Legal

Social Media Policies

Who would you rather have working at your practice or medspa—an employee who is always sneaking onto Facebook between patients or one who uses their downtime productively? How about someone who...

FDA Issues Guidance on Medical Device Cyber Security

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a new draft guidance on the post-market management of medical device cyber security, a response to ever-evolving technology, and hence,...

Face & Body Partners With American Med Spa Association

Today’s aesthetic consumers want procedures that offer visible results with minimal downtime performed in a nurturing, relaxing environment. In response, many medical and spa professionals have...

Alternative Therapy Hazards

According to a 2002 study from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), more than one-third of Americans have sought out some form of alternative medicine. In the medical aesthetics arena, some...

HIPAA and Social Media

Like millions of other businesses, medical aesthetic practices and medspas often use social media channels—such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram—to increase brand awareness, promote new services...

FDA Issues Draft Update on Submitting a New 510(k) for Device Modifications

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued draft updated recommendations to help manufacturers determine when they are required to notify the FDA about modifications made to certain...