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Looking to enhance the size or shape of your breasts? At Nuffield Health Exeter Hospital our leading cosmetic surgeons specialise in breast augmentation surgery and can provide you with rapid access to surgery.

Why choose Nuffield Health Exeter Hospital for your breast enlargement surgery?

Nuffield Health Exeter Hospital is a state-of-the-art private hospital in Devon, conveniently located just minutes from Exeter city centre. Our experienced cosmetic surgeons specialise in breast augmentation, more commonly referred to as a ‘boob job’ and can provide you with rapid access to breast enlargement surgery to enhance the size and shape of your breasts through a treatment plan individually tailored to you.

Our leading cosmetic consultants have been providing outstanding cosmetic surgery to patients across Devon for a number of years, achieving their patients desired outcomes from treatment with minimal invasion and consistently low rates for revision surgery.

You can even apply for an interest-free medical loan to help spread the costs of your breast enlargement surgery. helping you to afford treatment and get access to surgery quicker.

How to book a cosmetic surgery consultation at Nuffield Health Exeter Hospital

If you are interested in breast enlargement surgery and want to take the next step in your journey to treatment, we recommend that you book an initial consultation with one of our cosmetic surgeons in Exeter.

You can book online by selecting a consultant, time and date at the top of the page or you can give our dedicated enquiry team a call on 01392 262 110.

If you are a little unsure about breast enlargement surgery you are welcome to attend one of our free cosmetic open events. Here you will get the chance to meet one of our cosmetic surgeons and ask any questions you may have about treatment in an informal and friendly setting.

Why have breast enlargement surgery?

Women choose this operation for a variety of reasons:

  • To enhance the body contour
  • To reconstruct the breast after previous breast surgery
  • To improve breast size or shape after having children
  • To balance a difference in breast size.

What are the benefits?

Perhaps you have always wanted larger breasts, or maybe you want to enhance the shape of your breasts following a pregnancy or major weight loss. Breast augmentation patients often report psychological benefits following the procedure including:

  • Increased self-esteem (self confidence)
  • Enjoy wearing new/fitted clothing
  • Feeling more feminine
  • Body balance, feeling breast are more in proportion with your body.

What kind of breast implant should I choose?

Based on your unique needs your consultant in Exeter may discuss and advise you on what implant would best suit you.

  • All implants are made of an outer layer (shell) of silicone
  • They can be filled with silicone, salt water (saline) or both
  • The silicone used to fill the implant can be in the form of a liquid or gel (cohesive silicone)
  • Liquid silicone and saline implants give a softer and more natural feel
  • Cohesive silicone implants give a firmer feel and can come in more shapes
  • Textured liquid implants with a simple round shape often give as good results as shaped cohesive-gel implants
  • The Medicines and Healthcare products regulatory Agency (MHRA) is responsible for ensuring the safety of implantable medical devices, including breast implants.

Is silicone safe?

Many studies have been carried out to find if silicone breast implants are safe. There is no evidence to suggest that women who have silicone breast implants are at a higher risk of getting diseases such as cancer and arthritis.

What happens during breast enlargement surgery?

Your operation is performed under a general anaesthetic (you will be asleep) and usually takes approximately an hour and a half. There are several options for surgical incisions:

  • Inframammary fold (the crease under the breast)
  • Transaxillary (the armpit)
  • Periareolar (the area around the nipple).

The type of incision (cut) used is based on the type of implant, the degree of augmentation (enlargement), your particular anatomy and patient/surgeon preference. Be sure and discuss incision options with your surgeon.

Your surgeon will usually place the implant in a pocket directly behind your breast as this gives the most natural result. However, if you do not have enough breast skin and tissue to cover the implant, your surgeon may recommend placing the implant behind the pectoral muscle. Be sure to discuss the implications of placement of your implant with your surgeon.

Going home after your breast enlargement surgery

You should be able to go home the same day or the day after your surgery. You might be required to wear a special supportive bra for several weeks to help your breasts settle after the procedure.

Everyone recovers at their own pace. However, most women return to normal activities within two to three weeks. Depending on your type of job you should be able to return to work after the first week. You should be able to do a limited amount of activity, such as lifting young children, after about two weeks.

It usually takes a few weeks for your breasts to look and feel more natural. The results of a breast augmentation usually last for a long time. The length of time a breast implant lasts will vary depending on an individual's personal factors.

Below is a guide as to the stages of recovery after breast augmentation, please note that all patients heal differently:

Day 1 - 4

  • Sleep upright in bed supported by pillows to help reduce swelling
  • Wear your support bra as advertised by your consultant
  • Take things easy when you get home.

5 - 14 days

  • Gradually increase your activity but nothing too strenuous
  • Any non dissolvable stitches will be removed during this time
  • Driving may be commenced only when comfortable.

2 weeks

  • Bruising and swelling continue to go down
  • You can think about returning to work a week or two after surgery.

4 weeks

  • Exercise can resume after 4 weeks but restrain from strenuous exercise for a further two weeks
  • Your implants will continue to descend into a more natural looking position.

6 - 9 months

  • Scars will begin to soften and fade
  • Final result can be judged.

What are the complications with breast enlargement surgery?

Every surgical procedure has a risk of complications. Be sure and discuss any concerns you might have about these risks with your surgeon.

Specific complications of breast augmentation surgery can include:

  • Capsular contraction - the breast may feel harder than normal and painful
  • Developing a collection of blood or fluid in the pocket where the implant is placed
  • Infection of the implant
  • Change of breast and nipple sensation
  • Thickening and tightening of the capsule
  • Kinking and rippling
  • Stiff shoulder
  • Numbness or persistent pain on the outer part of your breast
  • Rupture or deflation of the implant
  • Cosmetic problems.
Find out more about Breast augmentation (enlargement)
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Guide price

Breast Enlargement - Round Fees
Initial consultation from £120
Diagnostics If needed to determine treatment plan
Treatment £5,660
Pre-assessment Included
Main treatment Included
Post-discharge care Included
Pre-assessment, Main treatment and Post-discharge care £5,660
Guide price £5,780
 What does guide price mean?

The guide price stated above is an approximation of the cost of treatment only. The final price may vary according to Consultant fees, prosthesis or drugs used and any pre-existing medical conditions which may alter your care pathway.  You will be given a fixed all-inclusive price for treatment following your initial consultation with a Consultant.

Guide price

Breast Enlargement - Teardrop Fees
Initial consultation from £120
Diagnostics If needed to determine treatment plan
Treatment £6,220
Pre-assessment Included
Main treatment Included
Post-discharge care Included
Pre-assessment, Main treatment and Post-discharge care £6,220
Guide price £6,340
 What does guide price mean?

The guide price stated above is an approximation of the cost of treatment only. The final price may vary according to Consultant fees, prosthesis or drugs used and any pre-existing medical conditions which may alter your care pathway.  You will be given a fixed all-inclusive price for treatment following your initial consultation with a Consultant.

Ways to pay

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Our prices are all-inclusive. We will equal any comparable price. There are no time limits on your aftercare.

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