Pip Breast Implants

PIP Implant Boss Jailed, but We're Still Taking Huge Risks With Cosmetic Surgery

Sean O'Meara | Posted 09.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sean O'Meara

As utterly ridiculous as this may sound, it points to a worryingly cavalier attitude toward safety in cosmetic procedures, whether surgical or not. A recent study found that 13% of people who'd had non-surgical procedures had allowed an unqualified individual to perform the procedure.

Should Cosmetic Surgery Industry Face Tighter Controls?

PA | Posted 01.03.2013 | UK

A ban on cut-price deals and a clampdown on aggressive sales techniques for cosmetic surgery are among ideas submitted to a review of the industry ord...

Mother Blames Burst PIP Implant For Daughter's Brain Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 03.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A mother has claimed that her burst Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) breast implant could have caused her young daughter's incurable brain cancer. Accor...

PIP Boss Faces Charges Of 'Involuntary Injury' After Breast Implant Scandal

PA | Posted 28.03.2012 | UK

The boss of the French company at the centre of the breast implant scandal faces charges of "involuntary injury", his lawyer said. Jean-Claude Mas, w...

PIP Boss Faces Charges Of 'Involuntary Injury' After Breast Implant Scandal

PA | Posted 28.03.2012 | UK

The boss of the French company at the centre of the breast implant scandal faces charges of "involuntary injury", his lawyer said. Jean-Claude Mas, w...

Women In Breast Implant Scandal ‘Need Psychological Counselling’

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 23.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A psychiatric study has revealed that 80% of women affected by the recent Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) breast implant scandal will end up needing psych...

'Ban Adverts For Cosmetic Surgery And Crackdown On Cowboys', Say Surgeons

PA/Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 23.01.2012 | UK

All cosmetic surgery advertising should be banned and annual checks carried out on surgeons, advised experts in the wake of the PIP breast implant sca...

Breast Implant Scandal Firm 'Also Made Testicles'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

New warnings have emerged amid the global PIP breast implant scare as reports reveal the same contaminated gel was used in male chest and testicle imp...