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Split Decision

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It is not unusual to interact with people who work on commission, as many in the industry earn commissions on sales. Given the prevalence of the practice, you might assume that it is fine for a medical spa to give commissions to, say, a laser technician or nurse who goes above and beyond to drum up business for the establishment. But you would be wrong, and it is important to understand why. The practice of medicine is governed by an...

Manic Acne

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Learn dermatologist approved tips to banish blemishes for men.

Five Simple Steps for Growth

Learn how to expand your medical spa business this year

Beat the Resolution Odds

If you and your clients are some of the millions of Americans who made promises to improve yourself this New Year, there’s bad news: You’re 92 percent likely to fail in sticking to your resolutions, says a recent study from the University of Scranton’s Journal of Clinical Psychology . About 45 percent of Americans make resolutions. Ranking at the top is losing weight, and staying fit and healthy ranks fifth. “Of course, those statistics represent the average – you don’t...

High Tech Meets High Touch

For clients concerned wtih dry, sensitive skin plagued by fine lines and wrinkles, the Electro-Lift Facial relying on Repêchage products and the Eura Face Action by Lydia Sarfati is the ideal solution. Here is the step-by-step protocol on the 30-minute treatment to rejuvenate, lift, brighten, soothe, and hydrate skin. 1. Sanitize hands with Clean Hands Anti-Microbial Hand Wipes. 2. Squeeze a small amount of Opti-Cleanse onto damp cotton square and remove eye make-up. If make-up is present on the whole...

It’s a Match

Learn how pairing microdermabrasion with noninvasive facial services, innovative devices, and potent products can deliver enhanced results.

Lasers on Point

The holidays are right around the corner, which means clients will soon be celebrating with friends and family, reconnecting with old acquaintances and meeting new people, so it’s essential that you look your very best. Laser treatments are a quick option to get your skin glowing for the holidays. Below, Dangene, founder of dangene, The Institute of Skinovation, answers commonly asked questions about lasers to help you provide the information clients need to feel at ease before their first treatment:...

Plastic Surgery Prerequisites

The times they are a changing. The phrase applies to the new year and how people feel about plastic surgery. Thankfully, society’s understanding of plastic surgery has matured as the practice has demonstrated its ability to improve human wellbeing, says board-certified plastic surgeon John Zannis, M.D., head of the Zannis Center for Plastic Surgery (New Bern, NC). “Decades ago, I think it’s fair to say there was a stigma that plastic surgery was for those with too much money and...

Top Trends for 2015

As the end of 2014 draws nearer, industry professionals survey the innovations and techniques that rose to popularity in this year and are eager to provide their predictions for the next. Here are the top 10 plastic surgery trends for 2015 according to board-certified plastic surgeon Norman Rowe, M.D., from Rowe Plastic Surgery (New York City). The use of minimally invasive (Botox, fillers, photo-rejuvenation) and nonsurgical cosmetic treatments will continue to increase next year. In 2013 there was a 10...

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