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All items are subject to alteration from time to time, in light of new clinical evidence, policy and research. BAPRAS does not provide any warranty of accuracy, and will not accept responsibility for any loss or damage caused by reliance on the information to the fullest extent permissible by law.

 Links to other sites/people

Links to other sites are included in this website. However, BAPRAS disclaims any responsibility for the authorship and content of all other items which appear elsewhere on the Internet which purport to originate from the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons, and for any links which are not reciprocated on this site. BAPRAS cannot guarantee that such links will always be available. You may link to this site without prior consent, providing that our pages are not loaded into frames or in any other way that makes them appear to be part of another site.

BAPRAS does not intend to create any contractual or other legal relationship with members or other users of the site.


BAPRAS cannot provide specific information to individuals about their condition or treatment.  Neither do we guarantee services provided by any of our members, nor indemnify their practice. The information presented in this website is a guide for general information only. It should not be considered medical advice and it is not intended to replace consultation with qualified medical professionals. You are advised to consult with your General Practitioner (Family Doctor) or Consultant Plastic Surgeon (on the GMC Specialist Register for plastic surgery).


Copyright of all material contained on this site is held by The British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons, unless otherwise indicated. Other than for personal use, no part of this site may be reproduced in any way without the permission of BAPRAS.

All BAPRAS logos, strapline and crest are copyright of BAPRAS. They are copyright protected as they are original creations of artistic work and appear on communications relating to the Association. Therefore, the logos, strapline and crest cannot be reproduced and used by other organisations and individuals.


BAPRAS' primary and secondary logo with its components, including the salamander emblem, are registered trademarks of the Association and their use protected by law.  They are registered with the Intellectual Property Office as trademarks 2456278, 2456281, 2456283, 2456285 and 2456286.

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