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The Skin - Dr. Jason Emer and the Asclepion MeDioStar



The Skin
caught up with the renowned cosmetic dermatologist, Dr. Jason Emer, and discussed the most revolutionary diode laser hair removal device recently introduced in the United States, the Ascepion MeDioStar® backed by Astanza. The MeDioStar® diode laser revolutionizes hair removal treatment and other aesthetic procedures thanks to its intuitive design and leading advancements in technology. Featuring a cutting-edge cooling system, an industry-leading spot size, numerous treatment capabilities, improved overall user experience, and much more, the MeDioStar® is the preferred choice for aesthetic practitioners, dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and leading medical spas.

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Training and Certification You Need to Add Laser Hair Removal to a Salon

If you're considering adding laser hair removal to your business, it's crucial first to determine your state's laser laws and regulations. These regulations will dictate what kind of credentials, training, certification, and oversight you will need. Interested laser users should know that laser hair removal is more strictly regulated across the country than laser tattoo removal. Keep reading for more insight into what you'll need to do to get started with laser hair removal! 

There's no exact reason as to why that is, though there are certainly many contributing factors:

  • Treatments are going to be much more dependent on Fitzpatrick skin types, hair types, and color (density and coarseness)
  • Hair removal has been around for longer than tattoo removal
  • The physical mechanism of laser hair removal is potentially more hazardous than a Q-switched laser for tattoo removal.

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Patient Tells All: Review of Laser Hair Removal with the MeDioStar

This week, we had the opportunity to interview patient Veronica after her Asclepion MeDioStar laser hair removal treatment performed by Carolyn Webb, RN, at our Dallas headquarters! In this clip, Veronica details her excellent treatment experience with the MeDioStar and answers questions regarding comfort level, treatment length, and more.  

The MeDioStar is the leading diode hair removal laser in the US. It's known for its unparalleled speed, effectiveness, safety, and patient comfort. The MeDioStar is backed by Astanza Laser for installation, training, service, and ongoing business support. 

Continue reading to hear this patient's testimonial on her MeDioStar laser hair removal experience! Watch the full video below or click here to access the clip. 

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Dr. Jason Emer featured on Byrdie for Laser Hair Removal with the MeDioStar


Recently, Byrdie beauty blog named Dr. Jason Emer as the "Best Cosmetic Dermatology Office" in their article, "The Best Places to Get Laser Hair Removal!" Dr. Jason Emer uses the Asclepion MeDioStar diode hair removal laser backed by Astanza Laser at his clinic based in Beverly Hills, CA.   

We love sharing our clients' success with our readers, especially whenever they make waves in the aesthetics industry and earn well-deserved media attention for their outstanding work. Nothing makes us happier than when clients receive recognition for their efforts to change patients' lives through various aesthetic laser procedures. Astanza Laser clients consistently deliver excellent service and meaningful results with their competitive aesthetic laser equipment, and we're proud to play a part in their growth and success!   

Keep reading to learn more about the MeDioStar and why Dr. Jason Emer earned a feature in Byrdie's beauty blog! 

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5 Sweet Valentine's Day Promotions to Keep Clients Coming Back to your Aesthetic Clinic!

Valentine's Day is almost here! Aesthetic clinics across the country, regardless of the treatments they provide, can capitalize on this lovely holiday to develop competitive pricing, packages, promotions, and more to keep their clients coming back long after the roses and heart-shaped candies are gone! Keep reading for a few fun ways to incorporate Valentine's Day into your aesthetic clinic's marketing and sales promotions this season (or plan for next year!). Of course, these are just a few ideas to help get your wheels turning - find some inspiration and tailor these promotions to best suit your business's sales goals. 

Want more ways to level-up your business's marketing and sales this year? Click here to watch the pre-recorded webinar, "10 Marketing Tips for Your Aesthetic Business!"

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RN Holly Hashop tries MeDioStar Diode Hair Removal Laser for the First Time, Treating Legs and Underarms

Finding a laser hair removal device that both patients and practitioners enjoy historically has been no easy feat. Luckily, the new Asclepion MeDioStar diode laser checks all the boxes: fast, effective, powerful, comfortable, safe for all skin types, easily customizable treatment parameters, ergonomic design made with the busy practitioner in mind, and more. Recently, Astanza hosted Holly Hashop, a Registered Nurse from Austin, TX, at our Dallas headquarters to demonstrate the MeDioStar and allow her to experience firsthand what the buzz was all about. Keep reading to learn about her demo experience and watch a recap video! 

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Things to Consider When Adding Laser Hair Removal to a Salon (Or Other Non-Medical Aesthetic Business)

Joining the medical aesthetics industry as a salon, day spa, or other non-medical aesthetic business is an exciting route for growth and increasing profits!

Still, business owners should be aware of the necessary steps to take when growing their operation with one of the most popular aesthetic treatments! While the methods for removing unwanted hair seem endless (shaving, waxing, sugaring, electrolysis), laser hair removal continues to be the most requested solution thanks to its minimal discomfort, fast treatment times, and lasting effects. However, there are a few things to consider before adding laser hair removal to your existing business.

Here are the first three things to examine when adding laser hair removal to a salon, day spa, or other non-medical aesthetic business: 

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Best Spot Sizes for the Most Popular Laser Hair Removal Areas

Laser hair removal is one of the most popular aesthetic treatments available. With the general interest in aesthetics on the rise, practitioners must have the right tools at their disposal to meet the needs of their patients. Safely and effectively treating different skin types, hair colors, and desired treatment areas are the main features practitioners look for when researching hair removal lasers. However, a laser component that is often overlooked is spot size.

Spot size is the radial distance of a laser's light beam and affects the penetration depth of light energy.
Spot size plays an essential role in administering the most efficient and timely laser hair removal treatment for different body areas such as the face/neck, bikini area, underarms, legs, and back. Keep reading to learn the best laser spot sizes to use for the most popular laser hair removal areas! 

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Dr. Jason Emer and the MeDioStar Hair Removal Laser on Instagram

If you or anyone you know is interested in the aesthetic industry, then you've definitely come across the name Dr. Jason Emer. Not only is he a board-certified dermatologist and one of the most renowned cosmetic dermatologic surgeons in the world, Dr. Emer runs one of the most exclusive aesthetic practices in West Hollywood and has worked on some of Beverly Hills most notorious bodies.

Dr. Emer has been featured in various news articles and even TV shows including The Doctors, Modern Aesthetics, Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, Elle, Men's Fitness, and more. On social media, he's notorious for sharing honest reviews of skincare products, impressive before and after results, behind-the-scenes surgery videos, live filler treatments, as well as inside looks at the amazing laser technology he uses.

Recently, Dr. Emer posted an Instagram video of him performing laser hair removal on himself with his newest laser addition, the Astanza MeDioStar by Asclepion. Didn't catch the video on your feed? Not to worry! We've got a direct link to the post below.

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When to Use Electrolysis vs. Laser Hair Removal to Remove Unwanted Hair

Laser hair removal and electrolysis are the two most effective, widely used methods for lasting hair removal. With endless resources, treatment options, and "expert opinions" now at our fingertips, it can be difficult for patients to decide which treatment route is best for them, and for practitioners to determine what hair removal technology they want in their clinics.

Within this article, we'll dive deeper into each hair removal treatment and shed some light on which technique may be best for you, as a patient or practitioner. 

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