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The Cosmetic Institute

CUT- PRICE cosmetic surgery clinics are offering Australian women treatment by doctors who aren’t trained plastic surgeons under a business model described as a “boob factory”. A Four Corners investigation into cosmetic surgery has revealed how clinics are milking the obsession for so-called perfection that’s affecting a generation and putting …

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The Cosmetic Institute

AUSTRALIA’S largest cosmetic surgery clinic is under fire for allowing unqualified surgeons to perform “boob jobs for the cost of a cup of coffee a day” and running its business “like a fast food franchise”. The Cosmetic Institute (TCI), a popular chain of cosmetic surgery clinics, is at the centre …

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’Breast implants ruined my life’

AUSSIE model Karissa Pukas believes her breast implants caused her to develop a range of dehabilitating illnesses. The 27-year-old underwent a breast augmentation in 2014 but had them removed this year, due to a range of complications. Ms Pukas claims she developed poor vision, adult acne, chronic pain, night sweats, …

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Labia reshaping ad banned

AN ADVERT for “designer vagina” surgery has been banned over concerns it could make women unhappy with their bodies. The ad — which appeared in London’s Metro newspaper — was for labia reshaping at the London Bridge Plastic Surgery clinic offering women the chance to “achieve a more natural appearance”. …

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Labia reshaping ad banned

AN ADVERT for “designer vagina” surgery has been banned over concerns it could make women unhappy with their bodies. The ad — which appeared in London’s Metro newspaper — was for labia reshaping at the London Bridge Plastic Surgery clinic offering women the chance to “achieve a more natural appearance”. …

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My Free Implants

ONCE a month, 33-year-old Colorado man Tristan sits down at his computer to make a donation. But instead of UNICEF or Oxfam, the recipient will be listed on My Free Implants — a controversial crowd-funding site for plastic surgery. “I don’t do Facebook or watch much TV. This is my …

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