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Advanced Medical Aesthetics(AMA)

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Why Become an Advanced Medical Aesthetician?

Medical aesthetics is rising in the beauty and medical industry

and is continuing to grow. If you already are a licensed Cosmetologist or Esthetician, advancing your skills to perform medical aesthetics is a rewarding career change. This career will allow you to work in a positive environment, help clients achieve their beauty goals, and have a flexible schedule.

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Course Description

Microdermabrasion Fundamentals: In this lecture and hands-on training course will teach proper Basic Microdermabrasion (MDA) application, including indications and contraindications.

ACA: Microdermabrasion Advanced:  In this lecture and hands-on training course, teachers will teach the student advanced combination therapies utilizing both  Microdermabrasion (MDA) application and chemexfoliation applications for accelerated results in pre-treated skins. Combined MDA therapy produces dual exfoliation, blending mechanical and chemical resurfacing, peeling the skin deeper than basic MDA. Indications, contraindications, and safety measures will also be addressed.

AMA: Chemexfoliation Fundamentals: In this lecture and hands-on training course, students will cover theory/lecture on diverse skin types and different resurfacing agents used in aesthetics; including mechanical, enzymatic, and chemical exfoliation. Students will also undergo a comprehensive training of Cosmetic Skin typing (CST), Skin Photo Typing (Fitzpatrick), Glogau Wrinkle Assessment, pre and post-treatment protocols, ingredient chemistry, and proper application methodology.

 

Indications, contraindications, and safety measures will also be addressed.

AMA: Chemexfoliation Advanced: In this lecture and hands-on training course, students will gain a deeper knowledge of deeper chemical exfoliation procedures used in aesthetics. Students will further cover Acne Grade skin typing, Rosacea grades, pre and post-treatment protocols, ingredient chemistry, and proper application methodology for gel-based exfoliants. Students will perform and receive a skin type-specific (STS), time-dependent, acid peeling procedure. Indications, contraindications, and safety measures will also be addressed.

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Prerequisites

Texas Licensed Cosmetologist/Esthetician; Specialty License, or Allied Health Professional

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Why Train With Us?

Work Experience

We offer short work experience days for all our students. Students will be placed in one of our clinics. This is an invaluable experience and will enable you to secure a job.

 

Real Running Clinic

We go beyond the syllabus. All our courses take place in a real clinic environment. We believe it is important for Learners to have the opportunity to learn as if they were in a real salon, particularly because this qualification leads to employment in such a client-centered and service-oriented sector.

 

Models Provided

You don’t need to worry about providing models for your assessment. Unlike other training schools we are a running clinic so have access to clients that can be your models for assessment.

 

Teaching

Our Trainers are leaders in the Beauty and Laser Industry. They can pass on years of knowledge and their practical experience to you.

We have endless testimonials on students who have trained with us.

 

Our Courses

Our courses are internationally recognized and will satisfy insurance requirements. We will ensure that you reach a high standard of education and are competent in your chosen subject of study so you can move straight into the job industry. Most of our students secure jobs or set out to open their own salons or clinics.

 

Careers Support

We will provide you further ongoing support and we are there to help you reach your goal, whether it is securing a job with a top chain clinic or salon or opening your dream clinic.

Benefits

We will keep you informed of new treatments, techniques, and training in this ever-evolving industry at no additional charge.

Student Portal

You will gain access to our Student Portal that will support you throughout your study. This student portal has all the Lectures and other resources and materials and Assignments to help complete your portfolio.

Online Student Shop

We have an online shop with a student discount to purchase your own kits and any supplies you require.

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Laws and Regulations

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a medical spa?

The American Med Spa Association defines a medical spa as a hybrid between an aesthetic medical center and a day spa” with four core elements:

  • The provision of non-invasive (i.e. non-surgical) aesthetic medical services;

  • Under the general supervision of a licensed physician;

  • Performed by trained, experienced and qualified practitioners;

  • With onsite supervision by a licensed healthcare professional.

What constitutes a medical treatment?

A medical treatment is a treatment that impacts or affects the living tissue of the body. For example, most states believe that any treatment that affects anything outside the dead skin cells, i.e. the epidermis, is considered to be a medical treatment. There is some confusion about whether certain treatments constitute medical treatments, such as microneedling and dermaplaning. Most states do recognize these as medical treatments needing licensed medical professional oversight.

If a cleansing or exfoliation procedure is part of a medical procedure and is within the scope of practice of a dermatologist, can the dermatologist delegate the ability to perform this medical act to another person?

The department does not define or regulate medical procedures. Medical procedures may be delegated pursuant to the laws and rules regulating physicians. Physicians should consult with the Texas Medical Board about what constitutes a medical act and to whom medical acts may be delegated.

What is Aesthetics?

Aesthetics is about the nature of art dealing with beauty. This term is commonly used when dealing with cosmetic medicine.

What is microdermabrasion?

The term microdermabrasion refers to a technology using suction and a rough surface to exfoliate the superficial keratanized layers of the skin. A microdermabrasion treatment involves a trained technician mechanically exfoliating the skin through a hand piece. 

May I perform microdermabrasion under my esthetician license?

It depends. estheticians may remove the excess accumulations of dead skin cells from a person’s skin by exfoliation. One method of exfoliation is microdermabrasion, commonly performed with a specialized device. To the extent that the microdermabrasion device and technique removes only dead skin cells from a client’s skin, then an esthetician may exfoliate dead skin cells from a client’s skin through microdermabrasion. Deeper microdermabrasion treatments are physician-administered and penetrate the dermis (living tissue).

What is a chemical peel?

Chemical peels involve the application of a chemical solution to remove the dead and damaged outer layers of skin. Chemical peels improve and smooth skin texture and help to reveal younger, clearer, more radiant skin. 

May I perform chemical peels under my esthetician license?

It depends. estheticians may remove the excess accumulations of dead skin cells from a person’s skin. The removal of excess accumulations of dead cells is called many different things, including peeling or exfoliation. estheticians may perform “light peels” or “superficial peels” which are noninvasive and/or nonagressive in nature and enhance or beautify the epidermis by removing dead cells, not the dermis (living tissue). “Medium peels” and “deep peels” are physician-administered and penetrate the dermis (living tissue).

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Texas Licensed Cosmetologist

Health Professional specialty

Bloodborne Pathogens

Certification

Advancing your skills to perform medical aesthetics

Texas Department of Regulations and Licensing

ZT 10028 , ZT 10358 CE Provider  2174

Texas Workforce Commission​

School Number S5672

1111 Babcock Rd. 

San Antonio 78201 Texas USA

+1 210 731 8450

+1 210 731 8501