Brad Jacobs and Dr Nicholas Sewell were indicted on charges that they colluded to conduct illegal surgeries for more than 60 patients over four years Jacobs’ medical license was snatched in 2007 after the Health Department documented close to 30 misconduct charges, including sex with patients  He teamed with Sewell […]

A pair of Manhattan doctors were indicted Thursday for performing illegal surgeries on over 60 patients at an Upper East Side clinic and permanently disfiguring one victim, according to the state Attorney General’s office. Brad Jacobs, whose plastic surgery license was revoked in 2007 for misconduct — including for allegedly […]

Silicone injections to enlarge breasts, buttocks and other parts of the body are illegal and could cause life-threatening medical complications for patients, days or even decades after receiving them, federal regulators said Tuesday in a new warning for consumers considering cosmetic procedures. Consumers are increasingly seeking silicone injections for body […]

FDA is cracking down on illegal products intended to boost the size of a person’s breasts, butt, or other body parts. “We have significant concerns with unsafe injectable silicone that’s being marketed for body contouring by unlicensed providers. We’ve seen serious adverse events result from products, which are sometimes industrial-grade […]

Jeonnam Regional Police Agency on Monday arrested a group of suspects for allegedly performing illegal cosmetic procedures 353 times at a hair salon in Mokpo, South Jeolla Province. Police found the 45-year-old owner of the hair salon, surnamed Lee, and her business partners guilty of violating the Special Measures Act […]

A 19-year-old girl calling herself “Dr. Kitty” allegedly ran an unlicensed plastic surgery clinic out of her basement, Toronto Police said. Dr. Kitty – in reality, Jingyi Wang of Toronto — advertised her plastic surgery services and at least one woman responded, getting a procedure performed on her, police claim. Incoming […]