The legal aspects faced by cosmetologists and dermatologists


  • Shobhit Mohan Department of Dermatology, 1,3Medical College, Basti, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Lalit Mohan Department of Dermatology, 2,4Medical College, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Renu Sangal Department of Dermatology, 1,3Medical College, Basti, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Neelu Singh Department of Dermatology, 2,4Medical College, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India



Cosmetic procedures, Informed consent, Legal aspects, Cosmetologists and dermatologists


The present-day cosmetologists, in addition to conventional skin physicians, are also cosmetologists and minor skin surgeons in their practice. The cosmetic procedures have the risk of legal problems leaving an unsatisfied patient and troublesome law. One should have safe practice of cosmetology and possible complications and how to overcome these complications after cosmetology procedure. Doctor should know the routine precautions which help him to avoid unnecessary calls by the court.


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