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Liposuction

Inquiry hears of liposuction death

A 70-year-old woman who had claimed she was a decade younger passed out while undergoing liposuction and later died, a Medical Council disciplinary inquiry heard yesterday.

Monday, 23 November, 2009, 12:00am

Holiday for a change

People are taking cosmetic surgery to the next level by going on overseas holidays for a nip here and a tuck there. Often nicknamed trip/tuck, these overseas stays involve the surgical procedure and are holiday packages that include resort stay, sightseeing tours, massages and spas.

19 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Define Things in Life

THEY'RE THE LAST PEOPLE YOU'D think would need liposuction - personal trainers, runners, gym rats and athletes who spend hours and hours every week seeking a perfect physique.

11 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

The good, the bad and the not-so-ugly

Dr Kenneth Hui

PSP Rm 2210, Bank of America Tower, 12 Harcourt Road, Central, tel: 2523 7690

Cheng Ming Shiaw

ISM Plastic & Aesthetic Surgery Centre, Unit 402-6, 4/F, Hong Kong Pacific Centre, 28 Hankow Road, TST, Kowloon, tel: 6998 0008 or 2312 1608

Or Chi Kong

11 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Patient's age a mystery to her surgeon, coroner told

The doctor who carried out liposuction on a 70-year-old woman who died shortly after the operation told the Coroner's Court yesterday he was unaware of her age.

Lam King-fong was undergoing an operation to have fat removed from her abdomen by plastic surgeon Franklin Li Wang-pong on August 28, 2003, when she fell unconscious after being injected with a local anaesthetic.

23 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Patient moaned in surgery, court told

A plastic surgeon did not stop an operation to remove fat from the abdomen of his elderly patient even though she had started moaning, a coroner was told yesterday.

22 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Men battle for chance to change their looks

Three candidates hope to win contest for 100,000 yuan of cosmetic surgery

A cosmetic surgery clinic in Wuhan is offering a man the chance to win a free surgical makeover in an effort to prove that the quest for the body beautiful is not just a woman's pursuit.

6 Feb 2004 - 12:00am

The bottom line

'REAR ENLARGEMENT' may be popular in some overseas countries but most Hong Kong people don't think it is such a great idea, according to the latest issue of Varsity.

20 May 2003 - 12:00am

Generation why not?

CHAMPAGNE, CLOTHES, CARS . . . almost everything vintage is desirable these days, except for personal appearances. The beauty industry wouldn't be the mega-bucks business it is if people didn't care so passionately about the ravaging effects of time. You might think you don't subscribe to beauty culture but did you - or will you - actively welcome the onset of grey hair and wrinkles?

6 Apr 2002 - 12:00am

Horror stories abound as plastic surgery runs riot

Liu Huaming liked her face in general but was unhappy with the bridge of her nose.

So, like many young women in China, she decided to have it changed through plastic surgery. Ms Liu, a Sichuan resident, went to a beauty parlour in September last year for what should have been straightforward surgery.

8 Apr 2001 - 12:00am

Council tries to trace unqualified surgeon

Medical watchdogs are trying to track down a doctor who performed plastic surgery at the Matilda Hospital this year, despite his lack of qualifications to perform procedures which one patient claims disfigured her.

The Hong Kong Medical Council wants to bring Australian-based Dr Warren Chan Wing-nin before its investigation committee.

1 Dec 1997 - 12:00am

Dollars and sense

Money Magazine (Pearl 8pm) has had to change its emphasis in these troubled times. The whole point of the show used to be advice on How To Get Rich, And Quick. All one needed to do was take the plunge and money was there for the asking.

Over the last few weeks, of course, things have had to be toned down to suit current uncertainty.

11 Nov 1997 - 12:00am

Call for crackdown on cosmetic surgeons

Doctors flouting the law by touting cosmetic surgery services through beauty salons should be subject to a 'long-overdue' government crackdown, the head of the Board of Plastic Surgeons urged yesterday.

'The Government has left it too long . . . it's about time they looked into this again,' chairman Dr Ho Chiu-ming said.

27 Sep 1996 - 12:00am

Call for crackdown on cosmetic surgeons

Doctors flouting the law by touting cosmetic surgery services through beauty salons should be subject to a 'long-overdue' government crackdown, the head of the Board of Plastic Surgeons urged yesterday.

'The Government has left it too long . . . it's about time they looked into this again,' chairman Dr Ho Chiu-ming said.

27 Sep 1996 - 12:00am

Judge condemns council's gag on surgery probe

A WOMAN'S bid for 'instant beauty' landed the Medical Council in trouble with a senior judge yesterday.

Fung Ka-po wanted something which 'women have been craving for 40,000 years', the court heard.

But cosmetic surgery left her with a crooked nose and irregularly shaped legs, she claimed.

5 Dec 1995 - 12:00am