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5 Things You (Probably) Don’t Know About Medical Aestheticians

Most of us are highly familiar with the term “aestheticians” as those who work in the skincare and beauty industry performing treatments that improve various skincare concerns. This involves anything from waxing, body wraps, facials, peels, and so on. But as technology advances and newer, more effective treatments come into development, the term “medical aestheticians” has been born.

Today we’re highlighting the top 5 things you most likely didn’t know about medical aestheticians:

5. Medical aesthetics is defined as “the discipline of skincare health” (source). Those who become medical aestheticians are trained to use advanced technology in order to improve skincare health and appearance. These treatments can include Botox, laser hair reduction, dermal fillers, laser tattoo removal, and more.

4. The pioneer of “medical aesthetics” was Anna D. Rinehart, who was both a nurse and aesthetician. She helped to develop and improve protocols, treatments, and procedures that don’t require surgery.

3. In order to be a medical aesthetician, you must be a medical professional (MD, DO, RN, etc.) because you are handling cosmetic injectables such as Botox and dermal fillers (Juvederm, Restylane, etc.) However, aestheticians, cosmetologists, and those who want to change careers to the beauty industry can receive cosmetic laser training in order to become a cosmetic laser technician where they will be able to treat clients with highly in demand treatments like laser hair reduction, radiofrequency skin tightening, IPL photofacial skin rejuvenation, laser tattoo removal, and more.

2. Medical aestheticians aren’t limited to working in a doctor’s office. Many medical aestheticians have gone on to work at dermatology clinics, medical spas, OBGYN clinics, salons, fitness centers, or have even opened up their own spa/business in order to offer clients these types of services.

1. It only takes two weeks to become a medical aesthetician at National Laser Institute! As the leading medical aesthetic school, we offer both medical aesthetician courses for medical professionals as well as laser training courses for those wanting to become cosmetic laser technicians.

Medical Aesthetician School

National Laser Institute’s medical aesthetician school offers attendees hands-on training with cosmetic laser treatments, Botox, dermal fillers, sclerotherapy, and much more. In our comprehensive training course, attendees will learn in both a classroom and clinical environment within a luxury medical spa setting. We believe in providing both hands-on and classroom training in order to attendees to receive quality education and to gain the confidence and skills when going out to perform these treatments on their own. Attendees are taught by leading professionals in this industry who have years of experience within this field.

Some of the topics covered in our comprehensive course include:

  • Aesthetic overview
  • Pre and post care
  • Client selection
  • Treatment techniques
  • Hands-on training
  • + More!

National Laser Institute’s medical aesthetician school has been around for over a decade. We’ve earned many outstanding reviews and are recognized as gold standard education. To learn more about medical aesthetician school or National Laser Institute, simply fill out the form on your right or call 800.982.6817.