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Can you lower nipples that are too high after Breast Surgery?

Aurora is now part of The Private Clinic, a nationwide group of clinics with over 35 years of experience specialising in Cosmetic Surgery and Skin and a Trust Pilot 5 star rating. For comprehensive information, before and after photos and costs on our range of procedures click here Our expert Plastic Surgeon Adrian Richards is the Medical Director for The Private […]

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4 important questions – breast reduction surgery

Breast Reduction Surgery questions: Hello, I am seriously considering breast reduction surgery. Naturally I have some unanswered questions. If you wouldn’’t mind answering these questions I would very much appreciate it: 1) If I ever lost or put weight on would this affect my new breast size? 2) If I were to have another child […]

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Sagging nipples after Breast Implant Removal – what can be done?

Aurora is now part of The Private Clinic, a nationwide group of clinics with over 35 years of experience specialising in Cosmetic Surgery and Skin and a Trust Pilot 5 star rating. For comprehensive information, before and after photos and costs on Areola Reduction procedures click here The Private Clinic has clinics located in Birmingham, Bristol, Buckinghamshire, Glasgow, London Harley Street, Leeds, Manchester and Northampton. Breast Implant Removal question: Hi, […]

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Will Breast Reduction & Uplift without implants cause saggy boobs?

Breast Reduction Question: Dear Aurora Clinics, I am considering breast reduction surgery and a breast uplift but am currently breastfeeding my baby. How long after breastfeeding will I have to wait before I can undergo surgery and how quickly after a consultation can you fit me in? Will breast reduction surgery result in firmer breast […]

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How quickly can I have Breast Asymmetry treatment?

Breast Asymmetry Question: I am thinking about having surgery to correct my asymmetrical breasts and was wondering how long I would have to wait from my first consultation through to surgery? I would also like to know the cost for this type of surgery. Breast Asymmetry Answer: Thank you for your recent enquiry regarding uneven breasts […]

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Will Breast Uplift surgery change the size of my nipples?

Breast Uplift Question: Dear Aurora Clinics, I previously had breast uplift surgery in Scotland along with a reduction on my right breast to create better symmetry. During the operation, 50g of tissue was removed from my right breast but this was clearly not enough as the asymmetry appears to be even more pronounced than before. […]

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How Can You Detect the Blood Supply in Dark Nipples?

Ask The Plastic Surgeon Question: Dear Aurora Clinics, I have been watching your nipple reduction videos and noticed that your surgeon presses the nipple to ascertain if there is adequate blood supply to this region. Could you explain how this method works when used for a woman with very dark or black nipples? Answer: Thank […]

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Can Under 18s have Breast Enlargement Surgery in Special Circumstances?

Ask The Surgeon Question: Dear Aurora Clinics, I am sixteen years of age and have a hormone deficiency which means that my breast size is very small: not even an A cup. I have tried various potions and lotions but none of them provide any signs of breast enlargement. As a result, I would like […]

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What are the Benefits of En Bloc Breast Implant Removal?

Ask The Surgeon Question: Dear Aurora Clinics, does “En Bloc” breast implant removal eliminate scar tissue around the implant and also remove the implant? Please can you explain this technique further along with arguments for and against. Do you use this method at Aurora Clinics? Answer: Yes, the En Bloc procedure removes both the breast implant and […]

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Is Liposuction a Cure for Gynecomastia?

Gynecomastia Question: I think that I may be suffering from gynecomastia (man boobs) which has become more noticeable on my chest due to weight training. I am curious as to the initial steps I should take to remove this. Also, could you advise as to which type of surgery would be best for my particular […]

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How Can I Reduce the Size of my Puffy & Large Areolas?

Aurora is now part of The Private Clinic, a nationwide group of clinics with over 35 years of experience specialising in Cosmetic Surgery and Skin and a Trust Pilot 5 star rating. For comprehensive information, before and after photos and costs on Areola Reduction procedures click here Question: Dear Aurora Clinics, I suffer from large areolas which are also unusually puffy. […]

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How Long is the Recovery Time for Implant Removal?

Question: I have 22 year-old 300ml silicone implants which have caused me no problem over the years until November 2011 when I had a rupture. I do not want to replace them and have good skin elasticity and ample tissue around the area. I have sought the advice of two surgeons who have both offered […]

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Inverted Nipple Surgery FAQs

Question: I would like to arrange surgery for the correction of an inverted nipple which has never been fully everted, so I guess it would be graded as a Class 3. Could you tell me how long it will take to recover from this type of surgery? I need to know how much time I […]

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What are your thoughts on Silimed Breast Implants?

Question: Could you tell me if you are still recommending Silimed implants as I have recently heard rumours that the polyurethane coating can cause cancer? What are your thoughts on this as I currently have PIPs and do not want to replace them for ones which may become another potential risk! Answer: Many thanks for your interesting email. […]

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Implant Replacement: Can you correct a droopy implant / wonky nipples?

