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23/08/2015 | As reports of injuries due to the use of illegal and dodgy equipment continue to rise and with government crackdowns on beauty equipment now in full swing, you might be alarmed to learn that your clients may not have the faintest idea as to what a legitimate beauty device looks like.

23/08/2015 | Loose Woman Sherrie Hewson has had a facelift despite almost dying in her last op. But this time she stayed wide awake throughout. Doctors had to cancel her surgery and fight to save the 64-year-old Benidorm actress when she had convulsions and blacked out seconds after being given a general anaesthetic two months ago.

22/08/2015 | A woman who cannot work because her 42N breasts cause her constant back pain has been denied an NHS operation – because her case is not exceptional. Ginny Chapman, 20, struggles with unbearable back pain and is forced to claim £250-a-week in benefits because her boobs are so massive.

20/08/2015 | Cosmetic surgery has become a billion-dollar industry in Australia. But as more and more clinics pop up across the country, doctors are raising concerns about botched procedures as well as the kind of anaesthetics some of the facilities are using. The peak body representing cosmetic surgeons says some doctors within the industry may be putting patients at risk.

19/08/2015 | The family of a Gold Coast woman who died after undergoing cosmetic surgery in Mexico say they can finally reveal the true cause of her death.

18/08/2015 | A man convicted of illegal teeth whitening is still running a clinic in Belfast, the BBC has learned. Samuel Irvine-Madine was convicted in April of illegally impersonating a dental practitioner and carrying out teeth whitening. He was taken to court by the General Dental Council and fined £500.

15/08/2015 | A number of young people in the U.S. are resorting to a dangerous short cut to straight teeth by using cheap elastic bands, which dental experts have warned could cause gum damage and even teeth to fall out! The increasingly-popular “gap band” trend sees teenagers tying small, cheap hair elastics around their teeth.

10/08/2015 | A giant three quarters of people in the UK think the NHS shouldn’t pick up the tab for botched boob jobs. One in four women have admitted they would have plastic surgery to help get their body beach ready, but this can come at a price to our health service when they decide to do it on the cheap.

09/08/2015 | Jane Kiiza died after having a curve enhancing operation on her buttocks. The Brazilian lift is in demand as women try to emulate celebrities figures. Ms Kiiza, 48, is believed to be the first British casualty from the procedure after a cascade of infection tore through her body, killing her days after surgery.

06/08/2015 | Doctors have launched a new treatment which they claim can make people ‘scientifically beautiful’. The treatment – called Facial Profiling – uses computer software which analyses the proportions of the face. Then, centuries-old principals of ‘geometric ratios’, which have come to define beauty, are applied to the entire face, rather than simply focusing on one area.

06/08/2015 | Those with enlargements are at triple the risk of death from alcohol or drug abuse, research suggests women with breast enlargements are three times more likely to kill themselves, a new study has found. In addition, those with implants are at triple the risk of death from alcohol or drug abuse, the evidence suggests.

06/08/2015 | An aesthetic nurse has been found guilty of professional misconduct in connection with allegedly keeping and supplying Botox treatment. Mary Frances Nielsen was before a Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) fitness-to-practise inquiry. She was found guilty of professional misconduct.

05/08/2015 | A team of researchers based at the John Hopkins University in Baltimore believe they may have found proof that photo ageing damage from ultraviolet radiation could be reversed.

03/08/2015 | Ulthera, Inc. a wholly-owned subsidiary of Merz, Inc. (US affiliate of the global Merz Pharma Group), announced today that the U.S. FDA has cleared its Cellfina™ System for the long-term improvement in the appearance of cellulite on the buttocks and thighs with no loss of benefit for up to 2 years.

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