Sometimes, no matter how much exercise we undertake, we cannot achieve the physique we desire. This is normally due to genetics, but can also be down to body fat percentage and work out regime. The pectoral implant procedure is often requested by men who want to increase the size of the chest without the requirement of lifelong weight training or medications.
The procedure is performed under general anaesthetic by a specialist cosmetic surgeon at one of our luxury private hospitals. The surgeon will make small incisions in the armpit or under the natural chest. A pocket will be made under the skin and the implant placed. Sutures will be made at the incision site and a dressing applied for comfort and to minimize the chance of infection. The whole procedure normally takes about an hour.
Following the procedure, you may feel bruised and sore however this will resolve in the following few days. Simple analgesia such as paracetamol is normally sufficient for pain relief. Any sutures will be removed after 7-10 days. We normally advise people to take a week of work (more if your job is very physical) and return to normal activities and exercise in 6 weeks.
As with any surgery, there is the small risk of complications with this surgery. At the time of your consultation, the expert we refer you to will take you through the risks in detail so that you can take an informed decision.
They will not push you for surgery. They will give you all the time and guidance you need to take a decision. They will give you a comprehensive Patient Guide to take home with you. This will answer most of your queries and concerns. If you have any further questions, you can give them a call and they will provide their expert advice. You will love them for their honesty, integrity and professionalism.
The Clinics we refer you to are situated in Belfast, Birmingham, Bolton, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham, Liverpool, London, Leeds, Leamington Spa, Leicester, Preston and Sheffield.
Any form of cosmetic enhancement is very personal, so prices are bespoke dependent on your individual needs.
A definitive price for your procedure will be given at your free consultation with your cosmetic surgeon or relevant specialist practitioner.
Remember, we often have offers & can sometimes price match other providers, so call us on 0800 007 5860 with any queries.
Depending on the complexity of the procedure, the surgery normally takes 1-3 hours, not including time in recovery.
Yes, the results of pectoral implants are permanent.
We recommend that people take a week off work following the procedure (more if your job is particularly physical). Strenuous activities, heavy lifting and intense exercise should be avoided for about 6 weeks after your surgery.
Weight training can help develop the size of your pectoral muscles, however if you have tried this and it has failed to give you the results you desired, you may want to investigate pectoral implants.
Yes, you can combine this procedure with other body surgeries. You can discuss this in full at your free consultation.
Whenever skin is cut, nerves are also cut; this may result in altered sensation to the area, particularly at the incision site. All care will be taken to maintain sensation as much as possible.
You should be at a healthy weight for your height when you have surgery as this lowers risks related to anaesthetic. For the best aesthetic results, we recommend that you are at your ideal weight at the time of surgery as further weight loss or gain can change the results of your surgery.
You should check with your surgeon regarding safe timings of air travel following your surgery. Many airlines have their own protocols and you should inform your travel insurance company if you have had recent surgery.
We recommend that in the weeks after surgery, you are close to one of the locations Nu Cosmetic Clinic can refer you to in case you have any concerns, so foreign holidays may be best avoided until a few months after your procedure.
All clients must be at least 18 years of age to have surgery. We do not set an upper age limit for our procedures, suitability for surgery will be discussed at your free consultation with your surgeon.
Yes, if you are at all unsure about what your surgeon has told you, we will be more than happy to refer you for a second free consultation with another surgeon.
All of the surgeons we refer you to are registered with the General Medical Council (GMC) and all relevant specialist bodies. Please feel free to ask the surgeon about his experience and qualifications at your consultation; they understand and support that this is vital information to your decision making process.
Nu Cosmetic Clinic offers referrals to a range of locations across the UK.