This is an overview of the guidelines for breast imaging before and after aesthetic (cosmetic) breast surgery, which includes but is not limited to implants, lipomodelling and mammoplasty procedures. The guidelines are based on a review of the literature and consensus of breast imaging and aesthetic breast surgery specialists. 1. Pre-aesthetic surgery 2. Post-aesthetic surgery If breast imaging or breast assessment is required, it should be performed in a designated breast facility with access to specialist breast imaging and a complete breast multidisciplinary team in accordance with national guidelines and recommendations.
Keywords: Aesthetic/cosmetic breast surgery; Breast implants; Breast ultrasound; Imaging guidance; Mammography; Reduction mammoplasty.
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