Aesthetic (cosmetic) devices may be used to help achieve your desired effect. However, a procedure may not always give you the results you want, the effects may be temporary, and there are risks involved when using any device, including aesthetic devices.
Aesthetic devices may be regulated by the FDA depending upon their intended use and whether they impact the structure or function of the body. If you are considering any type of aesthetic procedure, talk with your health care provider about the benefits and risks associated with aesthetic devices and discuss whether you are a candidate for the procedure. It is important to fully understand the benefits and risks. You may also wish to ask about your health care provider’s training and experience with the procedure.
In this section, you will find information on aesthetic devices that are medical devices.