Mini Breast Augmentation

A mini breast augmentation, commonly referred to as a mini boob job is a breast enlargement using 250cc implants or less.

What is a Mini Boob Job?

A mini boob job or breast augmentation is a popular cosmetic breast procedure that involves implants less than 250cc. This is an option for women looking for a minor uplift from their chest of one cup size or less.

About Gary Ross

Gary Ross is a plastic surgeon specialising in breast surgeries including augmentations. Before 2013, Gary Ross was a breast, head and neck reconstruction specialist for the NHS. Now, with more than 10 years in the private sector, Gary offers a wide variety of facial, breast and body cosmetic surgeries including mini breast augmentations.

Mr Gary Ross MBChB, MD, FRCS, (Plast) is also a full member of the following:

  • British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS)  
  • British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS)
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
  • Association of Breast Surgeons (ABS)
  • British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists (BAHNO
  • Fully accredited plastic surgeon on the General Medical Council’s specialist register for plastic surgery.

Gary Ross has over 280 reviews on Real Self with an average rating of 4.9 stars. You can browse Real Self case studies or you can look at Gary Ross’ breast case studies here. - 288 Reviews

Who Is A Mini Breast Augmentation Suitable For?

A mini boob job is ideal for those looking to improve breast symmetry, increase volume or rejuvenate the breast. The use of 250cc implants means that the breasts will increase by around 1 cup size, depending on the person's desire and current breast shape.

Who Isn’t A Mini Boob Job Suitable For?

Those who feel pressured to change their body, have extensive medical history or health conditions aren’t suitable for a mini breast augmentation. For more information about this, you can speak to Gary Ross during a consultation.

How Much Does A Mini Boob Job Cost?

During your consultation for a mini boob job in Manchester with Gary Ross you will be quoted the price, this includes the hospital stay, the surgeon and anaesthetic fees. Each augmentation is unique and a consultation is required to offer an accurate quote.

What Can You Expect From A Mini Breast Augmentation

Once the consultation is complete and you’re happy to go ahead with a mini breast augmentation, you will be scheduled for the surgery. The surgery itself takes around 1 – 2 hours and is often completed under general anaesthesia. Commonly incisions are made under the breast at the crease but can also be inserted from the areola or armpit and the area is then closed with dissolvable stitches. A mini boob job does not require an overnight stay at the hospital so please make sure you have someone available to collect you after.

How To Prepare For A Mini Boob Job In Manchester

The patient’s health is of prime importance during any cosmetic procedure and the majority of mini boob jobs are completed under general anaesthetic. If for any reason you feel unwell before your procedure, you should make your surgeon aware so the mini breast augmentation can be postponed. 

You should stop smoking 6 weeks before your mini boob job in Manchester and stop taking any aspirin, anti-inflammatory drugs or herbal supplements. Preoperative tests may be required before the surgery which will be arranged by Gary Ross if required.

Mini Boob Job Consultation

It’s essential to be open and honest about your health and expectations during your consultation, this allows Mr Ross to give you the most accurate outcome of your surgery. Questions about your medical history, health, desires and lifestyle will be asked during the consultation for a mini boob job and Mr Ross can also explore all the possible surgeries with you and find out what will give you the best outcome. He will also inform you of everything you should know before having a breast augmentation.

You will also learn about the risks and complications from the surgery to keep you fully informed about the procedure. During the consultation Mr Ross will also go into great detail about the options for the incisions, the benefits of where the implant is placed in relation to the muscle and the different types of implants.

Risks Of A Mini Breast Augmentation

The vast majority of patients are really pleased with the end results of their mini breast augmentation in Manchester but we always mention the risks and complications possible with any procedure. It’s not uncommon for patients to feel a change in sensation, some bruising, swelling and there can also be a slight difference in the two breasts after the procedure known as asymmetry.

There are also some rare complications after a mini breast augmentation that include infections, haematomas, delayed healing, extrusion of the implants, thickened scars and seroma formations.

The anaesthetic can also have some uncommon complications including respiratory/cardiac compromise and deep vein thrombosis. In terms of complications that come later the most problematic is an infection. It’s rare, but during any of these scenarios, it’s necessary to remove the implant for 3 – 6 months to allow your body to heal before considering reimplantation.

Any other risks and complications specific to the patient will be highlighted by Mr Ross during the consultation.

Mr Gary Ross MBChB, MD, FRCS, (Plast) is a highly trusted and experienced surgeon, having worked as a senior plastic surgery consultant in the world renowned Christie Hospital before moving to the private sector in 2013. He was awarded the iWantGreatCare certificate of excellence in 2023 for delivering outstanding care. Along with exceptional patient care, Mr Gary Ross provides excellent results for his patients. This is as a result of his experience and thorough consultation process, to find out exactly what the patient is looking to achieve from their mini breast augmentation in Manchester.

A mini boob job tends to use implants of 250cc or less. Depending on the patient’s breasts sizes around 200cc implants offer a 1 cup size increase. Mini boob jobs are recommended to those wanting to rejuvenate the breasts or correct
breast asymmetry A breast augmentation consultation can help with deciding on what size implants you would like.

Gary Ross has completed many breast augmentations and there are plenty of case studies. to browse through to see before and after photos of mini boob jobs. Above are some images of mini breast augmentations completed by Mr Ross.

The smallest breast implants available are 160cc. Depending on the current volume of the patient's breast, a mini boob job can increase the patient's breast size by 1 cup size. During a consultation, you’ll be shown the different implants available to help you make the right decision.

A mini breast augmentation is the use of 250cc implants or less. Depending on the patient’s expectations and desires several options will be presented. Depending on the volume of the patients current breasts, around 200cc implants tend to increase the breast by 1 cup size.

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