Surgeon stoush: cosmetic physicians fire back

Cosmetic surgeons have hit back at claims that their lack of training poses an “unacceptable risk to patient safety” and have accused their plastic surgeon counterparts of living in “glass houses”.

Divisions between cosmetic and plastic surgeons have once again emerged, this time brought on largely by the Medical Board of Australia’s recent public consultation on cosmetic surgery guidelines and whether regulations need to be tightened.

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