• Spa, or Medi-Spa?

    If you’ve ever wondered what the difference is between a medical spa – also known as a medi-spa – and a regular spa, you’re not alone.  Many times both types of spas offer similar types of treatments and figuring out which one is the best for you can be confusing – but it doesn’t have to be. Sites such as http://facialcarebysia.com.au/ are a good place to start. Read on for more on becoming a discerning spa connoisseur.

    The Difference

    Simply put, the difference between a regular spa and a medi-spa is a medi-spa has a licensed on-site physician and a regular spa does not. A regular spa may offer the same treatments available at a medi-spa such as microdermabrasion, chemical peels, injectable treatments and laser treatments. However, unless these treatments are performed in a medical facility or in a medi-spa with a physician on site, you risk serious injury.

    The best way to avoid literally getting burned is to do your research before undergoing any treatments. Even if the medi-spa is owned and operated by a licensed physician and the facility does indeed have an on-site physician, check the credentials of the practitioners who will actually be performing the procedures. Make sure you will be treated by a licensed, qualified professional. Many times a view site search can give you the information you need. If not, ask directly by phone or in person at the medi-spa. A medi-spa with licensed personnel will be more than happy to answer any questions.

    The Choice

    If you are lucky enough to have a great complexion and minimal skin problems, a relaxing day at a regular spa can be fine. However, if you struggle with more complex issues such as uneven skin tone, rosacea or severe acne, a medi-spa can help you resolve those issues and get the complexion you desire.

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