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Expert urges cosmetic surgery patients to seek advice

Published on 21/08/2009
People considering non-surgical cosmetic procedures in the UK are finding it difficult to make decisions due to a lack of advice.

That is according to Rajiv Grover, consultant plastic surgeon and secretary of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (Baaps), who has claimed that many people do not know where to go to discuss such treatment.

"Fillers in this country are not regulated in the same way they are in America where they are treated like a medicine," he said.

The consultant urged people to get in touch with either Baaps or the British Association of Cosmetic Doctors if they want to discuss procedures.

According to the Harvey Medical Group, there has been a growth in the amount of people who are opting for cosmetic surgery.

Breast enlargement is the most requested procedure, with abdominoplasty seeing the biggest growth in the last twelve months, followed by nose reshaping.

Non-surgical procedures such as facial peels were also growing in popularity, up by 171 per cent in just the past year.
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