Can VI Peel be performed by an Aesthetician?

Can this be performed by an Aesthetician not working in a Dr.'s office?

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Replied on 9/1/2010

By: Rejuve  |  John Tang, M.D.
Saratoga, CA

No. The concentrations and the ingredients in the ViPeel are restricted to RN, NP, and PA's working under the supervision of licensed physician.

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