Legislation on Laser and IPL treatment in Belgium for wine stains, pigment disorders,keloid scar correction, epilation…

Legislation on Laser and IPL treatment in Belgium for wine stains, pigment disorders,keloid scar correction, epilation… The regulations for new techniques such as laser is a hot issue in dermatology. Beautycenters increasingly have device which can be used for medical indications such as wine stains. We are currently seeing an increase in litigation because of improper cosmetic treatments in this sector. The legal framework is lacking currently, there are only recommendations of the National Council of the belgian GMC (General Medical Council) and the Royal Academy of Medicine. Both institutions have repeatedly stressed the impact