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When you join a class at Skin Matters, you can start using your new skills right away. We believe in only teaching necessary content, which means everything you learn will be practical and easy to apply. We’re very flexible with course times and schedules, so if you can’t find something that works for you, simply get in touch.

"This MedSpa is great for anyone looking to het injection experience, as almost no one hires nre injectors without YEARS of experience. The owner is approachable and warm and does her best to help you succeed. She is very knowledgeable in this industry and has helped me kickstart my new journey into aesthetics."

- Amanda Bailey RN


LIMITED TIME ! If you attend the next class it is only $900


Certified Laser Training Course

We have set a curriculum designed to cover the two most in demand laser treatments in Medical Spas, Dermatology, and Plastic Surgery offices – Laser Hair Removal & Intense Pulsed Light (IPL).



Give yourself an edge over other Estheticians (both with clients and employers) by expanding your knowledge of laser physics and theory. Students will review the human hair cycle, will be trained in the most current hair removal technologies, and will gain a greater knowledge of the most successful hair removal laser, the Nd:Yag. Patients see the best results when estheticians follow the proper guidelines and are well versed in the technology.


Sun-damage and aging skin effects 90% of spa clients. Students will learn about the aging process, types of sun damage and how Photo facials can remove freckles, sun spots, rose and red tones. Estheticians who master this technique will see repeat business and an increase in clientele.



• Laser physics and safety

• Anatomy of skin and hair

• Understanding tissue interaction

• Skin typing and analysis

• Identifying the right client

• Pre and post-operative care

• Managing adverse events

• Medical terminology

• Machine settings and operation

• Treatment technique

• Performing a client consultation

If you have any questions about our Laser Practitioner Training Course, text Lisa at (770) 605-6094





This Botox Course will encompass the most common of the facial areas and popular medical uses for the Botulinum Toxin.


After successful completion of the Botox Training Program, attendees should receive and become proficient in the following areas:

1. Identify who is a candidate for the Botox Procedure, be able to explain patient benefits, and potential issues with long-term use of the prescription. Understand the aesthetic consultation process and increase patient awareness and enhanced patient care in relation to the Botox Procedure.


2. Apply general accepted standards of care for the administration of the botulinum toxin for aesthetic and medical conditions including:

  • Zones of the Upper Face including Worry Lines (Glabellar Complex), Forehead Traverse Rhytids, Lateral Canthal Rhytids (Crows Feet), Medial and Lateral Eyebrow Shaping.

  • Lower Face- Excessive Gingival Displays (Gummy Smile), Depressed Corner Commissure, Dimpled Chin, (mentalis), Vertical Lip Rhytids, Bunny Lines, and Hypertrophic Platysma Bands.

  • Medical uses for Botox including Hyperhidrosis and Bruxism.



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3. Practice injection procedures such as aesthetic botulinum toxins injections competently, safely, and effectively. Each of our attendees will gain a full understanding of possible adverse results and learn how to avoid these risks and complications.


4. Gain a thorough understanding of basic facial anatomy associated with these injections as well as the mechanism of action to explain probable outcomes for patients. Included within the didactic presentation includes product characteristics, physician versus patient preference, managing expectations, and post procedure instructions, follow up, and managing complications.


The Comprehensive Dermal Filler Training is designed for physicians, dentists, nurses to treat a number of areas for soft tissue augmentation including:  


  • FDA Approved Naso-Labial Fold area

  • Lip Augmentation

  • Cheek Augmentation

  • Marionette Lines / Extended Laugh Lines


Dermal fillers are typically used to eliminate contrast within the face and soften certain facial features to give a pleasant, youthful appearance. A large portion of the program will concentrate on technique as well as the steps to properly evaluate patient needs concerning dermal fillers.


Upon successful completion of the Comprehensive Dermal Filler Training each attendee will become proficient and gain a full understanding of the following:


  • Learn the various types of patient presentations and the potential benefits of dermal filler injections. Be able to explain the options available to the patient and likely expectations. Understand the various types of dermal fillers available and their recommended use and volume for enhancement.

  • Demonstrate techniques and procedures in Dermal Filler injections and receive your certification.

  • Understand that dermal fillers are for areas of contrast or deficit (reduced volume), from an aesthetic perspective be able to effectively evaluate the patient needs, give recommendations, and be able to perform these tissue augmentation procedures.

