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Don’t Bargain Shop for Botox!

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Abraham Smithee
Abraham Smithee

When pricing out an injectable filler or Botox treatment, consider that the cost of the product is only one component of the total price. You’re also paying for a trained, certified, and experienced professional to properly administer those products to achieve beautiful, natural-looking results safely.

For this reason, bargain-hunting for Botox, fillers, and other cosmetic treatments isn’t recommended. It is unfortunately still common to hear horror stories of untrained, unlicensed providers offering cosmetic services at a steep discount and causing long-lasting damage to patients. This is a key reason why choosing a board-certified plastic surgeon, or a medical spa facility operated by a board-certified plastic surgeon, is one of the most important decisions you can make when shopping for injectables.

A few red flags to look for when choosing a filler or Botox provider include:

  • Prices that seem too good to be true.
  • Lack of information or before and after pictures on their website or in their office.
  • Refusal to show you the product packaging or labeling.
  • A dirty, disorganized office or clinic.

It is also worth mentioning that while “Botox parties” have become popular, these events are not a safe way to receive injections unless they are carefully administered in a clinical environment. Botox, fillers, and other professional cosmetic treatments should always be performed in a sterile medical office and by a trained professional.

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Dr. McDaniel performing a Botox procedure.

When looking at aesthetic treatments like Botox and dermal fillers and living in the area around Cleveland, Akron, and Mansfield, Ohio, consider Fairlawn Aesthetic MD.

Matthew McDaniel, MD, is the founder of Fairlawn Aesthetic MD. He graduated with honors from The Ohio State University, with honors from the Medical College Of Ohio/College Of Medicine-University Of Toledo, and did his residency training at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. During his education, Dr. Matthew McDaniel was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha and is certified by AADEP and ABIHM. He has been in private practice for over 20 years.

We are a full-service aesthetic practice located conveniently between Cleveland and Akron in Fairlawn, Ohio. Our services are designed to target facial and body concerns. We feature injectable services, including Botox and dermal fillers, and NovaThreads. Fairlawn Aesthetic MD offers an experienced, friendly team in a relaxing office space, convenient scheduling, and the option of financing through CareCredit.

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