Cosmetic Surgery in UK: Is it Safe? British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons president Nigel Mercer has described the British cosmetic surgery industry as an “unregulated mess” and said that tighter control is needed to clamp down on untested products and two-in-one medical offers.
Mercer said there is also a need to regulate new products like dermal fillers, which currently do not have to be tested as drugs. He also called for the government not to allow discount offers in the medical field.
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Botox Side Effects: Will it Bring You Happiness? Botox, the popular anti-wrinkle drug much-loved by aging celebrities, will make you feel happier because it stops your face from frowning.
This is what researchers from the University of Wisconsin found out after testing 40 volunteers. Before and after giving them small doses of Botox into their forehead, the volunteers were asked to read a series of statements that show emotions such as happiness, loneliness and anger.
The results show that the volunteers read out the more negative statements slightly longer than they did before having the injections.
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Accutane Side Effects: Hair Loss, Liver Damage, Crohn’s Disease. Don’t let your desire to have an acne-free face blind you from the possible side effects of whatever anti-acne medication you are taking. For instance, Accutane, an anti-acne medication manufactured by Roche is listed by Drug Watch to have the following side effects:
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Lux 1540 Laser: Is it Worth It? Is it an Effective Stretch Marks Treatment? Apparently, the good people of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have approved the use of Lux1540 Laser as a device to erase your stretch marks.
It’s kinda expensive (costing at £1,200 in the U.K.) but its developer, Dr Maurice Adatto, insists that its worth every cent you’ll gonna pay for it.
According to the Daily Mail, Dr. Addato — a specialist in dermatology, laser and cutaneous surgery — had this to say about his product: “Clinical studies have shown that patients treated with the Lux1540 laser achieved an average improvement of between 51 per cent and 75 per cent in the appearance of their striae. The treatment had little or no impact on patients’ daily activities.”
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What is a pumping party? Is it safe or is it dangerous? Why are some people attending pumping parties? Are there any benefits to undergoing this thing? Well, you and I have questions about pumping parties and we’re lucky because Dr. Paul Nassif of the TV show Botched has the answers for us.
Here’s what he says about what pumping parties are during an interview with the Cosmopolitan Magazine:
A pumping party is an underground party where people get injections of black market product, whether it’s some weird filler or non-medical grade silicone or even some type of kitchen oil or food product. Even caulking used for the sink or bathtub sometimes. The men and women doing the procedures are not professionals, and they’re often not physicians, but they’re promising things, saying, “Oh, I know what I’m doing, I can get you a good result.” But there are people in jail who have killed people — not immediately, but as a result of injecting these terrible fillers.
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Laser Tattoo Removal Cost: How Much Price to Pay to Erase Tattoo? How much money will you have to pay if you want to get your unwanted “no longer cool” tattoos erased? Apparently, what you will spend to get your tattoos removed through laser surgery is going to be more than what you spent for the tattoo itself.
Bama Inked, which covers tattoo culture in Alabama, visited three establishments which conduct tattoo removals by laser and found out that you will spend an average of $55 to have a square inch of tattoo removed.
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