Attorney General Pam Bondi News Release


October 26, 2016
Contact: Whitney Ray
Phone: (850) 245-0150

Attorney General Bondi Announces Settlement with Vanity Cosmetic Surgery

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Pam Bondi this week announced a settlement with Vanity Cosmetic Surgery, Inc., resolving an investigation concerning the company’s refund and cancellation policies. Vanity Cosmetic Surgery does business as Vanidades Cosmetic Surgery, West Dade Surgery Center, Inc., Broward Cosmetic Surgery, Inc., Encore Plastic Surgery, Inc., The Center for Cosmetic Surgery, Inc., Florida Aesthetic Surgery Center, Inc., Cosmetics Miami, Inc., BC Surgical Center, Inc., Ismael Labrador and Aimee De La Rosa.

Vanity Cosmetic Surgery allegedly committed deceptive or unfair acts toward consumers in connection with refunds. According to allegations, Vanity Cosmetic Surgery failed to clearly and conspicuously disclose all material terms and conditions of the transaction to consumers, failed to honor their refund policy, failed to honor consumers’ requests for refunds and failed to issue promised refunds.

Vanity Cosmetic Surgery cooperated with Attorney General Bondi’s Office and voluntarily entered into an Assurance of Voluntary Compliance without any admission of liability.

Pursuant to the terms and conditions of the AVC, Vanity Cosmetic Surgery must:

Additionally, Vanity Cosmetic Surgery agreed to pay restitution for eligible consumers who have not yet received a refund, as well as pay the costs of investigation and settlement administration.

Consumers who filed complaints with the Attorney General’s Office will receive instructions by mail indicating how to obtain refund checks.

Consumers may file a complaint about Vanity Cosmetic Surgery or any other business by visiting MyFloridaLegal.com or calling 1-866-NO-SCAM.

To view the AVC, click here.