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March 2011

Dear ,

Welcome to the March edition of the Hamilton Fraser Cosmetic Insurance
e-Newsletter.

 
Footballer's Wife 'Killed' By Cosmetic Operation

Ex-Footballer Colin Hendry described his wife as "beautiful inside and out" at the inquest into her death. The former captain of Scotland, who also played for Rangers and Blackburn Rovers, described his wife Denise as he re-lived her agonising seven-year battle with illness following disastrous cosmetic surgery in 2002.

On 10th April 2002 she was punctured in the bowel nine times during "routine" liposuction surgery performed by Dr Gustaf Aniansson, at the private Broughton Park Hospital near Preston, Lancs.

To view the article in full click here.

 

Accreditation Course by Dr Bob Khanna

The eagerly anticipated Heart Lips TM accreditation course is now open for bookings.

Learn how to create beautiful yet natural lips using Dr Bob Khanna's latest trademarked design and techniques.

Attendance to the Heart Lips accreditation course will license the delegate to provide the treatment in their clinic using the trademarked logo, design and techniques for one year. Subsequent years will cost 99 per year plus VAT to renew the license.

To book your place or for more information click here

 
Superdrug to offer budget anti-wrinkle and cosmetic treatments

The UK's second largest health & beauty high street retailer Superdrug, are the only high street chain to offer cosmetic treatments. There are a range of treatments available – from eyebrow threading to manicures, anti-wrinkle injections to lip volumisers, leg thread vein removal to chemical peels.

The anti-wrinkle injections will cost 145 for one area of the face – around a third of the normal price range. The initial consultation will be around 15 minutes long with treatment taking as little as 10 minutes. This means that patients will be able to have these anti-wrinkle injections during their lunchbreaks.

To view the article in full click here.

 
As the economy recovers, plastic surgery demand increases 
Britons still found ways to perk up during arguably the worst period in the recession, according to the latest audit figures from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons. The number of surgical procedures in 2010 showed a slow but steady rise of 5 per cent from 2009 to a total of 38,274.

The most impressive statistics have been recorded specifically in breast augmentation (up 10 per cent), facelifts (up 12 per cent) and a whopping increase of 28 per cent in gynaecomastia – now the second most common procedure among males.

To view the article in full click here.

 
Anyone for a drink from the fountain of eternal youth?

We may be one step closer to discovering how to reverse the ageing process, after a group of Harvard scientists managed to rejuvenate worn-out organs in mice. The researchers at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute at Harvard Medical School were attempting to steady and slow the ageing process, but discovered that the animals' bodies were actually regenerating.

To view the article in full click here.

 
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