Most cosmetic surgery clinics illegally promote services: CF

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2018/06/22
By: Yang Su-min and Hsu Hsiao-ling

Taipei, June 22 (CNA) Over 86 percent of cosmetic surgery clinics in Taiwan promote

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the services they offer in ways that violate the Medical Care Act, according to the Consumer’s Foundation Friday.

In response to 246 plastic surgery related complaints by Taiwanese consumers over the past two years, the foundation investigated the Facebook pages of 15 cosmetic surgery clinics.

Only two were found to contain no improper advertisements or misleading messages, the foundation said.

The other 13 clinics were all liable to fines ranging from NT$50,000 (US$1,640) to NT$250,000, as promotions for gifts and price discounts on their Facebook pages violate the provisions of Article 61 of the Medical Care Act, according to the foundation.    [FULL  STORY]

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