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Kentucky Summary of State Laws & Regulations

Kentucky Frequently Asked Aesthetic Legal Questions

The Kentucky medical spa legal summary breaks down the laws governing non-invasive medical aesthetics in the state.

Who can own a med spa? Who can inject Botox? Who can fire a laser? Are Botox parties legal?

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Any practitioner of the healing arts who is licensed in>>Read More

There may be limitations regarding a nurse, esthetician, or physician assistant’s ability to own a medical spa in Kentucky. Given that>>Read More

In Kentucky, a physician is prohibited from>>Read More

While the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure requires that a physician direct the course of the patient’s treatment, there is no>>Read More

In order for a physician assistant to see a new patient that authority must be>>Read More

A physician may delegate medical tasks and duties to non-physicians as long as>>Read More

Generally, a physician does>>Read More

Laser treatment involves structurally altering human tissue, which, in Kentucky, constitutes the practice of medicine and must be performed by>>Read More

Generally, an esthetician is prohibited from performing laser treatments, as well as Botox injections. However, an esthetician may>>Read More

An injection is considered to be a practice of medicine, and thus, should only be performed by>>Read More

Kentucky permits anyone who obtains the proper type of>>Read More

In Kentucky, non-physicians are>>Read More

A dentist licensed in Kentucky may administer Botox or other injectables to limited>>Read More

Dermatological laser treatments and care as distinguished from oral laser procedures are considered>>Read More

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