Breast Augmentation or Breast Enlargement Plastic Surgery is performed to enhance the appearance, size and contour of a woman’s breasts. Women consider breast augmentation surgery for many different reasons. Some women feel their breasts are too small. Some desire breast augmentation after the breasts change after pregnancy. Others desire to correct an asymmetry in breast size.
The breast enlargement procedure consists in the implantation of either silicone-gel or saline-solution filled implants underneath the existing breast.
Through those breast implants we achieve a 3-dimensional breast enhancement, which can be tailored to almost every patient’s need thanks to the extensive range of implant styles, profiles and volumes available today. At Ocean Clinic Marbella we use only silicone breast implants manufactured by the 3 market leading companies: MENTOR, ALLERGAN and NAGOR. They all come with lifetime guarantee against implant rupture and are available in round, anatomic and high profile styles.
The placement of the breast implant can either be under the pectoralis (breast) muscle or on top of it, the incision to introduce the breast implant can be made below the nipple, in the breast fold or under the armpit. Plastic surgeon Dr Kaye will assess your individual case and your expectations to make this decision together with you in an extensive consultation where you will have the chance to 'try on' different styles and sizes.
At Ocean Clinic in Marbella the breast augmentation operation takes between 1 - 1.5 hours, depending on the technique, and can be performed under twilight sedation combined with local anesthesia or general anesthesia.
Silicone implants are made of a silicone rubber shell filled with a silicone gel that feels very similar to natural breast tissue. Saline implants are made of a silicone rubber shell and are filled with sterile salt water.
Breast implants come in two different textures:
In the majority of breast augmentation surgeries, the smooth breast implants are used. Plastic surgeon Dr Kaye, Chief Consultant Plastic Surgery and Director of Ocean Clinic Marbella, will help you choose the proper style and size of breast implants based on your lifestyle, body contours, and existing amount of breast tissue to achieve the cup size and appearance you desire.
Round implants are the traditional implants, provide natural-looking and satisfying results especially on young women. Round implants primarily adds volume to the breast with a rounded upper breast curve.
Anatomical implants also known as Teardrop, form-stable or gummy-bear breast implants. One of their main characteristics is a flatter upper breast pole and a fuller lower breast curve. Anatomical breast implants are fully customizable in shape and volume. Anatomical implants are able to provide truly 3D Breast Enhancement.
The profile of an implant measures the distance an implant projects outward from the chest wall. There are three projection types of breast implant profiles available:
The implants volume is the amount of space the implant occupies and is measured in cubic centimeters. Find the best match for your ideal breast image with Dr Michel Saiveau 'Self Breast Beauty Analysing Technique' to analyse the shape of your breasts correctly, according to volume, form and position.
The three primary options for inserting silicone implants into the breast are:
An incision made along the areolar periphery. Aesthetically, because the scars are at the areola's border, they usually are less visible than the IMF-incision scars.
The incision is made to the axilla, armpit and allows emplacing the implants without producing visible scars upon the breast proper. Transaxillary emplacement can be performed directly or with an endoscope (illuminated video microcamera).
Breast implants can be placed in various locations:
The breast implant is emplaced behind the glandular tissue but in front the muscle and affords the most aesthetic results.
The breast implant is emplaced beneath the pectoralis major muscle. The implant partially behind the pectoralis muscle, wherein the lower portion of the implant is not completely covered by the muscle, is referred to as dual plane placement.
The breast implant is emplaced beneath the pectoralis major muscle as well as behind connective tissue, such that it is firmly behind the chest muscle wall.
Plastic surgeon Dr Kaye will help determine the implant placement that is best for you.
Most breast augmentation procedures are done in outpatient surgery facilities. A compression dressing or bra and prescribe medication will help to manage pain. Recover before resuming daily activities. Follow activity and lifting restrictions to avoid complications. Swelling will subside within a few days, some swelling may persist for several weeks.
