Administration of cosmetic procedures by an unregistered person can greatly increase the risk of something going wrong. So before you begin, make sure you understand everything that's going to happen.
Transcript is available below and a transcripts in Khmer are also available in (word/pdf)
Let’s talk about cosmetic procedures.
You know, injectables, fillers and stuff like that.
The main thing to understand is that like every medical procedure there are always risks involved. And sometimes these risks can be serious or even life threatening.
Cosmetic injections like Botox or dermal fillers are prescription only medicines and that means they can only be prescribed by a registered medical practitioner. following consultation to ensure these injectables are safe for you. and are best administered in a facility where a medical practitioner is on site.
Administration by an unregistered person can greatly increase the risk of something going wrong.
So before you begin, make sure you talk with a registered medical practitioner and understand everything that’s going to happen.
Ask if the clinic is a properly appointed surgery and that the injectables are genuine and not some cheap imitation.
And finally Make sure there’s going to be a registered medical practitioner the whole time.
To find a registered practitioner go to Ahpra.gov.au
To find out more about the do’s and don’ts around cosmetic procedures go to the Better Health Channel website and search cosmetic injectables.
This transcript is also available in Khmer (word/pdf)