Cosmetic breast surgery

Alternative Names

Breast augmentation; Breast implants; Implants – breast; Mammaplasty

Definition of Cosmetic breast surgery

Breast augmentation is a procedure to change the size or shape of the breasts.


David A. Lickstein, MD, FACS, specializing in cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery, Palm Beach Gardnes, FL. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 3/2/2009

Breast lift (mastopexy) - series
Breast reduction (mammoplasty) - series
Breast augmentation - series

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