Non Surgical Breast Lift

Non surgical breast lift are the alternatives to surgery. They give results Without having to go through invasive techniques. Usually, women with sagging breasts who want to have more firm and rounder breast  undergo a surgical procedure known as mastopexy.

Mastopexy  involves  making modifications to the size, shape and elevation of the breast. This is achieved by removal of excess tissues, overstretched  ligaments and excess skin from the breast region. Mastopexy is also carried out as a reduction mammoplasty which entails correction of oversized breast.

Oversized breast could cause chronic sagging and pain. Non surgical breast lifts provides a means you can lift your breasts without going through the knife. This is also because the non surgical breast lift option is safer and less expensive.

Going through surgery you may likely suffer side effects such as

(1)scars due to the incision

(II). Infection

(III). Prolonged recovery time. These risks tend to make non surgical breast lift a more achievable option than undergoing surgery.


Non surgical breast lift
Non surgical breast lift

There are numerous options to lift the breast without surgery, we will look at each of them and how long they can last. These options are:

  • Aptos threading.
  • Non surgical breast lift vaccum.
  • Thermage.
  • Caci bust treatment.
  • Vampire breast lift.
  • Renuvion/J-plasma.
  • Dermal fillers/ Injections.
  • Laser treatment.
  • Chest exercises.

 1. Aptos Threading

A Russian scientist Dr.M.Sulamanidze developed the aptos threads, needles , springs and wires. The thread is inserted into the skin strategically by the cosmetic surgeon using the aptos needle so as to ensure that the breast tissue is well supported then drawn up in position.

This procedure is also known as the breast feather lift. Patients who do not like invasive procedure will  appreciate the aptos threading method. The threads are also dissolvable so there is absolutely no need to worry about scarring.Aptos threading can last for up to two years and costs about $2,300. 

2.  Non-Surgical Breast Lift Vacuum

A non-surgical breast lift vacuum works much like cupping, in which suction cups is placed on the pectoral muscles which lift loose breast skin and is connected to the breast lifting machine for a duration of thirty minutes. This procedure gives firmer and larger breasts. It can also aid in circulation of blood and soften fat deposits in the breast thereby preventing cysts and tumors. 

Anyone undergoing this procedure would have about 9 to 16 sessions which will be dependent on the persons morphology. However, there are a few downsides to this procedure.  Sometimes, the breast lift vaccum treatment could be very painful .

It is often not advised to follow through with the procedure if youve had a surgery on your breast, feel pain in your breast, have cysts. As this procedure may not necessarily be  performed by a licensed medical professional, it is important you communicate adequately with the person who is performing the procedure. The vaccum kit costs about $425 and a session may cost about $60-$120

3. Thermage

Thermage is another type of non surgical breast lift procedure. It  involves the use of radio waves on the sub dermal tissue to help tighten the skin. In the process, collagen is also being stimulated and causing immediate contraction and tightening of the skin. 

The Thermacool device is used by a cosmetic surgeon to deliver the radio waves to the deep layers of the skin. The treatment gives immediate but is rather temporary so you may need to have more than one session for a thermage treatment. It is useful in cases of mild sagging. Thermage costs about $1000-$2000.

 4.Caci Bust Treatment:

In this option, treatment is targeted at the muscles of the chest. Electrical pulses are fed  to these muscles together with massage techniques in order to tone up the chest muscles and   lift the breasts in the process. This will require more than one session to produce good results. The cost for caci bust treatment can amount to $2500.

5. Vampire Breast Lift

  A vampire breast lift (VBL) is a non surgical procedure where  platelet-rich plasma (PRP) from your own blood is being injected into the breast. VBL improves the overall appearance of the cleavage but does not increase or decrease breast size. 

Although minimal, some possible side effects with this treatment include: tenderness, mild pain. It is strongly adviced not to follow through if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, are at a high risk of breast cancer or has had breast cancer.

