Perhaps you want to treat yourself to a special gift. Maybe you received a day at a med spa as a gift. Or it could be that there is a specific treatment you want to have, but you don’t want to visit a traditional, uncomfortable clinic. In that case, visiting a med spa is the ideal option. Med spas are the perfect middle ground between a clinic and a day spa, and you’ll find that there are a wide range of different medical and cosmetic treatments to enjoy.
It’s useful to have some idea of what to expect the first time you visit a med spa. In this way, you can be more at ease and prepared for whatever it is you want to have happen, and you’ll enjoy the day much more. Read on to find out what you can expect.
The first task you’ll do once you get to the med spa is to check in. This will involve filling in some paperwork (although this can sometimes be done in advance online) and answering questions about your medical history. This is important to ensure you get the right treatment offered in the right way, so make sure you mention everything and answer all the questions asked of you. This will involve questions about:
- Medical history
- Overall health
- Any concerns you have
You will then have a consultation with an expert practitioner to ensure you are ready for treatment, whether that’s dermani laser hair removal, Botox, or another procedure. Sometimes the treatment can take place on the same day, and sometimes this will need to be a separate appointment.
Ambience And Amenities
Once in the med spa building, you might wonder what to expect in terms of ambience. Will it be clinical and uncomfortable? The answer is no. The point of a med spa is that it is a very comfortable, relaxing, enjoyable place to be. Unlike a standard medical facility that focuses solely on the treatment, in a med spa there is also a focus on how you are feeling and this is why the ambience will be as relaxing as possible. This will often include soft music, low lighting, comfortable décor, and usually some refreshments such as lemon water and herbal tea.
It’s highly unlikely you’ll arrive at a med spa without knowing what kind of treatment you want. This will need to be determined in advance. Some of the treatments available at a med spa include laser hair removal, CoolSculpting, fillers, and Botox.
Depending on what you have gone to the med spa for, there will be different procedrues you need to follow and different people you’ll need to see. Whether you need a doctor or a nurse will depend on the treatment, but this will all be explained when you have checked in so that you are entirely aware of exactly what will happen next.
No matter what, you’ll need to change clothes for hygiene reasons, and you’ll be given a robe and slippers to wear.