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Breast Augmentation and Implants in Sydney

Dr Rastogi is famous for his very natural style of breast augmentation in Sydney. He is well known and experienced in sculpting beautifully shaped breasts.

“My desire is to create for my patients a beautifully shaped, natural-looking breast, sculptured on to her body in such a way as to balance and harmonise her proportions, and accentuate her feminine curves.”

Womens' breast sizes and shapes vary from person to person and have the propensity to change over time (with thanks to gravity, ageing, childbearing or weight fluctuations). Breast implants are a cosmetic breast surgeon's tool for beautifying a woman's contours.

Dr Rastogi performs his breast enhancements with breast implants in Sydney and many of his patients frequently travel to see him from all over the country and around the world.

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What is a Breast Augmentation?

A breast augmentation mammoplasty (sometimes abbreviated to BAM or BA) is the technical term for surgery that will augment and enhance the size and shape of breasts with breast implants. During the ‘boob job’ procedure, breast implants (breast prosthesis) are placed in the breasts, behind all of the natural breast tissue, (pre muscular) and often additionally behind the chest muscle as well (submuscular). They are inserted through a small skin incision, in order to make the breasts bigger, make the cleavage closer and create a more beautiful breast shape.

The surgery is performed in hospital as a simple day stay, under light general anaesthetic.

DR RASTOGI USES AN Ultra Short Recovery Technique

Dr Rastogi is known for his gentle hands, the absence of bruising and surgical precision. During his breast augmentation surgery, Dr Rastogi uses the ultra-short recovery technique. The technique involves minimal tissue trauma, minimal tissue stretching and the protection of pain-sensitive structures such as the lining of the ribs. The cosmetic surgery is performed very gently and precisely, with virtually no bleeding at all.

The result is minimal discomfort and an ultra-short recovery time. The recovery is also much easier as there is no bruising, no need for bandages and often no drains. Typically, patients are able to go out to lunch with friends the next day and return to work after the weekend. The technique is of great benefit for those who cannot take time off work and those who have been frightened by the prospect of postoperative pain.


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Breast Implant Size and Volume

If you’re wondering what breast implant size or cc volume to choose, it is best to discuss the options with your doctor. A good starting point is to find a surgeon whose work inspires you, book a consultation and show photo examples of breasts you like during the discussion.

Every woman is different, body shapes vary and therefore the notion of 'One Size Fits All' with breast implants does not apply. A good cosmetic surgeon will take into account the aesthetic that appeals to you and discusses the options available. In Dr Rastogi’s case, his reputation has been built on producing elegant, natural-looking breast implant results, which complement a woman’s figure and proportions.

How long do Breast Implants last?

It’s a common misconception that Breast Implants have a shelf life. There is no breast implant expiration date (such as 10 years) as was once thought. Now, Breast Implants can last a lifetime. Unless there is an issue with the patient’s breasts or general health, there is no need to have breast implants removed or replaced, provided the patient remains happy with their look and feel.

Patients may opt for a Revision Breast Augmentation, which is surgery to remove the existing implants and replace with new (often larger) implants. Read more about the new generation in breast implant technology here.

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What is the difference between a Breast Augmentation and a Breast Lift?

Breast Augmentation is a procedure whereby breast implants are placed under the breast tissue in order to enhance their shape and size. Patients of Dr Rastogi’s Sydney clinic recover quickly after having Breast implants due to his gentle Ultra Short Recovery Technique and achieve a beautiful, natural result.

A Breast Lift (Mastopexy) is a more involved procedure necessary for patients who have a significant amount of droop and who are therefore unsuitable for breast implants alone. Breast Lift surgery involves an incision around the nipple and another down the middle of the lower pole of the breast.

In certain circumstances, Dr Rastogi can perform an Autologous Fat Graft instead of a Breast Lift to fill the sagging breasts and enhance their beauty without leaving any incision lines.

How can I tell if I need a Breast Lift?

