Resources for estheticians who want to work in a medical setting are slim. But luckily for those considering that career path, there are some books for you. Published by Milady, the tomes include The Clinical Esthetician: An Insiders Guide to Succeeding in a Medical Office and Medical Terminology: A Handbook for the Skin Care Specialist. Below are links to the books, and some further must-haves for clinical estheticians.

 

The Clinical Esthetician: An Insiders Guide to Succeeding in a Medical Office

By Sallie Dietz

A guide to working with and for a physician in a medical setting while managing a skin care business. It offers in-depth methods for problem solving practical matters such as building a business plan, buying and selling products, and tried and true treatments and protocols.

 

Milady's Aesthetician Series: Medical Terminology: A Handbook for the Skin Care Specialist

By Pamela Hill

This book explores medical terminology in the spa and medical office setting, starting with basic language and moving into the more advanced. The reader will benefit from the in-depth look into the roots of words, the Latin and Greek languages they come from, and learn roots making deciphering the terms easier. The text provides all of the tools necessary to fully educate the aesthetics professional in the ever-important area of terminology.

 

Milady's Aesthetician Series: Peels and Peeling Agents

By Pamela Hill

This book’s approach to teaching advanced peeling techniques and the use of peeling agents makes it easy for aestheticians, clinicians and physicians to follow proven techniques. Professionals in medical skin care facilities, day spas and resort spas will find that the case studies and specific instructions for implementing processes will give them invaluable insight into performing highly successful treatments.

 

Milady's Aesthetician Series: Botox, Dermal Fillers and Sclerotherapy

By Pamela Hill

Botox, dermal fillers, and sclerotherapy discusses the hottest procedures in the non-surgical aesthetics industry today. This guide looks into each and every aspect of these procedures including patient selection, patient satisfaction, and recovery time. Facial anatomy is also covered in the book, leading to an understanding of how the facial muscles interact and how the face ages. The reader will be better able to determine the best course of action for each patient and what the results will be.

 

Milady's Aesthetician Series: Microdermabrasion

By Pamela Hill

This book’s approach to teaching advanced microdermabrasion techniques makes it easy for aestheticians, clinicians and physicians to follow proven techniques. Professionals in medical skin care facilities, day spas and resort spas will find that the case studies and specific instructions for implementing process will give them invaluable insight into performing highly successful treatments.

 

Milady's Aesthetician Series: Permanent Makeup, Tips and Techniques

By Pamela Hill

Permanent Makeup: Tips and Techniques focuses on the newest techniques and the latest trends in permanent makeup to give the reader a strong foundation and vital knowledge about this growing industry. The reader is introduced to anatomy and physiology and how it relates to permanent makeup. There is also a section on tools and how they relate to the procedures, as well as information on inks and their different pigments, organic and inorganic pigments, and the various results achieved.