CPCA Calls for Urgent Laser Regulatory Change and the Need for Enforcement

CPCA Calls for Urgent Laser Regulatory Change and the Need for Enforcement

The Cosmetic Physicians College of Australasia (CPCA) has long been an avid advocate for patient safety, especially with regards to unregulated laser use in Australia. For many years, the CPCA has been lobbying industry bodies about this very subject with the aim that uniform, national laser regulation be introduced.

Currently the regulations governing the use of lasers among states and territories vary significantly, ranging from minimal state regulations to none at all. While, Queensland, Tasmania and Western Australia have some form of regulation, with Queensland’s being the strictest, our two most populated cities, Sydney and Melbourne, have no regulation at all. However, as CPCA President, Dr Michael Molton points out, even in the states where regulation exists, the actual enforcement of those regulations is often lacking.

Click HERE to read the full article which was covered by Aesthetic Medical Practitioner (AMP).

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