Bottoming Out, breast implants shifts downward and settles there giving the breast a hanging look.
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Implant Rupture. Dr Kaye, Chief Consultant and Director of Ocean Clinic, uses only silicone breast implants, manufactured by market leading companies, which all come with lifetime guarantee against implant rupture.
Capsular contracture in which scar tissue may compress and distort an implant. Please contact Dr Kaye, Chief Consultant Plastic Surgery, to learn more about the risks and safety in Breast Augmentation surgery.
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Natural looking results after breast augmentation. The question is: How much bigger? Dr Michel Saiveau, Plastic Surgeon at Ocean Clinic Marbella.
In this plastic surgery video, Dr Kaye director of Ocean Clinic Marbella, performs a breast augmentation with anatomical silicone implants.
In this breast surgery video, chief consultant plastic surgery Dr Kaye, performs a breast augmentation with silicone implants.
Breast Enlargement Silicone Anatomical 280cc. Inframammary fold approach. Dual Plane. Performed by plastic surgeon Dr Kaye Ocean Clinic Marbella.
This animation provides details about breast augmentation with silicone implants and the various insertion and positioning options.
This animation provides details about breast augmentation with saline implants and the various insertion and positioning options.
|What kind of implants does Dr Kaye use for Breast Augmentation?||At Ocean Clinic Marbella we use only silicone breast implants manufactured by the 3 market leading companies: MENTOR, ALLERGAN and NAGOR, which Dr Kaye consider to be the best brands on the market. They all come with lifetime guarantee against implant rupture and are available in round, anatomic and high profile styles. The manufacturer will provide a new pair of implants free of charge if it ruptures within this period, and in some cases even if encapsulation of a certain grade (Baker Grade III-IV) occurs.|
|How do I choose the right shape breast implant for me?||Choosing the breast enhancement implant shape depends on many factors, which only a experienced plastic surgeon can advise on. Breast implants come in many varieties: Round, Anatomical, High Profile, Wide Profile, Extra Sensitive, etc, so there is a perfect shape for almost everyone.|
|Is it very painful after the Breast Augmentation surgery?||All our patients are given a very comprehensive prescription of medication which keeps pain to a minimum.|
|Where will the scars be after Breast Augmentation surgery?||Breast Augmentation Implants can be inserted either through the nipple, which leaves an almost invisible scar, through the crease under the breast, which leaves a small (3cm) scar, or through the Axilla (armpit).|
Plastic surgeon Dr Kaye will show you fully interactive 3D views to accurately portray your own before and after images for virtually any breast implant augmentation. Dr Kaye will then be able to decide the exact implants that best match your desired results.
· Simulation of realistic expectations, exclusively based on your own body.
· Wide selection of implant sizes and shapes.
· Higher degree of confidence.
Hi, my name is Laura and I had a breast enlargement with Dr Kaye 6 month ago at Ocean Clinic in Marbella.
I always felt that my breast were a bit to small for my shoulder and thorax; as I train out a lot I don't have much fat and I felt I looked out of proportion.
I decided to have a consultation with Dr Kaye in Marbella as he has treated other members of my family with very nice results, and Dr Kaye and I had a very profound consultation that lasted almost an hour. We discussed my situation and he noticed I had one breast slightly bigger than the other, he mentioned that during the augmentation this could be easily corrected and the result would be more symmetrical. He asked me exactly what kind of result I wanted in regards to shape and look, and after I told him that I prefer the round style with a bit more cleavage we did try different sizes in a special bra to get a good idea of what size I should go for. I was very happy with the way the consultation went , so I decided to go through with it and booked the surgery.
On the day of surgery I was quite nervous and exited, but the nurses and Dr Kaye did everything to give a calm, comfortable feeling. Going into surgery was quick, and I kind of woke up again with my new breasts! The postoperative period was not really painful; the first 10 days I had some muscle ache and pain from the swelling which was easily controlled by the medication prescribed.
