Laser Training Schools in Louisiana

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How to Become a Laser Technician in Louisiana

Louisiana Laser Technician Careers At a Glance
  • You must renew your license every 3 years.
  • Average salary for laser training in Louisiana is $23,590.
  • There is a predicted 8.6% job increase between 2012 - 2022.

Are you very precise in your work, attentive to detail, and steady with your hands? If this describes you and you are looking for a new opportunity in the beauty industry, learn more about laser training programs in Louisiana and how they can help you get involved in a growing cosmetology specialty. Laser hair removal involves using intense, focused beams of light to damage hair cells at the follicle. This inhibits further growth and may eventually cause the hair to stop growing completely. Laser hair removal can be performed on almost any part of the body, making it a very popular option across the country. As an added bonus, these programs are typically only a few months long, so you can start your career quickly.

State License Requirements

After you have completed your education, you can move onto the next step of the process. The Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners considers this a medical procedure, which means you need to have a supervising physician. The physician at your place of employment can delegate laser procedures to you. They must be on-site during all procedures, but they do not have to be in the same room or directly watching you. When you land a position as a laser technician, you must receive training from your supervising physician that covers the lasers used at the facility.

Education Details

There are many Louisiana laser training schools located throughout the state, giving you several options when it comes to education. As a student, you should learn all about the theory of laser technology and how it applies to hair removal. After the theory part of your education, you should get lots of hands-on experience. This should include working with different types of lasers and performing procedures on different people.

Your training program may include the following topics:

  • Laser safety Laser application techniques
  • Cutaneous medicine Indications and contraindications for each laser procedure
  • Pre-operative care
  • Post-operative care
  • Potential complications Infectious disease control

License Renewal

3 Years

License renewal period

0 Hours

Continuing education required

Are you an esthetician, nurse, cosmetologist, or other type of professional in the health or beauty fields? If so, you should consider laser technology training to add to your skillset. In Louisiana, a medical doctor at a licensed facility is responsible for ensuring that laser technicians are skilled and competent. That is why the National Council on Laser Certification (NCLC) has a registration and renewal process for practitioners to follow. This instills confidence in physicians and patients that you are able to deliver quality care. The registration needs to be renewed every three years by submitting this application and a $95 fee.

Contact the Louisiana State Board of Cosmetology

Louisiana Board of Cosmetology
Laser Training

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