Breast Augmentation, An Issue of Clinics in Plastic Surgery
Scott L. Spear
Breast augmentation has become one of the most frequently performed operations in plastic surgery. It is estimated that more than 1% of the adult female population in the United States (between 1 and 2 million) has undergone breast augmentation. Surgeons have several different implants to choose from and a variety of implant techniques. The aim of this issue is to discuss the various implant methods and materials available and to provide surgeons with a framework for making the best evidence-based decision for each patient.
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