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New York Medical Spa Laws Can All Be Found In One Place

New York Medical Spa Laws Can All Be Found In One Place Find Easy Access to New York's Med Spa Laws With The American Med Spa Association's Medical Aesthetic Legal Summary

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NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2018

NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- For medical professionals and entrepreneurs trying to find out how to start a medical spa business, it can be difficult to find the legal medical spa requirements. AmSpa's legal summary of New York's medical aesthetic laws provides compliance insight into:

  • Who can inject Botox;
  • Who can perform laser treatments (including intense pulsed light, laser skin resurfacing, and laser hair removal);
  • Who can perform dermaplaning;
  • Who can perform microneedling;
  • Who can own a med spa;
  • And much more.

"I discovered the black and white—as opposed to grey—legal guidelines, adaptable templates, business tools and, most importantly, I met fellow business owners who have similar challenges to our business," says Carmen Vanderheiden Brodie, founder and CEO of The Finery with locations in New York, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island. "Our company is a family business and, with AmSpa, we feel as though our family has grown."

The summary, available for AmSpa Basic members, answers over 60 medical spa legal questions, and AmSpa Plus members have access to over 25 additional medical aesthetic legal answers. The online resource is a must-have for medical spa owners, medical directors, practice managers, and practitioners. For more information visit

"Many people in New York don't know that other than laser hair removal, only nurses are supposed to be firing lasers," says Alex Thiersch, JD, founder and director of the American Med Spa Association. He also notes that New York has a number of other particular nuances that separate the state from others, including an increase in enforcement regarding business names. Specifically, he says that multiple practices have had their names denied because regulatory agencies don't prefer the word "spa" in reference to medical practices.

Find answers to questions about medical spa law in the AmSpa New York medical aesthetic legal summary.

About the American Med Spa Association: The American Med Spa Association (AmSpa) provides business and legal resources to medical spas and aesthetic practices across the country. AmSpa's events—including Medical Spa Boot Camps and The Medical Spa Show—provide business and legal best-practices to anyone entering the medical spa space or looking to improve their existing business. AmSpa members receive access to legal summaries of the laws governing medical spas in their state, access to an exclusive medical spa insurance program, and many other benefits.


SOURCE American Med Spa Association, LLC.

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Last Updated: 16-Oct-2018