Plastic surgeons call for ban on 'cosmetic surgeon' label

It comes as Supreme Court allows class action against major cosmetic corporate

Plastic surgeons are warning that cosmetic “sweatshop”-style operations have become rampant and are renewing calls for the term “cosmetic surgeon” to be banned in Australia.

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In a statement, they point to a “surge” in near-death complications, highlighting the death of beauty salon owner Jean Huang last year at the hands of an unregistered doctor during breast augmentation surgery.

In August this year, a Sydney woman became blind in one eye, in

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