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Victorian Stage 4 Business Restrictions 18th August 2020 The following advice is from the Victorian Health Complaints Commissioner: The Victorian Government has implemented restrictions to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Pursuant to these restrictions certain business must not trade. On 5 August 2020, the State Government introduced Stage...

NO ROOM FOR COMPLACENCY AS COSMETIC MEDICAL PRACTICES START TO REOPEN The Cosmetic Physicians College of Australasia (CPCA) welcomes the government's three-step plan to ease restrictions and enable the staged reopening of businesses across Australia. This news sees cosmetic medical practices nationwide, gradually reopening their doors. However, the...

The online world provides us many opportunities to escape reality. Filters and “I Woke Up Like This” culture make it easy for us, behind the screen, to distort our online “reality.” However, there is definitely a growing awareness of misrepresentation. Both from users, and the platforms on which the filters are present. Instagram’s move to ban all augmented reality (AR) filters that promote cosmetic medical enhancements is a move welcomed by The Cosmetic Physicians College of Australasia (CPCA)Earlier this year, the CPCA first flagged its concerns about the impact of social media and the growing trivialisation of cosmetic procedures by launching its Get Real campaign. A growing number of patient’s had unrealistic expectations in terms of procedural results, and so Get Real is designed to provide education and accurate information to the Australian public about non- surgical cosmetic enhancements.

I was extremely interested and honored to have the opportunity to interview President of the CPCA, Dr Michael Molton.

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