The Golden Ratios of the Breast

  • Richard Moufarrège


There is no artistic or anatomic literature or any rule or study establishing the proportions of breast measurements that would allow a mathematical mean to delineate which proportions lead to a harmonious or, conversely, a deformed breast. Ratios and graphics were developed by the author from studying thousands of breast shapes. Breast dimensions and the ratios of these dimensions are important factors to take into consideration to obtain harmonious results in mammoplasties. There is no single prosthesis that fits all breasts. One should consider the patient’s height and weight, and the dimensions of the prosthesis should not be larger than the available diameter of the chest. The final result should not be determined as a function of volume but as a function of shape. This latter should correspond to the “Golden Ratios of the breast.”


Breast Augmentation Golden Ratio Reduction Mammaplasty Breast Shape Tuberous Breast 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard Moufarrège
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  1. 1.University of MontrealMontreal (Quebec)Canada

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