The booming medspa industry in 2020!

booming medspa industry As we enter a new decade the booming medspa industry continues to be on the rise. If you have been thinking about getting into this exciting industry but have the feeling that you may be too late or that the time to get into the medspa industry has passed, now is the time for you to start on your path towards working in this industry! The opening of medspas is rising in the United States as the demand from millennials and baby boomers continues to grow.  The booming medspa industry is always in need of laser technicians and injectors as more and more people are interested in getting medical aesthetic procedures.

As the industry continues to grow, more nonconventional places are offering procedures such as Botox and fillers. Here’s an overview of some of the places that medical aestheticians work. You don’t have to be in a medical spa, you can work in many different settings – even a fitness center!

Physicians’ offices

These days it is now possible to get all kinds of treatments at your normal primary physician. Many physicians, obstetricians, and OB/GYNs are adding all types of medical aesthetic services to their practice. Due to the fact that these services are not covered by insurance, there is less of a hassle about the treatment and many physicians make good money out of offering these services. 

Day spas and beauty salons

While day spas typically focus on relaxation and rejuvenation, they have recognized the need to add these services to deliver more dramatic results. Some businesses have brought in a physician or nurse to provide cosmetic procedures to their clients who might already get laser hair reduction and Botox elsewhere. This is the perfect place to work if you want to be in a beautiful and relaxing environment while you make people look and feel their best.

Niche boutiques

Small businesses focusing on only one type of treatment can decrease overhead costs while providing excellent service. Niche boutiques have become popular for procedures like laser hair and tattoo removal. While these cosmetic treatments typically require multiple sessions to be effective, this can turn new clients into repeat customers. This is the perfect place to work if you are looking for a smaller, more intimate environment with a lot of repeat clients.

Fitness centers

Recently, some national fitness chains have begun to offer cosmetic laser treatments as part of their in-house spa amenities. Fitness centers are capitalizing on their current member base and expanding to non-members to provide a one-stop-shop. This is a great place to work if you want to be around clients who are healthy and fit individuals that want to optimize how their body looks and feels.

After attending one of our courses our students go on to have fulfilling careers as:

  • Laser Hair Reduction Technicians
  • Laser Tattoo Reduction Specialists
  • Med Spa Owners
  • Cosmetic Injectors
  • Aesthetic Nurses
  • Cosmetic Physicians and more

If you’re interested in getting into the booming medspa industry then check out our medical aesthetic courses! Whether you are a medical professional such as a doctor or nurse, or someone who is looking for a career change and has no medical background, we have a program that can get you started in the booming medspa industry!

14 Day CME Course

Our fourteen day CME course is perfect for current medical professionals from nurses to doctors who are interested in getting into the booming medspa industry. This two-week course gives you a comprehensive overview of everything that the medical aesthetics industry offers. You’ll leave the course feeling confident in your ability to administer everything from Botox injections to laser cosmetic treatments. This is a great option if you are looking to transition fully into the medical aesthetics field and want to work at a medical spa or other places of employment focusing on administering medical aesthetic treatments. 

14 Days of Cosmetic Laser & Injectables

Day 1: CME Laser Didactic

Day 2 – Day 5: CME Laser Clinical Hands-On *

Day 6: Botox Training and Hands-On Clinical Practice

Day 7: Dermal Filler Training and Hands-On Clinical Practice

Day 8: Intro to Advanced Injectable Training and Hands-On Clinical Practice

Day 9: Advanced Injectable Hands-On Clinical Practice

Day 10: Platelet Rich Plasma Training and Hands-On Clinical Practice

Day 11: Advanced PRP Training and Hands-On Clinical Training

Day 12: Body / Vein Training and Hands-On Clinical Training

Day 13: Intro to PDO Threads Training and Hands-On Clinical Practice

Day 14: PDO Threads Hands-On Clinical Practice  

If you’re someone who doesn’t come from a medical background, don’t worry we have courses that are perfect for you as well! Anyone can perform cosmetic laser treatment with the proper training and certification. Here at the National Laser Institute, we offer a two-week comprehensive laser course that covers everything you need to know to become a cosmetic laser technician.  You’ll learn topics such as:

