Since the 1980s, Chinese scholars have been trying to expound and synthethise elementary aesthetical ideas which occur in medicine, in order to treat this area of study as a defined branch of medicine-medical aesthetics'It is in this context that the points discussed in this paper arise.
Medical cosmetology is the enforcement of medical aesthetics, practised in order to give positive results connected with physical beauty, and is therefore easily understood by the layman.
It is known that the development of medical cosmetology represents an important breakthrough in the development of medical aesthetics.
We think that beauty should not be measured mechanically, always following the same pattern, but that it should be considered individually with everyone's own particular characteristics.
The quality of physical attractiveness should be assessed jointly by the doctor and his patient or client, not solely by either of these individuals nor even by a group of doctors.
The necessity of defining and developing both medical aesthetics and medical cosmetology arises largely as a result of the increasing numbers of people who pursue beauty and health and is in accordance with the trend for consolidating different aspects of modern science.
A main objective of medical advance is to improve the quality of health and beauty ; to enhance the quality of life and encourage human beings toward achieving perfection in both health and beauty.
We predict that in the future medical aesthe.
Mots-clés Pascal : Chirurgie plastique, Recherche appliquée, Cosmétologie, Chine, Asie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Plastic surgery, Applied research, Cosmetology, China, Asia
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Cote : 95-0529022
Code Inist : 002B30A01B. Création : 01/03/1996.