Botox Gives Breast Enhancement a Boost

\'Botox Breast Lift\' - Before and After

(photo courtesy of RealSelf.com)

If you've been thinking about breast implants or breast enhancement surgery, you may not have to settle for going under the knife just yet.

Dr. Steven Davis, a plastic surgeon in New Jersey is encouraging patients to try Botox as part of a breast lift procedure. He claims that BOTOX injections can help improve the contours of the upper chest and help push out key muscles near the shoulder blades by freezing them in place. This helps improve a patient's posture and gives the breasts and rib cage a more balanced look (Source: MSNBC).

Dr. Tony Youn, a Michigan-based doctor who has been featured on Dr. 90210 and E! shares his insights on the issue in Botox for Breast Augmentation? is doubtful that this type of treatment is an effective way to increase breast size. Though he hasn't performed the procedure himself, he was not impressed with the before and after photos and is concerned that the BOTOX injections could even weaken the muscles in the chest.

Breast Implants Get a Boost - Macrolane Fillers Help You Skip the Surgery also discusses breast enhancement options without surgery. With a cost of just $2,000 per treatment, it could prove to be another way to improve upper body contours without resorting to surgery.

Further Reading

  • Motivated by his wife and kids, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who once called himself “the healthiest fat guy you’ve ever seen”, disclosed Tuesday he secretly underwent Gastric Banding (Lap Band Surgery) on February 16, 2013, performed by Dr. George Fielding, head of NYU Medical Center’s Weight Management Program.

  • With bathing suit season right around the corner, plastic surgeons across the country are finding more women are booking up appointments for body contouring and breast augmentation procedures. Dr. Michael Niccole, founder and medical director of CosmetiCare Plastic Surgery Center and MedSpa in Newport Beach, and one of the “Top Plastic Surgeons in America”, reports that his appointment books are full, with a high demand for breast implants, skin tightening procedures and body contouring procedures to help women lose a few inches around the hips and thighs.

  • Sound Surgical Technologies, the company behind Vaser Liposelection the Vaser ultrasound device, has developed the VaserShape system, a non-surgical device that helps reduce cellulite and inches in certain areas of the body. The VaserShape device is a non-invasive body contouring system powered by ultrasonic laser. The device is designed to disrupt fat cells beneath the skin by delivering ultrasound energy deep into the skin’s tissues.

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