The Harley Medical Group

Breast Enlargement Q&A

Considering a Breast Enlargement? Hear we answer your questions on Breast Augmentation with our health and fitness coach client with our Cosmetic Nurse.

At The Harley Medical Group, we receive many questions about Breast Enlargement Surgery, and many focus on how it feels and how to aid recovery from a client’s perspective. To help answer your questions, we collaborated with our client and health and fitness coach, Gemma Stanley. We invited our followers on Instagram to ask Gemma questions and we filmed our answers with our Nurse Counsellor Therapist, Emily Biehn at our Liverpool Street Clinic.

From 14th May 2019 we will be sharing our responses weekly, here, on our blog.

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To say I'm happy with the decision I made would be an understatement.

Gemma Stanley, Breast Enlargement Client

Breast Enlargement Surgery

Breast enlargement is one of the most commonly performed cosmetic surgeries in the UK. The procedure involves the insertion of implants under the breast tissue to increase the size or change the shape of the breasts.

The procedure is also often referred to as a breast augmentation or breast enhancement.

Questions & Answers

Why did you get a breast augmentation?

Were you nervous about the pain and was it as bad as you expected?

Do you use ice packs for swelling?

I had surgery yesterday, I have a lot of back pain as well as chest pain, is this normal?

How long is recovery?

How long until you were up and about?

How long after the operation do you need to massage them for?

How long do you need to wear your post bra to sleep post-surgery?

How long did your scars take to fade? Do you have any products you recommend?

How did you decide your size?

How long did it take for your new breasts to feel like your own?

How important is diet before a procedure?

were there any unusual pains that you experienced that you weren't expecting?

have you experienced any anxiety or depression, and has your health deteriorated? 

I’m booked in for mine in 10 weeks. What did you wear for the 1st week or 2nd week? Can you get ready as normal? Do you need to keep your arms at a certain length? 

Will I have to take my nose ring out before surgery?

I have had a breast augmentation in the past and they have dropped slightly. Can get them redone?

Typically how long after your consultation will your surgery be booked in for?

How long does the surgery take?

How long after your procedure can you shower?

what's the most common mistake patients make post-op?

One piece of advice for someone considering breast augmentation in the future?

Posted July 18, 2020
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