4 Easy Steps Toward Becoming a Medical Aesthetician
A Medical aesthetician is a skin care expert that is trained in performing a variety treatments on the dermal and epidermal layers of skin. Like aestheticians, medical aestheticians can also become trained to perform facials, waxes, peels, and more.
Medical aestheticians primarily stick to recent laser technologies that are able to give clients revolutionary results, such as laser hair reduction, laser tattoo removal, Botox, laser wrinkle reduction, laser acne reduction and many more.
At National Laser Institute, we see many cosmetologists, aestheticians, medical professionals and other career changers taking an interest in medical aesthetician school.
How to Become a Medical Aesthetician
It’s easier than you may think to become a medical aesthetician. We break it down for you in four easy steps below.
1. Make sure you meet the requirements.
In most states, you need to have your high school diploma or GED to perform laser treatments. In order to perform Botox, dermal fillers and other cosmetic injectables, in some states you must be an RN or higher. There are a few states that allow LPNs to administer injectables. However, it is important that you research your state’s requirements before choosing a medical aesthetician school. Our knowledgeable Admissions Advisors will be able to provide you with more detailed information about your state’s regulations.
2. Research medical aesthetician schools.
It’s not in your best interest to attend a school that’s local to you. You need to make sure that school offers what you need in terms of quality education. Ask yourself the following questions:
- Are they regulated by your state?
- Do they offer hands-on training?
- How updated is the equipment they use?
- How long is the course and does it meet your state’s requirements in terms of earning proper certification?
- How long has the school been around?
3. Attend a regulated medical aesthetician school.
Once you find the medical aesthetician school that’s right for you, it’s time for you to choose and complete your course. You can talk to an Admissions Advisor to see which is the best fit for what you’d like to do. National Laser Institute has classes that are designed to fit your needs, whether you’re a medical professional who only wants Botox injection training or an aesthetician who wants comprehensive laser training–we’ve got something for you.4
4. Earn your training and explore your job options.
Most importantly, complete and graduate from your course! Your hard work is what earns you your knowledge, and that’s what employers will be looking at. They’re going to want to hire someone who’s had extensive hands-on training and experience from experts within the field. THIS is ultimately why it’s important to choose a good medical aesthetician school.
At National Laser Institute, we have a dedicated team that sends out over 500 job leads a month to our students and alumni. Medical spas, physicians offices and other businesses frequently reach out to us, because they want to hire our graduates!
Medical Aesthetics Training at National Laser Institute
National Laser Institute is the leading medical aesthetic school in the nation and has been around for over a decade.
We train hundreds of students each month in our multiple locations and are regulated by the ARRA. Our courses offer students hands-on training with scheduled clients within a medical spa setting and offer medical professionals CE/CME credits.
To learn more about medical aesthetics or National Laser Institute, please fill out the form on the right or call 800-982-6817.