Medical spa volume reached $4 billion in sales in the 4,200 locations in the U.S. But a study found some sites aren’t compliant with state regulations.
Minimally invasive cosmetics procedures are fueling growth of the med spa industry. Botox, fillers, lasers, cool body sculpting, so-called vampire facials and micro needling are just a few examples of the procedures gaining traction because they deliver relatively quick results with little down time.
Seeking to put a yardstick to growth and sales in the industry, AmSpa recently published its “2017 Medical Spa State of the Industry” report. But the in-depth research also revealed some red flags. Most notably, some medical spas are not operating under state regulations, putting clients in harm’s way.