The first breast augmentation surgery was performed in Germany in 1895 by Dr. Vincenz Czerny. The procedure could be technically considered a breast reconstruction surgery, and it was very ahead of its time.
What year did breast implants begin?
1962 1962 - Thomas Cronin and Frank Gerow invent the silicone breast implant. Texan Timmie Jean Lindsey becomes the first woman to have the procedure.
Who invented breast enhancement?
Dow Corning Breast implant/Inventors
Who was the first woman to get implants?
A 29-year-old woman in Texas named Timmie Jean Lindsey became the first person to receive silicone breast implants in 1962.
What were the first breast implants?
In 1961, Houston Plastic Surgeons, Thomas Cronin and Frank Gerow developed the first silicone breast implant with the help of the Dow Corning Company. In 1895, Vincent Czerny performed the very first breast augmentation on a 41 year old singer who had a painful lump in her breast and was encouraged to have it removed.