Navigation Links
UK Plastic surgeons cash in as cosmetic operations soar

as alarmed others. Douglas McGeorge, the president-elect of BAAPS, said: "When performed under the right circumstances aesthetic surgery can have a very positive psychological impact and improve a patient's quality of life."

Adam Searle, the current president of BAAPS, differed: "With the increasing media coverage that provides the public with ever more information on what surgical procedures might achieve, it is essential our members promote responsible practices."

There is also a campaign among plastic surgeons to prevent commercial companies from “trivializing and degrading” the speciality. Two of the leading providers of cosmetic surgery came under fire by BAAPS last autumn for using hard-core sales techniques. Magazines were attacked for offering "extreme makeovers" as prizes in competitions, and reality television programs for "sensationalist coverage" of the issue.

Mr Searle, a consultant plastic surgeon who treats cancer patients in London, has been at the forefront of campaigns by the association in the past year to prevent commercial companies from "trivializing and degrading" the specialty.

He said: "The trivialisation and commoditisation of medical procedures is appalling. It seems to have come down to the level of loyalty cards, money-off vouchers, competition prizes and even a raffle prize of a procedure of your choice. This belittling of the seriousness of undertaking a medical procedure degrades not only our specialty but also the medical profession as a whole."

Sasha Rakoff, of campaign group Object, added: "Vulnerable, often young, people are being fooled into believing their only chance at happiness is by changing themselves into what the media, fashion and sex industry tells them beauty is. A generation of young girls have no other role models other than surgically enhanced glamour models such as Jordan. It's very sad."

A clampdown on cosmetic surgery clinics was announced by the UK govern
'"/>




Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Smart Plastic As Surigical Thread
2. Plastic surgery popular with men also!
3. Plastic Sling Has Proved Successful In Improving Aging Of The Neck
4. Plastic to cause breast cancer
5. Plastic Dilators for normal sex after cancer treatment
6. New Plastic Surgery Unit Set Up In Kolkata To Meet Ever-Increasing Consumer Demand
7. Plastic Surgeons Looking Forward To First Full Face Transplant
8. Mineral Water Stored In Plastic Containers For Long Could Be Lethal
9. Plastic Surgery Is Primetime among Ethnic Groups
10. After Weight Reduction People Opt For Special Plastic Surgery to Tone Their Body
11. Bisphenol-A In Plastics Associated With Breast Cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Plastic surgeons cash cosmetic operations soar

