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Applications for Platelet Rich Plasma PRP

January 6, 2021

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is utilzed in many aspects of aesthetic medicine. In my world of aesthetic medicine, the uses for PRP have continuously evolved. There will be additional uses in the future. However, I thought I would start the new year out with a review. SKIN REJUVENATION: Probably the broadest application is skin rejuvenation. […]

Interesting Statistics about COVID 19 from the CDC

January 6, 2021

I am one of the people that finds it amazing that Influenza has seemingly disappeared during the pandemic.  I believe that many COVID cases are Influenza and that there are many false positives and misdiagnoses. Yes, COVID is a very serious health threat and proper care is necessary. However, we are being deceived in my […]

Britain Bans BOGO on Unhealthy Foods!!

January 1, 2021

In the country’s quest to save people from themselves, the Britain will ban “buy one get one free” offers, and other promotions, on unhealthy food items. The rules which go into effect in April 2022 also forbid restaurants from giving free soda refills, and stop unhealthy items from being featured at the checkout. The argument […]

Ever Wonder Why the Government Always Needs Money?

December 31, 2020

Love the emergency calls from clients during the holidays. We all receive them and it is seldom an emergency.  Certified mail from the IRS. Never a good thing. I maintain that nothing good comes certified mail LOL  Terry Bradshaw brings the check to you in a van – not certified mail! So I advise the […]

An Interesting Perspective on the COVID Relief Bill

December 26, 2020

The United States Congress recently passed another ‘Covid relief’ bill. Technically it includes general spending provisions for Fiscal Year 2021 (to avert another government shut down). However, the biggest chunk of the bill is COVID relief – which comprises nearly $1 trillion of the spending. The total bill is more than FIVE THOUSAND PAGES, and […]

An Update on the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

December 18, 2020

As a scientist with experience in the medical field, people have asked me to comment on the COVID 19 vaccines. I have read many medical studies so I can read lengthy studies VERY quickly because I know what is important and where to look. Reading the Food and Drug Administration report on the Pfizer vaccine yielded some INTERESTING results.   […]

Health Risks Associated with Tattoos

October 2, 2015

Health Risks Associated with Tattoos Tattoos are an art, a way of self-expression. But if you’re not careful, they may also cause a string of health risks. This is why health authorities warn against the safety of getting tattoos, especially when tattoo inks are not heavily regulated by the FDA. Here are some health risks associated […]

When are Spa Treatments Considered to be Medical?

August 26, 2015

I have written many articles on what services are medical and which ones are spa.  Despite what appears to be a clear line, there is a lot of questions concerning this distinction. I respond to many threads on LinkedIn as they relate to this topic and I am a bit surprised at the misinformation and […]

Independent Contractor / Employee Status in Medical Spas

August 19, 2015

The employee/Independent contractor scenario in spas and medical spas is very complex. The determination of whether a professional staff member is an employee or independent contractor is not easy to address. One thing that IS clear; the agreement that may be in effect is not the most significant issue. You can classify a professional staff […]

Which Medical Spa Treatments can an Esthetician Perform?

August 19, 2015

I am frequently asked to comment on the distinction between what is medical and what is aesthetic (non-medical)….the lines are blurry but in my opinion, they are being violated on a daily basis. The practice of medicine is relatively easy to define….it is the diagnosis OR treatment of a medical condition.  Good, bad or indifferent, […]