Legal

MedEsthetics Legal Issues September 2017

All types of businesses need an online presence to remain competitive and reach potential customers. This is especially true for medical practices that offer elective cosmetic treatments....

Patient Charting

All medical aesthetic practices and medspas are required to keep detailed medical records for all patients, and those records must be carefully protected. Following is a primer on what should be...

Understanding Laser Contracts

Laser treatments have become a staple of the medical aes­thetics industry. More than 2.5 million laser treatments—including laser hair removal, leg vein treatments, and ablative and nonablative...

MedEsthetics May/June 2017 Legal Issues

DUE TO CORPORATE practice of medicine doctrines, in most states the owners of facilities that perform medical procedures must be either physicians or physician-owned corporations. However, there...

Legal Issues April 2017

Aesthetics is one of the fastest growing fields in medicine, fueled by the introduction of more affordable nonsurgical cosmetic procedures, such as botulinum toxins, dermal fillers and laser...

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When you graduated medical school, retirement was likely the last thing on your mind. But if you have since moved on to private practice ownership, it’s time to consider what will happen to your...