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Anca Breahna FAQs – Frequently Asked Questions

Here are the FAQs for Anca Breahna’s Clinic – Consultations, Surgery and Aftercare


How much is a consultation with Anca Breahna?

  • An In-person or Virtual Consultation with Anca Breahna is £150.

What are the office hours?

Our office hours are

  • Monday to Fri – 9am to 5pm
  • Saturday – 9am to 2pm

What days are consultations available at the Chester Cosmetic Surgery clinic ?

  • Thurday 2pm to 6pm and Saturday 9am to 2pm

Where are patient consultations with Anca Breahna held?

Is Car Parking available near the clinic?

  • Yes, there is ample free car parking available near the clinics

Do I need a medical referral to see Anca Breahna?

  • A medical referral is not required, but is recommended for Cosmetic surgery and Reconstructive surgery

How do I get a Medical / GP Referral?

  • Best to see your usual Doctor or you can get a referral online from a private GP.

Which Hospitals does Anca Breahna operate at?


What payment methods do you accept?

  • Cash, Credit Cards and BACS payment. (not AMEX or Diners Club)

Do you have Payment Plans for surgery?

  • We can suggest several external companies that can offer payment plans for your surgery

Do you offer Medical Finance ?

  • We do not offer finance; however you can approach various medical finance companies such as Chrysalis Finance

What is the Cancellation Policy for surgery with Anca Breahna?

  • Early cancellation (more than 7 days before planned treatment) a full refund will be given
  • For cancellation between 7 days and 24 hours of planned treatment cancellation. Charges of 50% of the total fee will apply
  • If you cancel within 24 hours of planned treatment or do not attend your surgery on the date it is scheduled you will be liable for the full charge
  • For any cancellation 7 days or fewer before planned treatment, where any item/s specific to your treatment has been ordered and cannot be returned, we will be entitled to charge you for such item/s unless your treatment is rescheduled within the 60 day period during which your quote remains valid.


What AGE do you need to be to have plastic surgery?

  • Normally Over 18. Special conditions apply for patients under 18 – Parental consent and a GP referral is necessary for 3 months cooling off period apply for teen plastic surgery like breast reduction, ear surgery or nose surgery.
  • Anca has has plastic surgery patients that are over 70 years old – depending on your overall health and wellbeing

Can I have surgery if I smoke, vape or do recreational drugs?

  • Smoking, Vaping and Drugs can interfere with your surgery and healing. Please advise us about your use of these products and you will need to completely stop their use for a period before and after surgery to ensure the safest optimal result. Complications from continued use may include skin necrosis, wound breakdown and poor aesthetic results.

What are the risks involved with plastic surgery?

  • All surgery has risks and potential complications. Your overall health and pre-existing medical conditions will be assessed during the consultation. For more information  – please read our Risks and Complications page

Does Anca Breahna do revisions on surgery done overseas or performed by other surgeons?

  • Anca Breahna is such a busy plastic surgeon, that she only looks after her own patients for surgical revisions – We suggest you start by going back and seeing your original surgeon


What happens at the first consultation with Anca Breahna?

  • The first consultation is an opportunity for you to meet Anca Breahna and for her to get to know you. Anca will take a full history in order to establish the reason of your visit and your aims and goals and perform a complete physical examination.
  • The purpose of the consultation is to inform you about the nature consequences and possible risks of the surgery you are interested in. if you have a lot of questions then you may want to write them down so that you don’t forget them on the day of your consultation. You may want to bring a friend, partner or relative with you for support and to ask questions .
  • Medical photos will be taken with your written consent and the areas of concern will be discussed with you
  • A quote for the procedure will be provided after the consultation upon your request. If you are certain that you wish to proceed you will be advised to attend a second consultation with Anca Breahna to have  all your questions answered and you can book your surgery by contacting Anca’s practice manager.

Can I book surgery after the first consultation?

  • We encourage all patients to have at least a two week “ cooling off period” to take time to  think about their surgery and make sure that it is the right decision for them. You should also have a second patient consultation before surgery.

What should I bring to the patient consultation?

  • Please bring your Photo ID, GP Referral if you have one , any tests or scans related to your condition and the list of medication you are currently on

How do I get an MRI to check my breast implants?

  • If you are not a current patient of Anca Breahna’s and would like an MRI to check your implants, please make an appointment with your GP for an MRI request

How can I get an Ultrasound to check my implants?

  • If you are not a current patient of Anca Breahna’s and would like an Ultrasound to check your implants, please make an appointment with your GP for an ultrasound request


What should I Pack for Hospital?

  • We recommend you wear something comfortable to and from the hospital. Please bring toiletries, pyjamas, anything to keep your comfortable during your hospital stay if staying overnight. A long nightgown. Long Cables and charger for your mobile phone or devices. Do not bring valuables with you.

