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Breast Augmentation in San Jose

Hospitals, clinics and plastic surgeons in San Jose, Costa Rica performing Breast Augmentation.

Cost of Breast Augmentation in Costa Rica

Procedure Minimum price Maximum price

Breast Augmentation

$US 2,700

$US 5,400

Hospital La Catolica

Hospital Hotel La Catolica provides comprehensive private healthcare services to local and international patients, mainly from the USA.

Listed plastic surgeon:

Dr. Rivera Paniagua Christian

Plastic and reconstructive surgery

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Breast Augmentation

upon request

CIMA Hospital

A modern, JCI accredited hospital which provides a full range of diagnostic, emergency, medical and surgical services.

4 listed plastic surgeons:

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Dr. Miguel Alfaro

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. Anabelle Salas

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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Breast Augmentation

upon request

Dr. Luis Da Cruz

A specialist in plastic, reconstructive, aesthetic and microsurgeries, offering a range of surgical and non-surgical procedures for the face and body.

Listed plastic surgeon:

Dr. Luis Da Cruz, MD

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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Breast Augmentation

upon request

Universal Plastic Surgery

Universal Plastic Surgery, founded in 1981, is one of Costa Rica’s most prestigious plastic and reconstructive surgery clinics.

Listed plastic surgeon:

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Breast Augmentation

3,400 - 5,400 US$

Peralta Mantilla Clinic

Peralta Mantilla Plastic Surgery Aesthetics Clinic offers you the best technology in a cosy environment where you can feel safe and comfortable with guaranteed results in the field of cosmetic and aesthetic technology.

Listed plastic surgeon:

Dr. Bernardo Peralta, MD

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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Procedure Prices

Breast Augmentation

2,900 US$

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About Breast Augmentation

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.

What is Breast Augmentation
Breast augmentation, also known as breast enhancement or breast enlargement, is a procedure were silicone or saline breast implants are placed either behind the breast tissue or beneath the chest muscle. This process is designed to add size, shape, and fullness to the breast.

What are the different types of Surgery?

  • Breast Lift
    A Breast lift is a procedure that raises and reshapes sagging breasts. Breast lifts can be carried out with or without the insertion of breast implants. Much depends upon the physical anatomy and needs of the patient.

How popular is Breast Augmentation?
According to a survey carried out by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons , doctors in the USA performed about 330,000 breast augmentation procedures in 2006.

How long does a Breast Augmentation last?
It is not known how long a Breast Augmentation will last. Breast augmentation may or may not last a lifetime. This all depends upon the manufacturing procedure and other unknown factors.

Duration of procedure/surgery : This procedure normally takes from between one to two hours.

Days admitted : Usually one night in hospital

Anesthesia : General Anaesthesia

Recovery : A support bra will need to be worn for the first 4 weeks. No sport activity should be engaged in and heavy lifting should be avoided for 4 weeks. Generally, the patient can return to work after a few days to 1 week.

Risks : The following risks may arise by a Breast Augmentation:

- Infection
- Bleeding, swelling and bruising
- Hardening of the breast
- Asymmetry
- Problems with Mammography
- Autoimmune Disease
- Cancer

After care : The patient will need to have several follow up visits, so that the doctor can check on the progress made. These will also include regular mammograms to check that there are no problems with the patients breasts.

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