Author Archives: Ashley Leathersich

Woman in man's button down shirt sitting with lean, bare legs showing.

Why Fall Is Best for Laser Hair Removal

Many people want smooth, hair-free skin during swimsuit season. But while summer may seem like the best time for laser hair removal in Rochester, that’s not exactly the case. Due to the nature of laser hair removal, the skin is more sensitive and vulnerable to damage after treatment. By waiting until fall to perform the …

Read More
Woman with face in hands smiling at camera

3 Ways To Repair Summer Skin Damage

After a long summer spent out in the sun, many men and women struggle with signs of skin damage. Wrinkles and sun spots can quickly appear on your body and make you look much older than you feel. Luckily you can find relief with a variety of treatment options that brighten and repair the skin. …

Read More
Woman with smooth skin smiling and looking to her left

How Much Does BOTOX® Really Cost?

BOTOX has remained one of the most popular procedures for many, many years. As a nonsurgical option with very little downtime, it is an excellent “beginner’s treatment” for those who want to smooth away fine lines and wrinkles. However, some clients may be unsure of how much BOTOX® treatments actually cost. Is this well-known injectable …

Read More
Attractive woman head shot smiling at camera

Want a Nonsurgical Facelift Alternative? Try Ultherapy®

The face is one of the first parts of the body to show signs of aging. Many men and women struggle with loose, saggy skin that makes them appear older than they feel. A common way to address this issue is through facelift surgery. However, some clients would prefer a nonsurgical solution to their aging …

Read More
Woman at the beach in bikini wearing wide-brimmed hat

Get Your Summer Body with These 4 Beauty Treatments

With summer finally here, many patients want to look and feel their best while enjoying the warmer weather. Nonsurgical procedures are an excellent way to get summer-ready without the need for downtime and recovery. From CoolSculpting® to dermal fillers, our Rochester clients have a variety of treatments to choose from. But how do you decide …

Read More
LPN Jen wearing a mask

Simple Steps to Keep Your Skin Healthy and Safe While Wearing PPE

-by Jennifer R. Martindale LPN, LE Who would have thought that 2020 would bring a pandemic where our latest fashion accessory and safety measures would be some sort of face covering? Whether you are a health care professional or stay-at-home mom or anyone in between, you are surely using some sort of PPE (personal protective …

Read More
Bottle of Revision Nectifirm

Nectifirm | Don’t Neglect Your Neck

-By Nurse Practitioner, Julie A. Chatt It’s no secret, that my favorite skin care product is Nectifirm by Revision Skincare! This is a professional grade product that contains peptides, plant extracts, and antioxidants that all work together to improve the appearance of the neck. The skin appears more firm, lines are less noticeable and there …

Read More
Q The Medical Spa

Virtual Consultations Now Available

We are excited to now offer our clients free virtual consultations on any of our services that are available at Q Med Spa. Please tune into this brief video for more details. Call 585.244.1010 or submit a contact form via our website to schedule yours today! Thank you and stay healthy!

Read More
Woman in lab coat applying Revision Lumiquin anti-aging lotion to hand

Are your hands making you look older?

-By Nurse Practitioner, Julie A. Chatt Due to COVID-19, we are all washing our hands and using hand sanitizers to eliminate germs with an increased frequency. However, these practices strip the natural protective oils in your skin causing it to dry out. Your hands end up looking red, chapped, and yes…older. Here are some simple …

Read More
Attractive woman looking seductively over her bare shoulder

JUVÉDERM 101: All Your Questions Answered

Dermal fillers have become more popular than ever, and many new patients are interested in plumping up their skin and adding volume to the face. JUVÉDERM, in particular, is a popular dermal filler with our Rochester patients who want younger-looking skin. Different dermal fillers are suitable for different uses, so it is important to know what …

Read More