Government to launch campaign to reduce cowboy procedures
Government will launch campaign to reduce botched plastic surgery by urging patients to avoid using cowboys or home procedures
- Department of Health and Social Care will try to educate people about dangers
- More than 600 people complained about skin fillers going wrong in 2017-18
- Fillers are becoming more popular as they get cheaper and celebrities get them
The Government will launch a campaign to crack down on botched Botox and filler injections which NHS doctors are being left to repair.
Health officials will warn people considering the cosmetic procedures not to use unqualified beauticians or risk injuring themselves by doing it at home.
Dermal fillers and Botox can cause infections and painful swelling if they aren’t injected properly.
Hundreds of people have already revealed the shocking consequences of the beauty treatments – intended to give people fuller lips and fewer wrinkles – going wrong.