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Press Releases Archive — September 2010

French Implants Test 'inconclusive'

Implants ‘Sweat’ Irritant Silicone Even Without Rupture

London – 29 September, 2010 – As new test results from the French Competent Authority (AFSSAPS) into controversial PIP breast implants cannot entirely rule out genotoxicity (DNA cell disruption), the British Association of Aesthetic... Read more


British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons welcomes new president

Fazel Fatah Assumes Leadership Role

London - 23 September, 2010 - The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (www.baaps.org.uk), the not-for-profit organisation established for the advancement of education and practice of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery for public benefit, today... Read more


Shots and blasts: weekend Botox courses and laser bonanza

Surgeons to Highlight New Dangers in Annual Conference

London – 23 September, 2010 – Despite public indignation resulting from last week’s report into rogue cosmetic surgery providers and the launch of a voluntary register for providers of injectables, October will see even further... Read more


Shocking new statistics fail to shock surgeons

British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons ‘Sadly Unsurprised’ by Findings

London – 16 September, 2010 – Hot on the heels of the launch of a 'toothless' voluntary register for cosmetic injectables, a damning new report specific to purely surgical procedures is being published by the National... Read more


Scalpels at the ready: surgeons demand unenforceable regulation scheme be shelved

Ineffective Register Little Better than ‘State-Sponsored Marketing of Cosmetic Treatments’

London – 13 September, 2010 – Despite not being the main purveyors of cosmetic injectables such as dermal fillers and Botox, it is all too often plastic surgeons who are left to pick up the pieces when treatments go wrong. A new... Read more


Controversial breast implant gel not toxic

Preliminary Testing Shows No Evidence of Toxicity

London – 03 September, 2010 – The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (www.baaps.org.uk), welcomes today the news from the Medicine and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) that the gel inside controversial PIP... Read more