Medical Esthetician School


Becoming a Medical Esthetician

A medical esthetician is a certified professional who provides a wide array of skincare treatments, mostly dealing with the dermal and epidermal layers. These individuals are often viewed as a combination of estheticians (non-medical professionals) and dermatologists, since they specifically work with clients to address their various skincare concerns.

In fact, many of the professionals who end up seeking medical aesthetician training are already working in a similar industry, either as an esthetician, a skincare specialist, or a dermatologist. But whatever their background, they are all united in their decision to advance their career by becoming certified in the latest skincare technology and advancements.

It Starts with Medical Esthetician School

As you might expect, the road to becoming a licensed medical aesthetician starts at a specialized school or course. Through these educational institutions, students of all backgrounds will receive comprehensive training in treatments like:

  • Laser wrinkle reduction
  • Laster skin rejuvenation
  • Laser tattoo removal
  • Laser hair removal

However, if you’re looking to become certified in the administration of cosmetic injectables (Botox, dermal fillers), you must already be a licensed medical professional (registered nurse, physician’s assistant, etc.). This is because injecting compounds like Botox and Kybella is very different from providing a normal shot. There are also specifics to learn, such as how Botox affects the facial muscles, the history of the treatment, and proper care before and after the procedure.

That said, even these licensed professionals must still receive medical esthetic training in order to perform laser cosmetic treatments. After all, this equipment is not only state-of-the-art but there are a variety of safety concerns that need to be addressed every time it is used. The point is: regardless of your background, without proper training, it is possible to cause serious injury to clients and patients. That’s why you must attend specialized courses, even if you’re already a doctor!

Preparing for Medical Esthetician School

As mentioned above, becoming a certified medical aesthetician requires mandatory training, regardless of which state you plan to operate in. For starters, most local and state governments mandate that you have a high school diploma or GED before enrolling in a medical esthetic course that certifies you in using cosmetic lasers.

Remember, regulations related to licensing can vary quite a bit from state to state, so it’s very important to look up the current rules and regulations in the area you plan to practice. You should also keep in mind that medical aesthetician schools will all require a set number of hands-on training hours before you can pass a test to earn your certification.

Career Opportunities

Once you become a certified medical aesthetician, you will be presented with a variety of income and employment opportunities. At Avante Laser Institute, we’ve seen many of our graduates go on to full-time positions at dermatology clinics, medspas, doctor’s offices, and specialist laser facilities. Of course, many have simply gone on to set up their own clinics. The best part about medical esthetic certification is that it can be a great way to expand your current skincare career and boost your earning potential!

Medical Esthetician Training at Avante Laser Institute

Here at Avante Laser Training Institute, we are passionate about introducing people from a wide range of backgrounds to the wonderful (and profitable) world of medical aesthetics. Enrolling in our comprehensive programs is not only a great way to jumpstart your career in the medical aesthetic field, but they can help you secure a career-changing position at a MedSpa, plastic surgeon, or dermatologist office.

Here, you’ll learn everything you need to know to master some of the most technologically advanced procedures in the industry, while learning about important factors like facial anatomy, tissue interaction, and patient care. Whether you’re local to The Woodlands and Greater Houston or are based anywhere else in Texas, our online courses can put ALTI’s wealth of knowledge right at your fingertips.

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Here at the Avante Laser Training Institute, we've gone to great lengths toprovide people from all backgrounds and all locations access to our career changing classes. And since we're well aware of how difficult juggling life and education can be, we've intentionally built our entire training program around you - the student!

ImageIt all starts with our online training modules, which you can complete from home at your own pace. Afterward, you can sign up for in-person training sessions whenever you want them. This gives you the one-on-one attention you deserve with an experienced pro, without the large classes or interruptions in your schedule.

Join the Avante Laser Training Institute and get the training you need to join the multi-billion-dollar aesthetic industry. Whether you're a newcomer or a medical professional looking to diversify your offerings, ALTI has courses specially designed for you!

If you're looking to change your career to something more profitable, more exciting, or more flexible, an education from ALTI is your first step to success! As the premier aesthetics training institute in the Southwest US, we are ready to welcome you to our family of students, educators, and medical professionals.

Whether you're in The Woodlands, Houston, or beyond, our team is standing by to help you change your career, your life, and the lives of others. To find out how to get started, please fill out the no-obligation request for information form.

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