Nelson Hardiman has been a long-time adviser to the aesthetics industry, including plastic surgeons, cosmetic dermatologists, medspas, and cosmetic product developers and device-makers. The firm played a central role in the development of content for the American Med Spa Association, and has  been consulted by state regulators to provide input on emerging risk and enforcement issues related to new technologies and industry trends and development. Nelson Hardiman has guided aesthetic medicine providers from early-stage ventures into large, national companies, addressing a issues related to healthcare compliance and commercial regulation. Nelson Hardiman provides counsel related to business and financial structuring, scope of practice and supervision for nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses and medical assistants, licensing, and guidance pertaining to OSHA, HIPAA, anti-kickback and marketing laws, and state-specific Corporate Practice of Medicine requirements. As IV nutrition, injectables, dietary counseling, and anti-aging care proliferate, Nelson Hardiman advises not only service providers but also numerous cosmetic (“cosmeceutical”)/nutritional supplement (“nutraceutical”) product manufacturers and retailers on FDA and state compliance.