Dangers of ‘lunchtime boob jobs’

Plastic surgeons issue warning over the jab used in ‘lunchtime boob jobs’.

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If you think your breasts aren’t quite what they where BC (before child), and are tempted by a ‘lunchtime boob job’, beware of the risks. Plastic surgeons have issued a warning over the risks of cosmetic fillers injected in such procedures.

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In the last year, almost a third of surgeons have seen between 1 to12 people suffering complications after treatment with an injectable filler called Macrolane, a poll for the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) revealed.

The jab contains a gel to help contour the body, and can cost up to £3,000.

BAAPS has issued a warning over ‘botched’ procedures using Macrolane.

There are many cosmetic fillers on the market, used to smooth or plump up the skin. They can be a temporary fix or give a more permanent result. One in four surgeons said they have carried out procedures to correct problems connected to the use of permanent fillers.

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