AT Home with Dr Chris Steele - September 2011 - (Page 136)
Under T the knife: is it for you?
StatiSticS Show that coSmetic Surgery iS more popular than ever. make Sure you know what’S involved before going ahead
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he face of the UK cosmetic surgery industry is changing – not only are the procedures now more affordable and accessible than ever before, but the development of less invasive treatments has meant that more and more women are choosing to go under the knife, laser or needle. Statistics from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS, www.baaps.org. uk) show that 43,069 cosmetic procedures were carried out in the UK in 2011 – an increase of 5.8% on the previous year. But with so many treatments available and ever-evolving techniques emerging, it’s crucial you do your homework before considering surgery. So here’s your guide to what’s available and how long the procedures take.
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