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A new study showing increasing numbers of lawsuits being filed against non-physicians performing laser surgery has important implications for patient safety.
China's proposal to ban HIV-infected people from the country's public bathhouses has begun to backtrack after the plan was criticized by government health experts as unnecessary and discriminatory.
The National Coalition of Estheticians, Manufacturers/Distributors & Associations (NCEA) encourages Oregon estheticians to attend and voice their opinion on use of lasers by estheticians on October 14.
Sign a petition from the CA Esthetician Coalition that fights the mandate by the CA Board of Barbering and Cosmetology's rule that LED treatments are outside the scope of practice for licensed estheticians.
In its comments, PASS requests the CDC to "urge the FDA to clear the 10-year backlog in new sunscreen applications and create a predictable, transparent and timely review process for pre-market approval of new sunscreen ingredients."
Ecocert has launched the first international standard specially designed for organic and natural spas.
Illinois has joined Vermont, California, Oregon, Nevada, Texas and New Jersey by passing legislation that prohibits minors from indoor tanning.
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.
By: Susanne S. Warfield
According to Susanne Warfield, recent legislation may have estheticians thinking they have won the war, but in reality, they may have lost the battle for advancing the esthetic profession and supporting estheticians moving state-to-state.
The medical director has to meet rigorous criteria specified in the bill.