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Number Of Cosmetic Surgery Procedures Performed Rockets

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If someone said that you could have an instant breast lift – performed by yourself in seconds – would you believe them? You probably wouldn’t because we are used to the idea that a breast lift would be expensive and require surgery (and lots of recovery time). But then you probably haven’t heard of the Wonderlift. […]

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A survey by MyFaceMyBody.com, revealed today that the British male is still obsessed with breasts, and despite fears over PIP implants, they are as keen as ever on the fuller looking figure. When asked what cosmetic surgery procedures they would like their girlfriends to unveil on Valentines a whopping 78% said boob job. 48% of […]

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The annual audit of cosmetic procedures for 2012 have been released, and show remarkably little change from 2011. Figures from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (Baaps) reveal that the number of overall procedures remained static and barely changed at all over the last year. Some treatments did buck the trend however, with facial […]

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It’s a world’s first – a university in Essex is offering students the opportunity to study for a degree in boob jobs. The postgrad degree in Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery Practice will be run by Anglia Ruskin University on their Chelmsford campus. Anglia Ruskin says it has launched the MSc with the aim of improving […]

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Nine PIP victims gathered together this month to face an “I’m a celebrity” style challenge to raise funds for surgery to remove defective PIP breast implants! The group, who have united together and call themselves The PIP Team, have decided that instead of burdening the NHS with their removal and replacement surgery, they will fund […]

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The 36-year-old Oscar-winning actress thinks increased breast size can be a big asset for film work today. Theron, who will appear in Snow White and the Huntsman in June, joked that she wished she had had a boob job years ago – to be better prepared for the advent of 3D films. “If I knew […]

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Plastic surgeons in the UK have welcomed the withdrawal of a so-called “lunchtime boob job” treatment. Macrolane, an injectable filler meant to be used for body contouring, had been marketed as a temporary breast enlarger but its manufacturers have now discontinued it for such purposes. There are not thought to be safety concerns, but it […]

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The Commons Health Committee has condemned the stance taken by the NHS towards PIP Implants. Patients who had implants privately can have them removed, but not replaced, on the NHS if the clinic will not help. The Committee said that meant patients being operated on twice – once to remove and then again to replace […]

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Last month The Only Way is Essex star Lauren Pope confirmed that she is one of the 40,000 women in the UK who have received the implants by French company Poly Implant Prostheses (PIP), which following legal proceedings, has now been shut down. So it’s no surprise she’s now seeking expert help on what steps […]

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Celebrity Big Brother winner Denise Welch has confessed that she is planning to get a boob job. Famous for her drunken antics and ‘Loose Women’ chat, the TV presenter says she is a “compulsive flasher” but needs better boobs to avoid scaring people. “I do have compulsive flashing disorder,” she told the Daily Star Sunday. […]

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The global health scare sparked by the use of non-medical grade silicone in PIP breast implants is unlikely to have a long-term impact on the buoyancy of the cosmetic surgery industry, an international body of plastic surgeons said. A new study by IMCAS (the International Master Course on Ageing Skin) found that beauty procedures worldwide […]

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The founder of the French firm that produced the faulty breast implants at the centre of a global health scare has been arrested in the south of France. Jean-Claude Mas, 72, head of Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) was taken into police custody just before 7am this morning. Claude Couty, another executive from the French company, […]

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The Only Way Is Essex star Lauren Pope is to have her breast implants removed on the next series of the hit reality show, according to reports. The 28-year-old DJ and model recently found out she was one of 40,000 women in the UK to have been fitted with implants manufactured by now-closed French company […]

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Ulrika Jonsson has said Kelly Brook was wrong to criticise celebrities who openly talk about their cosmetic surgery. Brook said in a newspaper interview last week that she had never been under the knife and argued that famous people should not discuss their cosmetic surgery because it made “other women feel devalued”. But Jonsson, who […]

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The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (Baaps) wants to ban cosmetic surgery adverts and to force surgeons to have annual checks, in a bid to get rid of cowboy practitioners. Baaps said cosmetic surgery as a medical procedure should not be advertised, in the same way that the promotion of prescription medicines is banned. […]

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A compulsory insurance scheme for cosmetic surgery patients could be set up following the outcry over faulty PIP breast implants, the medical director of the NHS said. Professor Sir Bruce Keogh, who is heading a government review into the cosmetic surgery industry in the wake of the scandal, told the BBC the scheme would be […]

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It seems that after giving birth to her fourth child Victoria Beckham is starting to worry about droopy boobs! A friend of the singer-turned-fashion-designer was quoted in NOW Magazine saying that she’s considering getting a boob job now she’s stopped breast-feeding five-month-old Harper. ‘She doesn’t want them any bigger than a B cup, but she’d […]

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by Dr Mark Harrison, Director Harley Aesthetics  The Problem The current situation is that over the last 10 years 40,000 women in the UK have been given PIP breast implants that contain industrial grade silicone rather than medical grade silicone. The direct result of this was that PIP made a £10 cost saving on the […]

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