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Xmas Scheme Slammed by Watchdog and Cosmetic Surgeon

A local cosmetic surgery clinic offers Christmas vouchers applicable towards cosmetic surgery procedures such as tummy tucks and face lifts, a move deemed unethical by BAPRAS-registered cosmetic surgeon Hiroshi Nishikawa.

A Birmingham firm was today at the centre of a D-cup bust-up for encouraging women to go under the plastic surgeon’s knife for Christmas. The gift voucher boob job scheme was branded ‘unethical’ by a leading Birmingham surgeon angry that commercialism is entering a serious medical field.

The Midland Boy Who Had a Facelift

Oliver was born with a birthmark on his face that continued to grow and grow as he got older. After several non-surgical treatments, he opted for a reverse facelift when he was only 13 years old.

Midland surgeons have performed a facelift – on a 13-year-old boy. Oliver Grumley was born with a birthmark on his face which just grew and grew. By the time he was seven months old, his lip was on the verge of being permanently deformed and doctors decided to operate.

Mr Nishikawa Helps Mould Plastic Surgeons of the Future

Assessing, training and examining medical students and new plastic surgeons is a big way Mr Nishikawa continues to give back to his profession.

Hiteshkumar Tailor reports from the British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons’ Undergraduate Plastic Surgery Day, held at the Royal College of Surgeons of England, December 2009

A cold December morning saw the Royal College of Surgeons of England host well over 100 medical students from across the country for the Undergraduate Plastic Surgery Day. Held by the British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS) for its third consecutive year, its continuing success was proven by a packed lecture theatre.

Muscle Transplant Saves Boy’s Leg

A seven-year-old who doctors feared would lose a leg following a car accident is now walking after a pioneering operation.

A seven-year-old who doctors feared would lose a leg following a car accident is now walking after a pioneering operation. Surgeons from Diana, Princess of Wales Children’s Hospital in Birmingham took muscle from Darryl Noyce’s back and used it to replace tissue lost in the accident.

Boy Has Operation So He Can Smile

In a pioneering surgery, a boy has a muscle from his leg implanted in his face, and now he can smile!

An eight-year-old boy has been given an operation to allow him to smile. Jake Swift has a condition called Moebius Syndrome, which causes paralysis of the face. In a pioneering operation, Jake had a muscle from his leg implanted in his face. He will have a second operation on the other side of his face early next year.

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    Reconstructive, craniofacial and cosmetic consultant surgeon, my principal work is with the Birmingham Children's and Queen Elizabeth hospitals and the Westbourne Centre, a private medical centre in Edgbaston.

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