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Doctor suspended for 8 months over misleading beauty centre adverts

Doctor suspended for 8 months over misleading beauty centre adverts

A doctor who founded two beauty treatment centres had his licence removed for eight months, the heaviest penalty in recent years, for unauthorised advertisements by doctors.

Thursday, 3 January, 2013, 4:30am 1 comment

Government beauty centre probe finds no wrong

Health department director Dr Constance Chan Hon-yee

A government investigation into high-risk procedures at beauty centres has uncovered no legal violations, lawmakers were told yesterday.

Health department director Dr Constance Chan Hon-yee told a Legislative Council panel meeting that department inspectors had visited seven beauty centres this month.

27 Oct 2012 - 3:44am

Beauty centre founder could face charges over blood treatments

Asia Pacific Stem Cell Science Limited advertises its services using local celebrities like Sammo Hung Kam-bo. Photo: Nora Tam

The founder of a beauty centre distanced himself from the controversy over a medical treatment that left four women seriously ill, but still may be held criminally liable, lawyers said.

8 May 2015 - 10:02am

Blood transfusion therapy might help prevent cancer, says doctor

Dr Stephen Chow Heung-wing. Photo: Edward Wong.

The head of a beauty centre in Causeway Bay using a controversial blood transfusion therapy said on Saturday the treatment might help prevent people getting cancer.

8 May 2015 - 10:02am 2 comments

Beauty centre defends treatment after 3 customers become ill

An employee at DR Esthetic Centre beauty clinic in Causeway Bay gestures towards a client as journalists surround the centre. Three women are in a critical condition in hospital following treatment there.  Photo: Nora Tam

A beauty treatment centre - which is under an investigation after three women who received treatment there fell ill - said on Friday the procedures were performed by doctors hired from outside the centre.

The three women remained in hospital in a critical condition on Friday afternoon.

8 May 2015 - 10:02am