Therapy strategy and treatment plan

A properly made and accurate diagnosis is the first stage of any high-quality aesthetic treatment. This needs to take into account not only the local findings which are of particular interest to the patient, but also his or her overall constitution, skin type, previous and concurrent illnesses, a possible pregnancy and lifestyle habits. You must distinguish between the primary and secondary treatment strategies which are needed to achieve the desired […]

Rules the patient needs to observe before the treatment

No aspirin or enzyme products two days before mesotherapy. He or she must inform the therapist about any regular medication (e.g. oral anticoagulants) and previous illnesses; women must also inform the therapist if they are pregnant. He or she must inform the therapist about any allergies or intolerances. You should also ask the patient about any predisposition to keloids or pigment disorders. The skin may only be cleansed with water […]

Patient history, examination and marking

As stated above, the first step to any procedure is to take and record the patient’s history. It is very important to also include the patient’s particular aesthetic history in addition to the usual medical history, but unfortunately, any previous aesthetic treatments are often not documented in a cosmetic record. In this case it is necessary to interview the patient and record their comments in writing. Duplication can be avoided […]

Documentation and objectification

As with any medical treatment, everything needs to be meticulously documented in the patient’s file. In addition to documenting the history and examination findings, the therapist needs to make an accurate record of the treatments provided (location, material or active substance mixture, injection technique). At the first consultation, the baseline status is documented by means of a description, photographs (frontal and profile, target zone) and measurements (manually with measuring tapes, […]