Botox Danger for Women Under Untrained Cowboys

by Kathy Jones on  September 13, 2010 at 11:15 PM Women Health News   - G J E 4
A new study has said that women's faces are in danger at the hands of people who are giving botox injections with just half a day's training behind them.
 Botox Danger for Women Under Untrained Cowboys
Botox Danger for Women Under Untrained Cowboys

The Independent Healthcare Advisory Service (IHAS) revealed that many firms in the UK are offering botox lessons, but dozens of them do not have any medical background. Many "students" pay £350 for a half-day course to £600 for a day. Some of them learn to inject botox into oranges.

A site called has sought to remedy this situation by listing only qualified medical botox practitioners. "When the injector has little or no knowledge of the facial anatomy, it can lead to permanent physical damage," spokeswoman Sally Taber told The Sun.

The Department of Health has expressed its happiness at this initiative.

Source: Medindia

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