Are you a medical professional looking for additional training?
Proper training in complete facial esthetics is the key to developing the skill to perform this exciting treatment for patients and to satisfy state board and liability insurance requirements. There is a very short learning curve because most healthcare professionals are already well trained in facial injections. What medical professionals need to learn is competency in understanding the mechanisms of these materials, reviewing the facial expression muscles, indications, risks and benefits of these treatments, and hands on medical esthetics training in placing these materials and preventing and managing complications.
The American Academy of Facial Esthetics specializes in Botox® training and Dermal Filler Training for physicians (doctors), dentists, nurses and all healthcare professionals in all areas of facial esthetics, focusing particularly on wrinkle treatments. We offer Botox® courses and Dermal Filler courses for 16 hours of live hands on patient training. We also offer the most comprehensive advanced level II Botox® training course and dermal filler training course. We have trained thousands of medical professionals: doctors (physicians), dentists, and nurses for proper Botox® and Dermal filler injections. Use our doctor locator to find the AAFE qualified provider near you!
Botox® and Dermal Filler Injections Q & A
What qualifications do you need to administer cosmetic injections such as Botox® or dermal fillers?
- Meet the requirements for injecting cosmetic injectables – Only a licensed doctor, physician’s assistant, nurse, or other medical professional is permitted to administer cosmetic injectables. You need to provide a relevant medical degree and transcripts in order to enroll in a Botox® or filler training course.
- Enroll in a Botox® or Dermal Filler Certification Course – Enroll in a Botox® or dermal filler certification course from a reputable, accredited institution like the American Academy of Facial Esthetics. Botox® and dermal filler training programs that offer clinical, hands-on teaching are the most recommended courses. Clinical teaching helps with the hands-on techniques of administering cosmetic injections. It is also recommended that you seek training from medical professionals with many years of experience in teaching Botox® esthetics.
- Complete Your Botox® Training and Earn Your Botox® Certification – Once you have enrolled in a Botox® training course from an accredited institute, complete all of the course requirements and CE/CME credits to earn your Botox® certification.
Is Botox a dermal filler? What is the difference between Botox® and dermal fillers?
What is the difference between Botox® and facial fillers? Both products are intended to be rectify the signs of aging. Although dermal facial fillers and Botox® are often confused, they are different from one another and are used to address different issues.
Botox® is an FDA-approved prescription medicine that has proven to be one of the most sought-after cosmetic injectables on the market. It is often used to treat and prevent facial wrinkles, and can also be used to treat blepharospasms, muscle dystonias, and strabismus.
Facial fillers, also known as dermal fillers, are applied to prevent or remove signs of aging, similar to Botox®. The difference, is that facial fillers use collagen to stimulate natural collagen growth in the face and lift the tissue to compensate for previous collagen loss.