Legal

Traveling on Uncle Sam

Planning to attend an out-of-town conference? Let Uncle Sam help foot the bill. Principals, managers, and employees of every medical aesthetic practice can legitimately claim an income tax...

Safe Delivery

Your patients may think of the laser treatment rooms within your aesthetic practice as magical places that make wrinkles and redness disappear, unwanted tattoos and hair vanish and a more youthful...

Medical Ethics and Daily Deal Sites

The astounding, initial success of daily deal site Groupon spawned numerous competitors, including Amazon Local, Living Social and LocalZoo. These sites bring together consumers and businesses in...

The corporate practice of medicine (CPoM) doctrine prohibits a business entity from practicing medicine or employing a physician to provide professional medical services. Most states have CPoM...

Skincare services are a natural fit for medical cosmetic practices. Hiring an esthetician to provide services, such as facials and microdermabrasion, will increase the number of times a patient...

Licensing Agreements

The use of licensing agreements is increasing in the medical aesthetics industry. In some agreements, physicians lend their names to a product or product line. In others, manufacturers may license...