Referring to Psychologists for Cosmetic Procedure Evaluations

Referring to a Psychologist for Cosmetic Assessment Have you identified a psychological risk in a patient where you feel like they might need extra support in making the decision to get a cosmetic procedure or surgery?  Cosmetic Readiness Assessments are conducted by clinical psychologist, Dr Toni Pikoos, who has an in-depth understanding of the benefits and […]

Do I need a validated screening tool for non-surgical cosmetic procedures?

Recent statements at the Non-Surgical Symposium have raised some questions about whether validated screening tools are actually needed before non-surgical cosmetic procedures. The Medical Board guidelines for non-surgical procedures state, “2.2 The medical practitioner who will perform the cosmetic procedure or prescribe the cosmetic injectable  must assess the patient for underlying psychological conditions such as […]