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Jan
31
2014

Cosmetic Consultation—The Rule of Thirds

Cosmetic Consultation—The Rule of Thirds
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.

Jan
28
2014

Laser Hair Removal Increases in Popularity—As Do Lawsuits Against Nonphysicians

Laser Hair Removal Increases in Popularity—As Do Lawsuits Against Nonphysicians

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.

Jan
02
2014

Fee-splitting and Medical Spa Treatments

Fee-splitting and Medical Spa Treatments
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.

Dec
19
2013

AAFPRS Names Second Most Popular Cosmetic Surgical Procedure in 2012

AAFPRS Names Second Most Popular Cosmetic Surgical Procedure in 2012

According to the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS), blepharoplasty was the second-most popular cosmetic surgical procedure performed in 2012.

Nov
04
2013

More Physicians Expected to Sell Cosmeceutical Products

More Physicians Expected to Sell Cosmeceutical Products

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.

Oct
18
2013

Study: Increasing Numbers of Lawsuits Against Non-Physicians Performing Laser Surgery

Study: Increasing Numbers of Lawsuits Against Non-Physicians Performing Laser Surgery

A new study showing increasing numbers of lawsuits being filed against non-physicians performing laser surgery has important implications for patient safety.

Oct
10
2013

FDA Approves Botox to Address Appearance of Crow's Feet Lines

FDA Approves Botox to Address Appearance of Crow's Feet Lines

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a new use for Botox for the temporary improvement in the appearance of moderate to severe lateral canthal lines in adults.

Jul
31
2013

AmSpa Launches First Ever State-By-State Summary of Medical Spa Laws

Med spa regulations

The American Med Spa Association (AmSpa) has officially launched a website that summarizes the state-specific laws and regulations affecting medical spas and laser centers across the country.

Jun
26
2013

CT Passes Bill Requiring Medical Spas to Employ a Medical Director

medical spa director

The medical director has to meet rigorous criteria specified in the bill.

Jun
17
2013

Medical Spas in Need of Regulation Across the Board

Medical spas

United States' medical spas have continued to develop without set regulations.