19 Jan '11, 2pm

A teen is suing a well-known consultant plastic surgeon for taking nude photos of her.

THE teen had gone to the Orchard Road clinic to get a scar on her thigh removed, and was told that photos had to be taken of her - without her underwear - before the operation. Now, the 17-year-old, a minor who cannot be named, is suing well-known consultant plastic surgeon Martin Huang and the clinic for emotional distress and personal trauma. In her suit, she claims the pictures taken include shots of her not wearing her underwear. The student had gone to the clinic in November last year to have a scar removed from her upper left thigh. She is seeking damages in the High Court through her mother Madam Chao Yung Tien, who is in her 40s, alleging lack of informed consent, assault and negligence. The defendants, Dr Huang and the Specialist Surgery and Laser Centre where he is a director, are contesting the claims. Read the full report in Thursday's edition of The Straits Ti...

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