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Cheaper can sometimes prove more expensive, says British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, who are calling for travel insurance to be made compulsory in order to protect patients and reduce the burden on the NHS, as complications from cosmetic surgery abroad rise by 44%.

London - 16th April 2022 -The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (www.baaps.org.uk) today unveiled alarming new figures that reveal Cosmetic Tourism continued and complications from patients having surgery abroad rose during the Covid pandemic as people sought out cheaper deals outside the UK.

A new BAAPS Audit showed that the number of patients being treated for serious complications following cosmetic surgery abroad is a major problem, with 324 patients requiring surgery...

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