Cosmetic Surgery News Updates
Cosmetic surgery has become very popular in recent years as many want to change the way they look in order to hide a personal injury or to boost their confidence.
Too often we see these surgeries go wrong, leaving the patient injured or effected in a way which deserves compensation.
Below are news stories related to cosmetic surgery.
- Created on Friday, 22 March 2013 10:09
Nine women are claiming that a female plastic surgeon botched their breast reconstructive surgeries and then falsified medical records to cover up her alleged mistakes. Some of the victims are still suffering after effects from the surgery and others have been left permanently disfigured.
The nine women are all taking legal action against the surgeon. Details about the cases reveal that one woman claims to have developed an infection after an implant sizer that had already been used on another patient was given to her.
- Created on Tuesday, 02 October 2012 16:24
Offers on coupon and discount websites are encouraging people to impulsively buy cosmetic surgery procedures, leading surgeons have warned.
Money-off vouchers which are offered on sites like Groupon have meant that people are instantly buying cosmetic surgeries that would otherwise take time and carefully consider according to the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (Baaps).
The association is now calling for surgeons to drop their adverts on this style of website and to stop aggressive online marketing campaigns.
- Created on Monday, 15 October 2012 10:22
New reports show that the cosmetic surgery market and sector for non-surgical treatments is expected to grow nine per cent in 2012.
Key Note has forecast that the cosmetic surgery industry will be worth a total of £775 million by the end of the year.
The trend is also expected to continue in to 2013 and its predicted that the sector will grow by 8.4 per cent to reach a total value of £840 million by the end of next year.
There has been a notable increase in the number of non-surgical procedures taking place in recent years. They accounted for around 32.2 per cent of the whole market value in 2011.
- Created on Tuesday, 02 October 2012 16:04
A Doctor has been suspended from practice after he 'botched' a woman's breast implant surgery.
The doctor, who runs Sunderland's Aesthetic Beauty Centre, will now not be allowed to practice fo ra year, however he has not be struck off.
He was called before the Medical Practitioners' Tribunal Service (MPTS) after his patient was left with horrific scars following an operation to even out the size of her breasts.
The 32-year-old woman spend over £4,500 on the procedure after undergoing a gastric bypass and tummy tuck two years earlier.