Surgeons and their patients are finding that virtual reality can relieve the pain and stress of operations – and it’s safer and cheaper than sedatives. Jo Marchant travels to a Mexican mountaintop village to visit a pioneering clinic
Dr Eduardo Rodriguez has helped patients to see and smile again in operations where the risk of death is 50%
Carol Bryan says she has sworn off cosmetic surgery after a simple injections lead to painful corrective surgeries and the loss of her sight
First TV advert to show live operation airs on Wednesday afternoon
Doctors operated on a tiny foetus, weighing just one pound and three ounces, to remove a tumour
From split tongues to 'sanded-off' tattoos, cosmetic surgery doesn't stop at breast implants...
As the number of men undergoing cosmetic surgery increases dramatically, Jim Frame calls for surgeons to be prepared for the complications the procedures can bring
Rising demand may be linked to the popularity of celebrities including Kim Kardashian and Nicki Minaj
The condom had been there for two weeks before it was discovered by doctors
'At 38 years old I have too much to live for,' says Jessica Kill
'Variety in the shape, size, appearance and symmetry of labia can have particularly distressing psychological effects on young women'
Those who fail to comply risk being struck off the medical register
An inquest has heard Irmgard Cooper died on the operating table as surgeons waited for blood to arrive
The girls are thought to be the smallest and youngest babies to be separated anywhere in the world
Few men realised the procedure can affect their ability to reach orgasm
The 27-year-old saxophonist was conscious during surgery to remove a brain tumour