Question: I had breast enlargement surgery at a London clinic in December last year. However, my left breast implant did not properly drop into the pocket, so there was a slight gap between the bottom of the implant and the incision. It sat flat against my chest instead of the crease, if that makes sense. […]

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Can you correct Breast Enlargement surgery which has left me uneven?

Question: Aurora Clinics have been recommended as specialists in the field of breast enlargement surgery. My breast augmentation surgery was carried out in London in December last year. Upon first inspection, I had a feeling that my left implant was not going to descend and it never did. After six months, I had revision surgery […]

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What does the Breast Surgery term ‘Double Bubble’ mean?

Question: Dear Aurora, please could you explain what is meant by the Plastic Surgery term Double Bubble? I had my breast surgery done with the Transform Group. When I had my consultation I was told that everything was fine and that having breast implants placed under the muscle would mean that there would be no excess […]

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Will Nipple Reduction surgery leave me with no feeling?

Question: Since breastfeeding my first child, I have become very unhappy with the size of my nipples. When I wear clothes, they protrude and look very unattractive. I would like to have nipple reduction surgery but am afraid that I will be left with no feeling in this area and the scars will be too […]

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How can I reduce the size of my Male Breasts & Nipples?

Question: Dear Aurora Clinics, I am a 22 year-old male with nipples that protrude in a dome shape. As you can appreciate, I am very embarrassed about this and am very keen to have this problem rectified. I am not overweight and therefore have ruled out the fact that this could be a by-product of […]

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Breast implant discomfort: which surgeon should I see?

Question: Since having 330cc breast implants over a year ago, I have experienced mild discomfort in my left breast. I was told that this is something which should not cause me concern as everything was fine at my six week post-operative check up. However, during the past few weeks, the discomfort has become even more […]

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Will Eczema cause complications if I have Breast Enlargement Surgery?

Question: I suffer from eczema, would I be likely to experience any complications if I commenced with breast enlargement surgery? Answer: Thank you for your question. Eczema itself will not cause any complications as long as you do not have too much active eczema in the breast area where the incision is made for your […]

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Is Areola Reduction Included with my Breast Uplift Package?

Aurora is now part of The Private Clinic, a nationwide group of clinics with over 35 years of experience specialising in Cosmetic Surgery and Skin and a Trust Pilot 5 star rating. For comprehensive information, before and after photos and costs on Areola Reduction procedures click here The Private Clinic has clinics located in Birmingham, Bristol, Buckinghamshire, Glasgow, London Harley Street, Leeds, Manchester and Northampton. Question: Dear Aurora Clinics, I […]

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Do I need Replacement Breast Implants or a Breast Capsulectomy?

Question: Since having breast enlargement surgery 25 years ago, my breast implants have gradually become harder and harder and are sometimes quite uncomfortable, they are also too large for my liking. Could you tell me if it is possible to have my breast implants replaced with smaller implants or am I forever stuck with the […]

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Can I use a Niplette as a non-surgical alternative to Inverted Nipple Correction?

Question: Since reading the comprehensive information available on your website, I believe that my fiancé has a Grade 1 inverted nipple. We have ruled out having surgery but would very much like to buy a Niplette suction device. Could you please tell us where we could purchase one? Answer: The Niplette is a suction device […]

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Breast Uplift surgery with implants: does it really work?

Question: If I was going to have breast uplift surgery, I would want my cleavage to look extremely perky afterwards even though some would argue that this makes your breasts look fake rather than natural. However, I have seen before and after pictures of women who have had breast uplift surgery with implants. Many of […]

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How much does Inverted Nipple Correction cost?

For all of our latest prices on Inverted Nipple Correction click here! Question: Could you please tell me the cost for inverted nipple correction? Answer: Inverted nipple correction prices vary at different cosmetic surgery clinics. At Aurora Clinics, inverted nipple surgery costs £1500 for both nipples and £800 for just the one. This includes correction […]

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Can I have implants with Breast Reduction surgery?

Question: Due to weight gain over the years my breasts have become droopy and large. I am 54 years of age and the bottoms of my breasts now reach my waist. Dropping from 230lbs to 105lbs has also added to their demise so I am seriously considering breast surgery to improve their appearance. Since they […]

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If I have my implants removed, will my breasts sag?

Question: I have a question regarding previous breast augmentation surgery that I had years ago. I should point out that both silicone implants were positioned above the muscles and there were no complications following my surgery. I am thinking of maybe removing them or replacing them with smaller implants in a couple of years. Would this […]

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Can you perform Breast Enlargement surgery under twilight sedation?

Question: Dear Aurora Clinics, I am interested in having breast enlargement surgery. Can this procedure be performed under twilight sedation as I have a phobia of vomiting and am very wary of general anaesthetic? Any information would be appreciated. Answer: Thank you for very much for your enquiry. It is possible in some cases to […]

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How can I have pert nipples without losing the ability to breastfeed?

Question: I am 21 years old and very unhappy with the appearance of my breasts. I lost a lot of weight about 5 years ago which completely changed their shape. They became saggy and my areolas are now very big and oval. The right one is 9cm in height and 6.5cm in breadth. Would it […]

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What make of implants do you use for Breast Enlargement surgery?

