“Leg Veins…Should they Stay or Should they Go”

All women have leg veins. They may be genetic, an occupational hazard, caused by trauma, pregnancy or too much sun. There is help. We’ll talk about the many non-invasive treatments available.

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Maintaining Your Appearance While Living In The Public Eye

Dr. Ann and Larry talk with Chelsie Gambadoro about maintaining your appearance while living in the world of social media. Chelsie is married to sports radio personality, John “Gambo” Gambadoro, is a model and mother.

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Dermatologist vs Medical Aesthetician — Which Career Is For You

A career in skincare allows you to help others look their best. If this sounds like something you want to do, then you’ll need to know which direction to take: dermatologist or medical aesthetician. Read on to learn the difference between the two, as well as the training you’ll need, and what you’ll be doing daily on the job.

How to Become a Dermatologist or Medical Aesthetician

In total, it takes 12 years of schooling to become a dermatologist. First, you’ll need a bachelor’s degree. Next, you’ll have to complete medical school. From there, you complete your residency. Once you pass the national licensure exam, you’ll be an officially licensed dermatologist.

On the other hand, to become a Medical Aesthetician, you must have a medical background as either a nurse practitioner, a nurse, or a doctor. From here, you can take the proper courses to become a certified practitioner of procedures such as injectables, fillers, and cosmetic lasers. All in all, it takes far less time to become a Medical Aesthetician than a Dermatologist.

What Do Medical Aestheticians and Dermatologists Do?

After many years of education and training, a dermatologist can administer or treat the following conditions:

  • Acne
  • Skin cancer
  • Rosacea
  • Psoriasis
  • Virus Skin infections (e.g. herpes)
  • Write prescriptions
  • Perform surgery on skin abnormalities
  • Perform cosmetic procedures including:
  • Lasers
  • Injection of fillers
  • Botox
  • Prescription-strength chemical peels
  • Spider vein treatment
  • Medical micro-needling

A Medical Aesthetician is trained to do the following:

  • Skin Tightening
  • Microlaser Peel
  • Skin Rejuvenation
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Laser Tattoo Removal
  • Body Contouring
  • Cellulite Reduction
  • BBL
  • Photofacial

Where do Medical Aestheticians and Dermatologists Work?

A dermatologist is a medical doctor who works in a Dermatologist office. Dermatologists are considered specialists who make a good salary and work normal hours. As for Medical Aestheticians, there are many options about where and when to work. These trained professionals work in hospitals, clinics, medical practices, healthcare facilities, plastic surgeon practices, and dermatologist practices. With a huge demand for Botox and Fillers, Medical Aestheticians will also find themselves working in beauty salons, spas, and fitness centers. The schedule will vary depending on the place where you work. For example, working in a spa or beauty salon may require nights and weekends.

Taking a Medical Aesthetician Course

This rewarding career sets you up for success right from the beginning. First, you’ll love what you do, and that means you’ll love learning about all the procedures you can do once you pass our courses, such as:

  • Treating various skin conditions and types
  • Evaluating skin types
  • Skin physiology and tissue interactions
  • Performing a consultation process
  • Laser settings and functionalities
  • Laser hair removal
  • Intense Pulsed Light photo facial
  • Laser spider vein reduction
  • Laser acne treatments
  • CoolSculpting body contouring
  • Cellulite reduction
  • Radiofrequency  skin tightening
  • Laser wrinkle reduction
  • Laser skin tightening
  • Laser tattoo removal

Are you ready to start a new and rewarding career? Are you ready to help men and women improve their complexion and self-esteem and have fun doing it? Then take one or more of our courses to get started. If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to give us a call. We’re here to help you make the most of your career while helping others be their best selves

 

PDO Thread Lifts

Dr. Ann and Larry discuss PDO Thread lifts. Dr Ann is interviewed by Larry. So today’s episode is What Would Ann Do?

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Fur Bikinis Are Not Making A Comeback

Dr Ann and Larry talk about laser hair removal.

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WWLD Questions: Real Questions With Real Answers

Larry and Doctor Ann answer questions from you.

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Year in Review – Year in Preview

Dr. Ann and Larry discuss the podcasts, guests and subjects of last years podcasts and preview some of the exciting stuff coming up in the new year.

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Men Should Get Laser Hair Removal For These 7 Reasons

Laser hair removal can be an effective tool to get rid of unwanted hair on many areas of the body. While many people typically associate laser hair removal with women, there are many good reasons men may wish to have this procedure done as well. The following are seven reasons men should consider laser hair removal.

Eliminate Shaving Problems

Ingrown hairs and rashes are common when you have to shave on a regular basis. Because laser hair removal eliminates the hair follicles as well, it can get rid of these problems and reduce the amount of pain you experience in relation to shaving.

Can Be Used Anywhere

Whether you want to eliminate hair on your face or you’re interested in removing hair from other parts of your body, laser hair removal can be done just about anywhere on the body, leaving you with smoother skin without the need to keep up with shaving.

Show Off Those Tattoos

If you have tattoos, they can quickly be hidden by tufts of hair, depending on their locations. Laser hair removal can be an effective way to reveal those tattoos and make sure they’re easily visible for everyone to see. You’ve taken the time to get this beautiful artwork; why not show it off?

Less Painful Than Waxing

Waxing is another alternative to shaving many people have explored, mainly because it can be done at home and it’s relatively inexpensive. However, waxing can be extremely painful as it pulls the hair out by the roots. Laser hair removal produces similar results without the pain of waxing.

A More Flattering Physique

While men don’t have a long history of shaving more than their faces, shaving other parts of the body can also show off a man’s physique, making him more attractive. If there’s an area of your body you want to show off, laser hair removal can help you achieve your goals.

A Boost in Self-Esteem

Feeling confident in yourself is important. However, not everyone is comfortable with the way their body looks naturally. Laser hair removal can help you get rid of hair that may seem embarrassing or hair that is hiding parts of your body you are proud of. This boost in self-esteem can be invaluable.

Ditch the Razors for Good

Shaving can be a tedious task that needs to be done regularly to keep the hair at bay. Laser hair removal will keep the hair from growing back for a longer period so you don’t have to worry about as much maintenance. While the hair will grow back eventually, the more times you get laser hair removal done, the less likely the hair will be to grow back. Eventually, you won’t have to worry about shaving or laser hair removal at all.

Shaving is a task many people dread, and waxing can be a painful process individuals don’t want to go through. The good news is, men can enjoy a number of benefits from getting laser hair removal, allowing them to show off their physique and tattoos, as well as feel more confident and ditch those razors for good.