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If you want to lift your breasts, or increase the size of your breasts (breast enlargement) there are some alternatives to having a breast lift implant or breast enlargement implant surgery.
Brava Breast Enlargement Shaping System
The Brava Breast Enlargement Shaping System is a safe, clinically proven procedure which uses a tissue expansion technique popular with medical professionals for 30 years. It works by placing a gentle amount of tension (a three-dimensional pull) on the breasts to allow new breast tissue to grow. The BRAVA Breast Enlargement and Shaping System is the only medical device that uses in-vivo tissue engineering for cosmetic breast enlargement and women can expect to achieve an increase in breast volume from 35cc to 250cc of lasting tissue growth, different to simply using a breast pump to increase the size of the breasts because tension placed on the breasts actually helps breast tissue to grow. It costs £990 (including VAT and delivery), considerably cheaper than the average cost of breast augmentation at around £4,000.
Breast Pumps are a popular and natural method of breast enlargement (also used by mothers to express milk) and there are a number of available pumps from hand held manual pumps to mains or battery operated. Breast pumps work by creating a vacuum around the breast that pulls body fluids into the breast tissue, thereby enlarging the breasts. The result of the pumping makes the breasts larger and firmer but the breasts will eventually return to their former size unless the pump is used on a regular basis. Manual breast pumps cost from £25.
Breast Feather Lift
The Breast Feather Lift from Europa International is an alternative to a breast lift implant. It uses the revolutionary APTOS® procedure where biocompatible barbed threads are used to lift the breast with no visible scarring. Developed by International cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Marlen Sulamanidze, the Breast Feather Lift works along the lines of the APTOS® face lift to help breasts with moderate droop to uplift and correct asymmetry. Aptos® threads are inserted under the skin at different angles using an adapted hypodermic needle, which leaves only tiny entry and exit marks that heal quickly. The threads are then activated to lift the excess skin leaving no scarring as the skin is literally pulled tighter using threads which are invisible under the skin. The Breast Feather Lift costs approximately £3,000. Telephone 01582 876309 for more information.
Caci Bust Treatment
The Caci Bust Treatment costs £30 and helps to lift, tone and strengthen muscles around the bust area, and is another alternative to a breast lift implant. Apparently, after just one session patients experience a “lift” for up to five days. This treatment is available at beauty treatment centres around the country.
Breast implants guide
- Types of breast implants
- Alternative approaches