Med Spa vs. Day Spa: What’s the Difference?
Everyone needs a bit of rejuvenation and refreshment to return to health following imbalances caused by stress, poor diet or a medical condition. Spas are known for their ability to the balance mind, body and spirit – an ideal place to return to optimal health.
Spas boost self-esteem, relieve aching muscles and much more. For many individuals the line between a day spa and a medical spa is a bit muddied. Also known as ‘med spas,’ medical spas are a hybrid between a medical clinic and a day spa that operates under the supervision of a highly trained and specialized medical doctor such as a plastic surgeon.
Medical Spa Services
Medical spas can treat conditions on your face and body like brown spots, redness, fine lines and wrinkles, loss of volume and broken capillaries that cannot be treated effectively by an esthetician. The med spa staff consists of doctors and medically trained employees.
The fundamental focus of a medical spa is to offer long-term solutions for a range of issues related to fat, cellulite, muscle, hair, unwanted capillaries, pigment, acne and wrinkles. Sophisticated medical equipment is often utilized.
Medical Spa Treatments
Staple services offered may include:
To view a full scope of med spa offerings, visit Dr. Connie Hiers Plastic & Med Spa in San Antonio.
Day Spa Services
Day spas come in a huge range of styles, but generally offer more straightforward treatments such as massages, manicure, pedicure, basic facials and body treatments like sea salt scrubs and mud wraps. Some spas offer more specialized treatments such as Thai massage, hot stone massage or reflexology.
First time visitors will note that medical spas are more about dramatic visible results and less about relaxing and pampering treatments solely. If you are seeking visible results, visit Dr. Hiers in San Antonio. With a variety of offerings from revitalizing eye treatment to dermaplaning facial, Dr, Connie Hiers is all about helping create a more beautiful you.
Dr. Hiers’ med spa Medical Aesthetician, Gayle Wills, is passionate about skin and will take the time on your first visit to listen to your concerns. Gayle offers a range of special and personalized service to help you rejuvenate, refresh and brighten your skin and body.
Contact us today to schedule your next Medical Spa treatment.