Build Your Medical Spa Knowledge at Face & Body Midwest 2017


Looking to grow your medical spa practice or enhance your treatment skillset? Face & Body Midwest gives you several new opportunities during the spa conference and expo January 21-23, 2017 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, IL.

AmSpa Medical Spa Summit

New this year, The American Med Spa Association is hosting an entire day of medical spa training and education on Saturday, Jan. 21. The day-long training is an overview of medical spa success for current medical spa professionals or those considering entering the space. The content will answer these questions and more:

  • What do you need to consider before even starting on the path to opening a medical spa?
  • If you already own or are involved in a medical spa, how do you make more money, operate safely and compliantly, and grow successfully?
  • How do you need to set up your corporate structure?
  • What common legal mistakes do you need to avoid?
  • How do you need to approach your business planning?
  • How do marketing, retail and other spa staples change in the medical spa world?
  • Does HIPAA and OSHA compliance come into play for a medical spa?

Speakers include: Alex R. Thiersch, JD, AmSpa; Nealy Skeldon, Environ Skin Care/Dermaconcepts; Tim Sawyer, Crystal Clear Digital Marketing; Dori Soukup, InSPAration Management; Bryan Durocher, Durocher Enterprises; and Terri Wojak, True U Education.

Medical Spa Track

New to the Advanced Education Conference Program, a track has been dedicated to educating estheticians on medical spa treaments to be held on Jan. 21. Classes include:

  • Tapping into the Billion Dollar Laser Tattoo Removal Market: Loretta Zanetti, Erasable Inc., will help you to understand the difference between competing technologies and what type of lasers will produce desired results. She will discuss treatment results, real patient case studies and review limitations and risks of laser tattoo removal.
  • The 411 on Microneedling: Terri Wojak, education director at Tru U Education, will educate on what microneedling is and the difference between cosmetic, medical and surgical treatments. She will also share the history and science behind needling, which will allow professionals to describe the benefits in a way that clients can understand while providing realistic expectations.
  • Injectables in an Esthetics Practice: Lisa Jenks, M.D., Genesis MedSpa & Genesis Consulting, will share the basics about what these neurotoxins and fillers are and the effects they have on skin. You’ll learn who can provide these treatments, and how they can enhance current skin care offerings.
  • Stem Cells: Myth or Medical Breakthrough: Danne King, founder of DMK, will explain how to utilize our own skin stem cells to regenerate skin tissue at every level including Keratinocytes and Langerhans Cells.
  • A Deeper Look at Advanced Chemical Peeling: Holly Amson, national educator at PCA Skin, will provide an overview focusing on the most efficacious approaches to treatment. Details of clinically proven acids, including trichloroacetic acid (TCA), Jessner’s solutions, alpha hydroxy acids, salicylic acid and retinoids, will be addressed. 

Supplier Classes

Learn first-hand from the experts and gain valuable face-to-face time with your favorite suppliers Jan. 22-23. Here are a few medical spa-related classes being offered:

  • All About Microneedling, by Crystal Kwon, Clinical Resolution Lab, Inc.
  • Brighten Up Your Services With LED Light Therapy, by Richard Maher, LightStim
  • Know Your Science to Market & Sell Your Products, by David Kaiser, Hale Cosmeceuticals Inc.
  • Edge Systems Basic Training (HydraFacial MD & Perk), by Salena Deihl, HydraFacial MD & Perk-Edge Systems LLC
  • Hands-On Training With the Leaders of Chemical Peels, by Holly Amson, PCA Skin
  • Peel Away Pigmentation, by Sarah Robbins, GlyMed Plus
  • Jump Your Income by 50% With Cosmetic Lasers! Learn How!, by Louis Siberman, National Laser Institute

Haven’t registered yet? Don’t wait any longer. Register now and get a jump on your new year with new business solutions and treatment education for the medical spa industry!

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