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No rules on who can provide cosmetic procedures 'very, very dangerous', expert says
A report by
Lauren Boland
There are no regulations in Ireland on who can provide cosmetic treatments like fillers.
There are no regulations in Ireland on who can provide cosmetic treatments like fillers.
The absence of rules is 'very, very dangerous', an expert has warned.
The Department of Health said a review of regulations for medical devices such as fillers is “anticipated” this year, Lauren Boland reports.
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# cosmetic treatments
Ban on Botox for under-18s to be considered as companies 'exploit' young people
Minister for Health Simon Harris says there’s “a desire by young men and women to be perfect, driven by social media”.
# fillers
A Dublin clinic's latest Insta post is a huge reminder that you should only get lip fillers from a professional
This is not something you should trust a friend of a friend to do.
# botox
Beautician 'knew she was on sticky wicket’ giving botox-like injections, trial told
Anne Rossi, of the Anne Rossi Clinic in Clontarf, is being prosecuted by the (HPRA) on 18 counts
# a wrinkle in time
Amanda Brunker will be getting Botox live on the Late Late Show this Friday
# botox
Dublin beautician faces trial accused of illegally providing botox-like treatment
She is being prosecuted by the HPRA.
# Courts
Nurse convicted of prescribing botox without a licence struck off
She was fined €3,000.
# big big pharma
Major buyout by Dublin-based firm Actavis will create 'blockbuster' pharma player
The deal with Botox maker Allergan is worth a cool €53 billion.
# taking a shot
Ireland-based pharma firm's €43b merger is off, but it could get a Botox injection instead
Dublin-headquartered Shire and US company AbbVie pull the plug on their big pharma deal.
# Frozen
Irish public warned to beware of rogue Botox practitioners
The warning comes after a woman was fined €6,000 for performing Botox treatments on customers at her salon.
# Made in Ireland
7 things you didn't know were made in Ireland
(Well, maybe you did know, but act surprised anyway)
# Black Toilet Paper
Things we have learned from the Simon Cowell biography
Things that cannot be unlearned…
# Jobswatch
Increase in Botox use to create 200 jobs in Mayo
As the product begins to be used to treat medical ailments, Allergan announces expansion to its Westport manufacturing plant.
# botox
New use for Botox in Ireland
The drug can now be used to treat urinary incontinence in patients with multiple sclerosis or spinal cord injury.