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Cosmetic Surgery Scars From Surgery Gone Wrong

Our FAQ on what to look for when cosmetic Surgery has gone wrong

Cosmetic surgery operations are growing in popularity with women and men going under the knife to enhance their appearance. The latest figures from The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) illustrate that 43,172 surgical procedures were performed in the UK in 2012.

Have you undergone a cosmetic surgery procedure which has resulted in scaring? Talk to one of our specialist solicitors on 0800 634 0285 or request a call back from our team online.

The reasons for undergoing cosmetic surgery are unique to each individual to treat problem areas of the body and can have a profoundly positive effect on self-esteem and confidence.

Any cosmetic surgery operation is an invasive procedure usually performed under general anaesthetic that normally involves incisions being made.

Patients often experience some level of discomfort with common temporary side effects including cosmetic surgery scars, swelling, bruising and numbness. However pain, discomfort and unsightly cosmetic surgery scars usually subside over time.

Because many forms of cosmetic surgery are considered technically complex procedures, potential complications as a result of cosmetic surgery gone wrong can arise.

We have dealt with many examples of cosmetic surgery negligence causing both physical and psychological harm to patients where cosmetic surgery claims need to be made.

Are you suffering with deformity and cosmetic surgery scars following cosmetic surgery? Talk to one of our specialist solicitors on 0800 634 0285 or request a call back from our team.

Why finding out about cosmetic surgery claims is important

If you’ve been suffering with cosmetic surgery scars, poor health or depression since experiencing cosmetic surgery gone wrong, it’s very important you find out about the cosmetic surgery claims process. At Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors, we are highly experienced in assessing cosmetic surgery scars which signify cosmetic surgery negligence and know exactly what indicators to look for.

We help clients make successful cosmetic surgery claims resulting in large sums of compensation. To help you  determine if your cosmetic surgery scars are due to cosmetic surgery negligence, here are some of the most common instances suggesting where cosmetic surgery could have gone wrong.

Breast Enlargement Scars

After a surgical incision is made during a breast implant procedure, two types of breast enlargement scars can occur either above or below the fold to indicate cosmetic surgery gone wrong. A keloid scar is an overgrowth of scar tissue at the site of a skin wound. The new tissue is elevated, rounded, and firm whilst a hypertrophic scar is a wound that heals to greater than normal size as a result of an aggressive lay down of collagen, contained in larger than normal skin cells.

You can read more at our dedicated Breast Enlargement Claims page, talk to one of our specialist solicitors on 0800 634 0285 or request a call back from our team online.

Breast Reduction Scars

Complications leading to breast reduction scars are illustrated either around the nipple (areola), from one nipple to the crease below the breast or from one breast bone to the armpit along the crease below the breast. Such scarring that does not fade over time is a symptom of cosmetic surgery gone wrong.

We have more detailed information on Breast Reduction Claims on our dedicated page, alternative talk to one of our specialist cosmetic solicitors on 0800 634 0285 or request a call back from our team online.

Eyelid Surgery Scars

Incisions made during an eyelid cosmetic surgery procedure can result in eyelid scars but these are usually within or near normal creases and folds of the upper and lower eyelids. Cosmetic surgery gone wrong is illustrated by incisions which extend beyond the eyelid which are visible at the eye corners.

You can read more at our dedicated Eyelid Surgery Claims page, talk to one of our specialist solicitors on 0800 634 0285 or request a call back from our team online.

Facelift Surgery Scars

During a facelift operation a surgical cut is made in the hairline, down past the front of the ears and then up into the hairline again behind the ears. Face lift scars evident from this procedure in front of, or behind the ears can indicate cosmetic surgery negligence, usually due to removing too much skin or closing the incision with tension on the tissues.

Read more at our Facelift Surgery Claims page, Freephone to talk to one of our specialist surgery solicitors on 0800 634 0285 or request a call back from our team online.

Tummy Tuck Scars

A tummy tuck procedure is one of the most invasive cosmetic surgery operations with incisions made across the lower abdomen before stretched or torn muscles are then pulled together and excess fat removed. In most instances, you should wait to heal fully after your tummy tuck surgery before finding out about making a cosmetic surgery claim. This is because temporary side effects including tummy tuck scars, swelling, and abdomen numbness are common. However tummy tuck scars above the waistline which fail to flatten out or lighten in colour after 12 months, combined with ongoing numbness indicate the occurrence of cosmetic surgery negligence.

Try our Tummy Tuck Claims page for more detailed information, call free on 0800 634 0285 or request a call back to discuss your concerns with our cosmetic surgery solicitors or again request a call back online.

Brow Lift Surgery Scars

Usually performed under general anaesthetic, brow lift surgery comprises lifting the brow itself and tightening the muscles which have been stretched over time. It also involves tightening any loose skin in the area and reducing excess fatty tissue. Potential complications of the operation can arise due to brow lift surgery negligence. We have dealt with examples of brow lift surgery gone wrong where significant brow lift scars are evident which are not concealed behind the hairline or fail to diminishover time.

Visit our Brow Lift Surgery Claims page, request a call back online from one of our surgery solicitors or freephone 0800 634 0285 or request a call back today to discuss your procedure in more detail.

Making a cosmetic surgery claim

Do you have any cosmetic surgery scars as described here following your  cosmetic surgery procedure? Should you not be completely happy with your cosmetic surgery procedure due to scaring, this could be a result of surgery negligence.

Contact our specialist cosmetic surgery solicitors who are experts in the field of cosmetic surgery negligence with extensive experience in dealing with cosmetic surgery claims.

For any of the examples of cosmetic surgery gone wrong above resulting in cosmetic surgery scars you should contact Cosmetic Surgery Solicitors right away to discuss making a cosmetic surgery claim.

Even if you have been left with cosmetic surgery scars from a cosmetic surgery procedure not listed above you should still speak to our specialist cosmetic surgery solicitors on freephone 0800 634 0285 or request a call back and we will advise you what to do now.


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