He is the only Hunterian Award recipient to have also been awarded the BAPRAS
President's Medal and, for earlier works, the James Syme Medal from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh and the T Jackson Prize from the UK British Burns Association.
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.
Another worrying survey from the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS
) reveals that younger people are most likely to put themselves at risk from sun damage.
But the British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS
) has recently warned that its members are increasingly having to treat patients on the NHS for complications caused by cosmetic surgery abroad.
Its president, Robert Page, said: "BAPRAS
looks forward to facial transplantation becoming a routine procedure (as has happened with other tissue and organ transplants) when the specific challenges associated with the face have been fully addressed."
Robert Page, president of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS
), said several factors had to be considered before surgery.
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.
Often there is an element of vanity involved in cosmetic procedures but patients need to understand all the factors involved including recovery time, after care, the cost etc.'' Mr Foo is a member of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) and the British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS
Worryingly, a survey by the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS
) found nearly a third of 18 to 24-yearolds aren't put off sunbathing.
In a statement, the British Association for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons, said: "BAPRAS
has not yet seen the evidence demonstrating that health problems may have been caused by PIP breast implants and will fully assess any that becomes available.
said the growing demand was being fuelled by cheap flights, but warned that the trend was leading to problems.
And Hamish Laing, honorary secretary of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS
), said, 'The concern for us is that the clinical consultation and financial arrangements should be kept separate.