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Guidelines for Beauty Industry by the Malaysian Ministry of Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism

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The Guidelines are prepared to provide advice to beauty therapists on their professional behaviour and good practices that should be maintained at all time. It is also intended to ensure that the public are protected from improper practices which may be hazardous to their health and wellbeing.

1. OBJECTIVES

1.1 The objectives of this guidelines are as follows :

i. To increase professionalism and to prevent the occurrence of unwanted incident within the beauty services;

ii. To encourage the practitioners to adhere to good practices when providing services or when administering treatments; and

iii. To enhance consumer protection against improper practices in the beauty industry.

2. DEFINITION OF BEAUTY INDUSTRY

2.1 This guidelines is applicable to the beauty industry. The beauty industry refers to trades which provide services as follows :

Any procedure which is intended to maintain, or enhance a person’s external physical appearance or to produce a greater feeling of well-being including facia…

NEW CONCEPT - "Name Your Price Liposuction"

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"The Name Your Price Lipo concept is very simple. If we have an unsold surgery slot, it's better to fill it with a discounted surgery than to have no surgery at all.

What do you get, you get the same liposuction experience and results that we've provided for years. What you give up is the choice of day and time of your surgery. We include all the garments and supplies, pre-admission testing to make your surgery a success"...By Dr Wolf of Advancedthera (http://www.advancedthera.com); Ohio, United States.

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4 Most Important Factors to Consider When Choosing the Best Plastic Surgeon for You

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From Tickerreprot.com -

Dr. Thompson, top plastic surgeon in SLC, Utah gives the four most important factors all patients need to consider when looking for the best plastic surgeon for facelift surgery or any cosmetic procedure of interest.

#1 - The first important factor to address is how often a plastic surgeon performs the specific procedure or surgery of interest. If you are interested in a Utah facelift, compare the number they perform to the national average set by The American Society of Plastic Surgery. Do they focus mainly on breast augmentation and occasionally perform facelifts or is it a big bulk of their practice? This is crucial to information when choosing the best plastic surgeon for you. Look at the physician’s credentials and certifications. If it’s a board certified facial plastic surgeon, they are likely performing a much higher amount of facelifts than a full body plastic surgeon.

#2 - Secondly, look at online patient and doctor reviews to determine how reputable the…

Woman Sues Plastic Surgeon over 'Cocaine Nose' Photos

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(Chicagotribune.com)
A woman who says her Chicago plastic surgeon posted before and after photos of her facial reconstruction surgery on his website without her consent, labeling them “cocaine nose,” filed a lawsuit Tuesday in Cook County circuit court.

Sabrina Kropp says Dr. Robert Walton took the photographs of her face in 2004, with the understanding that the images would be securely maintained in her medical record, according to the lawsuit. But when the doctor opened a new practice, Plastic Surgery Chicago LLC, in 2013, photos of her face were published on his practice’s website, the lawsuit states...Read more - http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/chi-lawsuit-plastic-surgeon-illegally-used-womans-photos-labeled-them-cocaine-nose-20140729-story.html


Also related article from thesmokinggun.com -
 ...While a link to the “Cocaine Nose” images has been deleted from Walton’s web site, the original page remains online and can be accessed through a Google search. Additionally, …