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# Cosmetic Surgery

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Justine Bateman: 'Men’s older faces have always signified power, but for women that means a loss of power'
The US writer, producer and director shares an extract from her new book, Face: One Square Foot of Skin in which she explores the pressure on women to maintain their youthful looks.
# standard of care
Plastic surgery clinics to be regulated under new licensing plan
The new laws will give Hiqa more powers to investigate both public and private hospitals.
# nip/tuck
Court finds in favour of Dublin clinic that was denied blessing for 'breast surgery masterclass'
The one-day event would have featured live surgery demonstrations.
# Pearly Whites
One fifth of consumers want to save for cosmetic procedures
28% of consumers surveyed said they save less than €100 every month.
# nose job
There's a plastic surgery craze in Iran and people are wearing their nose bandages with pride
In Iran’s largest cities it is easy to spot women — but also men — with bandages on their noses, flaunting the fact they recently went under the knife.
# Under the knife
Breast implants are the most searched-for plastic surgery in Ireland
But what else are we looking up?
Unregulated plastic surgery procedures offered to 15 year olds
The Oireachtas Health Committee has been told the industry is largely unregulated here.
# kan't kope
This man has spent over €120k to make himself look like Kim Kardashian
You read that right.
# Frozen
Irish public warned to beware of rogue Botox practitioners
The warning comes after a woman was fined €6,000 for performing Botox treatments on customers at her salon.
# Cosmetic Surgery
Woman fined €3k for selling wrinkle filler prescription drug
Mary Concepta Burke did not have a prescription to sell Dysport which is a competitor to Botox.
# tighten your tackle
'Ball ironing' is now available to tighten men's nether regions
Are YOU a bit saggy down there?
# moust-have
The latest male must-have: the moustache implant
Around 250 clinics in Istanbul alone are vying for clients who want a more virile, bewhiskered look in Turkey.
Harley Medical Group criticised by health committee
The plastic surgery clinic refused an invitation to attend a meeting of the committee on the PIP breast implant scandal.
State 'should pay to remove PIP implants'
Oireachtas Committee hears that around 1,550 women received the potentially faulty implants in Ireland.
# Health
Breast implants scare to be discussed at Leinster House
Irish Medicines Board to give latest news on status of PIP implants with which at least 1,500 Irish women were fitted.
# Breast Implants
Defective breast implants could have been used in Irish clinics before 2001
More patients could be affected on the back of this new information, said the Irish Medicines Board.
# Cosmetic Surgery
New regulation for cosmetic surgery clinics on the way
James Reilly is working on legislation which will provide for mandatory licencing of health providers, including cosmetic surgeries.
# Cosmetic Surgery
Surgeons call for ban on cosmetic surgery ads
The British surgeons are calling for a number of changes to take place to bring in tighter controls in the cosmetic surgery sector, following a recent breast implants scandal.
# Wanted
Interpol issues arrest warrant for breast implant scare boss
Frenchman Jean Claude Mas is wanted in Costa Rica for “life and health” offences.
# implants
Thousands advised to remove breast implants over leaking concerns
Tens of thousands of women in Britain and France with low-grade silicon implants have been advised to have them removed over concerns they could leak.
# Cosmetic Surgery
Student dies after 'buttocks injection' at US hotel
A young British woman has died following a cosmetic procedure in a US hotel – which detectives believe was arranged over the internet.
# off her chest
Victoria Beckham's 'bazookas' are gone: When were they here?
Former pop star indicates in new interview with Vogue magazine that the breast enhancement she previously denied did take place – but is now removed.