Small breasts: How to stimulate underdeveloped breasts (micromastia
) to grow to a normal adult size.
Para ello se fundamentaba en supuestos signos de degeneracion fisica de la poblacion colombiana (conformacion defectuosa del craneo, trastornos de la agudeza visual, labio leporino, estrechez vaginal y micromastia
, entre otros).
Some women have very small breasts, called micromastia
. For these women especially, breast augmentation can significantly improve their overall self-confidence, self-perception and sense of attractiveness.
In 1983, the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons distributed literature stating that flat-chested women suffered from a disease called "micromastia
" and that breast implants were "essential" for their mental health and well-being.
But women are still tottering around in excruciating shoes ( and having their little toes cut off to fit into them; injecting their faces with botulism toxin and undergoing plastic surgery to look ever younger; having breast implants to cure a `tragic' disease (micromastia
, aka small breasts); and doing most of the washing, cooking, ironing, grocery shopping and child rearing in the home.
Oh no, that expensive and painful operation, with its attendant, well-publicized dangers, is all about curing a tragic disease (micromastia
, aka small breasts), finding clothes that fit or boosting her self-esteem.
In the eighties, plastic surgeons announced that small-breastedness is, in fact, a disease--"micromastia
"--which they stood ready to save us from.
(14) For instance, in a particularly unnerving chapter on "micromastia
" (the "disease" of fiatchestedness) and the surgeries developed to "correct" it, Haiken quotes a 1958 article by plastic surgeon Milton T.