Thanks to advances in technology, surgical procedures are no longer the only option if you want to look more youthful and feel revitalized. There are many nonsurgical treatments that can be added to your spa offering that are minimally invasive. These can be carried out in medispas with little downtime needed afterwards.
As a medispa operator, it’s important to do some research into which treatments are being sought out by the public. This will help you to make good decisions when it comes to buying equipment and building your training. Let’s take a look at some of the most popular treatments available.
Botox is used to prevent and remove facial wrinkles. This is done by paralyzing facial muscles temporarily. Botox contains a very minute amount of a bacterial neurotoxin called botulinum. This toxin takes effect by invading nerve cells. It then releases an enzyme that prevents muscle contraction.
Botox is the most popular nonsurgical cosmetic treatment for both genders. By smoothing the lines of the face, it helps people to look younger. Botox is also sometimes used medically, to treat muscle conditions, excess sweating or migraines.
This is also known as cryolipolysis. It is a procedure that reduces body fat by freezing and killing fat cells. The medical device applies heavy suction to the targeted area. It then uses cooling plates that freeze the lipids in fat cells. They then dissolve with no impact to the surrounding tissues.
It takes around 35 minutes to an hour for a treatment, depending on how many areas are going to be targeted. After the treatment, the fat cells will disappear and be eliminated from the body over the next couple of weeks. This is a great and popular weight loss option that doesn’t require invasive surgery.
This treatment reduces the appearance of facial wrinkles. It is an injectable mixture of hyaluronic acid fillers. After just one or two months the results are visible and can last for nine months to a year. It is often combined with botox in order to maximize effectiveness. It is also used for lip augmentation.
This treatment keeps the skin hydrated and firm. Hyaluronic acid dermal fillers are most commonly used. This is because they are natural, gel-based products and they are very compatible with the body.
Laser Hair Removal
This treatment destroys unwanted hair with lasers. It is most often applied to the face, the legs, the arms, the underarms, and the bikini line. For the most effective results, people need around six to eight treatments. Touch-ups can then be done every six to twelve months in order to maintain the results. This is an extremely popular treatment.
This treatment is used to clear acne. It is usually used when other standard acne treatments haven’t worked. It can take four to five months of treatment to fully clear the acne. Accutane is not available for everyone and patients may have to see a doctor to be prescribed this treatment.
This is often done by cutting or shaving with a scalpel blade. Depending on the size of the mole, stitches may be needed afterwards. A local anesthetic will have to be applied. Some small moles can also be removed using laser treatment.
This is an acne and anti-aging medication. It is derived from vitamin A and is a topical retinoid. Mostly this treatment is used for inflammatory acne. It removes dead skin cells and helps to keep the pores clear. It can also help with skin damage from sun exposure. It helps to lighten dark spots and removes hyperpigmentation. This treatment promotes the generation of collagen, which helps to reduce wrinkles.
Microneedling involves using a roller or a dermapen. It has hundreds of tiny needles that get rolled across the skin. It is usually applied to the face. This treatment helps to reduce wrinkles, pigmentation or scarring. It applies tiny punctures to the skin which help to stimulate the skin’s own natural healing properties.
This is a collection of non-toxic substances. They are injected under the skin and help to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. It is another treatment that can be used for lip augmentation. It can also be used for contouring the chin or nose or plumping up the cheeks. It adds volume and fullness to the skin.
This treatment exfoliates the skin using a chemical treatment and causes it to peel off. This leaves behind the newer skin that is smoother and has fewer wrinkles. This is a massively popular nonsurgical treatment. As well as making you look younger it can also help with removing or diminishing scarring.
Liquid Eye Lift
A liquid eye lift is a nonsurgical alternative for anyone who might be considering eyelid surgery. It can be done using hyaluronic acid, Restylane, or Juvederm. This treatment helps to enhance the areas around the lower and upper eyelids. It can improve contours and help people to look young and fresh.
Why Offer Nonsurgical Treatments?
Using nonsurgical treatments helps people to stay looking young without any incisions. It can be done from a young age at intervals as a preventative measure, much like cleaning the house before it gets really messy.
These treatments are becoming more and more popular as technology advances. They generally don’t require a recovery period which makes them attractive, and they carry less risk than surgery.
As these treatments are non-permanent they will need to be repeated. As a spa owner, this means that if you offer a good service, you are likely to have repeat customers.
A good spa will always make people feel comfortable and confident whilst getting treatment. There is an increasing number of nonsurgical treatments that can be added to your spa offering. As these treatments are highly sought out by the public, it is a wonderful idea to add at least some of them.
In this article, we have outlined some of the most popular nonsurgical treatments that are available. Whether the treatments remove hair, get rid of wrinkles, or help with skin damage, they are all widely used and will help to increase business and customer satisfaction.