And months down the road my breasts have settled into their final position, they look completely even and symmetric. They look very natural and in proportion with the rest of my body, which is exactly what I wanted to achieve!
Thank you Dr Kaye!
After having lost much of my breast tissue due to two pregnancies I underwent breast enlargement surgery one year ago, and I feel it is the best decision I have ever made.
Dr Kaye gave me the right advice about which size to take for my figure and to correct the volume loss and apart from that I felt confident from the start that he is a professional and I felt I was in good hands. The operation went smooth and I have hardly had any pain afterwards. I stayed one night in the clinic and was discharged the next day only with a small bandage and almost no swelling or bruising. Now I am already one year post surgery and everything feels so natural that at times it is hard to believe I have implants.
I would recommend it to every woman feeling unconfortable with their small breasts! I told Dr Kaye that I don't see him as a doctor but as an artist because what he has done to me is a piece of art.
Hi my name is Ashley I am 23 years old. I had a breast augmentation with Dr Kaye at Ocean Clinic Marbella just a little over 3 months ago and can honestly say it’s the best thing I’ve ever done! I could not be happier with the results.
I had been considering breast surgery for about five years but never quite had the guts to go through with it. I used to have quite a reasonable C cup but after loosing weight they went down to a small B cup and lost all shape. I wasn’t as confident with my smaller breasts as I have quite a shapely figure so felt I looked out of proportion. With the help of a good padded bra I could make my breast look half decent but was still never really happy with them.
The reason I didn’t go through with surgery right from the start is because I’ve never been a fan of the round implant look. I appreciate breast implants aren’t real breast but never wanted to get that ‘fake’ look, which some women end up with…This was my biggest fear and what put me off surgery for so long.
Eventually I came to a point where I knew I had to do something about it because it was constantly on my mind. I started looking on websites and sending off for information. I checked a lot of different companies, looked at lots of before and after pictures and asked my friends who had had breast surgery for recommendations. Eventually after doing a lot of research I called to arrange a consultation with a well known company. Straight away though I was put off by the patient coordinators sales approach, it was very full on and didn’t really have a personal touch. For this reason alone I decided not to go and have a consultation with this company. I then went on to speak with another very well known reputable company, I met with the patient coordinator who was very nice and actually turned out to live on the same street as me. Because of this she offered me a good discount and made sure I saw the best surgeon available. The consultation went well but I didn’t feel 100% relaxed with what had been discussed. Because I wanted the most natural look possible after doing my research I felt an anatomical implant was my best option. The surgeon I saw though didn’t seem too keen on performing this procedure on me and kept pushing me to go with a regular round implant, this concerned me slightly. I got the impression that this particular surgeon hadn’t performed many anatomical implant augmentations, hence the reason he was trying to avoid it. I spoke with my patient coordinator and she suggested I saw another one of their surgeons who actually specialised in anatomical implants. I went and saw him, the consultation went well as he did seem to know a lot more about anatomical implants but he didn’t give me many options regarding incision, he said to get the right look I would have to have the incision placed under the breast. This wasn’t too much of a concern for me but I still came away from the meeting feeling slightly uneasy.
After doing more research I came across Ocean Clinic on the internet. I called to make an appointment and went down to the clinic in Marbella shortly after. I met with Dr Kaye and had a very nice relaxed chat. We discussed my situation and he asked me exactly what kind of result I was expecting in regards to size, shape and look. Dr Kaye specialises in anatomical implants and he is very much for the natural look, which made me feel very confident in his abilities. He noticed I had one breast slightly lower than the other, he mentioned that during the augmentation this could be easily corrected to make my new breast more symmetrical. We covered everything in the meeting and he also showed me some before and after pictures all of which were by far better than any of the others I’d been shown. He also showed me examples of the implants and let me try them in a special bra to get a good idea of what size I should go for. This was definitely the most thorough and professional consultation I’d had and I came away from the clinic smiling and feeling very excited. Shortly after I decided to go through with it and booked the surgery. After meeting again, we decided on anatomical implants, with an incision through the areola, which I was very pleased about as this meant hardly any visible scaring.
