Cosmetic Surgery Claims
The number of cosmetic surgery procedures carried out in the UK is rising each year. It was recently estimated that over 100,000.00 such procedures are performed, with the number of men undergoing cosmetic surgery increasing rapidly.
Cosmetic surgery is any surgical procedure performed for the purposes of appearance and as with any surgical procedure, cosmetic surgery carries certain risks, such as infection and complications with the anaesthetic. As the number of procedures undertaken rises, so will the number of adverse outcomes as a result of medical negligence and, naturally, the number of cosmetic surgery claims.
A worrying problem with cosmetic surgery is the number of people holding themselves out as cosmetic surgery experts. Unfortunately, anyone can set up a cosmetic surgery practice.
Cosmetic surgery claims stand out from other surgical negligence claims due to the psychological factors that poor cosmetic surgery carries with it. The impact of negligent cosmetic surgery can often far exceed that of other surgical negligence claims.
There are many different types of cosmetic surgery claims, including:
- Plastic Surgery
- Blepharoplasty (Surgery of the Eyelids)
- Facial Scar Revision
- Forehead Lift
- Hair Replacement
- Laser Surgery
- Mentoplasty (Surgery of the Chin)
- Otoplasty (Surgery of the Ears)
- Rhinoplasty (Surgery of the Nose)
- Rhytidectomy (Surgery of the Face)
- Skin Resurfacing
- Breast Implant
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If you would like to discuss how we can assist you in a Cosmetic Surgery or Cosmetic Negligence Claim, call us today or contact us online and we will call you back.
Our Cosmetic Claims Expertise
Our medical negligence team deal with a wide range of cosmetic surgery claims due to medical negligence in carrying out cosmetic surgery. Medical negligence by doctors and nurses have caused:
- Nerve damage
- Poor results
- Injuries due to the retention of medical instruments
- Unexpected and avoidable scarring
- Perforated bowel caused by liposuction
A cosmetic surgery mistake can even occur with simple cosmetic procedures like botox injections or forehead lifts. If you believe that you have suffered as a result of poor cosmetic surgery, please contact us for further information.
If you believe you have a Cosmetic Surgery Claim, please contact our medical negligence team
Contact us on freephone 0800 358 3848
Or start your claim online.
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