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Press Releases Archive — June 2010

New UK guidance on controversial French implants

Protective barrier had been dispensed with - women urged to have an ultrasound

London - 18 June, 2010 - The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (www.baaps.org.uk), welcomes today the clarification provided by a detailed study into France's controversial PIP implants by the French Society of Plastic,... Read more


Latest developments on PIP Implants controversy

Studies to be carried out in UK following delays– samples impounded in France

London – 9 July, 2010 – The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (www.baaps.org.uk), welcomes today the decision by the Medicine and Healthcare Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to conduct their own toxicology studies into the gel... Read more


A Brussels facelift: European regulations for cosmetic surgery to be introduced

British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons to Help Set Guidelines

London – 8 June, 2010 – After years of calling for tighter controls in cosmetic surgery in Britain, top UK surgeons are delighted to provide key input at a new committee in Brussels, so that Europe-wide standards can finally be... Read more