Can I Drive myself home after surgery?

  • No – you should not drive or operate mechanical equipment for 24 hours after surgery. Please arrange for someone that you trust to pick you up and support you after surgery.


Anca strongly believes that aftercare is the key to a successful outcome of any surgery and takes pride in providing comprehensive support through every step of your recovery. You will be given a detailed discharge plan on the day you leave the hospital.

What happens after my Surgery?

  • All your follow-up appointments related to your procedure are included in your initial quote, and you can feel reassured that you have open access to return to our clinic any time you need during your recovery.
  • You will be provided with a telephone number and email address to contact Anca and her team directly with any questions or concerns during the postoperative period. The hospitals where Anca works also have 24-hour medical support in case of an emergency.

When will I be seen after Surgery?

  •  A nurse will see you in the post-op dressing clinic in the first week after your surgery to check the wounds and Anca will see you at 2-3 weeks unless you need to see her sooner.

Will I need to take Medication after my surgery?

  • Your post-op care will include a selection of pain relief medications that you may wish to use. You do not have to take all the provided pain medication but we want you to be as comfortable as possible

Do I have to wear a Surgical Garment?

  • In short, the answer is yes. Surgical compression garments are beneficial during the healing period because they offer support, help improve swelling and alleviate discomfort. This will be discussed with you at your appointment and you will be sized at your pre-surgery appointment.

When can I Shower after Surgery?

  • Anca uses minimal dressings such as skin glue and tapes to allow her patients to shower once they leave the hospital.

When can I get back to Normal Activities after surgery?

  • This depends on the surgery performed and your level of activity. Heavy work and sporting activities may be resumed after about  6-8 weeks or as advised by Anca Breahna. See our page on Recovery after plastic surgery for more information

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About Anca Breahna – Consultant Plastic Surgeon

top UK cosmetic surgeon anca breahnaMs Anca Breahna, PhD, MSc, FEBOPRAS, FRCS (Plast) is a highly regarded Consultant Plastic Surgeon specialising in the field of Aesthetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery. Anca performs a range of breast, body and face surgery and minor skin procedures.

As one of the very few female Plastic Surgeons in her region, she is able to offer that unique female perspective, with empathy, attention to detail and personalised care.

Anca Breahna’s surgical training has been largely undertaken within the United Kingdom. She began a rigorous training programme in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in 1999, after achieving her medical degree from the University of Bucharest. Miss Breahna attained her PhD degree at the same university in 2007 for her medical research. She then relocated to the UK to further extend her qualifications and training.

Anca’s NHS practice is now focused on Breast Reconstructive Surgery, Skin Cancer Surgery, Hand Surgery and soft tissue reconstruction. Over the last 15 years, through her pursuit of further training and education, Anca has developed a special interest and expert practical experience in a range of Aesthetic Breast and Body Surgery.

It is Anca’s true dedication and commitment to her field, that sets her aside from her peers. Her extensive surgical training means that you are in safe hands. She is renowned for providing exceptional care, support and helping achieve realistic goals for her patients.

Anca will treat you in a straightforward manner, with respect, consideration and empathy to ensure you are comfortable with your choice.



Your Next Steps

Do your Research

  • Please read our website pages and blogs to learn more about your intended procedure.
  • All Surgery has risks and potential complications. Please read more about the risks of your surgery.

Making The Most Of Your Consultation

  • A Medical Referral from your Doctor before your consultation is not compulsory however  it is recommended.
  • Please arrive slightly early for your in-person consultation with Anca – Car parking is available on-site at all hospitals.
  • You are welcome to bring a friend or relative to help consider the information and discuss your options.
  • Please be aware you may need to undress for a physical exam so wear simple clothes.
  • Ensure you also take a lot of notes during the consultation and thoroughly read all the documents provided.

Want more information before scheduling your consultation?

Please call to find out more about availability, pricing and medical payment plans or to request more information about the procedure, contact us.

How to Book your Consultation with Anca Breahna – Plastic Surgeon

You can book your consultation with Anca by paying the £150 cosmetic consultation fee when you make your appointment. This fee covers further consultations about the same concern.

Contact Anca’s Team

Call Claire on 0800 080 6026 or Joedy on 03332 244111 to arrange your consultation or email us for more information.

We look forward to hearing from you soon.

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    Cheshire Cosmetic Surgery
    Chester Wellness Centre
    Wrexham Road
    Chester CH4 9DE

    Nuffield Health
    Wrexham Road
    Chester CH4 7QP

    Practice Manager: Claire Bate – Phone 0800 080 6026

    Patient Coordinator: Joedy Williams – Phone 03332 244111

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