Texas Medical Spa Laws Can All Be Found In One Place With AmSpa’s…

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“Texas is a good example to use to get a good idea what med spa law is all about,” says Alex Thiersch, JD, founder and director of the American Med Spa Association. “Texas is one of those states where there’s a lot of opportunity, but you have to be careful.”

Researching the legal requirements for opening a medical spa can be daunting given the complexity of state laws, and the headlines of practices from Houston to Dallas that have been closed by the police for an array of non-compliant activity. AmSpa’s legal summary of Texas’ 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 own a med spa,
  • And much more.

“I joined AmSpa a few years ago because my wife is an attorney, however she doesn’t specialize in what we do and she’s very big on doing this correctly,” says Chris Bailey, owner of Ovation Med Spa in Houston. “Getting connected with AmSpa several years ago has been a great help just keeping track of what the rules are, and from there getting connected with ByrdAdatto to help even in a more detailed with our setup and our compliance has been really helpful.”

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 that are looking for medical aesthetics training in the law and a further understanding of the Texas Medical Practice Act. AmSpa’s legal summaries are powered by the Dallas healthcare, business, and aesthetic law firm ByrdAdatto. For more information visit http://www.americanmedspa.org/page/texas.

“Texas is a good example to use to get a good idea what med spa law is all about,” says Alex Thiersch, JD, founder and director of the American Med Spa Association. He cites the Texas laws regarding the corporate practice of medicine, telemedicine, and laser hair removal as examples of how the state is working to quantify principles in the industry that are often hard to interpret. “Texas is one of those states where there’s a lot of opportunity, but you have to be careful.”

Find answers to questions about medical spa law in the AmSpa Texas 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.

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