Breast enlargement – the most common cosmetic procedure in the UK – is available in Croydon through world renowned surgeon Elena Prousskaia.
As you would expect of a popular procedure, there are numerous surgeons and centres offering breast enlargement and augmentation in Croydon and nearby, why consider Elena?
Elena operates out of the BMI Shirley Oaks Hospital, this a superb facility with 42 private beds. It is located perfectly for both driving and public transport links.
Elena has held Fellowships at Guys and St Thomas’ in London as well as in India, Italy, Barcelona and the University Hospital in Tokyo. She has also written for prestigious publications and won awards. You can read her full profile on this site.
The reviews highlight that Elena is true to her ethos, as she says.
Reviews on I Want Great Care site
“The one thing that matters most to me when I am with a patient is empathy.
“It is only when you are able to identify and understand your patients problems that you can begin to help resolve them satisfactorily. A good surgical outcome is not the only thing that matters.
“Everything that you do and say to a patient has to come from your heart.
“I consider myself very lucky to be able to share my passion for what I do and hopefully bring a bit more happiness into my patients’ lives.”
This ethos sees every patient first have a lengthy and detailed consultation. This is a chance to discuss the hoped-for results and for Elena to explain the procedure and what can be achieved taking body shape and existing breast tissue into account. Often, there is a second consultation, this a chance for the patient to ask any questions that might have occurred – it is vital that people only have procedures if they are certain it is the right choice for them.
The procedure itself would see Elena use only the finest quality implants – she has never used PIP implants in her practice.
The surgery itself is relatively straightforward and typically takes around 60 minutes. After this, there is likely to be a short period of discomfort but no real pain – Elena would, of course, fully explain the after care procedure and care during the consultation and there would be follow-up appointments to check the healing was as expected.
The commitment to after care is another factor highlighted in the reviews.
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Breast enlargement gallery with before and after images
Anyone considering breast enlargement or augmentation procedures in Croydon should take the time to compare a number of surgeons to get a feel for their ethos and level of expertise.
If you would like to arrange an initial consultation with Elena in Croydon, please get in touch with us by calling 0800 8021 886 or using our Contact Form.
Normally, after a one-night stay, you would go home once the drains are removed. You may feel tightness of your breasts after this surgery. This is normal and it will improve gradually. You should avoid all sport activities, housework such as hovering, driving, dog walking for at least 4-6 weeks following surgery and any weight lifting or strenuous activities for up to 8-12 months following the surgery. The visibility of your scars will depend on the technique used and on the biological response of your body to surgery and healing. Generally the scars after this type of surgery are almost invisible by the end of the year. Patients can benefit from taking four weeks off work, and after you have seen Ms Prousskaia for your four weeks follow up you can discuss beginning a gym routine focused on lower body strength.
The Elena Prousskaia Clinic prides itself on the quality of its aftercare so we’ll make absolutely sure you know what to expect, and how much rest is needed. We’ll give you specific instructions that may include how to care for your breasts following surgery, medications to apply or take orally to aid healing and reduce the risk of infection, and when to follow-up with Elena.
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While complications with surgery are infrequent, no surgical procedure is without risks. Among the possible complications are scars, infection, haematoma, implant displacement, breast asymmetry and implant rupture. Elena will provide you with further information with the risks and provide you with a detailed consent form during your consultations. This will help you to minimise the risks.
Generally speaking this surgery takes around 60-90 minutes, although this varies depending on the nature of the procedure.
After surgery it is normal to experience some discomfort, the level of which varies widely amongst patients. There is rarely prolonged pain unless there is a complication and in all cases you will be prescribed pain medication.
The shape of implants can be round or anatomical (teardrop). Both can provide an excellent result. The outer shell and the filling may vary depending on the manufacturer. Miss Prousskaia has never used PIP implants in her practice and she will offer you high quality implants from the best manufacturers. You will discuss with Miss Prousskaia which specific shape and size of implant would give you the optimal result. You should know that in the European Union (EU) 95% of implants used for breast augmentation are made of silicone gel and only 5% contains other type of fillings such as saline. Mentor Silicone Gel-Filled Breast Implants are devices with shells constructed from silicone elastomer. The shell is filled with MemoryGel®, Mentor’s proprietary formulation of silicone gel.
Ms Elena Prousskaia has been carrying out aesthetic and plastic surgery procedures for more than 20 years. Elena trained for eight years in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and since then has held leading Fellowships around the world and specialised in breast surgery procedures, whether a patient is having the procedure for purely aesthetic reasons or as part of breast reconstruction. As an NHS Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon at Southmead Hospital, she dedicated several years to complex microsurgical reconstruction and general plastic surgery. During this time at North Bristol Trust, she particularly enjoyed rebuilding patients who suffered from breast cancer giving them their body and confidence back. At present, Ms Prousskaia runs her own successful private practice performing full range of plastic and aesthetic surgery for face, body and breast. Elena Prousskaia consults in several clinics around the South West. Please see the ‘Our Locations’ tab in the menu for exact addresses or call us to discuss your closest location.
Elena prides herself on taking the time to truly understand a patient’s aims and discussing what result will work best given the patient’s body shape and size. Although good results are expected, the body is not symmetric and almost everyone has some degree of unevenness, which may not be recognized in advance. The more realistic your expectations as to results, the better your results will be in your eye. You will have at least two consultations with Elena where she ensures that she meets your expectations and she will always try to achieve your desired results.
The total cost of the surgery will be confirmed after the first consultation.
The cost includes the hospital, surgeon and anaesthetic fees. It also covers all post-operative visits. The initial consultation fee will be invoiced separately. The prices apply only at the time of publication and are subject to changes without notification.VIEW ALL PRICES
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