Q- What is a Medical Aesthetician?
A- A medical aesthetician is a state licensed esthetician working in a medical setting. Plastic surgeons and dermatologists commonly employ medical aestheticians to perform procedures including medical peels, cosmetic laser and light based treatments under their supervision.
Q- How do I become a medical aesthetician?
A. Medical aestheticians must complete a state approved esthetic/cosmetology program and pass the states licensing test.
Q- Who can perform laser treatments?
A- Each state has different requirements in regard to what type of licensed professional can do what type of treatment in a medical spa and medical aesthetics environment. Under Illinois law, a physician may delegate non-ablative laser procedures to any properly trained and qualified individual.