Table of contents for A comprehensive guide to equipment / Susanne Schmaling.

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Dedication
Acknowledgments
About the Author
CONTENTS
Preface: 	How to Use the Guide
		Why this book was created
Section I: 	The importance of esthetic equipment
	Chapter 1: 	How to decide what machines to invest in
						Decide what your philosophy is on skin care 
treatment
						Balancing both philosophies
						Find your equipment vendor
						Questions for you to analyze
						Skin Analysis-the right machine for each skin
							The esthetician's options to combat aging
							The esthetician's options to combat acne
		
	Chapter 2:	Good business practices
						Buy vs. lease
						What is the actual cost?
						Market your new equipment
						De-mystifying Insurance
						Possible liability
						How to purchase insurance
						Warranties and disputes
	Chapter 3:	Guidelines & rules 
						FDA
						What is considered a medical device?
						Manufacturer registration
						UL listing and CE marking
						UL standards
						CE marking
						ISO listing
						Clinical testing
	Chapter 4:	State by state licensing Information
						What is our common scope of practice?
						State by state information			
Section II:	Treatment Room Basics
	Chapter 5:	Magnifying Lamp 
						Functions 
						Why it works
						How to use it
						How to buy
						Safety
						Maintenance
						Disinfections & Sanitization
						Contraindications & Cautions
						Preparation for treatment
						Protocols
						Your Equipment Information
						Troubleshooting
						Q & A
	Chapter 6:	Skin Analysis Equipment 
						Functions 
						Why it works
						How to use it
						How to buy
						Safety
						Maintenance
						Disinfections & Sanitization
						Contraindications & Cautions
						Preparation for treatment
						Protocols
						Your Equipment Information
						Troubleshooting
						Q & A
	Chapter 7:	Treatment Beds & Chairs
						Functions 
						Why it works
						How to use it
						How to buy
						Safety
						Maintenance
						Disinfections & Sanitization
						Contraindications & Cautions
						Preparation for treatment
						Standard usage protocols
						Your Equipment Information
						Troubleshooting
						Q & A
	Chapter 8:	Wax Heaters
						Functions 
						Why it works
						How to use it
						How to buy
						Safety
						Maintenance
						Disinfections & Sanitization
						Contraindications & Cautions
						Preparation for treatment
						Standard usage protocols
						Your Equipment Information
						Troubleshooting
						Q & A
	Chapter 9:	Steamer 
						Functions 
						Why it works
						How to use it
						How to buy
						Safety
						Maintenance
						Disinfections & Sanitization
						Contraindications & Cautions
						Preparation for treatment
						Standard usage protocols
						Your Equipment Information
						Troubleshooting
						Q & A
	
Section III:	Optional Equipment
	Chapter 10:	Hot Cabinet
						Functions 
						Why it works
						How to use it
						How to buy
						Safety
						Maintenance
						Disinfections & Sanitization
						Contraindications & Cautions
						Preparation for treatment
						Standard usage protocols
						Your Equipment Information
						Troubleshooting
						Q & A
	Chapter 11:	Brush Machine
						Functions 
						Why it works
						How to use it
						How to buy
						Safety
						Maintenance
						Disinfections & Sanitization
						Contraindications & Cautions
						Preparation for treatment
						Standard usage protocols
						Your Equipment Information
						Troubleshooting
						Q & A
	Chapter 12:	UV Sanitizer & Autoclave
						Functions 
						Why it works
						How to use it
						How to buy
						Safety
						Maintenance
						Disinfections & Sanitization
						Contraindications & Cautions
						Preparation for treatment
						Standard usage protocols
						Your Equipment Information
						Troubleshooting
						Q & A
	Chapter 13:	Vacuum/Spray 
						Functions 
						Why it works
						How to use it
						How to buy
						Safety
						Maintenance
						Disinfections & Sanitization
						Contraindications & Cautions
						Preparation for treatment
						Standard usage protocols
						Your Equipment Information
						Troubleshooting
						Q & A
	Chapter 14:	Lucas Spray Pulverizer
						Functions 
						Why it works
						How to use it
						How to buy
						Safety
						Maintenance
						Disinfections & Sanitization
						Contraindications & Cautions
						Preparation for treatment
						Standard usage protocols
						Your Equipment Information
						Troubleshooting
						Q & A
	Chapter 15:	Infrared Heat Lamp
						Functions 
						Why it works
						How to use it
						How to buy
						Safety
						Maintenance
						Disinfections & Sanitization
						Contraindications & Cautions
						Preparation for treatment
						Standard usage protocols
						Your Equipment Information
						Troubleshooting
						Q & A
	Chapter 16:	Electric Mask, Mittens & Booties
						Functions 
						Why they work
						How to use them
						How to buy
						Safety
						Maintenance
						Disinfections & Sanitization
						Contraindications & Cautions
						Preparation for treatment
						Standard usage protocols
						Your Equipment Information
						Troubleshooting
						Q & A
	Chapter 17:	Paraffin Wax Heater
						Functions 
						Why it works
						How to use it
						How to buy
						Safety
						Maintenance
						Disinfections & Sanitization
						Contraindications & Cautions
						Preparation for treatment
						Standard usage protocols
						Your Equipment Information
						Troubleshooting
						Q & A
Section IV	Electrotherapy Equipment
	Chapter 18:	Theory & Principles of Electricity 
						Electrotherapy & Esthetics
						What is electricity?
						Types of currents
						Measuring Electricity
						Electricity & the body
						The healing theory
						Electricity can harm
									
