A claim against a cosmetic plastic surgeon is no different to a claim against any other medical professional. Whether the surgery is elective or not, the surgeon has a duty of care they must fulfill when they take you on as a patient. You may be entitled to a compensation claim if you have experienced physical injuries and/or psychological trauma as a result of bad cosmetic surgery due to negligence.
Many surgeons will offer revisions in the case of a bad surgical outcome, however patients often do not want to risk further complications associated with a second surgery and no longer trust the surgeon after the initial failed procedure.
Common complications we deal with in cosmetic surgery claims include: