Our healthcare and business law firm works with healthcare providers and businesses to open cosmetic medical and wellness spas. The medical spa entity has grown drastically over the past few years. Some states and medical boards have developed laws and rules governing medical and wellness spas. As medical and wellness spas continue to grow, we can anticipate more laws and rules governing medical and wellness spas. On July 19, 2023, the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners (“Medical Board”) published changes to the rules governing the “Use of Lasers and Other Modalities,” which can be found in Chapter 540-X-11 of the Rules of the Medical Board. The rule is broken down into many different categories. A previous post provided an overview of the rule changes that are potentially applicable to medical spa practitioners. This post focuses on important rules that apply to Non-Laser Skin Rejuvenation procedures. If you have a question about the Alabama Medical Board’s rules or would like to discuss this blog post, you may contact our healthcare and business law firm at (404) 685-1662 (Atlanta) or (706) 722-7886 (Augusta), or by email, email@example.com. You may also learn more about our law firm by visiting www.hamillittle.com.
As mentioned in the previous blog post, the use of Lasers/Pulsed Light Devices (“LLBDs”) for cosmetic purposes is considered “the practice of medicine” in Alabama. Level 1 and Level 2 Delegates can perform certain LLBDs only if allowed by the rules, which go fully into effect on July 17, 2024. This post focuses on the new rules governing Non-Laser Skin Rejuvenation. Continue reading ›