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|California Summary of State Laws & Regulations|
Disclaimer: The information and answers contained in these frequently asked questions provide a general guide to certain laws that apply to "medical spas" in this particular state. The information on this site is for general reference only and accuracy cannot be guaranteed, as medical spa legalities and regulations change very frequently. This information is not intended to provide legal advice, and it should not be relied upon as legal advice. This information is not intended to create, and receipt of it does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. Readers: You should not act upon this information without seeking knowledgeable legal counsel that takes the laws of your jurisdiction into account. All uses of the content of this site, other than personal uses, are prohibited.
Medical spas were developed to offer certain >>Read More
Generally, only a >>Read More
If I'm not a doctor, can I employ a "Medical Director" to provide medical services for my medical spa?
If a non-professional business owned by non-physicians employs a medical director >>Read More
Non-physicians may >>Read More
Can a nurse, physician assistant or nurse practitioner take a commission for administering laser treatments or injectables like Botox?
A medical corporation or a physician may pay its employees >>Read More
An unlicensed person or entity may >>Read More
Typically sales tax must be charged for medical treatments like >>Read More
In California, Botox parties >>Read More
The California medical board has very clearly laid out which practitioners may>>Read More
A person who injects Botox for cosmetic purposes is >>Read More
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In California, a physician >>Read More
A medical spa is considered to be, >>Read More
The California legislature recently enacted legislation to>>Read More
In California, medical spas >>Read More
Physicians should >>Read More
If a patient posted a message or a review on a medical spa’s social media page, can and how should the medical spa respond?
When communicating on social media, a medical spa should >>Read More
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The term "medical director" implies >>Read More
Who can legally perform the following treatments: microneedling; lasers/light-emitting devices; dermaplaning; Coolsculpting; permanent makeup?
Microneedling, laser or intense pulse light devices >>Read More
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