Cosmetic treatments that can help improve the look and feel of your skin are in high demand and the choices are extensive. From estheticians, nurses, to physicians your choice of treatment provider is also great and could make your road to success a bumpy one. Cosmetic dermatologists have advanced education in treating the skin and performing cosmetic procedures.
THE SKIN EXPERT
Cosmetic treatments can deliver spectacular results if performed safely and correctly. Cosmetic Dermatologists have extensive medical knowledge and skills necessary to safely and effectively reduce the signs of aging. These experts have undergone extensive medical training in medical dermatology to diagnose and treat diseases of the skin, hair, and nails. After becoming a dermatologist a cosmetic dermatologist has further training in utilizing state of the art technology and techniques which improve a patient’s appearance. Remember that undergoing a cosmetic procedure is not just about looking and feeling great. It is about your health and safety first!
If there is a time to be choosy, this is it! Choose a board certified dermatologist who is licensed in your state. A board certified dermatologist will be able to evaluate and determine what type of treatment will provide you the best results for your particular type of skin.
Have questions? Ask! Bring a list of questions to ask and expect clear answers. You should be given a clear explanation of different treatment options available for you. You should expect a discussion of risks involved with each procedure. A cosmetic dermatologist will be able to identify your individual needs and goals in order to develop a plan as unique as you are!
Organize and make a list of your top three cosmetic concerns and don’t be afraid to take notes. Be sure to bring with you a complete medical history which includes medications you may be taking, past surgeries, skin reactions, allergies, and family history of medical conditions. Don’t omit anything, even if it seems unimportant. Communicate with honesty and openness, the information you share can make a significant difference in obtaining the results you seek!