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Operation of Medical Lasers and Devices

July 11, 2013

It never ceases to amaze me how many medical products are marketed for use to the non-medical market. There are so many skin care products making outrageous claims and product manufacturers making claims about their devices and all the while, marketing them to people who cannot legally perform services with the device. This problem is […]

Are We Living in America or a Land of No Freedom of Choice?

February 24, 2013

Virtually every day, there is a story about something that we cannot eat or drink…or DRIVE. I am a car fanatic and when I travel to Europe, I see all of the fuel efficient and cool cars that we cannot have because of our burdensome regulations – Citroen, Alfa Romeo, Peugeot, Renault (most are French, […]

A Colossal Waste of Tax Payer Dollars (Not to Mention Cruelty to Animals)

January 19, 2013

I was minding my own business working out. The TV was on HLN and I was watching a Jane Velez piece on a University of Wisconsin-Madison study. In these experiments, baby monkeys are separated from their mothers right after birth and later subjected to scary tests to provoke fear and anxiety. The monkeys are then killed and dissected […]

Having a hard Time Understanding This….

January 16, 2013

Lance Armstronmg is all over the news…what he did was a disgrace to himself and our nation. However, he has done a lot of good for a lot of people. That part is genuine and true. Here is the part that I do not understand. The United States Postal Service is running in the red […]

Every Medical Spa Professional Needs a Marketing System

January 1, 2013

Everyone has a system…professional gamblers have a system…anyone directly in sales has a system that they must follow. However, most medical spa professionals do not have an organized, structured system. I have developed what has been working exceptionally well for me. I designate 1-2 hours each day on SEO and networking. I refer to this […]

New Opportunity to Boost Your Visibility in Your Area of Expertise – Zintro!

December 20, 2012

I know that we are inundated on a daily basis with SEO opportunities and opportunities to market our particular area of expertise. It is difficult to know which ones are out best options.  Today, I discovered one that looks promising and it is early enough to get a strategic opportunity with them. The opportunity is […]

An Update on Aesthetic Medical Devices

September 7, 2011

It never ceases to amaze me how many medical products are marketed for use to the non-medical market.  There are so many skin care products making outrageous claims and product manufacturers making claims about their devices and all the while, marketing them to people who cannot legally perform services with the device. This problem is […]

Deer Placenta as a Nutritional Supplement…OHHH PLEASE!!!

August 7, 2011

Today was another interesting day….a client called and asked my legal and scientific opinion on deer placenta. Apparently, a raw food/vegan guru, David Wolfe is touting it as the next great nutritional supplement.  The client indicated that she does seem to have thicker hair and better skin after taking this supplement for over a year.  […]

Illinois Sues Nu U Medical Spas..All Non-Physician Owned Medical Spas Should Read This

July 26, 2011

The Illinois Attorney General has filed a lawsuit against Nu U Medical Spas in the Chicago area. The issues presented are remarkably similar to many medical spas owned by non-physicians.  This case should be a warning to many in the industry. The suit alleges that Nu U utilized deceptive marketing and that it is performing […]

When Can a Physician Use New Technology in Treatments

July 26, 2011

I recently blogged about stem cell applications and it is prudent to discuss an issue that applies to any new medical technology and advancements. The question is: “when can I as a medical provider, introduce new technology, especially if it is not yet FDA cleared”? This is a very important question. The answer is difficult […]