Thinking about Botox™? The Four Essential Questions to Ask

Research shows that on average people take 10 years to decide that they are actually going to go ahead Fine Lines and Wrinkleswith an anti-ageing treatment such as Botox™. After taking so long to think about it, you need to be sure that the treatment is right for you and that the clinic and practitioner you choose are the best possible.

A treatment such as Botox™ is not like having a facial or a massage, it is intrusive and so it’s essential you have all the facts before going ahead with it. Before making a decision, consult with a medical expert who specialises in and is highly trained in aesthetic treatments such as Bank Aesthetics.

To give you peace of mind, just ask these 4 questions:

1. How long have you been administering Botox™ and what training do you have?

Make sure the practitioner you choose is experienced and has the qualifications to back up what they are telling you. We are horrified by the number of cases we see where someone has been on a day’s course and is then allowed to carry out anti-ageing treatments such as Botox™. Any injection into the skin must be viewed as a medical procedure and as such be carried out by someone with medical training. Your practitioner must take the time to understand your medical history to minimize the risks of the procedure going wrong.

Maria Phillips, Bank Aesthetics Practitioner is a Registered Nurse, with years of experience in Healthcare and Aesthetics. Maria strives to keep her skills up to date and regularly attends training courses to keep her skills up to date with the latest techniques. View our qualifications here.

2. Can I read reviews or testimonials and see a portfolio of your work?

A good practitioner will be able to direct you to reviews which will give you a good indication of their standard of work and level of patient care. You must remember that this is an invasive treatment and must be viewed as a medical procedure and you are the patient. Experienced practitioners will also be able to show you a portfolio of their work so you can see before and after photos for yourself.

Over the years Bank Aesthetics has collected many reviews and testimonials, all of which back up Maria’s knowledge and expertise and her passion for a high level of patient care.

3. Can you talk me through your consultation process?

Make sure whoever you are seeing spends time with you to discuss your medical history and also fully explain how Botox™ works and how the treatment will be carried out. It is vital that you are 100% confident in the practitioner because if things go wrong it can have a disastrous and life-changing effect on you. It is also important that your practitioner fully understands the look you want to achieve.

Bank Aesthetics carry out a complimentary consultation on all their clients. This includes establishing your medical history and discussing any concerns you may have. Maria will talk you through the procedure and also provide advice to ensure that your treatment not only achieves the look you want, but also looks natural. After all, the only person you really want to know about your Botox™ treatment is you!

4. What products do you use and why?

When it comes to quality, not all aesthetic products are the same. Understanding how they may differ is important and something to discuss with your practitioner at Bank Aesthetics. It’s a good idea to find out more about how an aesthetic product is manufactured; find out where it’s made and ask us for information about the manufacturing or quality control process.  Aesthetic products should be backed by science and have a proven track record, so make certain you are comfortable about the information available that supports the product’s safety and effectiveness. Your aesthetics clinic should be happy to provide evidence that supports the safety and effectiveness of the product or treatment you are interested in.

Clients visit Bank Aesthetics for Botox™ treatments from across Coventry and Warwickshire. We  work within the industry specific legal requirements and our treatments are always carried out to the highest standard. We use Allergan products which are used by the most respected and reputable professionals worldwide. These products are licensed for the use of Aesthetic medicine and carry that stamp of safety. Licensing of aesthetic products takes many years to achieve, starting with clinical trials.

We are happy to answer any further questions you may have and we offer a FREE Skin Care Consultation to all our patients prior to any treatments being undertaken.

To book your first FREE initial consultation please call our Kenilworth clinic
on 01926 859988.

Bank Aesthetics – Experienced, medically qualified nurse practitioner providing treatments for Botox™ to Coventry clients