International Association of Plastic Surgeons condemn Thailand Aesthetic Surgery Course

The largest global organisation of aesthetic plastic surgeons has condemned Thailand’s medical council for approving a plan to certify short-term courses for aesthetic surgery, saying it would seriously compromise patient safety. The comments followed a Bangkok Post Sunday report in September, which quoted Thailand Medical Council president Somsak Lohlekha as saying that guidelines for a variety of short-term…

The article prompted the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, which has members in 104 countries, to submit a letter to Dr Somsak requesting the council reconsider the decision. ISAPS said…

“This will also have serious repercussions on the thriving medical tourism industry in Thailand,” said the letter. Dr Somsak has since told the Bangkok Post Sunday that not all procedures can be performed…



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