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South Carolina Frequently Asked Medical Aesthetic Legal Questions
The South Carolina 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 and fillers?
Who can fire a laser?
Are Botox parties legal?
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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.
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Medical spas were developed to offer certain >>Read More
Under South Carolina law, a medical spa may be owned by>>Read More
If I'm not a doctor, can I employ a "Medical Director" to provide medical services for my medical spa?
As a general rule, non-physicians may >>Read More
As a general rule, physicians may >>Read More
Can a nurse, physician assistant or nurse practitioner take a commission for administering laser treatments or injectables like Botox?
A nurse, PA, or NP may >>Read More
An unlicensed person or entity may >>Read More
Prescription and medical devices furnished by a >>Read More
South Carolina law does>>Read More
South Carolina considers the firing of lasers>>Read More
South Carolina considers the injection of Botox>>Read More
Physician assistants and nurse practitioners>>Read More
Registered nurses only require >>Read More
A physician is>>Read More
A medical spa is considered to be >>Read More
South Carolina law does not>>Read More
Medical spas are >>Read More
HIPAA allows covered health care providers>>Read More
If a patient posted a message or a review on a medical spa’s social media page, can and how should the medical spa respond?
When communicating on social media, a medical spa should >>Read More
While food, drugs, and medical devices are >>Read More
South Carolina law >>Read More
Who can legally perform the following treatments: microneedling; lasers/light-emitting devices; dermaplaning; Coolsculpting; permanent makeup?
South Carolina considers microneedling, lasers and intense pulse light devices >>Read More
ADDITIONAL AmSpaPLUS! FAQ
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Any type of entity that is >>Read More
Medical practices are>>Read More
Any medical practice that sells retail products must >>Read More
Does a physician have to be physically present while a nurse practitioner is performing services in a medical spa?
Physical presence of a physician is >>Read More
A physician must >>Read More
Can a PA perform cosmetic procedures such as operate lasers, inject Botox, and perform microdermabrasion?
In South Carolina>>Read More
Can an aesthetician, cosmetologist, electrologist or vocational nurses use lasers or intense light devices?
Whether an esthetician, cosmetologist or electrologist is >>Read More
Microdermabrasion may be performed by >>Read More
A physician may use a patient photo if >>Read More
May a physician leave a message on a patient’s answering machine? Verify an appointment with a family member or spouse?
When leaving a message on the patient's answering machine, the physician should >>Read More
OSHA requires: (1) lasers to be >>Read More
A med spa or physician covered by HIPAA must >>Read More