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#Plastic Surgery

From TheJournal.ie Plastic surgery clinics to be regulated under new licensing plan 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.

From TheJournal.ie 'Uncertified' barbers, hair salons and dentists are using Instagram to sell plastic surgery Social Media Marketing

'Uncertified' barbers, hair salons and dentists are using Instagram to sell plastic surgery

The vast majority of plastic surgery ads on Instagram come from people unqualified to perform the procedures.

From TheJournal.ie Increase in number of women undergoing surgery on their genitals Labiaplasty

Increase in number of women undergoing surgery on their genitals

In 2015, more than 95,000 women worldwide underwent labiaplasty.

Renee Zellweger has written a scathing essay about the rumours she's had plastic surgery

“The double standard used to diminish women’s contributions remains.”

From TheJournal.ie Mexican drug lord 'The Devil' arrested just before plastic surgery El Diablo

Mexican drug lord 'The Devil' arrested just before plastic surgery

‘El Diablo’ and his associates were arrested by Mexican troops without firing a shot.

From TheJournal.ie Irish plastic surgeon says Frozen's Elsa is not a good role model for little girls Let It Go

Irish plastic surgeon says Frozen's Elsa is not a good role model for little girls

John Curran said Elsa’s type of beauty is unattainable and that is unfair on young girls.

From TheJournal.ie There's a plastic surgery craze in Iran and people are wearing their nose bandages with pride 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.

This actor's searingly honest essay on his addiction to plastic surgery is going viral

Modern Family actor Reid Ewing believed that surgery would cure him of body dysmorphia.

From TheJournal.ie Former patient shoots dead plastic surgeon with hunting rifle Nose Jobs

Former patient shoots dead plastic surgeon with hunting rifle

Prosecutors in Russia say the man was unhappy over the results of several nose job operations.

Here's why everyone's talking about Uma Thurman today

The actress is the latest female celebrity to be hit with plastic surgery rumours.

From TheJournal.ie Breast implants are the most searched-for plastic surgery in Ireland Under The Knife

Breast implants are the most searched-for plastic surgery in Ireland

But what else are we looking up?

From TheJournal.ie South Korean plastic surgeons 'partied in operating theatre' Gangnam Style

South Korean plastic surgeons 'partied in operating theatre'

The incidents are being investigated, authorities say.

From TheJournal.ie Unregulated plastic surgery procedures offered to 15 year olds NOT QUALIFIED

Unregulated plastic surgery procedures offered to 15 year olds

The Oireachtas Health Committee has been told the industry is largely unregulated here.

From TheJournal.ie New York hipsters have created a beard transplant boom Hirsutes You Sir

New York hipsters have created a beard transplant boom

Yes, we did say beard transplant.

From TheJournal.ie Controversial plastic surgery apps no longer on iTunes, Google Play Children

Controversial plastic surgery apps no longer on iTunes, Google Play

An online Twitter campaign was launched today asking for iTunes to reconsider how it markets the app.

Bullied 15-year-old given free nose job by charity which claims to 'empower children'

‘We can’t go after the bully, but we can try and empower the children.’

From TheJournal.ie Concern over female teens getting genital cosmetic surgery Women

Concern over female teens getting genital cosmetic surgery

Two new papers also say that little research exists about the clinical effectiveness and risks of this surgery.

6 people who've had plastic surgery to look like celebrities

Stop the world, we’re getting off for good this time.

Reality show suggests plastic surgery for 14-year-old contestant

Young hopeful refuses to compromise to achieve her dream.

From TheJournal.ie Not just Suarez: Plastic surgeons handle as many as 200 bites every year Biting

Not just Suarez: Plastic surgeons handle as many as 200 bites every year

The Irish Association of Plastic Surgeons has taken the opportunity of the publicity surrounding biting this week to warn of the consequences of serious biting.

From TheJournal.ie Thinking of cosmetic surgery? Here’s the Medical Council’s advice Coosmetic Surgery

Thinking of cosmetic surgery? Here’s the Medical Council’s advice

The Medical Council said it has been concerned about private clinics operating unregulated – which is set to change when a draft bill passes.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

From TheJournal.ie Medicines board critical of Irish plastic surgery clinic over breast implant scare Breast Implants

Medicines board critical of Irish plastic surgery clinic over breast implant scare

The IMB has revealed that the Harley Medical Group failed to communicate properly with their patients over the faulty PIP breast implants.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands advised to remove breast implants over leaking concerns 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.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Man who had thumb surgically replaced with big toe Thumbs Up This post contains images

In pictures: Man who had thumb surgically replaced with big toe

James Byrne, 29, accidentally severed his thumb while sawing wood. But doctors had a clever solution…

Far from child's play: 9 weird, offensive and downright dangerous kids' toys Toys This post contains videos

Far from child's play: 9 weird, offensive and downright dangerous kids' toys

As a breast-feeding doll goes on sale in the US, TheJournal.ie looks at some of the most ill-advised children’s products ever.

From TheJournal.ie Woman wins millions in damages after plastic surgeon 'played God' with her life Plastic Surgery

Woman wins millions in damages after plastic surgeon 'played God' with her life

Penny Johnson said she had been left with a permanent buzzing around her eye after nerve damage sustained in a botched facelift carried out in 2003.