Beauty procedures that can be performed by trained beauticians include chemical peels, cellulite and shape control, hair removal, microdermabrasion and nutritional advice. Cosmetic surgery and aesthetic procedures can only be performed by plastic surgeons or oculoplastic surgeons who are specially trained in botulinum toxin A, dermal filler injections and eyelid surgeries.

To verify whether a doctor is a registered medical practitioner, go to the Malaysian Medical Council website.

Information on registered and licensed medical facilities that offer aesthetic procedures can ben obtained from the Cawangan Kawalan Amalan Perubatan Swasta of the Medical Practice Division of the Ministry of Health.