Doctors will stop giving BOTOX injections from midnight tomorrow because of coronavirus outbreak
- The Cosmetic Physicians College of Australasia stops cosmetic injections
- Doctors will stop injecting because of social distance measures
- They hope that customers will not turn to ‘back gardeners’ for treatment at this time
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Doctors have announced they will stop giving botox injections to customers because of the coronavirus outbreak.
The Cosmetic Physicians College of Australasia has announced that they will stop injecting to comply with social distance measures in response to COVID-19.
The restrictive measures will take effect from midnight on Tuesday to prevent the spread of the deadly disease.
“While these procedures have been categorized as being performed only by authorized health professionals, patient safety is the College’s most important consideration in an effort to reduce the spread of this disease,” the college said in a statement.
The Cosmetic Physicians College of Australasia says they will stop giving cosmetic injections (stock image)
Health professionals say unsafe conditions around the virus can potentially be dangerous for people who receive injections during this time.
“Such behavior is a significant health hazard in all circumstances,” the statement continues.
“The CPCA has consistently expressed great concern prior to this pandemic over the administration of medical substances in this type of non-medical facility. This is now accentuated in the course of this highly contagious pandemic. ‘
They hope that during this period customers will not turn to ‘back gardeners’ for treatment.
“Some members of the public may be tempted by non-medics to undergo cosmetic injectables, including anti-wrinkle injections and dermal fillers, especially by young vulnerable patients, to undergo these procedures by ‘backyarders’ in unsafe conditions,” the university said. said,
Anti-wrinkle injections and dermal fillers should be prescribed by a doctor in Australia.
The CPCA recommends a personal consultation with a CPCA member for any cosmetic procedure.
The college provides exemptions for specialist cases.
The Commission hopes that during this time customers will not turn to ‘back gardeners’ for potentially dangerous cosmetic treatments (stock image)