Plastic surgery

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When it comes to cosmetic surgery, appearances can be deceiving | Yael Lefkovits
Kate* had no idea that underpinning the lower cost of her procedure was a lack of training, expertise and anaesthetic support

Yael Lefkovits

14, Oct, 2021 @12:18 AM

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Tulsi Vagjiani: the woman who lost her family in a plane crash – and found the beauty in her burns
After a tragedy that killed her father, mother and brother, and left her severely scarred, she endured years of taunts and rejection. Now she is fighting for all those with facial disfigurements

Emine Saner

06, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘I believe it’s a mental health issue’: the rise of Zoom dysmorphia
Time spent on the ‘funhouse mirror’ of video conferencing calls has resulted in a distortion of our self image

Priya Elan

01, Sep, 2021 @3:11 PM

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Brazilian butt lift: behind the world's most dangerous cosmetic surgery
The long read: The BBL is the fastest growing cosmetic surgery in the world, despite the mounting number of deaths resulting from the procedure. What is driving its astonishing rise?

Sophie Elmhirst

09, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The nobody-nose job: how the pandemic led to a rise in plastic surgery
Wanting to emerge from lockdown ‘better’ versions of themselves, some people are turning to drastic measures

Brianna Holt

06, Jan, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Fake plastic surgeon who maimed women struck off medical register
NSW tribunal finds Leslie Blackstock guilty of professional misconduct after carrying out surgery on nine patients in an unlicensed facility in Sydney

Melissa Davey

01, Oct, 2020 @2:40 AM

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More than 1,500 NHS breast reconstructions delayed due to Covid
Breast cancer patients in UK facing waits of ‘months, possibly years’ because of cases backlog

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

18, Sep, 2020 @4:00 AM

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James Partridge: 'Face masks could increase anxiety for people with disfigurements'
The founder of Face Equality International on coming out of lockdown and his battle to overcome prejudice

Alison Benjamin

16, Jun, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Botched mole removal: 'They looked worse – they kept growing back'
A woman treated by a rogue beautician two years ago describes her ordeal

Lucy Mansfield

11, Feb, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Vaginal surgery and piercings are not FGM, says CPS guideline
Crown Prosecution Service revises advice on female genital mutilation prosecution

Owen Bowcott Legal affairs correspondent

16, Oct, 2019 @11:01 PM

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Which is the world's vainest city?
Is it a plastic surgery centre such as Seoul or Rio de Janeiro, or a hotbed of selfie-takers such as Manhattan?

Helen Lock

04, Sep, 2019 @6:15 AM

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Dying for a new body: why so many deaths from plastic surgery tourism?
New Yorkers flock to the Dominican Republic for cheaper plastic surgery procedures, but not all of them return home.

Michael Krumholtz in New York and Noelis Ciriaco in the Dominican Republic

23, Aug, 2019 @6:00 AM

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