When you walk through the streets of Orlando, you can tell that here appearance matters. For this reason, it’s not surprising that Orlando has many medical spas. However, just because medical spas are plentiful in Orlando does not mean that there are a lot of good medical spas or med spas that do the work you want done. What your goal should be is finding the ideal med spa in Orlando for you.

Before you can find the right med spa for you, you first may need to understand what a med spa is and what it does. The best way to describe a med spa is a mix of medical clinic with a day spa. Medical spas operate with the supervision of a doctor. This allows medical spas to provide the luxurious pampering treatments you would expect from a day spa, while at the same time providing medical aesthetic treatments you might expect from a dermatologist.

You can visit your med spa for things like laser hair removal, microdermabrasion, chemical peels, as well as other cosmetic/medical treatments. Medical spas are typically staffed with medical professionals who are able to diagnose and treat different concerns with your skin.

At the same time, you are going to a spa, so you want your medical spa to offer relaxing treatments, like massage therapy, facial masks, body wraps, aromatherapy, and acupuncture. What’s nice is that in addition to offering these treatments, many medical spas also offer treatments designed to help you feel better. For example, if you’re struggling with weight loss, some medical spas have nutritionists, dietitians, and psychiatrists who can help you follow a medical weight loss program.

Before selecting a medical spa, it’s good to do your due diligence in research. For example, is the medical spa owned by a physician? If so, is their name simply attached to the spa or are they actually working there and performing different treatments? The law may require a medical doctor to oversee the work being done in the spa, but it doesn’t always require them to be there or actually perform the treatments themselves.

You may want to take the time to learn about the qualifications of the individuals who are going to be performing your treatments . How long have they been working in this field? How frequently do they perform the treatment you’re going to have done? It can be important for some people to know this information beforehand in order to feel comfortable with the treatments they are receiving. Medical spas are typically designed to provide patients with cosmetic benefits, as well as the relaxing benefits of  spa, and what can be more comfortable than trusting the hands in which you are receiving treatment from?

If you are interested in receiving the medical benefits of cosmetic treatments, as well as the relaxing benefits of a spa, reach out to the trusted hands here at Orlando Dermatology. One of our caring professionals would be more than happy to assist you in exploring your treatment options. Contact us today and schedule your consultation!

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