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What is a medical spa? 

Yes, let’s start here. 

A medical spa or medspa is a spa-like medical facility that offers comprehensive medical procedures that combine traditional spa services with complementary and medical services (CAM) under the supervision of a licensed and trained physician and a team of nurses and aestheticians. For instance, laser hair removal, facials, chemical peels, and botox injections come under the list of standard services provided by a medspa.

Med Spas are rapidly growing in popularity all across the globe. Due to insufficient regulations, it is hard to determine the exact number of medspas in the US and other countries. Still, experts agree that the industry is growing at an exponential rate. According to USA Today, medspas represented nearly $2 billion in revenue in 2013. Over and above, the number of medical spas has exceeded that of traditional spas overall.

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Primary Treatments Offered At a Medical Spa

As mentioned in the beginning, medical spa treatments include corrective medical skincare procedures and products. Issues such as fine lines and wrinkles, loss of facial volume, and sagging skin are curable by medical spas treatments.Anti-aging procedures are a big trend amongst the baby boomers. These procedures typically include injectable fillers such as BOTOX® Cosmetic and JUVÉDERM®, which are non-surgical. They work on the concept of filling facial wrinkles by injection.

Here is a massive list of core procedures that a medical spa stands to offer –

  • Cellulite Reduction
  • Tissue Tightening
  • Acne Treatments
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Stretch Mark Therapy
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mild chemical peels
  • Medical Facials
  • Photorejuvenation 
  • Detox
  • Post Cancer Recuperation
  • Medical Weight Loss
  • Metabolic Optimization
  • Muscle Spasms Treatment 

Who Can Operate A Medical Spa?

Even though a certified physician is generally accountable for operating and managing a medical spa, they do not always need to be present on-site. Most procedures and treatments can be handled by the doctor’s assistants, registered nurses, and licensed aestheticians. It is the responsibility of medical spa owners to provide patients access to the desired services without compromising safety, hygiene, and well-trained and educated staff for every procedure.

If you are interested in knowing more about medical spa services, visit Pacifica Studio City to explore more about the treatment you wish to opt for. 

You can also call us at our Studio City office at 818-797-4765 to take the first step towards achieving your best look with our medspa treatments.

To maintain your new look or take your results to the next level, we also carry medical-grade skincare products and provide advanced skincare services from our skilled medical professionals and beauty therapists.

As always, more power to you!

Dr. Daniel G. Kolder

Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

As a highly trained plastic surgeon, Dr. Kolder’s specialties include:
Tummy Tucks + Liposuction + Breast Augmentation + Breast Lifts + Breast Reduction + Facelifts + Armlifts + Upper & Lower Blepharoplasty, as well as a variety of non-surgical aesthetic procedures. Dr. Kolder is also known to have a warm, easy manner, compassionate care, with surgical results that are beautiful and natural.

See Below Dr. Kolder’s Procedure Videos.

Patient Testimonial

“I was so pleased I chose to go to Dr Kolder! Not only do I love his staff, they are so helpful, efficient and just plain fun to talk to, Dr. Kolder makes you feel at ease with his knowledge and disposition. My surgery results were amazing and my recovery was made easy knowing I could call any time and get immediate attention and information. I highly recommend Dr. Kolder and his entire staff…”