The MOHW has set high standards for aesthetic medicine organizations and doctors performing eight high-risk cosmetic surgical procedures
By: George Liao, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) said there are only 168 legalcosmetic surgery organizations in Taiwan and “any clinics not on the list are illegal,” Liberty Times reported on Tuesday (July 9).
The report added that MOHW sets stringent standards for cosmetic surgery and eight high-risk procedures in particular, six of which are: facial contouring surgery, facelift, rhinoplasty, breast implants, large-volume liposuction, and abdominoplasty. The ministry also requires an on-site anesthetist when a procedure involves general anesthesia. [FULL STORY]