At Perfecta your care is led by your Consultant Plastic Surgeon and you will see them at least twice before your procedure. Your first appointment with your surgeon a lasts round half an hour and includes specialist assessment. Then we will discuss how we can help you achieve the result you want. We will go through your options for treatment and then discuss the procedure with you so you understand what is involved and answer any questions you may have. We use a breast implant sizing system so you can choose your implant size, if you choose reshape with implants.
After your first appointment we will send you los of information about your treatment options and provide you with a fixed cost for your package of care. We will then give you time and space to decide what you would like to do. When you are ready our office team will help you book a date for your procedure and arrange a second appointment with your surgeon.
Do I need to bring any information with me to my appointment?
It is helpful to know the details of your original breast enlargement, such as the size and shape of your implants and whether they were placed under of over the muscle. This should be on your paperwork from the hospital following your original breast enlargement. Dont worry if you don’t have this paperwork or can’t remember as we can usually work it out.
Your second appointment gives you the chance to meet your surgeon again and discuss your procedure in more detail. We will go through all the important information about your breast procedure to help you make the right choices for the result you want to achieve, including the site of incisions (and subsequent scars) and the size, shape, surface texture and position of your new implants. We will use the breast implant sizing system once again to help you choose the right implant size. We will discuss your hospital care, anaesthetic and recovery and your aftercare plan. We will also discuss the potential risks and complications of surgery, so you are fully informed.
A few weeks before your procedure you will have an appointment with our nurses for a pre-operative medical. Our nurses will tell you everything you need to know for the day of your procedure, such as what time to stop eating and drinking, what time to come in to the hospital, and what to bring with you. If you have any questions about these details or anything else then please ask your nurse or feel free to email or call us.
Do your research
Read up on your treatment options before your appointment. Good sources of information are our website and the BAPRAS website (www.bapras.co.uk) and BAAPS website (www.baaps.co.uk). It can be helpful to read blogs written by people who have had your procedure. But bear in mind they only have experience of their own journey. Your expert Consultant Plastic Surgeon and our experienced nurses have looked after hundreds of patients and have an unrivalled level of knowledge and understanding to help you. Ask us anything you want to know.
Come with a friend
It is a good idea to come to your appointment with someone – your partner, your mum, your best friend – you choose. But don’t worry if you do come on your own, we always have a nurse chaperone to keep you company.
Write down a list of questions
In the week before your appointment make a note of any questions you want to ask. We will give you lots of useful information during your appointment. Afterwards we will email you with written information to help you make the right decision and make sure you are fully informed. Don’t worry if you forget what you wanted to ask. We will be seeing you for a second appointment or you can email us at any time.
Can I see photos of your work?
Yes of course. We will show you lots of photographs of our patients who have had breast implant replacement to show the type of improvement we can achieve.
Take some ‘before’ selfies
You might like to take some photos before your procedure to remind you how you used to look! We will also do this on the day of your procedure for your medical records.
Can I get finance?
The private hospitals we work with offer finance for your procedure. Please ask for further details at your consultation or click here for more information.