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How do I choose the right surgeon/treatment provider?

How do I choose the right surgeon/treatment provider?

Chosing to have cosmetic surgery or other forms of cosmetic treatment is a big decision, and it is very important to choose the right treatment provider for the job. In this article we've tried to sum up the different steps that you should go through before chosing on a particular clinic or hospital for the treatment.
Regulation on Cosmetic Treatment

Regulation on Cosmetic Treatment

Before undergoing cosmetic surgery or other forms of cosmetic treatment at a private hospital or in a private clinic, you should know the rules governing the area. Most providers of cosmetic treatments must be registered with the Healthcare Commission, but not all. Get to know for yourself with this brief summary of the rules that clinics and hospitals must follow.
Wishing for smaller breasts...

Wishing for smaller breasts...

Read Lise's personal story about her greatest wish of all - The wish to have smaller breasts. The 23-year-old tells us her story of how she struggled with the both physical and psychological burden og having very large breast, why she finally choose to have surgery, and how her closest family reacted to this decision. Today, after having breast reduction surgery, Lise is immensely happy with the result, and she now helps other women who contemplate having breast reduction surgery.
Non-surgical options for the treatment of hair loss

Non-surgical options for the treatment of hair loss

The search for new ways to help those suffering from hair loss has captured word-wide attention. Some new non-surgical hair loss treatment techniques and products have been proven to be of benefit, while others have simply played on the emotional strings of those who suffer from the problem. Professor of Dermatology, Dr. Robert M. Bernstein, takes a look at the treatment options available.
» 22-08-2016

Wen Hair Care baldness suit signals need for toxin testing in beauty products

A $26m settlement between Wen Hair Care and consumers who suffered hair loss calls attention to a regulatory gap in personal care productsLast week brought news that Wen Hair Care, a celebrity endorsed “sulfate-free” shampoo and conditioner line is preparing a $26.5m settlement after a class action lawsuit over thousands of complaints of hair lo...
» 21-08-2016

Substandard cosmetic surgery clinics to be named and shamed

Government proposes CQC regulation expands to cover substance misuse centres and refractive eye surgery providers Cosmetic surgery clinics that fail to provide good quality care will be named and shamed for the first time under government plans. Clinics offering such cosmetic procedures are to be rated online, which Jeremy Hunt, the health secre...
» 18-08-2016

Dentist Desmond D'Mello is struck off

A string of malpractice allegations were found proven against Desmond D'Mello after a whistle-blower exposed the poor levels of cleanliness at his practice in Gedling, Nottinghamshire.
» 16-08-2016

Patient safety at risk because language tests for medics 'not stringent enough'

Royal College of Surgeons calls for doctors, nurses and dentists from the European Economic Area to face clinical language testsPatient safety could be at risk because doctors, nurses and dentists from elsewhere in Europe are not facing stringent enough language tests, leading medics have said.In only one year, 29 medics from the European Econom...