(Date:12/24/2014)... 2014 Epigenetics finds applications in a ... oncology, drug discovery, developmental biology, and research for metabolic ... of the most widely used techniques for the discovery ... prevalence of cancer is rapidly growing worldwide. In 2012, ... cancer deaths, and 32.6 million people living with cancer ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... New studies reveal that women under the ... depression (March 6, 2014, JAMA Otolaryngology*). And although many people ... 50 percent according to recent polls) facing hearing loss head ... person feels and relates to the world. People who have ... made by way of:, , self-confidence , ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... 25, 2014 Today, Yunx.co.uk, a hot ... dresses and other special occasion outfits, unveils 65 ... are offered at discounted prices, up to 80% off. ... ladies with their fashionable designs, gorgeous looks and delicate ... The business is devoted to designing and offering high-quality ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Dec. 23, 2014 (HealthDay ... for one year will be allowed to donate blood in the ... 31-year ban on donations from men who have sex with men. ... to release a new draft guidance in early 2015 that would ... The FDA is changing its policy based on data from other ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Adults who experienced ... of migraine headaches, suggests a study published online ... "Childhood maltreatment can have long-lasting effects, like ... adulthood," study author Dawn Buse, director of behavioral ... City, said in a journal news release. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Global Epigenetics Market Was Valued at $413.24 Million in 2014 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:Global Epigenetics Market Was Valued at $413.24 Million in 2014 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:Recent Studys Underscore the Fact That One of the Best Gifts to Give This Holiday Season is a Hearing Test 2Health News:Recent Studys Underscore the Fact That One of the Best Gifts to Give This Holiday Season is a Hearing Test 3Health News:Recent Studys Underscore the Fact That One of the Best Gifts to Give This Holiday Season is a Hearing Test 4Health News:Recent Studys Underscore the Fact That One of the Best Gifts to Give This Holiday Season is a Hearing Test 5Health News:Recent Studys Underscore the Fact That One of the Best Gifts to Give This Holiday Season is a Hearing Test 6Health News:Yunx.co.uk Unveils 65 New Bridesmaid Dresses for the UK market 2Health News:FDA to Lift Ban on Blood Donations by Gay Men 2Health News:FDA to Lift Ban on Blood Donations by Gay Men 3Health News:Abuse in Childhood Tied to Migraines in Adulthood 2
... News) -- The incidence of head and neck cancers related ... States, with the greatest increase among middle-aged white men, a ... risk factors for head and neck cancers, but the sexually ... well, according to researchers from the Louisiana State University Health ...
... Long-term follow-up of a phase II clinical trial ... non-small cell lung cancer treated with belagenpumatucel-L, a therapeutic ... Annual Meeting 2012, held March 31 - April 4. ... to show unusually long survival in some patients," said ...
... Awakening from anesthesia is often associated with an ... restoration of awareness and orientation to one,s surroundings. ... consciousness emerges first. Using brain imaging techniques in ... Adjunct Professor Harry Scheinin, M.D. from the University ...
... (Boston) - Anurag Singh, PhD, assistant professor in ... Boston University School of Medicine has been invited ... for colon cancer at the American Association of ... Singh,s seminar, scheduled for Tuesday April 3rd, will ...
... , TUESDAY, April 3 (HealthDay News) -- Weight ... girls, self-esteem, according to a new study. "We found ... of obesity continued to see themselves as fat, despite changes ... associate professor of sociology at Purdue University in West Lafayette, ...
... Removing a lipoprotein receptor known as SR-BI may help ... presented at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual ... In vitro and mouse studies revealed that depletion of ... cell growth. SR-BI is a receptor for high-density ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:HPV-Related Head, Neck Cancers on the Rise 2Health News:Scientists solving the mystery of human consciousness 2Health News:Scientists solving the mystery of human consciousness 3Health News:For Many Girls, Slimming Down Doesn't Help Self-Esteem 2Health News:Eliminating the 'good cholesterol' receptor may fight breast cancer 2
(Date:12/24/2014)...  Commonwealth Cornerstone Group (CCG) today announced the completion of ... to help fund the expansion and consolidation of healthcare services ... . PHN is the largest federally ... It is the largest employer in Sharon,s ... staff. Currently, PHN Sharon offers scattered services out ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... 2014 Soligenix, Inc. (OTCQB: SNGX) (Soligenix ... products that address unmet medical needs in the ... that on December 24, 2014 it closed its ... Company raised approximately $2.3 million in gross proceeds ... net proceeds from the offering to fund its ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... FLINT, Mich. , Dec. 24, 2014  Diplomat ... largest independent specialty pharmacy, is proud to announce ... and quality at Diplomat, will take office as the ... 2015. The formal induction ceremony will take place Feb. ... which will be held at the Renaissance Center in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Commonwealth Cornerstone Group Announces $8 Million in Tax Credits to Expand and Consolidate Healthcare Services in Sharon 2Commonwealth Cornerstone Group Announces $8 Million in Tax Credits to Expand and Consolidate Healthcare Services in Sharon 3Soligenix Announces Closing of Public Offering of Units 2Soligenix Announces Closing of Public Offering of Units 3Diplomat's senior director of education and quality to be inducted as 2015 president of the Michigan Pharmacists Association 2Diplomat's senior director of education and quality to be inducted as 2015 president of the Michigan Pharmacists Association 3
... Sponsor of ZENPEP(R) CF Cycle for Life , ... , May 3 Thousands of cyclists will take to the streets this summer ... the country to support research to find new therapies and a cure for cystic fibrosis. The ... June 26 . , , , ...
... May 2 Althea Technologies, Inc., ... and manufacturing announced today that it has acquired ... The IP portfolio includes, among other things, Altus, ... injectable technologies.  Applications of this protein crystal technology ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Launches National Cycling Series to Benefit Critical Research and Care 2Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Launches National Cycling Series to Benefit Critical Research and Care 3Althea Technologies Acquires Altus Pharmaceuticals'(R) Assets and IP Portfolio, Establishing Technology Platform for Protein Formulations. 2
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
Medicine Products: