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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 […]