Month: April 2011

Keeping Cosmetic Surgery Safe

There has been a chain of tragic stories in the news lately about unqualified practitioners offering plastic surgery procedures with dire results.  Statistically, plastic surgery is very safe… if performed by a plastic surgeon. If your neighbor wants to give you liposuction in his garage with his new Dyson upright, you forfeit the guarantee of relative safety. As insane as that scenario may sound, those of you following the news may have realized that very often common sense does not prevail but Dyson-wielding maniacs do.

Most recently, Elena Caro of Las Vegas lost her life after handing it over to two Columbian nationals who were performing surgeries in the back room of their tile business. Not to make light of a horrific event,


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