Facial mesotherapy, fat reduction and body contouring

Certification in Facial mesotherapy, fat reduction and body contouring using injection or other devices authorizes a registrant to perform injections (i.e., mesotherapy injections to the face, and fat reduction and body contouring injections to the body) of small doses of non-prescription injectables and prescription injectables immediately below the dermis for an aesthetic purpose.

Naturopathic physicians who provide facial mesotherapy, fat reduction and body contouring using injection or other devices are required to complete CNPBC approved education and training prior to performing such procedures, including certification in Prescriptive Authority, and to maintain currency in the practice.

Certification requirements

In order to apply for certification in Facial mesotherapy, fat reduction and body contouring using injection or other devices, naturopathic physicians must:

  1. Have the status of full registrant under s. 46 of the CNPBC Bylaws;
  2. Be certified in Prescriptive Authority, if using scheduled substances;
  3. Possess a current qualification in ACLS, NCLS, or NALS; and
  4. Have satisfied the training requirements for this certification.

Registrants may take any of the following courses to satisfy the training requirements for this certification:

– American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M): Module III, Module VII, and the Mesotherapy Workshop

– Canadian Society of Skin Medicine, Dr. Henry Ngai, MD and Dr. Moon-Sang Choi, ND

– Pinewood Institute for the Advancement of Natural Therapies Mesotherapy (Cosmetic) taught by Dr. Michael Rahman, ND

– Viatrexx Training Course on Mesotherapy taught by Dr. Nicolletta Frasca, MD