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Warnings about plastic surgery in Florida

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: (Published 12 December 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:1615
  1. Fred Charatan
  1. Florida

    The huge increase in the number of Florida residents undergoing plastic surgery in doctors' offices--mostly elderly people in search of improved appearance--over the past few years has prompted calls from the state's department of health for tighter regulations.

    The number of cosmetic procedures performed in the state increased by 76% between …

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