FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
I am not local to Atlanta, GA. Do you have a provider to recommend in my area?
Unfortunately, we do not offer recommendations to other providers. However, we offer virtual consultations for patients who are not local to Atlanta, GA. Many of our patients travel to the office for treatment.
Are consultations free?
Every PFA skin consultation includes a thorough skin and scalp consultation. Depending on the treatment inquiry, there is a fee for consultation. In some cases, the consultation fee will be applied to the cost of treatment.
What forms of payment do you accept?
We accept all major credit cards, cash and personal check.
Do you have any other locations?
The Atlanta, GA office is our only location. However, we do offer virtual consultations for out of town patients.
Do you take by my Health Insurance?
We do not take health insurance, as most health insurance companies do NOT cover cosmetic treatments. However, we do take Care Credit and some procedures can be covered under Flexible Spending or Health Savings. Please discuss this with one of our administrative staff.
FAQ REGARDING COSMETIC TREATMENTS
*Results not typical. Individual results may vary.
Laser body sculpting
What parts of the body can be treated with Laser Lipolysis or Laser Body Sculpting?
The following areas can be successfully treated:
Upper, mid, and lower back
Where does the fat go?
Unless the released fat is burned in the body as fuel, it simply undergoes normal metabolic processing.
How quickly will I see results?
Many clients see measurable results after the first or second treatment. However, a standard treatment protocol consists of two, 30 to 40-minute treatment sessions every week until the desired measurements are met.
Is Laser Body Contouring Safe?
Yes, treatments are completely non-invasive, and clients feel little, if any discomfort. This type of Laser technology has been studied and used for the past 40 years for many biomedical purposes including wound healing, pain relief, and inflammation.
What happens during a treatment session?
You will relax in a comfortable position while a trained technician uses different treatment modalities for approximately 30-minute intervals. You are free to relax, read, listen to music, or you can even receive other, additional aesthetic treatments during Laser Body Sculpting.
What happens after each treatment?
You may resume normal activities (including exercise) shortly after the session.
vaser LIPOSUCTION and fat transfer, Cosmetic Surgery
How long do procedures usually take?
Generally, Liposuction and Fat Transfer procedures take between 2-4 hours.
Will I feel anything during my cosmetic surgery procedure?
You will feel an initial stick from a lidocaine injection, but after that you will not feel much more during the procedure.
What is my recovery time?
With most of our procedures, there is little to no down time. While many of our cosmetic surgery options provide fast results, it’s possible that the body will experience light bruising or swelling. Recovery time depends on the individual procedure. During your consultation, ask about the typical recovery time for your cosmetic surgery procedure.
Am I a good candidate?
You will need to have a thorough one-on-one evaluation with one of our highly skilled medical providers to determine if you are a good candidate and chart out the best course of action to combat your facial or body complaint.
I have other medical conditions such as Hypertension, Diabetes, Hyperthyroidism....can I still be a candidate?
You will need to have a thorough one-on-one evaluation with one of our highly skilled medical providers to determine if you are a good candidate. Some patient with chronic medical conditions can be considered for invasive treatments but this would be determined on a case by case, individual basis.
Is this covered by my Health Insurance?
Most health insurance companies do NOT cover cosmetic treatments, however, we do take Care Credit and some procedures can be covered under Flexible Spending or Health Savings. Please discuss this with one of our administrative staff.