Medical Spa Lawyer
Paddy Deighan, the Premier Medical Spa Lawyer

Posts Tagged ‘esthetician scope of license

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]