Arkansas State Board Hears Views on Draft of Medical Spa Rule

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Friday, July 24, 2020

The Arkansas State Medical Board will consider new guidelines for doctors overseeing minor cosmetic surgical procedures, including chemical peels and injectable treatments such as Botox and fillers.
The proposed rule clarifies training and other requirements for doctors who supervise staff that perform “aesthetic” procedures.
It’s drawn support from some physicians, who describe it as a matter of patient safety. It’s opposed by some industry professionals, including those at clinics known as med spas, as akin to a turf war initiated by plastic surgeons.
Read more at the Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette >>