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Cosmetic surgery stats: number of surgeries remains stable amid calls for greater regulation of quick fix solutions 

London, 20 May 2019 – The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS); the only organisation solely dedicated to advancing safety, innovation and excellence in cosmetic surgery; has released its annual audit. According to the new... Read more


Statement from PRASEAG on Breast Implants and Guidance for Patients.

The BAAPS provided the following statement from the Chair of PRASEAG outlining the current situation regarding breast implants associated with anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) and offer guidance for patients. See the statement... Read more


Theft of Medical Supplies from Witham

The Essex Police have asked to make BAAPS members aware that a large quantity of Botox and Azzalure botulinum toxin was stolen from a supplier in Essex and officers believe it’s been sold on for the black market, so could be anywhere in... Read more


A statement by The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) on the withdrawal of Allergan (Natrelle®) textured implants

BACKGROUND Over recent years, plastic surgeons have become aware of and studied a known link between breast implants that have a textured surface and the condition Breast Implant Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma... Read more


Breast implant safety

                                 The BBC Panorama (due to be shown BBC one, 20.30, Monday 26th November) has been working with an International Consortium... Read more


Joint Statement on England’s Breast and Cosmetic Implant Registry

Coalition of British breast and plastic surgeons welcome the news that over 20,000 operations have been recorded on England’s Breast and Cosmetic Implant Registry Today, The British Association of Plastic,... Read more


IN THE CUT: PLASTIC SURGEONS WELCOME NEW PRESIDENT

London surgeon assumes leadership role at the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons

London, 4 October 2018 - The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (www.baaps.org.uk); the not-for-profit organisation representing the vast majority of NHS-trained plastic surgeons... Read more


THE BOTTOM LINE

THE BOTTOM LINE Popularity of Risky Buttock Enhancement Procedures Leading to Costliest Emergency Complications British Surgeons Warned Not to Perform Procedure until More Data is Collected Eye-Watering Costs to Health... Read more


BAAPS statement on Brazilian Buttock Lifts

London – 29 August 2018 - The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (http://baaps.org.uk) today issue a statement on Brazilian Buttock Lift (BBL) surgery in the wake of the tragic news of a British woman’s death after... Read more


BAAPS Statement on high street Botox injections

According to Consultant Plastic Surgeon and council member of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons Mary O’Brien: "Non-surgical aesthetic procedures are not without risk. The promotion of this type of medical treatment... Read more


Statement - BAAPS response to the FDA warning on vaginal rejuvenation

Paul Banwell, Consultant Plastic Surgeon and member of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, said:  "We welcome the comments made by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding the exponential rise in... Read more


BAAPS statement on ‘Dr Bumbum’

According to Consultant Plastic Surgeon and former BAAPS President Rajiv Grover; “As the highly-publicised story of Brazilian Doctor Denis Furtado (AKA Dr Bumbum) unfolds, the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons stress the... Read more


BAAPS statement on cosmetic surgery adverts targeting vulnerable people 

According to Consultant Plastic Surgeon and former BAAPS President Rajiv Grover;  “The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons has previously spoken out to condemn the proliferation of reality shows which glamourise cosmetic... Read more


COSMETIC SURGERY STATS: DAD BODS AND FILTER JOBS

  Over 28,000 Ops Took Place in 2017, Only Slightly Below than 2016 Growing Acceptance of Rounded ‘Dad Bod’ Sees Men Shun Body Surgery Surge in Flattering Social Media Face Filters Sees Women Focusing on Body... Read more


NO CONTEST: COSMETIC SURGERY IS NOT A PRIZE

British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons condemns auction

London – 24 January 2018 - Plastic surgeons are hugely disappointed that, during an annual dinner at a plush London hotel, a private clinic has blatantly disregarded General Medical Council guidelines in order to offer cosmetic surgery as an... Read more


NEW DATA: FOUR OUT OF FIVE SURGEONS RECORD RISE IN REVISIONS FOR BOTCHED PROCEDURES

NEW DATA: FOUR OUT OF FIVE SURGEONS RECORD RISE IN REVISIONS FOR BOTCHED PROCEDURES Please Stow Your Sepsis in the Overhead Compartment – Surgery Tourism one of Main Culprits   Lack of regulation leading to ‘cowboy’... Read more


The Aesthetic Surgery Journal news on BI-ALCL

The Aesthetic Surgery Journal has published a study showing the risk of dying from breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma is minimal. Read more here...   About the BAAPS: The BAAPS (www.baaps.org.uk), based at... Read more


BAAPS' Statement on 2017 Dermal Filler Survey Findings

London - 24 July, 2017     According to the results of a poll by WhatClinic.com released today, 42% of web traffic to lip augmentation pages were from visitors aged 18-24, with the clinics surveyed saying that while they... Read more


BAAPS President Welcomes Lord Lansley's Bill

BAAPS President Welcomes Lord Lansley's Bill

23 June 2017 - London  According to consultant plastic surgeon and BAAPS President Simon Withey;  "I commend and support Lord Lansley on his success in tabling a private members bill to improve the regulation of cosmetic... Read more


THE BUST BOOM BUSTS

The YOU Referendum: Global Uncertainty Elicits Low

London – ‪13 February, 2017 – The number of Britons undergoing cosmetic surgery in 2016 was the lowest in nearly a decade, with a climate of global unrest and ‘bad news overload’ leaving patients... Read more