“My doctor flew off when cosmetic surgery went wrong”

“My doctor flew off when cosmetic surgery went wrong”

Cosmetic surgery is a booming industry in the UK, with 65,000 operations carried out last year. But BBC Disclosure has discovered some companies use surgeons from abroad who fly in and out of the country, leaving patients exposed if complications arise. The practice of using FIFO surgeons (fly in fly out) really needs to be […]

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The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons

The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons

Mr Vijh spent two days in London recently at the annual BAAPS (The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons) conference. This conference is an annual event for the elite group of surgeons in the UK who meet to discuss advancements in surgery, new techniques and guidelines. Alongside the conference is the largest exhibition in the […]

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Women getting plastic surgery to ‘cure’ RBF

Women getting plastic surgery to ‘cure’ RBF

Women are reported to be turning to plastic surgery in a bid to get rid of an unwanted facial expression. Some women are said to be trying to banish Resting Bitch Face (RBF) by having botox and fillers injected under their skin. The expression is said to make people look angry or irritated when their […]

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Plastic Surgery and the Secret World of Instagram Dolls

Plastic Surgery and the Secret World of Instagram Dolls

They call themselves dolls. These are cosmetic surgery patients who document their desires and results on Instagram, but only, most say, for other patients or prospective clients. They use names and hashtags that connect the work to their provider. So, for example, KathySmithDoll would be a woman who underwent surgery with a Dr. Kathy Smith. […]

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Teens ‘need shielding from Botox ads on social media’

Teens ‘need shielding from Botox ads on social media’

Save Face, a government-approved register of accredited practitioners that aims to uphold standards in non-surgical cosmetic procedures, has raised concerns about “unethical” deals of lip-freezing injections and skin-smoothing fillers being touted on Instagram and Facebook. They want a ban on under-16s being targeted with this content, as well as tougher sanctions on influencers and celebrities […]

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Cosmetic Surgery Addiction

Cosmetic Surgery Addiction

An element of plastic surgery that is becoming ever more important in the process is the importance of assessing patients, from not just a physical perspective but also from a psychological perspective. Addiction to surgery does exist But as responsible surgeons we have to know when to tell the patient to stop. We do this […]

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Cosmetic Surgery is Not the Solution to all of Life’s Worries.

Cosmetic Surgery is Not the Solution to all of Life’s Worries.

Mum wants ‘non-academic’ daughter, 14, to have cosmetic surgery ‘as ugly people get nowhere’. Another article that says everything that is wrong today with some people in society. Being in the cosmetic surgery industry, should we be supporting people to change their appearance if they are perceived ugly, to help them get on in life? […]

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