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New York Frequently Asked Questions


The New York medical spa legal summary breaks down the laws governing non-invasive medical aesthetics in the state.

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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.


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Medical spas were developed to offer certain >>Read More

Generally, because medical spas >>Read More

A business owned by a non-physician >>Read More

Non-physicians may >>Read More

New York law >>Read More

An unlicensed person or entity may >>Read More

Prescription and nonprescription medicines, drugs, and medical devices are >>Read More

In New York, Botox parties >>Read More

New York considers the firing of lasers>>Read More

In New York there are>>Read More

During any laser or IPL use >>Read More

Registered nurses require >>Read More

A physician is>>Read More

A medical spa is considered to be, >>Read More

New York has>>Read More

Medical spas are >>Read More

HIPAA allows covered health care providers>>Read More

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

Food, drugs, and medical devices are increasingly being imported >>Read More

The term "medical director" implies >>Read More

Microneedling, laser or intense pulse light devices >>Read More


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Any type of entity that is permitted to >>Read More

New York law does not >>Read More

Any medical practice that sells retail products should >>Read More

Physical presence of a physician is >>Read More

While New York law calls for >>Read More

A PA may perform any cosmetic procedure that is within >>Read More

RNs may use lasers for >>Read More

New York law does not >>Read More

A physician may use a patient photo if >>Read More

When leaving a message on the patient's answering machine, the physician should >>Read More

OSHA requires: (1) lasers to be >>Read More

A med spa or physician covered by HIPAA must >>Read More

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