Specialist: cosmetic procedures

From the quiz on 9/12/14.

  1. What is the common name for a rhinoplasty? Nose job

  2. Which neurotoxin, produced by a bacterium of the genus Clostridium and found naturally in improperly-preserved food, is commonly injected into muscles to paralyse them and prevent wrinkles? Botox (botulinum toxin)

  3. Which surgical procedure was invented by Italian gynaecologists Arpad and Giorgio Fischer, who in the 1970s developed a safe method of tunnelling into the body using a blunt surgical instrument known as a cannula? Liposuction

  4. Extremely popular in Taiwan, South Korea and many other East Asian countries, which specific part of the body is modified in a blepharoplasty? Eyelid

  5. What was the most popular cosmetic surgery in the UK in 2013, accounting for almost a quarter of all cosmetic surgery performed that year? Breast augmentation (accept “boob job”)


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