For many women, particularly following childbirth and breastfeeding, their breasts change in both appearance, size and shape over time. For some, there is a significant loss of upper pole fullness, a noticeable reduction in volume and droop to the breast. A woman who started with perky, C-cup breasts pre-children may come to realise a droopy A-cup with lost upper pole volume following kids and breastfeeding, which may necessitate a Breast Lift.

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frequently asked questions

Women have breast augmentation surgery (Breast implant surgery) for a variety of reasons as individual as the women themselves. However, the most common reason that patients come to see Sydney Breast Implants Surgeon, Dr Rastogi, is to make their breasts a more beautiful shape, larger, fuller and more balanced with their figures. Some women are born with small or misshapen breasts. Many others find they have lost volume with age or that their breasts have become empty with breastfeeding. Still, others simply feel that their breasts do not suit or balance their figure.

The breasts are the most important features giving shape, femininity and sensuality to a woman's figure and for many woman, its lack or loss is felt very strongly. Breast enlargement surgery today is a very simple and straight forward way of creating the breast size and shape that a woman may want in order to fulfil her desires for her figure.

Women can look at this surgery when they feel they are physically and emotionally ready. For many, it is an important life decision which will positively impact their appearance and confidence.

Some women proceed with a breast enlargement after having children, when they are often left with less breast volume and minor sag following pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Women should be aware of the recovery period following surgery. Additionally, patients need to be over the age of 18 years before surgery is performed. There is no restriction in terms of age with older women as long as they have no medical history which could impact their health.

You are never too old for a breast augmentation. Woman of all ages wish to look beautiful and feel confident in the clothes they wear. However, Breast enlargement surgery is an elective procedure and should only be performed for women with good health and low risk.

Many young women have breast augmentations however Sydney Breast Implants Surgeon, Dr Rastogi, also performs breast augmentation on women in their 40's, 50's and 60's. The average age overall is 35.

Being too young for a Breast Augmentation, on the other hand, is an issue. In order to make a decision to have breast implants, you need the maturity and life experience to know that Breast Augmentation is right for you. You really need to know who you are before you change who you are. In general, you should be 18 years old at a minimum.

Yes, you can breastfeed as normal after breast enlargement surgery. In a breast augmentation, breast implants whether they are pre muscular breast implants (on top of the muscle) or submuscular breast implants (under the muscle) are always placed behind all of the natural breast tissue. In this way the natural breast tissue necessary for breastfeeding is undisturbed and breastfeeding can occur as normal.

It should be noted that some women without breast implants can find it difficult to breastfeed, the same is true for those with implants and for the same reasons.

Breast Augmentation surgery in which breast implants are placed over the muscle is called pre muscular implants (aka sub-glandular implants).

Breast Augmentation surgery in which the breast implants are placed under the chest muscle is called submuscular breast implants (aka subpectoral breast implants).

In both cases, it should be noted that all of the natural breast tissue is situated above the implant so that proper breast augmentation and breast screening (see later) can be performed.

Conventionally premuscular breast implants are utilised by women with more saggy breasts because the muscle holds back the implant causing the overlying breast tissue to droop over the breast implants.

Submuscular implants are conventionally utilised by thinner women in order to hide the breast implants.

The main disadvantage of submuscular breast implants are that the breast can look harder and the cleavage is often pushed wider apart by the effect of the muscle. Active breasts which are excessive movement of the breast implants caused by the overlying muscle can also be an issue.

The main disadvantage of pre muscular breast implants are the greater chance of edge visibility and rippling.

Dr Anoop Rastogi's area of expertise is in the use of the more advanced polyurethane coated implants (aka P-ure implants or less elegantly furry Brazilians) see article the new breast implant revolution.

These implants can be placed in a dual pocket or dual plane.

The dual plane is a more sophisticated plane in which the upper half of the implant is placed under cover of the muscle to produce implant invisibility while the lower half of the implant lies clear of the muscle so that the breasts appear both softer and more natural.

