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DOCUMENTATION AND ORGANIZATION

The process of documentation includes compiling all important patient data like age, gender, medical past, relevant illnesses, medication history and earlier treatments. All medical procedures and treatments of your patient should be documented in your patient’s file. A good and effective form of documentation is a digital photo compilation of before, during and after treatment images. Before any treatment can be carried out on the patient, there must be written […]


DOCUMENTATION THROUGH PHOTOGRAPHY

As an objective recording practice, photography has become widely popular and now plays a vital role in aesthetics and dermatology. This section shows a basic layout on how this simple way of documentation can be absorbed into various practices and how quality of the same can be optimised. General requirements for an imaging system in the Medical field Analogue photography has long become a thing of the past with digital photography growing in […]


KEY POINTS FOR IMAGE CAPTURING AND PHOTO DOCUMENTATION

Digital image capturing plays a key role in proving the success of a treatment with before and after shots. To effectively capture good quality images, it is a necessary step to inform and update the patient with the photography process so that they are prepared for the shoot. Patient’s Pose For best results, the patient has to pose in a certain way as required by the doctor in conjunction with […]


THE CONSULTATION

Medical Records, examination, Sample taking It is important to have all facets of a patient’s medical records and aesthetic history when beginning their treatment from the introductory consultation itself. However, prior treatments are usually not documented in cosmetic records, so such information must be obtained directly from the patient. If a test has already been carried out previously, then there is no need to repeat that procedure. It is very […]


DOCUMENTATION

All processes and aspects of consultations between the patient and the doctor must be documented and stored in the patient’s records. A detailed record of the patient’s treatments must contain their medical history and examination results which could include the area, material and substance mixture and injection technique. All examination results from the first consultation should be recorded visually and in written form detailing the measurements and facial images for […]


CAUTIONING THE PATIENT ON PRE-TREATMENT AND POST-TREATMENT RULES

With any medical procedure, the patient needs to be given detailed and comprehensive information about their situation and the treatment they will be getting. The more invasive the procedure, the more details should be given to the patient. This data should include the risks and side effects of the treatment, any special features, future consequences, the duration of its effects and the expected result. It is imperative to respect the […]


TREATMENT AND THERAPY PLANNING

High quality aesthetic treatments involves a thorough diagnosis of the patient and takes into account various factors that may be of interest to the patient. The patient’s overall condition must be taken into account, along with prior treatments, possible pregnancies, previous illnesses, lifestyle routines, overall constitution and skin type. There are two types of strategies that need to be applied for the treatment to achieve the desired results. First treatment […]