  • Treating different skin conditions and types
  • Evaluating skin types using the Fitzpatrick scale
  • Skin physiology and tissue interactions
  • How to perform the consultation process
  • Laser settings and functionalities

During the two-week course, you will also learn Laser Safety Officer training. During the comprehensive laser cosmetic course you’ll learn through hands-on training how to perform the following procedures:

  • Laser hair removal
  • Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) photofacial
  • Laser spider vein reduction
  • Laser acne treatments
  • CoolSculpting body contouring
  • Cellulite reduction
  • Radiofrequency (RF) skin tightening
  • Laser wrinkle reduction
  • Laser skin tightening
  • Laser tattoo removal

2 week Comprehensive Laser Course

This course is the most popular course that we offer here at the National Laser Institute. The course is perfect for students looking to perform cosmetic laser treatments and become laser technicians. You’ll learn the booming medspa industry’s most in-demand cosmetic laser treatments and walk away feeling confident in your ability to assess client’s skincare needs. You’ll learn through hands-on training and classroom teaching from our world-class instructors. You’ll learn:

  • Laser hair removal
  • Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) photofacial
  • Laser spider vein reduction
  • Laser acne treatments
  • CoolSculpting body contouring
  • Cellulite reduction
  • Radiofrequency (RF) skin tightening
  • Laser wrinkle reduction
  • Laser skin tightening
  • Laser tattoo removal

At the end of the program you’ll be able to:

  • Recognize the unique characteristics of a cosmetic client
  • Understand the fundamentals of how a laser interacts with skin tissue
  • Explain how different types of light-based devices interact with the skin in nonsurgical procedures
  • Identify safety issues and complications as well as recognize contraindications for various cosmetic laser treatments
  • Determine which types of laser treatments will create the desired results for your clients
  • Understand the hazards associated with cosmetic lasers and how to avoid them
  • Demonstrate proper technique and safe operation of laser and pulsed light devices
  • Explain the benefits, expectations, and results associated with several laser devices

Why choose the National Laser Institute

When it comes to choosing to attend a course at the National Laser Institute you are making an investment in a course that is going to change your future in the medical aesthetic field, otherwise, why invest your time and money into taking a course? At the National Laser Institute, we make sure that your money and time is well worth it! You’ll leave feeling confident in your ability to be a practicing professional in the medical aesthetic industry. 

About the National Laser Institute:

  • Classes lead by dermatologists, cosmetic surgeons, and leading industry physicians and medical aesthetics experts
  • Train on multiple, industry-leading technologies
  • Luxury, retail medical spa training center
  • Staffed with a specific team of 20 customer service/marketing agents whose mission is to provide over 2000 clients per month nationwide so that our attendees receive extensive hands-on training
  • Medical advisory board with over 100 years of combined experience
  • Business development/marketing seminars
  • Featured in the top national health and beauty publications
  • Industry pioneer for education in Laser, Botox, and Filler training

Student Testimonials

“In two weeks, I learned bio-dynastics about laser and skin basics! I feel confident about going out and getting a new career in this industry. The best part is being hands-on and seeing clients with instructor supervision.”

– Rose Wilson  

“Refreshing atmosphere! Fun and friendly with a strong curriculum. I was blown away by how much you can learn in 16 days! Really well-balanced. The hands-on experience was a great way to learn. All the instructors have nice and warm personalities. The laughter you experience with these people while learning is definitely a treat. Thank you all!”

– Melissa Dreyfus  

“I enjoyed being able to use a laser on actual clients. It was very hands-on which made it easier to learn new techniques. All the instructors were so knowledgeable, energetic, and fun! I loved them all! I was never bored. I loved my time here! I learned so much in a short amount of time it was almost shocking! I am so happy I came to National Laser Institute and was able to learn from these awesome instructors. I am so excited to now have cosmetic lasers under my belt from such a great school.”

– Alexandra Leithmann

Check out this video where Debbie (one of our instructors at the National Laser Institute) shares her journey into the medical aesthetics industry!

If you are interested in getting into the booming medspa industry, then check out our courses and give us a call at 1-800-982-6817 for more information! Check out our podcast all about getting into the medical aesthetic industry! Listen on Apple Podcasts and subscribe!