Mid 90’s – the Alexandrite laser is discovered to cause permanent hair reduction while IPL machines are introduced into the aesthetics marketplace – first advertised as a solution for a multitude number of indications, including tattoo removal.
Clinical trials as well as white papers and “experience with laser” articles becoming prevalent among medical practitioners. Early laser systems and IPL devices in retrospect thought to be painfully slow, greatly uncomfortable to the patient, and sometimes mysterious to the practitioner.
Experimentation and learning by trial and error commonplace within the offices of the earliest practitioners. However, attainable and realized results helps to pave the way for greater innovation and promise within the light based aesthetics community.
By the turn of the century, light based treatments now become much more commonplace within a medical clinic and a newly coined “medical spa” industry is born. Nd: YAG laser now within the marketplace as a solution to all skin types.
North Carolina State student experiences a negative reaction after clinic advised use of topical anesthetic far in excess of maximum dosage. An amazingly unfortunate event becomes one of the first reported death’s due to laser hair removal, sparking an examination in many states as to the training and credentialing requirements of laser hair removal practitioners.
Dean of the Texas Laser Institute provides in-depth and comprehensive training to Texans, offering practitioners advanced skills in the performance of laser hair removal.
The Texas Laser Institute – Association of Laser Professionals is recognized as the first Texas based Certifying Entity. TLI-ALP plays an integral role in certifying laser practitioners as Professional Technicians so that facilities can become compliant with new rules and regulations.
The Texas Laser Institute is officially recognized by the State of Texas as an approved Career School and College for the training of light based aesthetics. Offers the Texas recognized and state mandated 40 Hour Laser Hair Removal Training Course.
The Texas Laser Institute becomes one of the most popular destinations for individuals seeking advanced training in light based treatments, having an active association base of over 1,000 individuals.