• Wednesday, October 05, 2022

News

Ethnic identity under the knife

Medical professionals including Dr Foued Hamza (below) are concerned about the aggressive advertising targeting Asians

By: Eastern Eye Staff

surgeons call for supervision of clinics offering to make clients look ‘western’ by NADEEM BADSHAH A LEADING surgeon has hit out at “aggressive” advertisements targeted at ethnic minorities for controversial procedures like skin lightening. Dr Foued Hamza said watchdogs need to monitor marketing for ‘ethnicity surgery’, where doctors in the UK attempt to make patients look more Western. Dozens of British clinics are offering to re- shape a patient’s nose, make their face more oval shaped and give them full-body skin whitening. Dr Hamza, who has worked in London and Paris for over 20 years, said he hopes the ads…

You do not have access to this content. You need to subscribe.

Eastern Eye

Related Stories

Eastern Eye

Videos

Mrunal Thakur on Dhamaka, experience of working with Kartik Aaryan,…
Nushrratt Bharuccha on Chhorii, pressure of comparison with Lapachhapi, upcoming…
Abhimanyu Dassani on Meenakshi Sundareshwar, how his mom Bhagyashree reacted…