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Danielle’s Story, A Medical Aesthetician

National Laser Institute’s CEO and Founder, Louis Silberman, joins with Danielle, a medical aesthetician and laser technician. Danielle received her formal training at National Laser Institute. During her interview post-graduation, the CEO at her company commended her for her resume and experience. Find out more about how Danielle got her dream job and how you can become a cosmetic laser technician with training at National Laser Institute. Moreover, find out how you can join the booming billion dollar medical aesthetics industry today!

“Hey, I’m Louis the laser guy and welcome to my podcast, ‘Pursue your Passion.’ Join me on my journey as we discover how aestheticians, nurses, physicians and complete career changers are living their passion in this booming, billion dollar medical aesthetics industry. Finding your purpose isn’t only about making great money, it’s about so much more. It’s about tapping into your passions and chasing your dreams.” -Louis Silberman

medical aesthetician laser technician evaluating their client

Why Should I Become a Medical Aesthetician?

To start, medical aesthetics is an art form. Many who choose to go into medical aesthetics are artists of some kind and in their own right. With this in mind, using cosmetic lasers on a client is like painting on a canvas. You operate with concise movements, each change in positioning determining a different effect. As well as that, you have to be able to see the final picture of what you want to achieve. With cosmetic lasers, it is no different. For instance, you evaluate the client, determine the treatment, and visualize the final look for the patient. As with a painting, you will determine which tool to use to achieve the desired effect. Moreover, if you are a person who is drawn to beauty and the arts, you will find enjoyment in being a medical aesthetician laser technician.

Meet Danielle: A Medical Aesthetician Laser Technician

Prior to National Laser Institute, Danielle worked as an executive assistant for a plastic surgeon. As well as that, Danielle has expressed enjoyment of painting acrylics and oils on canvases with bright, colorful ideas. When Louis inquires as to why Danielle decided to attend National Laser Institute for medical aesthetician training, she responds that she did not feel she was in her ideal role. Danielle replied, “I kind of helped go into the patient rooms and didn’t really do much…Finally, one day he got a laser and I volunteered first, I raised my hand…I had no knowledge whatsoever…So I did a little research and went to National Laser Institute.”

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Danielle attended a two-week boot camp, cosmetic laser training course at National Laser Institute. When Louis asks how she heard about the school, she responds,

“I think just word of mouth, a lot of people in Dallas knew about it, especially in this industry.”- Danielle

Importantly, Danielle has a lot of fun with the training experience. As well as that, it grew her passion for the industry. At National Laser Institute, Danielle felt comfortable developing relationships with other classmates and instructors. Due to this, everyone was able to collectively share their expertise and knowledge on how to become successful in the medical aesthetics industry.

At National Laser Institute, you will be educated on how to be successful in this industry, how to get a job after your training and gain critical information on opening your own medspa. National Laser Institute prides itself on helping medical aesthetician laser technicians get ready for the field. Danielle tells Louis, “I appreciated having the support after, from job postings that were around town.”

“We actually got to work in real treatment rooms while we were there, treating patients…It was like a real environment of what it’s going to be like when you graduate and have a job.”- Danielle on what National Laser Institute was like

Life For Danielle Now

When Louis asks where her career is now, Danielle replied, “I’m now working at UT Southwestern In Dallas in the plastic surgery department and I’m a medical aesthetician laser technician…UT Southwestern actually has all the same lasers and equipment that I learned at National Laser Institute. After Danielle submitted her resume, the CEO was quickly impressed with her experience level. She replied that she was from National Laser Institute, “and that was really like, an honor.”

After working at UT Southwestern for a while, Danielle realized that everything she learned at National Laser Institute prepared her for her job at UT Southwestern. “Everything we need from safety…to the medical supplies…to how you speak to clients.” As well as that, Danielle learned all about pre-op and post-op from National Laser Institute. With her experience, she was able to show others what she had learned.

“I have this job, even my family reminds me…four years ago you went to National Laser Institute and you really had no impact it was going to have on your career.”- Danielle, on looking back.

Join National Laser Institute’s Esteemed Graduates

National Laser Institute is a proud, recognized leader in the medical aesthetics industry. As well as that, National Laser Institute is the gold standard of medical aesthetics and laser technology education in the industry. Furthermore, National Laser Institute trains hundreds of students each month in its several educational bootcamp courses. To learn more about the profession of medical aesthetician laser technician, click here to contact us today.

About the Author

Hello! I’m Bri Kelley, and I have dedicated the last four years to creating SEO blog content for National Laser Institute. With a family deeply rooted in the company– my mother contributing for nine years and my brother for two– I have immersed myself in the realm of cosmetic lasers and medical aesthetics for almost a decade.

My enthusiasm for skincare and the fascinating realm of medical aesthetics fuels my work. Important to note, my writing spans both the spa and educational facets of National Laser Institute. On the educational side, I delve into the advantages of pursuing a career in either cosmetic lasers or medical aesthetics.

When I write spa-related content, I illuminate the perks of various cosmetic laser and medical aesthetic treatments. Due to this, the dual focus allows me to gain a comprehensive understanding of each aspect within the medical aesthetic field. As well as that, I find great joy in continuous research, which ensures that my content remains current with the latest developments in the ever-evolving landscape of medical aesthetics.