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.
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.
BAPRAS said the growing demand was being fuelled by cheap flights, but warned that the trend was leading to problems.