Like other cosmetic procedures, a VBL is carried out by cosmetic and dermatologic surgeons and takes about 15 minutes to perform. Change in breast appearance occurs gradually within a few months and the overall results lasting for some years. The vampire breast lift treatment costs $1700.

 6. Renuvion/J-Plasma

This is a new non surgical procedure for skin tightening of many parts of the body like the breast, arms, butt, thigh, tummy. When handled by the surgeon, the device delivers lifting and tightening energy to the breasts and enhances your natural contours with helium gas that is ionized with RF (radio frequency)energy.

Similar to the thermage treatment, this option involves the surgeon putting a probe under your skin to encourage the area to contract and tighten. The cold plasma energy does not just contract the skin, it also encourages production of collagen.

For the renuvion  procedure, a small entry point is created on the skin by the specialist. This is the channel through which the helium gas and the radiofrequency is introduced into the body and energy generated.  The energy produces the heat which contracts the skin as the helium gas keeps the area cool. This will result in tightening of the tissues under the skin.

 One advantage of this treatment is you only need it once for long-term results. Renuvion treatment are beneficial because it gives the breast a youthful appearance, tightens the skin, reduces fine lines and gives good body contouring. Renuvion with J-Plasma can be a non-surgical breast lift alternative and is similar to Thermage breast. The cost for this  treatment is about $3000 -$15,000.

7. Dermal Fillers/ Injections

  Dermal filler serve  lot of purposes, they can be used on the face for the lips and cheeks, hands and even breast.  Dermal fillers are quick injectable treatments used to add to the breast volume and do away with ageing skin as the collagen which held them in place have disappeared.

Anti-ageing injections such as botox (Botulinum toxin) work by relaxing the muscles underneath your skin. This injection gives a smooth surface to the skin. They are administered to the muscles under the skin  to improve on breast appearance, this may last for 3-6 months.

Botox are also used for treatment of wrinkles. There are some hesitations to these treatment options because of the lack long-term studies on their effectiveness. Dermal fillers cost about $685 and botox injections costs $376 per treatment.

8. Laser Treatment

Laser therapy works for other body parts outside the breast especially the face. They are also commonly applied as wrinkle therapy, for scars and age spots. This non surgical breast lift option uses  high power energy beams to  remove dead skin cells.

The  laser also serves to increase collagen production. This lasts for about 5-10 minutes.  The cost for laser treatment ranges from $1400-$2100. The results for facial therapy will be more effective than that of the breast because of the difference in the nature of the ligaments of the breast and as such, the tightening effects are minimal. Laser treatments carry the risk for scarring, bleeding, pain and possibly skin color changes.

 9. Chest Exercises

Routine chest exercise can help lift breasts. These exercises are targeted at the chest muscles which will help build the breast. They are even more convenient and induces very low or no cost at all.   Here are some chest exercises that will increase chest muscles and help lift breasts. They include:

(I). Basic bench press (II). Dumbell fly (III).Cable crossover (Iv). Pushups (V) Planks

10. Use Of Bare Lifts

Bare lifts are strapless  solutions used to hold the breast in shape and give it a more rounder look. It can be used with or without a bra. Although it is not a treatment it provides the temporary remedy for sagging breasts and improves your looks generally.


It is true that with non surgical breast lifts, you may not get the  same results as with  surgery. The breast may not increase or decrease in size. However  these non surgical procedures are still effective in lifting the breasts, giving it more shaping, less sagging and young looking breast


Most people get breast lifts to change the breast from a saggy appearance to a more firmer and attractive look. Non surgical breast lift techniques may not give long term  results but they rule out the risk and cost associated with surgery. So if you are looking to enhance the look of your breasts without having to undergo surgery, there are many available options of which you can discuss with your health care giver and follow through with.


1. “Nonsurgical Breast Lift: 10 Options to Consider” Accessed April 2022

.2. “Mastopexy – Wikipedia”

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