Compensation battle over wrinkle treatment

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  • Women seek payout over failed ‘miracle’ wrinkle treatment

    Ninety women who paid thousands of pounds for a ‘miracle’ cure for wrinkles are seeking compensation after claims the procedure didn’t work.

    The disgruntled women claim the clinics, including several in Harley Street, encouraged them to have the collagen-based treatment, but it did nothing to diminish the signs of ageing.

    An estimated 7,000 women signed up for the procedure, which involved removing ageing skin cells, re-growing them, and then re-injecting them.

    Each litigant is seeking a payout of at least £5,000, potentially making this the most expensive cosmetic surgery lawsuit in the UK.

    The Californian-based manufacturers of the treatment, Isolagen, used actress, Emma Samms, from the hit TV show Dynasty, to promote the product, which they took off the market in Britain last March.

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