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Overview

Some practitioners who use Intense Pulsed Light (IPL), class 3B, or class 4 lasers in Scotland have to register with Healthcare Improvement Scotland (HIS).

IPL and lasers can be used for both medical and cosmetic purposes.

Registered medical practitioners who use IPL or lasers to treat medical problems have to register with HIS.

Practitioners who use IPL or lasers for exclusively cosmetic purposes don’t have to register with HIS.