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Oregon Summary of State Laws & Regulations

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Disclaimer: The information and answers contained in these frequently asked questions provide a general guide to certain laws that apply to "medical spas" in this particular state. The information on this site is for general reference only and accuracy cannot be guaranteed, as medical spa legalities and regulations change very frequently. This information is not intended to provide legal advice, and it should not be relied upon as legal advice. This information is not intended to create, and receipt of it does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. Readers: You should not act upon this information without seeking knowledgeable legal counsel that takes the laws of your jurisdiction into account. All uses of the content of this site, other than personal uses, are prohibited.

In Oregon, the injection of Botox, fillers, and laser treatments are defined as the practice of medicine. Oregon common law is construed as prohibiting the corporate practice of medicine, but the Oregon Revised Statutes carve out specific exceptions.See ORS Chapter 58.

In Oregon, a professional organization may>>Read More

Employment of a physician as a medical director where a non-physician runs the medical spa>>Read More

Oregon law on self-referrals, ORS § 441.098, would>>Read More

A physician or a Licensed Independent>>Read More

See answers for specific delegations allowed for Botox injections and laser treatments under question "Who can inject Botox and other injectable fillers?”.>>Read More

Initial patient examinations>>Read More

Certain conditions must be met and it depends>>Read More

Under Oregon law, the use of laser, light radio frequency and plasma devices ("LLRP” devices) is the practice of medicine.See ORS 677.085.>>Read More

Such unsupervised use of lasers may>>Read More

Pursuant to ORS 677.085(4), the practice of medicine includes: "Offer or undertake to diagnose>>Read More

In Oregon, an esthetician>>Read More

The use of Botox and dermal fillers can be within the scope of practice of>>Read More



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