frequently asked questions

1. What is the medical difference at Cosmetic Solutions?

Cosmetic Solutions is headed by Dr. Alvina A. Driscoll, M.D. and is staffed by professionally licensed and experienced medical personnel including Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses and Licensed Medical Estheticians. Our first priority is your health and safety; all our recommendations take into consideration important factors such as your medical history, prescriptions you are taking, allergies, and other health conditions and concerns.

2. What is the history of Cosmetic Solutions?

Cosmetic Solutions Laser and Skin Care Center is an affiliate of OB-GYN Associates, P.C., which has been serving women’s healthcare needs in the Cedar Rapids area since 1971. Building on this history of high-quality care and experience, Cosmetic Solutions’ state-of-the-art aesthetic laser center simply provides yet another value-added service.

3. What kind of services do you provide?

Cosmetic Solutions offers the latest in laser treatments including hair removal, vein therapy, skin tightening, sunspot removal, skin rejuvenation, tattoo removal or revision, pigment removal and melasma treatments. We are the area’s leading certified CoolSculpt providers for body contouring. We offer a complete menu of skin care services such as Hydrafacials and microneedling as well as medical-grade skin care products. Other services provided include the most up to date injectable facial fillers and neuromodulators such as BOTOX

4. Is Cosmetic Solutions just for women?

Not at all. Cosmetic Solutions state-of-the-art aesthetic laser center provides confidential services to both men and women.

5. Is there a "right" age to receive treatment?

Not really. We provide our wide range of laser and aesthetic services for teens through older adults. We spend time talking with you to understand your concerns and treatment goals. Some treatments may be appropriate for different ages, and this will be determined during your initial consultation.

6. Where are the treatments performed?

We offer our highly effective, state-of-the-art laser and aesthetic treatments in the comfort of our private treatment rooms at Cosmetic Solutions. Our goal is to provide these services so you experience minimal side effects and are able to return to normal daily activities after your procedure.

7. Who will perform my treatments?

Our procedures are performed by our professionally licensed and experienced personnel including Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners (ARNP), Registered Nurses (RN) and Licensed Medical Estheticians (LME). The staff provides care under the medical direction of Dr. Alvina Driscoll with implementation of policies and procedures that ensure quality patient care.

8. What if I'm not sure what my best treatment options are?

At your initial consultation, we will take time to talk with you and understand your treatment goals. We will evaluate your concerns and objectives, and then explain your options. Our goal is to help you find the laser or aesthetic treatment that you feel comfortable with and best meets your needs.

9. How much will my treatment cost?

After evaluating your concerns and goals a treatment plan will be established, and the cost of treatment (s) will be determined.

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