Question: Could you tell me the make of implants you use for breast augmentation? I ask because I plan to have Natrelle implants in the near future. However I am aware that in 10-15 years’ time, I will have to have these removed and replaced with a different size, possibly with a reduction. If I […]

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Will Inverted Nipple Correction prevent me from breastfeeding?

Question: I have inverted nipples which only protrude temporarily if I pull them outwards really hard. I have learned that during inverted nipple correction the surgeon removes the ducts. If this is the case, breastfeeding will no longer be an option for lactating mothers. If one should become pregnant, could you please advise as to […]

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Is Areola Reduction surgery permanent?

Aurora is now part of The Private Clinic, a nationwide group of clinics with over 35 years of experience specialising in Cosmetic Surgery and Skin and a Trust Pilot 5 star rating. For comprehensive information, before and after photos and costs on Areola Reduction procedures click here The Private Clinic has clinics located in Birmingham, Bristol, Buckinghamshire, Glasgow, London Harley Street, Leeds, Manchester and Northampton. Question: I have had areola […]

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Can Breast Uplift surgery correct my saggy breasts from breastfeeding?

Question: Dear Aurora Clinics, since the birth of my sons, my breasts have become extremely saggy. Although I didn’’t breastfeed, I noticed that when I was lactating my cup size increased from a 34C to a 34G. After a couple of weeks, they reduced to a 34B and this is how they have remained. I […]

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What must my BMI be for Breast Reduction Surgery?

Question: Dear Aurora Clinics, I am 18 years old and have had large breasts all my life. I have been to my doctor about having breast reduction on the NHS but he said I have to have a BMI between 25 and 27. My BMI is 31 which technically makes me obese. I am clearly […]

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Can Breast Reduction and Tummy Tuck surgery be combined?

Question: I am very interested in having a breast reduction and tummy tuck. Would it be possible to have both procedures at the same time? Also, if I meet your criteria for both operations, could you tell me when surgery will take place. Do you have a long waiting list? Answer: Thank you very much […]

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Will I need a Breast Uplift if I have my breast implants removed?

Question: Dear Aurora Clinics, I would like to remove my breast implants which were done 9 years ago. I have 350cc implants but would now prefer to leave my breasts natural. My husband says that I will need a breast uplift afterwards. Is he correct? Answer: Thank you very much for your enquiry. It certainly […]

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Question: Small breasts & big nipples – can I correct without implants?

Question: I have really big areolas and they’re puffy, but my breasts are very small. I think the breast bud didn’t develop correctly and has stayed directly behind the areola, causing this terrible deformity. Do you know if I can get this fixed without having to get implants? Answer: Thank you for your message. It […]

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Question regarding Nipple Reconstruction and Medical Tattooing

Question: My question is, is it possible to treat girls who are born without breast nipples? What are the options and outcomes for their future? Answer: Thank you for your question. Yes it is possible to treat girls who were born without nipples. This is normally performed by a combination of treatments. A nipple reconstruction, […]

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Question regarding Tubular Breast Correction and Implant Replacement

Question: I am enquiring about a procedure to correct Tubular Breasts. I have already tried to correct my Tubular Breasts with a Breast Augmentation elsewhere around 4 years ago but I am very unhappy with the results. One breast seems to have settled fine, but the other implant seems to be sitting much higher up […]

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Question regarding Breast Reduction in under 18 year-olds

Question: Hello, I am 12 years old and I would like to get a Breast Reduction. I am 5ft and size 32C. I don’t suffer from any health problems due to their size, so I understand that I don’t really need it: I only want it because I feel my breasts are too big and […]

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Questions regarding Breast Reduction Surgery

Question: I am considering having Breast Reduction Surgery but have a few questions. What are the price ranges for UK Breast Reduction Surgery? What preparations are necessary before having a Breast Reduction? And, lastly, will I be able to breastfeed if I have a Breast Reduction? Answer: At Aurora Clinics, the price of Breast Reduction […]

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Question regarding choosing textured or smooth Breast Implants

Question: I would like to have a Breast Augmentation (enlargement) but cannot decide which implants I should use. I am slim and want to have the most natural looking, soft breasts possible. My surgeon suggests textured implants, size less than 150cc, and placed under the muscle. However, I have a concern that textured implants are harder […]

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Question regarding Inverted Nipples

Question: Hello Aurora Clinics, I have inverted nipples on both sides. I would say they are Grade 2 inverted. I am asking for advice on a surgical procedure to correct them. I’ve purchased the Niplette device and have been using it for about three weeks. The Niplette seems to draw my nipples out easily and straight away […]

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Rippling of breast implants – is this normal?

Q) Hi, I had a breast augmentation with Aurora Clinics in Northampton nearly 3 years ago. I have quite bad rippling of the implants, especially when I lean forward. Is this normal? Thanks. A) Thank you for your email.  I am sorry to hear that you have rippling following your breast enlargement procedure. Rippling is caused by […]