Safety of cosmetic dermatologic procedures during pregnancy.

  title={Safety of cosmetic dermatologic procedures during pregnancy.},
  author={Kachiu Cecilia Lee and Kaveri Korgavkar and Raymond G. Dufresne and Harold William Higgins},
  journal={Dermatologic surgery : official publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et al.]},
  volume={39 11},
BACKGROUND Safety of cosmetic procedures in pregnant women has not been extensively studied. Maternal and fetal health risks are important to consider in any procedure performed. With the increasing popularity of cosmetic procedures, dermatologic surgeons will be faced with scenarios necessitating knowledge regarding the safety of such procedures during pregnancy. Furthermore, dermatologic surgeons may inadvertently perform cosmetic procedures during the first trimester, before the patient is… CONTINUE READING

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