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Cosmetic Breast Surgery

Research and Clinical Trials for Cosmetic Breast Surgery

The research on cosmetic breast surgery seeks to advance surgical procedures and develop innovative techniques, improve implant materials and design, and create better drug therapies.
The clinical trials on cosmetic breast surgery include the following studies:
  • Comparing subglandular with submuscular placement of implants
  • Surgical site infections
  • Fat grafting for breast augmentation
  • Testing different brands of silicone and saline implants
  • Use of endoscopes to guide surgery
  • Pain management
  • Capsular contracture (thickening of scar tissue around the implant)
  • Post-operative therapies
  • Evaluation of different technique for a breast lift
  • Macromastia (extremely large breasts that cause problems for women)
  • Combining procedures such as lumpectomy with breast reduction
  • Physical exercise following surgery
  • Methods for contouring the breast

Locations for Cosmetic Breast Surgery