medical aesthetics




This 6 Day Course is intended for estheticians, medical professionals  cosmetologists and others in the beauty industry looking to enter the Medical Aesthetic industry. This extensive, hands on course will provide participating students with laser certification, as well as, dermaplaning and microneedling certification.


This in-depth 6 Day training course will teach you the medical aesthetics industries most in demand treatments. Throughout this training course, students are taught in the classroom and participate in hands-on clinical training.

What to expect from this course

This course is packed with pertinent information and hours of hands-on training. Students learn how to treat a client from start to finish. We know not everyone learns at the same pace. For that reason, we prefer to keep the hands-on class size small to ensure all our students receive personalized attention. Students who successfully complete this medical aesthetics course are well equipped to work with cosmetic lasers in any type of medical setting.

Laser Treatments covered in the course :

  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Fat Reduction
  • IPL (Photofacials)
  • Vascular Removal
  • Collagen Remodeling
  • Skin Tightening
  • Fractional Laser
  • Dermaplaning
  • Microneedling

Laser Portion Objectives:

  • Laser physics and safety
  • Anatomy of skin and hair
  • Understanding tissue interaction
  • Skin typing and analysis
  • Identifying the right client
  • Pre and post-operative care
  • Managing adverse events
  • Medical terminology
  • Machine settings and operation
  • Treatment technique
  • Performing a client consultation

Dermaplaning & Microneedling Portion Objectives:

  • The history & purpose of dermaplaning
  • How dermaplaning compares with other forms of physical exfoliation and hair removal
  • Client selection
  • Contraindications to treatment
  • Proper sanitation of instruments and infection protection
  • Methodology for dermaplaning treatment, including: maneuvering the instrument, clinical end points, troubleshooting and post procedure options.
  • Pre-treatment skin analysis and explanation of the procedure to the client
  • The history, Developments of needling devices
  • Product usage protocols
  • Treatment guidelines
  • Indications and contraindications
  • Pre and post care instruction
  • Comparative and corresponding skin therapies
  • Treatment and technical demonstration
  • Certification testing


Career opportunities

The medical aesthetics industry in worth over 4 Billion dollars and continues to grow. With evolving technology and new treatment procedures, businesses, such as; medical spas, dermatology and plastic surgery offices need trained professionals that are well able to provide these services.

The more you know…

The more versatile you are in your career, the more enticing you are to potential employers.

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Job Placement

Thrive Skin Institute has been training people from all over the country for over 10 years. Our reputation in Chicago is second to none. We take great pride in providing quality education and training, knowing that we play an intricate part in advancing someone’s career. Because we train with some of the biggest names in cosmetic lasers and other treatment modalities, businesses often reach out to us with job opportunities. These job postings only go out to students that have received the appropriate certification for the position being offered.


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