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Among California’s new laws: A call for plastic-surgery precaution
Sacramento Bee - Susan Ferriss

One in an ongoing series about new state laws that take effect Jan. 1. Face it. Millions of people have gotten plastic surgery in recent years, from cheek or pectoral implants to eye or arm-skin lifts. Industry Web sites and ads feature testimonials of many satisfied customers. But stories of abuse and tragedy are prompting calls for the plastic-surgery business to undergo some regulatory nips and tucks of its own.