist BLK-MAX Super Specialty H...
10 Dr. Gustavo Gaspar Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeon Hospital de la Familia

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The information on this page was reviewed and approved by Mozocare team. This page was updated on 17 Jun, 2020.

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