Aesthetic clinic track record and doctor’s experience
The best indication of a good and reliable aesthetic clinic in Singapore is by looking at their track record and the credentials of the doctors running the clinics. One way to find out is by searching the web for patient reviews of the clinic and the doctor to assess if they are able to deliver great results and handle the patients well with care and guidance.
Another way for you to gauge the aesthetic clinic’s work is by simply asking for before and after pictures previous patients to get a good idea of what to expect for the specific aesthetic treatment you want to avail. In addition, it is also recommended that you search for any malpractice reports to help you have a better idea. Knowing the aesthetic clinic’s track record and the doctor’s credentials are the first step to knowing which one is the best for you and your aesthetic needs.
Type of treatments
Check if the clinic has a variety of aesthetic treatments that can address your specific issue. A clinic with a good variety of available treatments is a great indication of the skill and expertise of the aesthetic doctor the clinic has. Also, the more treatment options you have, the better it is to ensure to get the correct treatment for you.
In Singapore, 1Aesthetics Medical & Surgery offers state of the art technologies that are designed to produce the best results while ensuring the patient’s safety and comfort. It is a premium medical boutique that offers quality patient-centric services and aesthetic treatments ranging from minimally invasive eye bag removal, fillers thread lifts, to more advanced laser treatments and aesthetic surgeries.
Quality of equipment available at the clinic
More advance technologies are generally more effective and have lesser sessions and even zero to minimal recovery time, saving you more money and time in the long run. This is why it is important to know the different treatments and the type of technology available at an aesthetic clinic. Conventional methods for aesthetic treatments may cost significantly lesser but may not be as effective and may require more treatment sessions to achieve the desired results.
While the type of treatment and technology can really affect the expected outcome and can make a difference in the final cost, the following are tips you can follow and check out when looking out for the right aesthetic clinic for you.
Beware of unauthentic machines
There are clinics and medispas all over Singapore that offer irresistible prices that can lure a lot of patients. However, one main reason for these cheap prices is the unauthentic machines used for the treatments. Authentic and accredited machines are expensive for a reason as they are designed to deliver quality results and guarantee patient’s safety at all times. This being said, unauthentic machines can be less effective and are not guaranteed safe and can lead to certain problems in the future. During your first visit, make sure to check what type and quality of machine the clinic will use to avoid problems and cost you more in the long run.
One of the main factors that influence a patient’s decision in choosing an aesthetic clinic is the total cost of the treatment. A good aesthetic clinic will help you save money by giving the right advice ad recommendations that are appropriate for your needs.
To give you a heads-up of the factors that can affect the total cost of your treatment, take note of the following:
Consultation and Treatment Costs
Every treatment starts with a consultation and during this time, everything about the treatment is explained to you so you know what to expect throughout the treatment process including the cost of the treatment. Make sure you ask your doctor about the breakdown of the cost and be wary of hidden fees. You can also check your clinic’s website if the costs are posted or email your doctor beforehand so you will have a good estimate, I’m sure they will be happy to oblige.
Number of treatment sessions
Some aesthetic treatments may require multiple sessions to achieve the desired result. Multiple treatments may add up more to the total cost and the number of sessions are typically determined during the consultation or after full assessment by your doctor and can be greatly influenced by:
- the size of the treatment area
- the severity of the condition that you have
- the complexity of the treatment to be performed
- skin type
- how your skin responds to the treatment
After-care treatments and follow-up check-ups
Since aesthetic treatments are also considered as medical procedures, some after-care treatments may be required to help with the recovery and protect your skin from complications. Some after-care treatments may include:
- Post-treatment recovery creams
- Antibiotics and pain relievers
- Sunblock and moisturizers
Most cosmetic procedures are not covered by government subsidies or Medisave. However, in some cases where the aesthetic procedures are needed to improve health, it can be a valid reason and subject to approval by the Ministry of health. There are also some private insurance providers that can cover cosmetic treatments so make sure of the terms of your insurance plan.
Location and Convenience
One of the most overlooked factors in choosing an aesthetic is its location. Most aesthetic treatments need several sessions and long-term commitment. After doing your research and narrowing down your choices to several doctors with similar qualities, then is recommended that you choose the one near you. Having your aesthetic clinic at close proximity is advantageous especially during follow-up check-ups and emergency situations in case you develop complications.
Why choose 1Aesthetics Medical & Surgery for your aesthetic needs?
Led by a well-experienced doctor and a professional staff, your treatment experience at 1Aesthetics will be as comfortable and effective as possible. 1Aesthetics is also conveniently located at the heart of Clark Quay and is highly accessible to anyo