Equipment


March 29, 2022

Guide to Buying Medical Spa Devices

By Madilyn Moeller, Editorial Assistant, American Med Spa Association Medical aesthetics devices have the power to produce striking, safe ...

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March 22, 2022

What You Need to Know When Buying a Laser

By Patrick O'Brien, JD Purchasing a medical laser, or any major aesthetic medical device, is one of the most ...

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December 11, 2020

There Is More to PRP Than Price

By Crown AestheticsWhen platelet-rich plasma (PRP) first came to the private market, there were only a handful of companies that ...

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November 13, 2020

FDA Releases Final Microneedling Guidance Document

By Patrick O'Brien, JD, Legal Coordinator, American Med Spa AssociationAfter three years of development, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ...

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November 2, 2020

How to Maintain PRP Equipment Compliance

By Chad Sulak, Brand Manager – PRP, Crown AestheticsAs the field of aesthetic medicine evolves, new and innovative products are ...

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January 15, 2020

UPDATED—Hyaluronic Injection Pens: What You Need to Know

By Alex R. Thiersch, JD, CEO of the American Med Spa Association (AmSpa) Update October 11, 2021: The FDA ...

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October 28, 2019

What to Look for When Purchasing a Laser

By Alex R. Thiersch, JD, CEO of the American Med Spa Association (AmSpa) Laser treatments are a staple of ...

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August 26, 2019

UPDATED—The Hyaluron Injection Pen: Is It Legal? Who Can Use It?

By Patrick O'Brien, JD, legal coordinator for the American Med Spa Association ORIGINAL STORY [7/1/2019]: The Hyaluron Pen is ...

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August 20, 2019

Understanding Microneedling Equipment

By Justin Harper, MD, on behalf of Bellus Medical I often say that microneedling is the single most underestimated ...

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August 19, 2019

Sponsored: Cynosure Teams with AmSpa for Nitronox Giveaway

From August 19 to September 2, 2019, medical aesthetics providers can register to win a Cynosure Nitronox system by ...

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June 25, 2019

FDA Makes Statement on Medical Device Reporting Changes

By Patrick O'Brien, JD, legal coordinator for the American Med Spa Association On June 21, the U.S. Food and ...

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December 11, 2018

Who Can Perform Aquagold Fine Touch Procedures?

By Alex R. Thiersch, CEO of the American Med Spa Association (AmSpa) Aquagold Fine Touch is a channeling device ...

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December 10, 2018

EmSculpt Laws and Your Med Spa

By Michael S. Byrd, JD, Partner, ByrdAdatto Unless you've been living under a rock, you may have noticed the ...

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November 19, 2018

Understanding CoolSculpting and Your Med Spa

By Brad Adatto, JD, Partner, ByrdAdatto Whether you're an entrepreneur or a veteran business owner of a med spa ...

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October 30, 2018

Self-Regulation: Equipment Manufacturers and Training Centers Need to Get on Board

By Alex Thiersch, CEO of the American Med Spa Association In this space a couple of weeks ago, I ...

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October 17, 2018

What the FDA Warning on Vaginal Rejuvenation Devices Means to You

By Alex R. Thiersch, CEO of the American Med Spa Association On July 31, 2018, U.S. Food and Drug ...

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