A bra to combat sagging breasts and wrinkles?

May 6, 2011

A bra to combat sagging breasts and wrinkles?
A bra to combat sagging breasts and wrinkles?

Rachel de Boer, a Dutch woman and former real estate agent, recently released a new type of bra that claims to help women avoid sagging breasts. The garment is meant to be worn while one sleeps, but does it really work?

De Boer told The Telegraph that she has been making bras for herself for years, but that this is the first one she's marketed. She decided to go public when she heard her friends discussing their frustration with sagging breasts and wrinkles around their chest.

The bra lifts and separates the breast, rather than pressing them together as normal, day-time bras often do. De Boer told the news organization that keeping the breasts apart while sleeping is the key to avoid chest wrinkles.

Breast enhancing procedures rank high in the US according to cosmetic surgery statistics from the The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Breast augmentation is the number one procedure followed by breast reduction (ranked 5th) and breast lift (ranked 8th).

Those who are considering plastic surgery who want to discuss their options should schedule a consultation with a board-certified plastic surgeon


The mission of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) includes medical education, public education and patient advocacy. Plastic Surgery News Briefs are summaries of current stories found through various news and magazine outlets that relate to or mention plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures. The views expressed in these news articles do not necessarily reflect the opinions of ASAPS, but are merely published as an educational service to our members and the general public. For additional information on these subjects and other plastic surgery related topics, please go to www.surgery.org

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