At SkinStylus®, we value research and education above hype and marketing. We believe that any new technology requires a theoretical understanding as well as hands on training to maximize the results for the client and the financial success of skin care professionals. Here are a few of the topics the 12 hour online SkinStylus® Microtherapy System training covers:
– Skin anatomy and general skin physiology
– Wound repair physiology and differential healing responses
– Fetal versus adult wound healing
– Genetic and environmental interactions
– Skin nutrition
– Mechanisms of action
– Collagen Induction Therapy (CIT)
– FDA restrictions and indications for use
– Advantages/Disadvantages of CIT compared to other treatment modalities
– Methods to increase absorption of topicals
– Treatment planning and case studies
– Contraindications to microtherapy
– Microtherapy protocols
– Understanding the advantages of CIT protocols and combining treatment modalities such as lasers.
At SkinStylus®, we have developed curricula (including the curriculum above) for physicians and other skin care professionals. Some of our curricula discuss scientific concepts, images, videos, procedures, and opinions that were intended for physicians who have the ability to use microtherapy devices in a variety of expanded functions and procedures. It is essential that all attendees of SkinStylus® courses, regardless of licensure, comply with all FDA, state, and local restrictions regarding the use of any microtherapy device (or any device for that matter) with respect to his/her specific licensing and to the specific indications authorized by any governing body. SkinStylus® courses are designed for informational purposes only and both SkinStylus® and Esthetic Education LLC does not purport to furnish legal advice. Additionally, the content of this website are for informational purposes only.
FDA COMPLIANCE: The SkinStylus® Microtherapy Device is registered with the FDA as a Class 1 cleared device under 21 CFR 878.4820. FDA Class 1 devices are not required to pass 510(k) clearance and as such, are not required to be “approved”. However, FDA Class 1 devices are required to be registered. This means that both the importer and the manufacturer of the device must pay the FDA registration fee and register the firm and the device as well as list any importers. FDA indications for Class 1 devices under this section are: General Dermabrasion, Scar Revision, Acne Scar Revision, and Tattoo Removal. International and American physicians and those working under the direct supervision of a physician have submitted photos and data showcasing expanded functions of the device. Purchasers and users of the SkinStylus® Microtherapy System are strongly urged to comply with any FDA indications and any state or local licensing restrictions for its use.