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How To Avoid Faux-Tox

Here's how to choose a top-quality med spa

April 24, 2024 | 3 min read
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    How to Avoid Fake Botox at Med Spas

    As the popularity of cosmetic treatments rises, so does the risk of encountering subpar services. Unaccredited providers or unregulated establishments can pose significant threats to consumer safety. Instances of counterfeit products, such as “faux-tox” or “fake Botox,” improper procedures, and inadequate hygiene standards can lead to adverse reactions and harmful results. These incidents underscore the importance of choosing quality and safety when seeking aesthetic treatments. 

    In this post, we’ll go over how to avoid getting “faux-tox” when selecting a med spa. It’s imperative to prioritize your health and safety over convenience or cost-saving measures.

    By choosing accredited and licensed establishments, such as Elase, individuals can mitigate risks and ensure that they receive high-quality care from qualified professionals. Investing in reputable services may come with a higher price tag, but the peace of mind and superior outcomes are priceless.

    Remember, when it comes to cosmetic treatments, it’s not just about enhancing appearance—it’s also about safeguarding your well-being. 

    How to Choose a Quality Spa

    Choosing a reputable spa or provider is essential for ensuring the efficacy and safety of cosmetic treatments. Accreditation and licensing serve as vital indicators of credibility and competence. At Elase, we adhere to stringent standards to guarantee the highest level of quality and safety for our clients. Here are some key factors to look for: 

    • Licensed Spas and Accredited Providers: Every Elase spa is fully licensed within its state’s regulations, and every provider undergoes rigorous accreditation processes. Whether they are nurse practitioners (NPs), physician assistants (PAs), or Medical Aestheticians, each member of our team is accredited and certified to deliver exceptional care. 
    • Medical Director on Staff: Having a qualified medical director overseeing operations is fundamental to maintaining quality standards. At Elase, we have experienced medical directors in each of our regions to ensure that every treatment we offer meets the highest medical and ethical standards. 
    Dr. Akash Chandawarkar, MD

    “At Elase, our injectors and aestheticians are uniquely distinguished as experts in their fields, often serving as industry educators and key opinion leaders. As the medical director and a practicing plastic surgeon, I offer synergistic support through my surgical training for similar patients with similar anatomies. This unique surgeon-injector-aesthetician care continuum places safety, elite outcomes, and comprehensive treatment plans as pillars of our purpose. As an innovative, forward-thinking surgeon, I am empowered to partner with the like-minded providers of Elase.Dr. Akash, Medical Director for Elase Med Spas

    Why Choose Elase for Botox

    At Elase, excellence is not just a goal, it’s our standard operating procedure. We are proud to be recognized as a Top 5 National Account with Allergan, the renowned pharmaceutical company behind Botox, Juvederm, Skinvive, Kybella, and other leading aesthetic products.

    This means that out of the tens of thousands of practices that administer Allergan products, Elase is recognized as having the most skilled and successful providers of Allergan products and represents one of their highest levels of partnership. This prestigious affiliation speaks volumes about our commitment to quality and innovation in the med spa industry. 

    Transparency and education are central to our approach to care. On our website, you can find detailed bios of each provider, including their accreditation, credentials, and specialties. We believe in empowering our clients with information and educational resources, allowing them to make informed decisions about their aesthetic journey. 

    In addition to accreditation and transparency, we prioritize ongoing education and training for our team. We invest in the latest techniques, technologies, and safety protocols to ensure that our clients receive cutting-edge treatments in a safe and comfortable environment.

    Our commitment to continuous learning is one of main reasons industry vendors like Allergan, Galderma (the makers of Dysport), and ZO Skin Health partner with Elase providers to lead national training programs. 

    Experience the Elase Difference

    In a rapidly evolving industry like aesthetics, maintaining the highest standards of quality and safety is non-negotiable. At Elase, we are committed to setting the bar for excellence. From our accredited providers to our rigorous quality control measures, every aspect of our operation is geared towards delivering superior outcomes and unparalleled experiences for our clients. When you choose Elase, you can trust that you’re in the hands of experts who prioritize your well-being above all else.  

    Experience the Elase difference today. 


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