Aesthetic and Functional Breast SurgeryGUTOWSKI, KAROL A. MDClinical Obstetrics and Gynecology: June 2006 - Volume 49 - Issue 2 - p 337-345 Cosmetic Surgery Abstract Author Information Approximately 500,000 cosmetic breast operations will be done in 2006. The majority of these are for cosmetic reasons and include breast augmentations, mastopexies, and breast reductions. Augmentations are most commonly performed using saline implants in strictly cosmetic situations and occasionally silicon implants in select cases. Complications are unusual, breast feeding is usually possible and mammographic cancer detection is accurate provided that specific mammographic views are obtained. Most cosmetic breast surgery is not covered by insurance with the exception of breast reduction. The Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin-Madison Clinical Science Center, Madison, Wisconsin Correspondence: Karol Gutowski, The Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin-Madison Clinical Science Center, 600 Highland Avenue, Box 3236, Madison, WI 53792. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Copyright © 2006 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.