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The Fallout from Medical Tourism

Would you take your car half way round the world if it needed fixing? I very much doubt it…if you did, and a wheel falls off on your way home, what would you do? OK, you may take it to a local garage mechanic who takes one look at it and they see the exhaust […]

Do I Have FDA Approved Breast Implants?

In the UK, breast implants are regulated by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) rather than the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). However, there is still a great deal of confusion around whether or not breast implants in the UK need to be FDA approved. The FDA is a US government agency […]

Mind Your Own Business – by JJ Staiano

I was pleased to launch my new book called Mind Your Own Business – how to turn your medical practice in to a business rather than just a job ‘The P.E.C.A.N. Approach’ at the annual meeting of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (the BAAPS) at the National Gallery in London on 27-28th September […]

The risks of cosmetic surgery

Every day I hear patients talk about the risks of having cosmetic surgery. They are worried that they won’t wake up from the anaesthetic and will leave their children motherless. They tell me stories they have heard about someone who once died having a cosmetic procedure. I sense that there is often a feeling of […]