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Illinois Summary of State Laws & Regulations
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Frequently Asked Questions

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 aesthetic skin care procedures developed by dermatologists and plastic surgeons in an environment thought to be more pleasing to clients. Examples of these include >>Read More

Generally, because medical spas offer treatments that are for medical purposes >>Read More

If a non-professional business owned by non-physicians employs a medical director >>Read More

Illinois law specifically prohibits >>Read More

Illinois law specifically >>Read More

An unlicensed person or entity may >>Read More

Both prescription and nonprescription medications and medical appliances are >>Read More

The law does not restrict where Botox treatments may be performed, as long as >>Read More

Under Illinois law, administering cosmetic laser treatments is considered >>Read More

A person who injects Botox for cosmetic purposes >>Read More

A physician must be on-site when >>Read More

Before a physician may delegate any medical procedure >>Read More

A physician is required to >>Read More

A medical spa is considered to be a medical practice. Therefore, in Illinois, >>Read More

The Illinois IDFPR issued a position statement on daily deals, such as Groupon, and determined >>Read More

Medical spas are medical practices and therefore >>Read More

Physicians should >>Read More

When communicating on social media, a medical spa should always >>Read More

Generally >>Read More

The term "medical director" implies >>Read More

A physician may delegate these procedures to >>Read More

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