How Much Time Does Breast Augmentation Procedure Take?

The appearance and shape of the body are important to all of us. The women often feel dissatisfied with their body shape due to the odd shape of the breasts. If you are a woman with small-sized and shapeless breasts, you should stop worrying because the breast augmentation procedure is here to solve your problem. This article discusses what it is and how much time does it take to finish.


Breast Augmentation?  

The words breast augmentation, breast implant, breast enhancement, breast enlargement, or boob job are often used to refer to the same treatment. This treatment aims at enhancing the appearance of the breast. This goal is achieved by contouring the shape and enhancing the size of the breast.


The Augmentation Procedure

It is a surgical and invasive procedure that is performed with the help of different techniques. Most of the times, an implant is placed or fat is transferred to address the shape and volume issues. Enlisted below are the famous breast augmentation techniques;

  • Breast Augmentation with Fat Transfer
  • Breast Augmentation with Implant Placement


How Much Time Does it Take?

Breast enlargement surgery usually takes between an hour and an hour and a half, which is around thirty to forty-five minutes for each breast. For different patients, the required time is different. The time depends on the exact nature of your individual procedure, the experience level of the surgeon, and what kind of implants are being used.

If this procedure is combined with another surgery such as the breast lift treatment, the estimated completion time will rise accordingly. It is a surgical and invasive procedure that is performed with the help of different techniques. As a matter of fact, different enhancement techniques take different time.

Breast Augmentation with Fat Transfer

The breast augmentation with fat transfer takes more time than the other techniques. It is due to the reason that this method is performed in two phases. In the first phase, the fat from the body of the same person is extracted. In the second phase, the fat is transferred to the breast.

Breast Augmentation with Implant Placement

This option take relatively shorter time to finish. The silicone gel or saline water-filled implants are placed in the breast.


The Bottom Line  

In the end, we can say that a breast augmentation is a good option to surgically improve the appearance of the breast without sustaining long-term side effects and complication. It does not take very long time and the recovery phase is also short. Your plastic surgeon will give you the estimated time of treatment in your case. The treatment is not cheap and clinics offer financing options so that the patient could pay back in easy monthly installments.

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Written By: Dr. Ken Arashiro

Dr. Ken is one of the best-known cosmetic surgeons in the world. As extremely dedicated surgeon, this has ensured he has work in the most acclaimed clinics throughout the world. At the moment, he is offering his services in Dubai Cosmetic Surgery as a visiting surgeon, with a view to relocating to Dubai in the coming years.

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