The British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS) today warns patients of the risks of travelling abroad for cosmetic surgery due to the potential for increased frequency of complications and poorer aftercare. The warning has been issued following the publication of a report from the University of Leeds, entitled ‘Sun, Sea, Sand […]
MEDIA STATEMENT 18 July 2013 BAPRAS condemns trivialisation of non invasive surgical procedures highlighted on the final of TV show The Apprentice and reiterates call for increased regulation of cosmetic surgery practices Mark Henley, Chair of BAPRAS’ Independent and Aesthetic Practice Committee and a Consultant Plastic Surgeon, said: “Last night’s broadcast of Leah […]
There is no evidence to recommend the routine removal of PIP implants from about 40,000 women in the UK, the Government said today. But it said the 5% of women who had their implants on the NHS as part of breast reconstruction surgery will be able to have them removed and replaced if they […]
Speaking on the BBC’s The World at One, Mr Goodacre, who is president of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS) said he did not think there was any risk of cancer as a result of the faulty implants, but he was still advising what he called removal on a “staged basis”. […]
I always advice my patient to choose wisely. Reliablity and safety records comes at a cost. we are aware of safety issues with PIP implants and same are highlighted in this newspaper link. “The company Poly Implant Prosthesis (PIP), based in the south of France, was one of the world’s leaders in silicone implant […]
US regulators: Silicone breast implants relatively safe Silicone breast implants are relatively safe despite frequent complications and a small increased risk of the disease lymphoma, US drug regulators have said. In a new report, the Food and Drug Administration said the risks were well enough understood that prospective patients could make informed decisions.
This is a you tube video which one of my BAPRAS colleagues Mr Hamish Laing has identified, which I believe deserves widespread exposure . It is a well crafted and very moving video aimed at educating young people about dangers of skin cancer especially malignant melanoma.
Hi there , I am excited on joining Ramsay group at Euxton Hall Hospital, Euxton, Lancashire. I am looking forward to work along with other plastic surgeon in the department. I am planning to provide full spectrum of cosmetic surgery, skin cancer surgery, hand surgery and non surgical treatments. Please feel free to join us […]
I am excited about launching our brand “Esthetik” of aesthetic surgery. “Esthetik” aim to provide high quality wide range of surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures through our dedicated team. Instead of off the shelf solutions we firmly believe in individualising treatment. I am available for consultation at the addresses given in contact us page . I am […]
In 2007 i went over to Taiwan to expand my experience in reconstuctive microsurgery and spend some time with Prof F C Wei, one of the leading microsurgeon in the world. Here is a link for my report of this visit. I was awarded the travelling fellowship by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons […]