What is the Perfect Breast Shape?


“What’s the perfect breast shape?” That question was posed to a cross-section of 1,315 men and women who were then shown pictures of breasts and asked to rate them based on attractiveness. 87 percent of women and 90 percent of men agreed: the perfect breast has a ratio of 45:55 – 45 percent of the tissue above the nipple, 55 percent below. Among the pictures shown to respondents, the 45:55 ratio was the most natural, least enhanced looking option and the ratio chosen as ideal by 94 percent of plastic surgeons who participated in the study.

Scottsdale plastic surgeon Dr. John Corey understands that, while some ideas of beauty are universal, there is not a singularly ideal breast shape for every women. This is why Dr. Corey takes time to personalize every breast surgery he performs, helping ensure results that meet the specific desires of the individual patient.

Factors that help determine which breast shape is right for you include anatomical features such as ribcage size and shape, the contours and dimensions of your upper and lower body, and your personal aesthetic desires. During your initial consultation, our board-certified breast surgeon will listen to your desires, fully assess your frame, and help you choose the breast shape most suited to meet your cosmetic goals.

To schedule your breast surgery consultation, please contact John J. Corey, MD today. Dr. Corey serves Scottsdale, Phoenix, Mesa, and surrounding areas of Arizona.