Cosmetic surgery

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NHS waiting times driving patients to seek weight-loss help in Turkey, says surgeon
Concerns grow after 67 cases of botulism poisoning in past three weeks linked to clinics in Istanbul and İzmir

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

18, Mar, 2023 @7:00 AM

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The fetishisation of youth might be undergoing a makeover – when has ageing ever looked this fun? | Van Badham
As the domain of human potential is staked by the powerful older, it’s not unreasonable to imagine beauty standards may one day shift too

Van Badham

22, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Buccal fat removal is a new take on an old theme: a means to keep women in their place | Martha Gill
When fashion demands that females mutilate themselves, it begins to look a lot like abuse

Martha Gill

14, Jan, 2023 @7:00 PM

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I’m the perfect target for buccal fat removal – this is how I’ve resisted it | Moya Lothian-McLean
Unsure that self-esteem and the pursuit of an ever-changing beauty ideal can co-exist, I’ve chosen to leave my cheeks as they are, says journalist and editor Moya Lothian-McLean

Moya Lothian-McLean

11, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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‘They’ve lost the plot’: leading cosmetic doctor says under-30s are overdoing Botox and fillers
Instagram generation views ‘tweakments’ as a status symbol says King of Botox, but safety concerns won’t go away

Miranda Bryant

18, Dec, 2022 @8:00 AM

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When Angela Rayner told the FT about her ‘boob job’, she was telling the rightwing press to bring it on | Zoe Williams
No disclosure goes unpunished by the tabloids if you are a Labour politician - and the typical defence is to say nothing. The deputy leader has a different strategy, writes Zoe Williams

Zoe Williams

14, Nov, 2022 @7:33 PM

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Would you have your legs broken to make yourself taller? The men who go through hell for a little extra height
The procedure can cost £80,000 – but increasing numbers of people are putting themselves through leg-lengthening surgery. What drives them to do it? And is it worth the pain and potential complications?

Simon Usborne

09, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Why has Britain fallen in love with Botox? There is only one way to find out ...
Increasing numbers of people are using the cosmetic treatment and they are happy to admit it. But what does it feel like to freeze your forehead, does anyone notice – and can it change how you feel about yourself?

Zoe Williams

28, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘Like a dystopian world’: inside the booming demand for cosmetic injectables
Experts believe Australians are at risk of serious mental and physical harm unless the industry is cleaned up and professionalised

Tamsin Rose

24, Sep, 2022 @8:00 PM

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World’s top cosmetic surgeons to discuss reported side-effects of enzyme used to dissolve facial fillers
After dozens of patients revealed complications to Guardian Australia, the use of hyaluronidase to be raised at international conference

Tamsin Rose

20, Sep, 2022 @6:49 AM

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Botox patients should undergo mental health screening, experts say
Clinicians say low cost and ready availability of cosmetic injections makes them dangerous for people suffering body image issues

Tamsin Rose

15, Sep, 2022 @5:30 PM

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‘Life changed forever’: Australians speak of side-effects and pain after having cosmetic fillers dissolved
The use of the injectable enzyme hyaluronidase has come under scrutiny amid calls for more industry regulation

Tamsin Rose

05, Sep, 2022 @5:30 PM

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