Welcome to the website of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS).
As the voice of plastic surgery in the UK, we aim to raise awareness of the breadth of plastic surgery, to promote innovation in teaching, learning and research and to increase overall understanding of the profession. This website is a resource for plastic surgeons and other medical professionals.
BAPRAS advises that, whilst rare, patients must be told of risks of Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma before being fitted with textured breast implants
The British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS) responds to a new study by the French National Cancer Institute which reports a small risk between Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL) and textured breast implants.
Whilst many digital innovations have come and gone, Google Glass may represent a breed of technology that enhances the surgical environment. The #BAPRAS Innovation Group is in early talks with Google and its commercial partners to set up a larger scale evaluation of Glass in Plastic Surgery.
BAPRAS surgeons Charles Nduka and Omar Ahmed have joined the campaign to raise awareness about the physical, social, and psychological impact of facial paralysis. As part of the week long #facemyday campaign from 1-7th March male supporters are sporting a half-beard, whilst women are wearing full make up on one side of their face whilst the other side remains bare.