Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp 167–176 | Cite as

History of mammaplasty

  • J. P. Lalardrie
  • R. Mouly


This, then, is the history of mammaplasty; no doubt more remains to be said and our presentation is necessarily subjective. The tale is nonetheless a fascinating one as it testifies to the work of plastic surgeons for more than a century. The best way of bringing it to life is to perform a mammaplasty. Let us be aware that each of our acts, in its ease and simplicty, bears witness to this history and to the endeavours of the men who made it.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. P. Lalardrie
    • 1
  • R. Mouly
    • 1
  1. 1.ParisFrance

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