Leading up to surgery I was understandably quite anxious about certain things, so called or emailed the clinic regularly with any questions I had. I spoke with Louise, the Patients Manager on many occasions who helped put my mind at ease by answering any questions I had, Dr Kaye was also always available to speak with which was very comforting.
On the day of surgery I was made to feel as comfortable and relaxed as possible. The hospital I stayed in was first class as was all the staff. I was very nervous going into theatre but everyone around me helped to comfort me as much as possible. Next thing I knew I woke up with my new breasts. I wasn’t in any pain at all at first which was a relief but then slowly but surely the pain crept in. Overall though it was a good recovery, I’d say it’s more discomfort than actual pain and it’s soon forgotten about once you see the results. I was happy as soon as I saw them, even though they looked very swollen and firm it was clear to see Dr Kaye had done a very good job. From then on, each day got easier and over time my new breast softened and the swelling went down.
I am now 3 months post op and the results are amazing. My breasts have settled really well, they look completely even and the scars are barely noticeable. I did not expect them to look this good so soon. They look very natural and in proportion with the rest of my body. Overall I am delighted with my results. I can not speak highly enough about Dr Kaye and Louise Taylor, as well as all the staff at the hospital. I couldn’t have asked for a better service and would recommend them to anyone.
Thanks again for everything! Kindest Regards Ashley
Hi, my name is S. H. J., I am 36 years old and mother of two. I had a breast augmentation a year ago, performed by Dr Kai O. Kaye from Ocean Clinic Marbella and his assistant Dr Daniel Sattler.
My decision to get a breast augmentation was already taken a long time ago, because I was born with small breasts, and having two children did not help it. I always felt uncomfortable with my breast size, for this reason I didn’t like swimming and always tried to wear the biggest push-up bras. But when I looked at myself naked, I did not like the proportions of my breasts with the rest of my body, so I finally decided to go for a breast augmentation.
I had two consultations with Plastic Surgeons in Germany, but I was not convinced by the level of attention and care provided by them. So when Dr Sattler, who is a friend of the family since a long time, told me that he now worked as an assistant to a German Plastic Surgeon in Marbella, I thought I could combine a long needed holiday with the operation. After my consultation with Dr Sattler in Germany, I consulted Dr Kaye several times by phone and he assessed pictures of my breast sent by email, and I was very assured by his kind and confident way of explaining everything in detail.
I arrived in Marbella and was picked up by a driver organized by the clinic, they also took care of organizing where to stay after the one night spent in the hospital. When I finally met Dr Kaye in person, he gave me the same impression as by phone before, so I felt really in good hands.
After taking some measurements and photos, Dr Kaye and Dr Sattler helped me to choose the right implants for me in terms of size and shape. The surgery was the following morning, and, after seeing the anaesthetist for a brief examination Dr Kaye and Dr Sattler did the preoperative markings, and I went into theatre. I don’t remember anything from the operation, but when I woke up I had a pair of new breasts, which looked gorgeous to me even through the bandages. I would be lying if i said the first 24 h where painless, especially because I had the implants under the muscle, but the nurses in the hospital gave me pain killers according to Dr Kaye’s prescription and the pain level was absolutely acceptable this way. The next day I was discharged, the bandages were removed and I could see for the first time my new breasts. I was delighted! They fitted me with a special bra and I was sent to a health spa where I spent 10 wonderful days. Dr Kaye and Dr Sattler checked on me in between, after 10 days the stitches were removed and I was sent home.
Now it is almost a year after, my breast look gorgeous, and I see my whole body much more in proportion. It was one of the best decisions I ever made for myself, and I am so thankful to Dr Kaye, Dr Sattler and the rest of the team for making it such a positive experience. S. H. J., Germany
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