A clinic in Nonthaburi (Bangkok) recently made national headlines for offering a controversial new skin treatment, skin whitening on a person’s penis via the use of a laser.
Has now been fined 20,000 baht by the Department of Health Services for over-advertising its service.
The decision is the result of a post made by staff at the clinic on a Facebook page which claimed the procedure does not cause the patient any pain and that there was no recovery period following the procedure, the post subsequently went viral and made national media headlines.
However the deputy-director general of the Department of Health Services, Dr Thongchai Kirathatthayakorn instead dismissed the claims that a laser could be used to whiten someone’s penis speaking out yesterday (January 5).
He warned those considering undergoing the procedure that the laser treatment could lead to issues such as erectile dysfunction or affect a person ability to reproduce.
He stated that the whitening of the area would only be temporary and return back to normal shortly after the treatment.
Dr Thongchai has accused the clinic of over-advertising their procedure and has ordered them to be fined 20,000 baht for breaking the Health Facility Act.
Source : ThaiPBS
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