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BAPRAS condemns trivialisation of non invasive surgical procedures highlighted on the final of TV’s the Apprentice
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 […]
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Women who had their implants on the NHS may have them replaced
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 […]
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Senior UK Plastic Surgeon Advise removal of PIP Breast Implant
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”. […]
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Faulty Breast implants
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 […]
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