A Quick Guide to Medical Spas

A Quick Guide to Medical Spas

A Quick Guide to Medi Spas

The popularity of medical spas has surged for both women and men in the past couple of years. Medical spas are also called med spas or medi-spas, and are a combination of a medical clinic and day spa.

A medical spa creates the best of both worlds – an incredible experience that you will find at a spa with the expertise and clinical procedures that you usually only find at your doctor’s office.

If you are wondering if you should think about getting a treatment done at one of the country’s medical spas, below are some answers to common questions about them.

Med Spas vs. Day Spas

The most common differences between medical spas and traditional day spas are the kinds of procedures that they offer. You can have cosmetic medical procedures, like CoolSculpting, Botox, and spider vein removal done at medical spas that you can’t have done at day spas.

Unlike the regular day spas, medical spas have to either be overseen, run by or affiliated with medical doctors. Even though a doctor doesn’t do every procedure, they are done under a doctor’s supervision.

What Kinds of Treatments can I Have Done at Medical Spas?

Even though the menu is going to vary based on the spa you are visiting, generally you can find treatment options for fat reduction, aging skin, acne, removal of hair and others.

You can also find things that you will find at a day spa, such as a salt glow, seaweed wrap, facial and types of massage.

However, medical spas will also offer specialized treatment options that you can’t find at a day spa. Some of the things they offer are laser treatments, injectables like Botox, Restylane and Juvederm and chemical peels.

Should I Consider Medical Spas for Fat Loss?

One of the things that a lot of people have and hate is excess fat. If you have extra inches around your waste and you are looking for ways that you can get rid of them then a medi spa could be a good choice.

It’s not easy and it’s not going to happen overnight. But day spas do not offer fat removal and medical weight loss.


If you’re considering one of the medical day spas, you want to look at them and consider your options. Remember that there’s cost involved and read their reviews. Then decide if it’s for you, and choose one according to your needs and the reviews you’ve found online. That way you can choose the one that’s best for your needs.

Questions about Med Spas?

Let Pura Vida Medical Spa help you with your medi-spa treatments. Call us at 239-919-7872 and schedule a free consultation. On the web, visit puravidanaples.com to learn more about us and our med spa services.

We are conveniently located in Downtown Naples on Fifth Avenue South with ample free parking nearby. After (or before your appointment) visit some of the nearby great restaurants and shopping in our neighborhood.