Ordinary implants can be problematic in the plane however Polyurethane implants are ideally suited for the dual plane because they are much more stable in the tissues than ordinary implants so that a close natural cleavage can be produced and active breasts and rippling prevented.

Dr Rastogi will assess you carefully and discuss all this with you at your consultation.

Yes, breast implants do feel like real breasts, and, with the right doctor, will look natural too. Directly following surgery, implants may feel a bit firm and tight, but the body adjusts over time and the implants will soften.

Breast Implants have come a long way since the early days of manufacture. Implants used by any qualified, trusted surgeon operating in Australia today are safe. Dr Rastogi prefers the use of P-URE Polyurethane Coated silicone implants, their advantage being that they have the least risk of complications to patients. That said, Dr Rastogi continues to work with other implant types and brands, and is always happy to discuss the alternatives with patients.

P-URE implants, manufactured in Europe, are used extensively overseas and are also available here. Patients considering Breast Augmentation surgery can research the unique properties that give polyurethane coated implants their premium status. ‘Furry Brazilian implants’ as they are sometimes referred to, not only look great, they stick to place very well, and lessen the risk of implant sag, droop, rotation and breast hardening - the most common issues following Breast Enlargement surgery.

Breast augmentation surgery is a safe and straight forward procedure.

As with all surgical procedures, complications can occur from time to time. Dr Rastogi and his team will discuss these thoroughly during your consultation. Dr Rastogi's safe hands and his use of the more advanced polyurethane-coated implants greatly reduces the risks of breast augmentation surgery.

Yes as was mentioned above, for breastfeeding. All of the natural breast tissue lies above the breast implants, (for both pre muscular breast augmentations and submuscular breast implants).

Therefore lumps can still be felt easily with your fingers. Ultrasound, mammogram and HRI screening are all possible.

Having performed over 5,000 Breast Augmentations across nearly 20 years, Dr Rastogi’s reputation and skill in consistently producing beautiful female silhouettes is congruent with his pricing. Dr Rastogi charges $14,900 for breast implant surgery. With this procedure, you get what you pay for and with Dr Rastogi, the results speak for themselves.

Dr Rastogi is $14,900 and I can get an operation for as little as $5,995.

A: Most people know the answer before they ask but they still need to hear it.

Because he’s worth it. Every cent.

The beautiful natural shape of his breast implants are legendary and his complication rates are incredibly low. You are in really safe hands.

Ask his patients, Google him, research him on chat sites and blogs.

Dr Rastogi has been one of the most highly noted cosmetic surgeons for the past 19 years.

It’s his artistic skill, his judgement, his surgical precision, his gentle hands and his ethics.

Between the human body, the human brain, and surgery there are too many variables for anyone to promise you everything will turn out perfect every time. But in his hands it just about always does. That’s what you pay for.

If you are interested in having a breast augmentation please contact our Double Bay rooms on 02 9362 1426

Many patients ask 'Can I get finance or a payment plan for my breast implants?' Patients wishing for Dr Rastogi's surgical expertise may certainly finance their procedure via external finance providers, however, our clinic does not offer finance or facilitate payment plans directly.

It is unethical and illegal for any medical practitioner in Australia to offer loans or provide credit to patients for surgery. People should exercise caution proceeding with any surgeon offering finance solutions on their website.

Read more about the process of Breast Augmentation using implants or contact us to book a private consultation 02 9362 1426.

There are instances when patients can claim some of the costs of their Breast Revision surgery via Medicare rebates and their Private Health Fund. You are entitled to a rebate when the revision surgery is deemed medically necessary.

An initial consultation with Dr Rastogi is $300 (which will go towards the surgery fee if the patient proceeds within 3 months of the consultation). Dr Rastogi’s consultations are very comprehensive, therefore, patients should allow at least 2-3 hours in our Sydney cosmetic surgery clinic for their appointment.

To discuss or book, contact our friendly team in Double Bay on (02) 9362 1426.