Doctors in the 1950s tried making breast enhancements of polyurethane, cartilage, sponges, wood and glass, but breast augmentation began to take off in 1962, when Frank Gerow and Thomas Cronin developed the silicone implant. Advances over the next half-century have included rupture resistance and hundreds of size and shape options. Breast enhancement is now the most commonly performed plastic surgery in many countries.

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