Training in aesthetic medicine in Spain

In 2020, aesthetic medicine moved around 71,000 million euros.

The cosmetic surgery continues to grow in relevance among healthcare specializations. With exponential growth, more and more institutions are asking health professionals master the most advanced techniques. The problem comes from the fact that there are few establishments which present in their training catalog specializations related to aesthetic health and its various technologies, such as that of Surgical medical laser. Thus, one of the few training centers that has specific training approved by international organizations is the University of Nebrija, which includes in its catalog of degrees both the Master in Continuing Education in Aesthetic Medicine like him Master of Continuing Education in Surgical Medical Laserthe latter more specific and centered on the tools applied to aesthetic health.

And it is that, according to global data, in 2022 in the United States the Aesthetic medicine moved about 71,000 million euros. A figure that should continue to increase until it reaches 9.8% more in 2028. With this demand, health entities are beginning to request more profiles trained in aesthetic medicine, an additional difficulty in Spain where is not recognized as a specialty despite the fact that his clinical practice is more than extensive throughout the national territory.


Demand for aesthetic medicine is expected to grow another 9.8% by 2028


The two degrees offered by the University of Nebrija, with blended and adapted learning within the offer of the Faculty of Life and Natural Sciencesare aimed at experienced professionals who are familiar with the techniques, technologies and trends of today’s society.

Thus, it should be noted that the specializations in aesthetic medicine and surgical laser and the rest of the degrees of the University of Nebrija are provided within the framework of a training model that combines academic excellence, international experience, personalization and acquisition of new skillsa training prism whose objective is to build a unique professional profile that makes the doctor a key figure in the field of aesthetic medicine.

At the level of to researchprofessionals interested in developing in this field, also have the possibility of contacting the Brabian research group (from English, ‘brain’, brain and ‘behavior’, behavior), attached to the Faculty of Life and Natural Sciences. This group works to fill the existing knowledge gap and helps identify therapeutic approaches to prevent or mitigate neurodegeneration and processes associated with aging.

Technology applied to aesthetic medicine

Laser technology is one of the most current techniques in the service of aesthetic medicine. Whether through medical photonics, photomedicine or medical-surgical lasers, a discipline is being formed with a body of doctrine that is well established at the international level.

In this sense, the Master in Continuing Education in Surgical Medical Laser of the University of Nebrija offers content approved by an advisory committee of 6 experts of recognized worldwide prestige, as well as by the Spanish Society of Medical-Surgical Laser (Selmq). All of this is aimed at providing the student with a high degree of specialization in handling the different types of lasers, light sources and emerging technologies that continually arise to aesthetic and dermatoesthetic care.


The Master of Continuing Education in Medical-Surgical Laser has a duration of two years, starting in October 2022


More specifically, this degree aims to train experts and opinion leaders in the use of lasers and light sources indicated for aesthetic and dermato-aesthetic treatments. To a lesser extent, other equipment not based on laser energy is also included, such as radio frequency, ultrasound and other emerging technologies.

The Master in Continuing Education in Surgical Medical Laser he has one two-year termstarting next month October 2022 and it is entirely taught in Spanish, adding the possibility of using the virtual campus of the University of Nebrija.

General training in aesthetic medicine at the University of Nebrija

Based on practice and through videos that affect real knowledge, the Master in Continuing Education in Aesthetic Medicine It supposes a “specialization of specialties”, since it shares common fields with Plastic Surgery, Dermatology, Maxillofacial Surgery, Vascular Surgery or Ophthalmology.

This degree emphasizes the personal improvement of the patient beyond general health, with little or no invasive techniques, well-studied materials with minimal adverse effects, light-based devices with long years of development. A training that differentiates it from the specialties that are provided during the MIR residency.

As the University of Nebrija points out, “students taking this master’s will be able to work in one of the most diverse and promising fields of medicine, whether you want to join an established professional team or run your own centre”.

As the formation of Master in Continuing Education in Surgical Medical Laser This master lasts two years in mixed format, from next October 2022.

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