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Plastic Surgery – What Consumers Need to Know to Protect Themselves
Date:6/20/2013

Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) June 20, 2013

According to a June 16, 2013 ABC News article, titled “Woman Burned by Facial Warns of Spa Dangers,” a Tennessee woman who took advantage of an offer for a free laser facial consultation ended up with horrible, disfiguring results (Go to goo.gl/5Xcas).

“This is a truly unfortunate story,” says Dr. Simon Ourian, Medical Director of Epione Beverly Hills. “A ‘laser facial’ is a medical treatment that must be performed by a medical professional only after the patient is first examined by a physician. Apparently that didn’t happen in this case.”

According to the article, the woman had a consultation for a treatment for spider veins on her face and opted to undergo a laser facial. The next day she awoke with second-degree burns. Years later, she still feels pain and experiences weird, uncontrollable twitches.    

The article goes on to report that in the beginning of 2013 California Governor Jerry Brown enacted a law that heightened penalties against facilities that offer medical procedures without an on-staff physician. Offenders may be imprisoned and fined a significant amount of money. It is best for consumers to protect themselves and exercise due diligence prior to undergoing any procedure.

“It is essential for the patient to speak with a physician prior to undergoing a procedure,” says Dr. Ourian. “We encourage our patients to ask questions so that they fully understand what to expect from their treatment.”    

Dr. Ourian has been a pioneer in laser technology and non-invasive aesthetic procedures including Restylane, Juvéderm, Radiesse and Sculptra. These treatments are used for the correction or reversal of a variety of conditions such as acne, acne scars, skin discoloration, wrinkles, stretch marks, varicose veins, cellulite, and others. More information about plastic surgery safety can be found on Epione’s website.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10852538.htm.


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