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In perPIPtuity

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Racing and Bluestocking Tits?

I confess I thought the ‘silly season’ referred to a paucity of sense in the news during Parliament’s summer recess. The absence of government allowing trivia and frivolity to take the place of more serious journalistic reportage.

Why our boobs are the very breast!

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Todays feature in the 'Me' section of the Sun newspaper today ~ Maxine Heasman (Co-Author of our Good Boob Bible) shares her thoughts on how fashion can dictate the ideal cleavage and nine ladies tell their own story about why they love theirs, be it round, pointed or small!

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PIP – Quis custodiet ipsos custodies?

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Does my bottom look big in this?

In a relationship study of over 1200 men conducted recently up to ¼ risked the wrath of their partner by considering they needed improvement by cosmetic surgery. Half of these charming fellows would have failed that most dangerous of female questions – ‘does my bottom look.…?) – by actually telling them!

Double Trouble

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Journalists usually enjoy a medical disaster story and Monday's Mail Online is no exception. The poor unfortunate described is in the process of legal action against a surgeon in Slovakia for a less-than-stunning outcome. Details are sketchy, but the patient appears to have undergone more than one attempt at attempted reparation.

Buyers Beware

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Professor Sir Bruce Keogh’s remarks reported on the Sky News site are hardly news to those of us in the industry that have spent many years, sometimes 10 or more, training in surgical disciplines. Given that there has been a complete absence of regulation it is perhaps a surprise that more disasters have not occurred.

Aspiring to be a ‘Barbie Doll’ should send alarm bells ringing!

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Alicia Douvall’s “why did nobody stop me wasting £1m to be the world’s most nipped and tucked woman?” has generated a fair amount of discussion at a time when the cosmetic industry’s ‘Leveson report’ is on the verge of release.

1 in 5 'unsuitable' for cosmetic surgery - patients dangerously misinformed by salespeople

The recent press release from BAAPS was rather an eye-opener. It reported a survey of its members and discovered that almost all (97%) had seen patients who had had received inappropriate advice at previous consultations with salespeople or ‘advisors’ of some kind or another.

New treatment for breast capsules

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Hardening or capsular contracture of breast implants following breast augmentation remains one of the most problematic issues to both the patient and the treating surgeon. It occurs in approximately 20% of all patients and despite much research the cause remains unknown.

Conventional treatment has centred on releasing or removing the capsule and placing the implant in a different position, usually under the muscle. More recently implants covered with a coating of Polyurethane foam have been shown to be less likely to harden.

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