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New rules issued by the Texas Medical Board that became effective on November 7, 2013 now have requirements that alters the impact on the supervising physician.
The rise of selfies is having a huge impact on the facial plastic surgery industry according to a new study by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS).
By: Beverly Miller
It is important for you to stay educated in your industry, as well as dermatology and plastic surgery, so you can help answer this question with unbiased honesty.
By: Lisa Doyle
As the population ages and consumer awareness increases, so does the demand for medically inspired skin care.
By: J. Matthew Knight, MD
If you're treating the majority of the clients who come to you for a medical esthetics consultation, you're putting your practice in jeopardy.
About 35 states consider laser hair removal to be the practice of medicine, but only 26 states require on-site medical supervision when nonmedical operators offer the treatment.
By: Alex R. Thiersch and Renee E. Coover
If you pay or have been paid commission for injections or laser treatments in your spa, you could be putting your skin care facility and your career’s well-being at severe legal risk.
According to the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), blepharoplasty was the second-most popular cosmetic surgical procedure performed in 2012.
According to Millennium Research Group, the U.S. market for physician-dispensed cosmeceuticals will see strong growth in the future, driven by high patient aesthetic consciousness.
A new study showing increasing numbers of lawsuits being filed against non-physicians performing laser surgery has important implications for patient safety.