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Surgery Patient Wins After Docs Botch Facelift

Surgery Patient Wins After Docs Botch Facelift

Plastic surgery patient Beverly Binks has been awarded an undisclosed sum as part of a settlement agreement with two doctors whom Binks says left her with a “butchered” face after three failed cosmetic surgery procedures.

plastic surgery patient wins settlementA 43-year-old woman in England has received a cash settlement after undergoing three plastic surgeries on her face — each one more damaging than the last.

The London Daily Mail and Fox News dot com reported that the suffering of Beverley Binks began when she consulted Transform Medical Group in Newcastle in March 2005 for an eye and jaw lift. The surgery was a bust – her facial skin was overly tightened when too much fat was removed from underneath one of her eyes. This left Binks with a distorted face, which she was then advised to correct through a second and ultimately a third surgery – both of which did more damage.

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The cosmetic surgery fiasco came to a head in 2006, when Binks was finally left with improper symmetry in her face that also made her ears droop. In her own words, she has been left with a “butchered” face.

Binks has not sought further corrective surgery and says her appearance has affected her livelihood and prevents her from even wanting to leave her home. She has said that people stare at her in public and she has even been asked at random if she suffered a stroke. Her 25-year marriage nearly ended as a result of the ordeal, and Binks has admitted to feeling suicidal.

Binks recently was awarded an undisclosed sum in a settlement with the doctors who performed the three botched surgeries on her face. Transform Medical Group, citing a confidentiality agreement, has insisted that legally, the case resides between Binks and the two surgeons, not the group itself.

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