Do you own a skin care business or are you an esthetician wishing for new opportunities? Discover the business, treatments and skills needed to work in a medical setting.
Estheticians have an increased value to the medical profession now more than ever. The role of the esthetician in a clinical setting be it surgical consultation, medi-spa, or general practice office is a fast-growing one. Pre- and post-operative care is oftentimes a secondary concern, despite the fact that it is absolutely crucial to the overall health and well-being of the patient/client and a requisite regimen toward realizing the results desired or promised from the medical procedure. Demand continues to grow for non-surgical services including chemical peels and microdermabrasion. In addition, physicians are offering cosmetic treatments, pre-and post-surgical treatments, and skin care products. For the esthetician and medical professional alike, this book emphasizes a working philosophy that esthetic treatment should benefit the mental and emotional well-being of the patient/client, along with healing the body.
In eight well-organized sections comprising 32 chapters, Wojak discusses topics that include:
The Science of Beauty
Regulatory Implications to Treatment and Proper Documentation Procedures
Common Skin Conditions, including but not limited to Acne, Rosacea, and Age-compromised Skin
LED and IPL Therapy
Understanding Ingredients and Products in Order to Make Proper Recommendations and Applications
Microneedling and Microcurrent
Advanced Esthetic Treatments, such as Dermaplaning and Chemical and Oxygen Treatments
Techniques for Building Your Esthetic Business and Client Roster
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