How breast augmentation increased my confidence – My breast augmentation journey part 2 (Surgeon Dr Martin Huang)

Thank you everyone for your kind words and support after I released the video interview and previous blogpost talking about my breast augmentation surgery!
I want you guys to know that your support means a lot to me and that I’m open to any questions that you guys might have with regards to the procedure.
Through my sharing, I hope that readers who are interested to explore the possibility of breast augmentation for themselves have a better understanding of the procedure.

TBH, there are a lot of myths out there.
People hearsay from their friend, who heard someone else who did it, who read something online, who became aware of a case of a botched job.

There is a risk involved in every surgery of course, and it is no different for breast augmentation surgeries.
It is therefore very important to go to trusted and reputable doctors!
Make sure your doctor answers all your queries and walks you through the procedure.
Even better if he/she provides explanations on why they choose to do method A or method B, or prefer to use material X over material Y.

Just to debunk some myths:

1. You cannot breastfeed after breast augmentation
– This is definitely not true. Breast-feeding is still possible, provided your doctor doesn’t cut your milk ducts. My doctor chose a under-boob incision, which makes breast feeding still possible. This procedure also prevents sensitivity loss. The scars are also hidden at the bottom of the boob.

2. You need to continuously massage the breast after the surgery.
– This is no longer true, due to advancements in technologies and improvements to the materials used.

3. You have to abstain from certain food after the surgery
– Not true, I could eat whatever I want after the op

4. You have to replace the implant over time.
– Not true. Implants need not be removed unless in the rare occasion where your chest is subjected to strong, targeted impact which causes the implant to burst.

Let me know if there are any more concerns or myths you’d like me to debunk!

My surgery was performed by Dr Martin Huang at MH Plastic Surgery, located at Paragon Medical Centre.
​As for questions regarding cost, know that it is different for everyone and the prices will be adjusted based on the needs of the individual.

Going back to how breast augmentation has increased my confidence.

The best part about having a fuller chest is really the simple joy of being able to fill up the top part of my blouses and dresses.
This was something that I struggled with before going through breast augmentation.
The top part of my clothes always limped and sagged in a ugly manner, something that I couldn’t fix unless I stuffed padding in my bra (which sometimes shifts out of place and makes me uncomfortable or paiseh cause other people can see them)

Now, I can wear whatever I want; looking good and feeling great about myself!
​I’m not saying that your self-esteem has to be fully built upon the way you look; but when you love the way you look, it is definitely a boost.

Some people asked, why you don’t want to do bigger?
I did try the larger implants, but I didn’t think they were suitable.
(Do note that for the first few weeks, there will be a bit of swelling. But once this goes away, you will be the size you chose.)
Choose the size that suits you and achieves the look that you want.

Remember that this is a life-time commitment.
It is something that you have to live with for the rest of your life, so consider carefully before making your decision.
Do it for yourself and not for anyone else.
It may not change your life, but it will help you feel better about yourself.
Make sure you also have realistic expectations of the results of the surgery.

If you want to find out more about the procedure, head over to this link:

Now, go forth and be beautiful (;

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