‘Daddy makeovers’ and celeb confessions: cosmetic surgery procedures soar in Britain

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A record number of over 51,000 Britons underwent cosmetic surgery in 2015, demonstrating the public’s love affair with surgical enhancement is far from over, despite any previous ‘blips’ as the economy reshaped itself. 

New data from the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (www.baaps.org.uk), the only organisation solely dedicated to safety and education in cosmetic surgery, and which represents the vast majority of NHS-trained consultant plastic surgeons in private practice, today reveal that the number of cosmetic ops last year grew 13% overall since 2014 – with ALL procedures seeing an increase in demand.

Surgeons say that with the new trend in A-list celebrities (such as Sharon Stone, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kelly Rowland, Jane Fonda and even Modern Family’s young starlet Ariel Winter) openly confessing to the odd nip or tuck, it’s possible that patients are feeling encouraged by their positive admissions and attract

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