  • Learn the various specific protocols for different facial areas including technique and volume for the different dermal filler products labeled for use in the United States.

  • Acquire technical expertise through the hands-on training portion of the program to be able to perform these injections for the various facial areas.

If you have any questions about our Injectable training course, text Lisa at (770) 605-6094!

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Skin Matters Med Spa  Assistant and Senior Laser Practitioner Certification for Georgia


  • Skin Matters Med Spa has the longest running Cosmetic Laser Training Class in Atlanta.  Lisa Elias has over 20 years experience training in medical spa industry.  Our classes offer comprehensive Assistant and Senior Practitioner Training to advance your career in the aesthetic industry. Our Physician-taught certification program provides extensive laser theory, practical training for evaluating and treating your future clients, as well as hours of hands-on instruction.

  • During the course, our Medical Director will teach laser theory and safety as well as a comprehensive approach to a laser treatment plan for your clients.

  • This course meets Georgia Medical Board Guidelines for Senior Laser Practitioner and Assistant Laser Practitioner Continuing Education Requirements.

  • Small class size to ensure plenty of individual attention and time for one on one instruction and to answer questions.

  • You must be 21 years old or older to participate in this course.

  • $900/student

  • Courses are available to students currently in esthetics school or graduates.  Cosmetologists and RN's are also eligible to become laser certified.



Course Objectives

  • Overview of the Georgia Cosmetic Laser Act

  • Overview of IPL machine options

  • Qualification and requirements for laser practitioner licensure

  • IPL treatment plans and post-care

  • General information over lasers

  • Overview of what laser hair removal is and how it works

  • Laser components and parameters

  • Parameters for laser hair removal

  • Treatment parametersLaser hair removal safety

  • Skin anatomy overview

  • Anatomy of the Razorlase Diode Laser

  • Overview of intense pulsed light lasers (IPL) and how it works

  • Client evaluation and discussion with clientInformation on melanoma varieties and contraindications and how to identify them

  • Treatment protocol

  • IPL safety

  • Hands-on training.


Physician Instructor plus free additional hands-on training.


  • All Assistant and Senior Practitioner Training courses, from start to finish, are taught by our Medical Director, Dr. Bert Prosser.  Dr. Prosser earned his Bachelors in Physics and his PHD at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

  • Our Assistant and Senior Practitioner Training course is the very best price in all of Atlanta.  In addition to the class taught by our physician,  students are offered an additional full day hands on training free of charge.  Skin Matters also offers 30 hours of preceptorship at no cost.   After the student acquires their official Georgia Laser certification they are encouraged to come back to our facility to train with our current Laser Practitioners for a minimal cost of $25 per day.  

  • Most estheticians will find that employers require at least 2 years experience and or extensice hands-on training.   There is a lot to learn about lasers and we here at Skin Matters understand the challenges future technicians will face.  So with this in mind we have organized an intensive post certification hands-on training internship.


Skin Matters MedSpa Intense Hands-on Training and Internship

Post Cosmetic Laser Certification classes available $1500

Lisa Elias offers advanced Cosmetic Laser Training.  She allows students to come to our facility and or she is able to bring training to entire medical offices.  She can customise the training to the level of the student.  Lisa is adept at teaching all levels of medical personnel.  She charges $1500 per day. 


Cosmetic Laser and Medical Spa Internships $2500 to $3500

In addition to offering the Cosmetic Laser Certification Class taught by Dr. Bert Prosser, some students are invited to participate in an internship.  The internship includes both the Laser Certification and intense hands-on training. The cost of the internship is $2500.  After finishing this program the student will know how to do the following procedures: photofacials, laser reads and browns reduction, laser hair removal, micro needling, RF micro needling, laser skin tightening, Hydrafacial, HIFU ultrasonic current skin tightening, lipo laser, tag removal, cavitation, PRP microneedling in addition to other skincare services.  The internship is a 160 hour commitment.  By the end of the internship the student will understand how to work the front and back of a medical spa and will have several hours of actual hands-on training on the services.  Some students elect to work off the cost of the internship by working in the spa at the front desk and in the back on clients.  There is an interview process for this internship and students are expected to complete the 160 hours before receiving certificates.  Skin Matters only hires staff from our interns.  It is a great way to get to know future staff and vice versa ;)


Please text Lisa at 770-605-6094 with any questions

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