Legislation in the UK Using Lasers in Aesthetic Treatments

New regulations have now been released from January 2016 resulting in a new legislation in the UK for using lasers in aesthetics treatments. Here at Essex Laser Lipo Clinic, we keep up to date with all the new legislations and laws, ensuring our clients that their treatments are consistently checked and are 100% safe.

The new legislation as from January 2016 for any aesthetic practitioner using any form of a laser, ND Yag laser or IPL for the purposes of cosmetic treatments, in particular, hair removal. Making sure practitioners meet the standards of qualifications and insurance.

Legislation in UK Using Lasers in Aesthetic Treatments

The Legislation states that in the UK aesthetic practitioners, where the use of various types of lasers are used, are required to hold an ITEC level 3 and 4 qualifications in conjunction with the manufacturers’ certification. (ITEC is the leading international examination board). This Qualification Is required in the UK by law for any aesthetic practitioner to safely operate IPL, Lasers and ND YAG laser treatments for the purposes of skin rejuvenation, hair removal, fat removal and other cosmetic treatments.

These qualifications are required by the industry to ensure proper insurances can be obtained and safety measures and professional protocols are adhered to. Here at Essex laser lipo and Cliff House Clinic, we work in conjunction on a consultancy basis with Lipo Body Slender and the New Brook training school, a highly respected body of professionals in aesthetic practices.

We keep up to date with the latest technology by regularly attending advanced aesthetic study days and master classes run by professional bodies in advanced aesthetics. We are also fully certified by the manufactures in the proper use of these advanced technologies and techniques and have over 20 years of experience at Essex laser Lipo.

Here at Essex Laser Lipo and Cliff House Clinic, we use superior medical grade machines which are serviced on a regular basis as required by law to comply with health and safety regulations. Essex laser lipo and cliff house clinic are also qualified with a certificate of excellence in advanced aesthetic practices to safely administer combination treatments.

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