When you look around the Vancouver area, you’ll see an increased interest on the part of your friends and neighbors when it comes to keeping up their appearance. You’ll see more and more people concerned about things like dynamic wrinkles, volume loss, skin discoloration, and keeping their skin hydrated. Visiting a medical spa can be the perfect way to stay refreshed and youthful-looking.
This interest in personal appearance was something that we really didn’t see so much 20 or 30 years ago. Or if we did see it, it was relegated to a select group of the population who was considered by the majority to be vain or to be overly concerned about their appearance. Just a few decades ago, the idea of going to the spa was something that a person only did a couple of times in their life as a way to treat themselves to something special. Or going to the spa was something that only the very wealthy and famous did. Now, all of that has changed. Going to a spa, and especially a medical spa, has become a common part of a healthy skin care routine.
Because of this, we’ve seen a lot of medical spas popping up in the Vancouver area. It can be a little bit overwhelming when deciding which medical spa you should visit. However, there are a few common sense things that you should take into consideration when determining which medical spa is right for you.
For example, since it is a medical spa and since it is going to offer medical procedures that you would not see at a day spa, you want to guarantee that the place you are visiting is owned and operated by a physician. You don’t want a physician to simply tack their name on the spa, but you never see them there. In fact, you want the physician who is in charge of the spa to be the one who was delivering the majority, if not all, of the medical type procedures. This would include procedures like dermal fillers and PDO thread lifts.
A good way to get a feel for whether or not a medical spa is right for you is simply visiting the place. Walk inside and look around. Although a medical spa is going to have a somewhat doctors office feel to it, it should also have the relaxing feeling that you would get from a day spa. Talk to the employees at the spa. Find out about the aestheticians who are performing different treatments. Are they well-trained? Do they have experience?
The facility itself should be clean. The staff should be professional. The equipment that is used should be state-of-the-art. Any laser equipment, body sculpting equipment, or radiofrequency equipment should only be performed by individuals who have received specialized training and have years of experience using said equipment.
Going to the medical spa has become more popular in Vancouver than ever before. Take the time to do a little research and due diligence and this will help you in selecting the ideal medical spa for you. Visit Hush by Dr. Rose in Vancouver to learn more, or contact us today to schedule your consultation!