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Cosmetic Surgery Claims

Cosmetic surgery has become a more acceptable lifestyle choice for many people.  In the UK, there has been a significant increase in the number of people opting for cosmetic surgery.  However, with this increase, there has also been an increase in the number of compensation claims arising out of cosmetic surgery.

People choose to undergo cosmetic surgery for a variety of reasons.  While some may opt for cosmetic surgery to enhance physical appearance, others may go for it to boost confidence or self-esteem.  No matter what the reasons are, they are still surgical procedures which require a great deal of care.

Although cosmetic surgeries just like all other type of medical procedures carry a certain degree of risk, it is essential that surgeons provide a high standard of care to the patients.  It is essential for surgeons to discuss the risks of the procedure with the patients and ensure that the procedure is carried out in a proper manner.  If mistakes are made by surgeons whilst carrying out cosmetic surgeries, the effects can be devastating for the patients.

Many different types of cosmetic surgery procedures can give rise to compensation claims.  Some of the common procedures include:

  • Face scar revision
  • Mentoplasty
  • Hair replacement
  • Forehead lifts
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Laser surgery
  • Skin resurfacing
  • Octoplasty
  • Rhytidectomy
  • Rhinoplasty

Many different types of complications can arise due to errors in cosmetic surgeries.  Some of the main issues include:

  • Injuries caused by retention of medical instruments
  • Nerve damage
  • Perforated bowel caused by liposuction
  • Unexpected scarring
  • Poor results

Making A Claim

For a cosmetic surgery claim to be successful, it needs to be established that the surgeon had breached a duty of care that he had towards his patients.  It must also be proved that the error was serious enough to cause unnecessary pain, suffering and losses.

If you have undergone a cosmetic procedure within the past three years and if you have suffered as a result of clinical negligence, we can help you make obtain financial compensation.

Our solicitors have a proven track record in securing substantial compensation on behalf of victims of clinical negligence.

So if you believe you have a case, feel free to discuss your case with a member of our team.

To get in touch with an experienced solicitor, simply call us on our free telephone number.  You can also fill in our quick online claim form and request a call back.

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