BAPRAS

AcronymDefinition
BAPRASBritish Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (formerly British Association of Plastic Surgeons)
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Tim Goodacre, Head of Professional Standards at BAPRAS says: "We have a very under-regulated surgical practice in the UK, and you can just have a simple medical degree and be able to practise surgical procedures.
Tim Goodacre says: "If your GP won't guide you to the surgeons in your area who have the right qualifications, look at the BAPRAS or BAAPS websites - they're a sort of Kitemark for the industry.
Anthony Armstrong, a consultant plastic surgeon and BAPRAS member, said: "Our advice to anyone considering cosmetic surgery treatment abroad is to thoroughly research the matter in the same way that you would if having treatment in the UK.
Consultant plastic surgeon Atul Khanna, above, a member of BAAPS and BAPRAS, and Medical Director of Optifit, says; 'The breast is actually one of the hardest organs to assess objectively: it varies in volume, width, height, composition, shape and position on the chest.
BAPRAS spokesman Barry Powell said: "That skin cancer isn't being taken seriously is extremely worrying.
All surgeons who work for The Firm are members of BAAPS and or BAPRAS (The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and The British Association of Plastic Reconstructive Aesthetic Surgery).