Around a third of all breast surgery will require a further procedure within ten years of the initial operation to rectify complications with scar tissue, sagging or a ruptured implant.
Additional symptoms pointing to a negligent procedure include infection, numbness, loss of nipple sensitivity, discomfort, loss of alignment, creasing, and fluid build-up around the implant.
• Facial surgery - nose reshaping ( rhinoplasty) and facelifts (rhytidectomy)
Following surgery, a common problem is bleeding and bruising. Other temporary issues could include infection, loss of muscle function or sensation, scarring, and tissue death, but if these persist, they may indicate negligence in the procedure.
• Bariatric surgery (fitting of gastric band, gastric bypass or gastric sleeve)
• Tummy tuck (abdominoplasty)
Bruising, pain and swelling will naturally occur after intensive surgery and scarring will often take a few months to properly heal. Complications which can arise include infections, bleeding under the skin, blood clots in the lung, perforation of the bowel, fluid around the wound, and numbness.
• Botox treatment
Treatment administered by a non-registered and unlicensed practitioner can result in a number of post-procedure complications including, bleeding, muscle weakness, eyelid droop, speech and breathing difficulties, infection, or an allergic reaction.
• Laser skin resurfacing (including treatment of fine lines and wrinkles, Removal of warts sun spots and age spots)
As a surgical tool, lasers are used to treat both the top layers of damaged skin and deeper within the skin tissue without damaging the outer layers. However, incorrect use can cause serious injury.
• Other complications - damage to nerves, arteries and organs.