Women of all ages, from every walk of life, decide to alter
their breast shape for a multitude of different reasons.
Whether you wish to enhance the size and shape of your breasts,
reduce, alter or lift them, Vive
Surgeons will provide the information and advice at
consultation you need to enable you to make the best choice for
At every step of the process, a highly qualified and experienced
Consultant Surgeon will discuss both the benefits and also any
possible risks involved with breast surgery. You will also be given
time to reflect upon your decision before any agreement to provide
surgery takes place.
Breast enlargement (augmentation) involves
inserting a breast implant in front of a woman’s natural breast
tissue. In the case of very slim or flat-chested women it can be
inserted behind the pectoral muscle. Whichever method the surgeon
sees as most appropriate for you, breast enhancement can provide
dramatic results that will enlarge and improve the overall breast
A breast uplift (mastopexy) involves the surgical
tailoring and tightening of breast skin under general anaesthetic.
This procedure is particularly helpful for women whose breast
definition has altered due to major weight loss / increase,
pregnancy or just simply the natural process of ageing.
A breast reduction (mammoplasty reduction) procedure involves
the surgical removal of breast fat, glandular tissue and skin to
produce smaller, lighter breast, more in proportion with the rest
of the body. This treatment is often favoured by women whose heavy
breast size causes discomfort or who otherwise find their breast
size a hindrance in their day to day life.