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American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Warns Patients About Bargain Beauty: Online Promotions May Not Be Safe Medicine
Date:9/9/2013

New York, NY (PRWEB) September 09, 2013

Every day email inboxes get bombarded with offers for movies tickets, restaurants, fitness memberships and spa packages. Frequently, non-surgical medical procedures are promoted on websites like Groupon, Lifebooker and Living Social, but it is important for prospective patients to keep in mind that procedures like microdermabrasion, Botox injections, chemical peels, and laser hair removal, while not surgical are still medical procedures.

“Patients must do their homework when choosing where and with whom to have any medical procedure,” says Jack Fisher, MD, President of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. “Cost is always a factor, but it should never be the deciding factor in cosmetic surgery. Safety and quality are always the key issues.”

As advocates for patient safety and positive outcomes, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) has created the following questions you should ask before purchasing any procedure or medical treatment in a spa or non-traditional facility. It is important that you should have all the information available as you would on anything that can affect not only your appearance but your health and safety as well. We suggest obtaining the following information:

About the facility:

  •     Is the Medi-spa located within a physician's office?
While problems are infrequent, physician's offices generally have medical personnel available if a problem develops.

  •     Is the Medi-spa located outside of a doctor's office in, for example, a mall or salon?

If so, ask the name of the physician responsible for oversight and when they are available for consultation or questions before having any injectable, deep peel or laser treatment. Also ask about the training of any othe
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