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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.
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.
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.
The medical director has to meet rigorous criteria specified in the bill.
United States' medical spas have continued to develop without set regulations.