About Aesthetic Medical Treatments
Aesthetic medical treatments can treat a wide
array of cosmetic concerns and are safe and effective for almost all skin types. As technology has improved, the
demand for these procedures has skyrocketed. Now you can treat unsightly skin conditions and wrinkles on your lunch
hour and go right back to work with no down time. Patients are able to look great without spending huge sums
of money, having to take time off work or endure the risks of surgery.
Non-invasive cosmetic treatments
are safe for nearly all individuals and ages. There are a few exceptions, so be sure to inform your provider about all
your medical conditions, medications and current or past treatments.
Are cosmetic procedures covered by insurance?
In general, no. Sierra Cosmetic Laser is
not a provider of any private insurance, medicare or medicaid and we do not bill insurance companies. If you have a
Health Care Savings Account (HSA), you may be able to pay for certain services and products with money from your HSA account.
Please feel free to ask more questions regarding the use of HSA dollars at the time of your consultation.
How much do treatments typically cost?
Treatments range from $90 to $500 per
treatment depending upon the type of treatment and size of the area.
How safe are the procedures offered at
Sierra Cosmetic Laser?
All the procedures and devices used at our facility are FDA approved for the applications
that we offer. There have been thousands of patients treated successfully and safely before being offered to the general
What are the risks of laser treatment?
are a few uncommon but avoidable complications of laser treatment. Eye damage from laser energy can be eliminated by
the use of protective goggles for the patient and operators. Infection of the skin after treatment is a possible complication
that can be treated by early detection and treatment. Scarring has been known to occur but is rare and can
be successfully treated in most cases. Please ask your provider about the potential benefits and risks before starting
How do I prepare for treatment?
Be sure to
ask your provider what you should do or avoid in the days or weeks prior to treatment. In some cases we may ask that
you refrain from using certain medications or treatments beforehand. This varies based on the type of procedure
Sounds great! How do I get started?
you have had treatments previously and know how you wish to proceed, the treatment begins with a consultation with a medical
provider. Your provider will review your medical history and medications with you. Then we will discuss your specific
treatment needs and expectations to make a specialized treatment plan and estimate of cost. The plan will include the
type of treatment needed, number of treatments, expected downtime (if any), pre and post treatment considerations and expected
outcome. There is a charge for the consultation but it may be applied to your treatment series if you make an appointment
at the consult visit.