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What are aestheticians and aesthetics?

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Dr. John Hoffmann
Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
Skin care providers: Aesthetics (or esthetics) relates to the study of beauty. Aestheticians are licensed skin care providers who perform skin treatments such as facials, light skin peels, microdermabrasions and makeup consultations.
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 35 years experience
Licensed professiona: These are generally licensed professionals (in most states) who deliver services aimed at treating the superficial layers of the skin. They may work independently or in conjunction with a medical professional and may administer a variety of treatment modalities that will vary by state and degree of oversight.
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