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[fusion_dropcap class="fusion-content-tb-dropcap"]A[/fusion_dropcap] medical spa is a spa that offers two services: traditional spa treatments and medical treatments. While at a traditional spa, an esthetician might handle your treatments, but at a medical spa, most of the services offered are done by board-certified physicians, such as dermatologists or surgeons.

These doctors will perform types of treatments like Botox and other injectables, massages, body contouring, and other cosmetic procedures like manicures.

If you’re interested in finding a medical spa, what are the qualifications that make one unique and reputable? Should you choose the first medical spa you find?

Here are 5 questions you should ask before choosing a medical spa.

1. Staff

It’s incredibly important that you know that board-certified physicians and professionals are performing your services. These physicians should be properly trained, knowledgeable, and have experience in their practices and will be able to walk you through exactly what will happen at your appointment. These services are too important to take risks.

If for any reason you feel uncomfortable with the physician, or they’re hesitant to answer your questions, find another medical spa.

2. Services

Whether you’re looking for botox injections or simply a massage, you want to know what services the medical spa has to offer. While most medical spas offer similar services, not all of them have the exact types of services.

Before scheduling your appointment, take a look at the services the medical spa provides and contact them with questions.

3. Reviews And Testimonials

One way to tell if the medical spa is reputable and qualified is by testimonials and reviews. Customers leave both negative and positive reviews on various review websites, and also on the spa’s website itself.

During a consultation, ask to see pictures of their work. The photos should be fairly recent and be able to give you a good indication of the physician’s or esthetician’s expertise.

4. Cost

While we all enjoy discounted services now and then, be cautious about the costs of treatments that seem too good to be true. Some spas may offer specials or discounted prices, but they are usually reasonable and change with the seasons. If the prices are not listed on their menu of services, be sure to ask about prices and if there are any add-ons or extra fees.

When you shop around for a medical spa, take an account of all the prices and compare them. This way, you’ll know what a going-rate is for treatments, and you’ll be able to spot an unqualified spa.

5. Location

Location does matter when choosing a medical spa.

For example, some services may require more than one visit, so having a convenient and close location makes it easy. Also, you may be able to combine services if the spa you’re considering is not nearby but inquire about this before you schedule your appointment.

Are You Ready to Schedule Your Appointment?

A trip to the medical spa can be both relaxing and rejuvenating no matter what services you get. Did you know that Indulgence is backed by primary care doctors. Are you ready to schedule your appointment with our knowledgeable and experienced staff? Contact us today for more information!

About the Author: Cosette Saba Saliba, APRN

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Cosette Saba, ARNP, is the dedicated owner of Indulgence Medical Day Spa since 2012. With her expertise as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, Cosette ensures personalized skincare and advanced medical aesthetics for every client. She is committed to health, wellness, and delivering transformative results as a premier destination for beauty and rejuvenation.

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