Cosmetic surgery industry has become 'trivialised'

The cosmetic surgery industry is "booming" but has also become "trivialised" and needs controlling, according to a review by health experts.

Chaired by Britain's most senior doctor, the review judged the cosmetic surgery industry a "crisis waiting to happen".

Commissioned in the wake of the PIP breast implant scandal, the report recommends tighter controls on who can carry out procedures, including BOTOX and other 'fillers'.

It concludes by warning that having a filler gives people no more protection than buying an everyday item like a toothbrush or a pen.

ITV News Consumer Editor Chris Choi reports:

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Warning over 'cosmetic crisis'

Unregulated injectable anti-wrinkle treatments are a "crisis waiting to happen", an official review into cosmetic procedures has warned. It says the procedures should only be available on prescription and carried out by qualified practitioners.