RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A state lawmaker is calling for new regulations surrounding med spas and laser treatments.

The latest bill comes after an 8News investigation exposed Virginians burned and scarred by botched treatments.

8News exposed that just because the business is called a “med spa” doesn’t mean there is a doctor in house. Investigator Kerri O’Brien found there are no state regulations for med spas using lasers or training requirements for the technicians operating those lasers.

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