Read These Legal Tips Before Performing CoolSculpting

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Alex R. Thiersch J.D., founder and director of the American Med Spa Association (AmSpa), shares his legal insights on performing CoolSculpting.

CoolSculpting is a popular body-sculpting treatment. However, questions still exist regarding who can perform it. Because cryolipolysis treatments don’t use light-emitting devices or lasers, they fall into a legal grey area, because existing laser statutes don’t cover it directly. It has been argued that cryolipolysis does not fall under the practice of medicine, because it isn’t covered under existing regulations.
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