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PAST ISSUES FEATURED AT DIETCOMMENT
SINGAPORE – It is relatively painless and gives quick results. But some people in Singapore are getting their Botox fast fix at private parties where the person giving the injections may not be a medically trained professional.
Not that some of them seem to care.
The Health Ministry says only registered medical professionals can prescribe Botox. The [...]
Source : http://www.dietcomment.com/2010/01/doc-got-fats-removed-too/
A day before news broke about Singapore’s first liposuction-related death, Dr Siew Tuck Wah was getting his fats sucked from his abdomen by his colleague, plastic surgeon Tan Ying Chien.
It was all in a day’s work for both men. All physicians at The Sloane Clinic, where they both work, have to undergo all [...]
Source : http://health.asiaone.com/Health/Men%2527s%2BMatters/Story/A1Story20100118-192628.html
Liposuction is a procedure where a body is sculpted by removing excess fat. The areas targeted include the arms, abdomen, buttocks, thighs and calves.
Cost starts at $2,000 when it is done by general practitioners and $4,000 when it is done by plastic surgeons.
Patients also have to pay for pre-operative tests, post-operative compression garments, [...]
Source : http://health.asiaone.com/Health/Women%2527s%2BMatters/Skin%2BDeep/Story/A1Story20100118-192620.html
When news broke that a man had died following a liposuction operation, chills went down Ms J.P. Lee’s spine.
The mother of two, in her mid-30s, had liposuction done on her abdomen recently at Reves Clinic, the same clinic that property honcho Franklin Heng went to.
“I felt that I was dying after the procedure, [...]
Source : http://health.asiaone.com/Health/News/Story/A1Story20100118-192626.html
Singaporeans are the driving force behind Indonesian doctor Arthur Tjandra’s success: at his 18,000 sq ft Medan clinic Elixir de Vie, up to 90 per cent of those who come in for a nip and tuck are Singaporeans.
The rest are made up of Americans, Taiwanese, Malaysians, Australians and Indonesians.
And of all the Singaporeans [...]
Source : http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Singapore/Story/STIStory_476723.html
By Salma Khalik
THE number of complaints against general practitioners (GPs) for aesthetic treatments has gone up, with patients referring 12 GPs to the Singapore Medical Council (SMC) last year.
The SMC received complaints against 11 GPs in 2008 and just six the year before, its spokesman told The Straits Times yesterday.
This is despite stricter [...]
The answer is HOODIA !!!
Hoodia is essentially a natural way to suppress the appetite and tablets are made from the Hoodia cactus plant which grows in the African desert. Native tribes have been eating the plant for years to stop hunger pangs whilst on long hunting trips. The herb sends a message to your brain [...]
SINGAPORE: The recent death of a 44-year-old man who had undergone liposuction at a general practitioner’s clinic could be Singapore’s first such case.
Franklin Heng, CEO of YTL Pacific Star, died recently after a liposuction treatment.
Singapore’s Ministry of Health is unable to provide the latest figures, but media reports have said there were no such deaths [...]
Source : http://www.asiaone.com/Health/News/Story/A1Story20100108-190446.html
By Francis Chan
THE Ministry of Health (MOH) has ordered the Orchard Road clinic that performed cosmetic surgery on Mr Franklin Heng, just before he died last week, to cease the type of treatment involved.
Mr Heng, 44, the chief executive of a $1 billion company, was rushed by ambulance to Tan Tock Seng Hospital [...]
There are 2 seperate sets of guidelines that is issued by MOH for Liposuction procedures in Singapore. One set is for clinic and the other set is for hospital
Read Liposuction Guide for CLINIC
Few things to take note :
Not more than 1 litre of fat is allowed in one procedure
You are entitled 1 week of consideration [...]