via WPTV News Channel 5 – The Unlicensed Problem
Med spas are a hybrid between a doctor’s office and a day spa. As med spas grow in popularity, area police are seeing more patients with problems.
Some experts call it a dirty little secret often hidden behind the med spa’s promise of beauty, health and well-being. They fear it is more common than what makes headlines.
“Bad things happen. People do bad things. It’s true,” said Jeff Cohen, a health care attorney who helps med spa owners set up their business. “People that aren’t licensed health care professionals that own these medical spas, they don’t have as much to lose.”
Cohen says that can leave the inexperienced performing the kind of medical procedures only licensed professionals are supposed to do. Check out the full report here: