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CARDIAC ARREST OF WOMAN AT SYDNEY BEAUTY CLINIC

ASPS warns cosmetic procedures ‘not without risk’ following cardiac arrest of woman at Sydney beauty clinic Reports of a woman suffering a cardiac arrest during a cosmetic procedure at a Sydney beauty clinic serves as a reminder that no cosmetic procedure is without risk. “This is a terrible incident and our concern is for the …

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FAQS on breast implant associated with anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL)

28 August 2017 The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has recently provided updated information regarding breast implant associated-anaplastic large cell lymphoma. The TGA has been posting updated information about this condition since 2011 and this updated alert was been generated following a recent expert advisory panel in view of additional generated from research performed by a …

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ASPS Welcomes New Victorian Bill

03 Jul 2017 The Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) welcomes the introduction of legislation into the Victorian Parliament designed to provide protection for patients undergoing cosmetic surgery procedures such as breast augmentations, abdominoplasties and facelifts. Victorian Health Minister The Hon Jill Hennessey MP introduced the Health Legislation Amendment (Quality and Safety) Bill into the …

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Plastic surgeons warn of blindness risk from cosmetic fillers

05 Jul 2017 The Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons warns the risk of blindness from cosmetic fillers is a real but little known risk that highlights the need for the procedure to be performed by appropriately qualified health professionals. Read more here

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ESRC Sun, Sea, Sand and Silicon. Mapping Cosmetic Surgery Tourism. Final Report 2014

ESRC Sun, Sea, Sand and Silicon. Mapping Cosmetic Surgery Tourism. Final Report 2014

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Are you considering having plastic surgery?

Are you considering having cosmetic surgery? From breast implants to facial fillers more and more Australians are choosing to have ‘work’ done on their bodies. Making the decision to have cosmetic surgery isn’t a trivial one and like any other surgery there are risks involved therefore It’s important to do your research and have a …

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Are you considering having plastic surgery?

From breast implants to facial fillers more and more Australians are choosing to have ‘work’ done on their bodies. Making the decision to have cosmetic surgery isn’t a trivial one and like any other surgery there are risks involved therefore It’s important to do your research and have a surgeon you trust. Dr Gazi Hussain, …

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Changes to medical Board of Australia Guidelines

Changes to medical Board of Australia Guidelines

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ESRC Sun, Sea, Sand and Silicon. Mapping Cosmetic Surgery Tourism. Final Report 2014

ESRC Sun, Sea, Sand and Silicon. Mapping Cosmetic Surgery Tourism. Final Report 2014

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Medical Tourism: Buyer beware

Media Release ‘Buyer beware’ – Plastic Surgeons warn of overseas surgery risks Australians should be very cautious about travelling overseas for cosmetic or plastic surgery procedures. The death of a British woman following cosmetic surgery in Thailand has prompted the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) to again warn people of the risks of ‘cosmetic …

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