Cosmetic surgery review amid concerns adverse events are under-reported

AHPRA and the Medical Board of Australia have commissioned an independent review to improve safety measures

Medical regulators have vowed to tighten patient safety measures around cosmetic surgery, with a review to explore why serious adverse events are going unreported.

Dr Anne Tonkin.

Announced Tuesday, the independent review will explore ways to improve regulation of the cosmetic surgery sector.

“Some worrying features of the cosmetic industry set it apart from conventional medical