	Chapter 19:	High Frequency Machine 
					Functions 
					Why it works
					How to use it
					How to buy
					Safety
					Maintenance
					Disinfections & Sanitization
					Contraindications & Cautions
					Preparation for treatment
					Standard usage protocols
					Your Equipment Information
					Troubleshooting
					Q & A
	Chapter 20:	Galvanic Current 
					Functions 
					Current Intensity
					How it works
					Product Absorption and the Skin
					How to use it
					Ionization & Products
					How to buy
					Safety
					Maintenance
					Disinfections & Sanitization
					Contraindications & Cautions
					Preparation for treatment
					Standard usage protocols
					Your Equipment Information
					Troubleshooting
					Q & A
	Chapter 21:	Micro current 
					Functions 
					Why it works
					How to use it
					How to buy
					Safety
					Maintenance
					Disinfections & Sanitization
					Contraindications & Cautions
					Preparation for treatment
					Standard usage protocols
					Your Equipment Information
					Troubleshooting
					Q & A
	
Section V	Advanced Technological Equipment
Chapter 22:	Oxygen Machines
					Functions 
					Why it works
					How to use it
					How to buy
					Safety
					Maintenance
					Disinfections & Sanitization
					Contraindications & Cautions
					Preparation for treatment
					Standard usage protocols
					Your Equipment Information
					Troubleshooting
					Q & A
	Chapter 23:	 Light Theory	
					Theory of Light
					What is Light?
					Light Forms
					The Electromagnetic Spectrum
					Energy & Power
	Chapter 24:	LED Light 
					Functions 
					Why it works
					How to use it
					How to buy
					Safety
					Maintenance
					Disinfections & Sanitization
					Contraindications & Cautions
					Preparation for treatment
					Standard usage protocols
					Your Equipment Information
					Troubleshooting
					Q & A
	Chapter 25:	Ultrasound
					Functions 
					Why it works
					How to use it
					How to buy
					Safety
					Maintenance
					Disinfections & Sanitization
					Contraindications & Cautions
					Preparation for treatment
					Standard usage protocols
					Your Equipment Information
					Troubleshooting
					Q & A
	Chapter 26:	Microdermabrasion 
					Functions 
					How it works
					Crystals
					How to use it
					Correct Skin Analysis
					How to buy
					Safety
					Maintenance
					Disinfections & Sanitization
					Contraindications & Cautions
					Preparation for treatment
					Post-Treatment Care
					Standard usage protocols
					Your Equipment Information
					Troubleshooting
					Q & A
	Chapter 27:	Electrical Desiccation
						Functions 
						Why it works
						How to use it
						How to buy
						Safety
						Maintenance
						Disinfection & Sanitization
						Contraindications & Cautions
						Preparation for treatment
						Standard usage protocols
						Your Equipment Information
						Troubleshooting
						Q & A
Section VI Esthetic Equipment for a Medical Practice
	Chapter 28:	Lasers & Intense Pulsed Light
					How do lasers & IPL work?
					Types of Lasers
					Ablative
					Non-Ablative
					Hair Removal
					
					New Technology
						Radiofrequency/PDT/Plasma
					What is it?
					What does it treat?
					How does the treatment feel and what are the results?
			
Section VII Body Equipment
	Chapter 29: 	Body Treatment Equipment
					The theory of cellulite
					The lymphatic system
						
					Vibratory Massage
					What is it used for?
					How to use it?
				 		
					Galvanic Current
					What is it used for?
					How to use it?
					
				Micro Current
					What is it used for?
					How to use it?
						
					Vacuum Massage
					What is it used for?
						How to use it?
Appendixes
A. Equipment Manufacturers
B. Equipment Checklist
C. Education Resources
Glossary

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Beauty culture -- Equipment and supplies.
Cosmetic Techniques -- instrumentation.
Hair Removal -- instrumentation.
Skin Care -- instrumentation.