British women will soon be able to take advantage of a stem cell therapy that offers “natural” breast enlargement. Apparently, this therapy can increase the size of breasts and at the same time reduce stomach fat. Professor Kefah Mokbel, a consultant breast surgeon at the London Breast Institute at the Princess Grace hospital, is in charge of the project to fine tune the therapy.

Highlights of the new therapy
a. Stem cells are isolated from spare fat from either the stomach or thighs.
b. These cells are mixed with another batch of fat and then injected into the breasts.
c. It can increase the size of breasts by one cup size.
d. Researchers are hopeful that there is potential for more increase as the technique is improved.
e. A clinical trial in Britain has used such stem cells to repair breasts of women who have had cancerous lumps removed.
f. Another project uses this therapy on healthy women seeking breast enlargement.
g. However, this procedure will only restore volume and not firm or uplift it.
h. Results may take several months to be visible.
i. This therapy is said to be quite safe.
j. Ten patients will be treated by Prof Mokbel from May 2009.

Predicted cost of the procedure
£6,500