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Synonyms for cosmetic

superficial

Synonyms for cosmetic

serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose

serving an aesthetic purpose in beautifying the body

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He explained that cosmetic operations need to be supervised by doctors, specialists and surgeons and not by beauty centre staff, and must be conducted only under the supervision of medical professionals.
He explained that cosmetic operations need to be supervised by doctors, specialists and surgeons and not by beauty center staff, and must be conducted only under the supervision of medical professionals.
In 2016, more than 11% of the total geriatric population in USA underwent some form of cosmetic operations according to ASAPS.
IN Wednesday's Chronicle we told how Ruth Abraham had undergone a series of cosmetic operations. Ms Abraham has asked that we point out her prime reason for the procedures is she has the genetic disorder Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, an inherited disorder which results in stretchy skin, loose joints and fragile body tissue.
In a revealing interview about the condition, Mr Hughes explained how he had four cosmetic operations including a facelift, a nipple reduction, liposuction, and an operation to make his cheeks plumper.
His condition led to him having four cosmetic operations including a facelift, a nipple reduction, liposuction, and an operation to make his cheeks plumper.
Mehmood Hamid said Karachi traders were not fed up with the cosmetic operations against extortionists and tall claims of ministers and bigwigs.
The government is also considering the introduction of a breast implant registry to make a record of all cosmetic operations.
But when it comes to surgery there are horror stories -- at least half a dozen of them reported in recent years -- of people dying following backstreet cosmetic operations, often as a result of complications from anaesthesia.
"Where the NHS reverses private cosmetic operations because of risks to the individual, the Health Secretary must negotiate a clear expectation that those costs will be reimbursed."
We found a former Miss Argentina (38) died this year of a pulmonary embolism after cosmetic buttocks surgery; the president of the Plastic, Cosmetic and Reparatory Surgery Society of Argentina stated, "[This surgery] has its risks, because it is not a procedure that is scientifically guaranteed." In August 2009, a Chilean woman (43) died after three cosmetic operations. An Argentine female politico has been in a coma since July 2008 after undergoing liposuction.
It was not until he underwent a string of cosmetic operations in a carefully planned effort to hide his identity that he was eventually caught last week.
But gettingNHS funding for many larger cosmetic operations is often more difficult.
Scars reflected at least 13 cosmetic operations. But recent skin cancer surgery to Jackson's chest had worked and the wound was free of infection.
(21) Furthermore, five separate studies, involving tens of thousands of patients, have found that individuals who receive cosmetic operations have a significantly increased risk for suicide later in life.