FAQ

Do you take insurance?

We do not take insurance – but we can generate a bill/receipt for you to submit to your insurance. It is completely the patient’s responsibility regarding any insurance claims. The vast majority of the procedures offered at Revitalift Aesthetic Center are not covered by insurance plans as they are considered cosmetic.

We offer CareCredit information, application approvals and information on low or no interest 0% rates. CareCredit, a division of GE Money offers healthcare financing for consumers through a network of over 125,000 providers. Founded in 1987, CareCredit was initially offered to doctors to help their patients pay for new dental implant technology. Continued advancements in technology, and procedures that are often not covered or fully covered by insurance, have created new choices for care, increasing the demand for financing options. CareCredit is a healthcare credit card that can be used as a payment option for certain expenses not covered by insurance or to bridge situations when desired care exceeds insurance coverage.

CareCredit is offered primarily for:

  • Dentistry
  • Vision correction
  • Veterinary medicine
  • Hearing care
  • Cosmetic treatments and surgery

What is CareCredit?

CareCredit is a simple way to consolidate and manage certain out-of-pocket healthcare expenses, because it is a credit card with a revolving line of credit that can be used repeatedly and for any family member.

CareCredit offers two basic payment plans to meet an individual’s financial needs:

  • No Interest plans for 6, 12, 18 or 24 months that charge no interest when accountholders make their required minimum monthly payment and pay off the remaining balance within the promotional period. These are the most popular plans, with more than half of patients selecting these options. Cardholders get a No Interest* payment plan if paid in full within 6, 12, 18 or 24 months on purchases with the CareCredit card. Interest will be charged to the account from the purchase date if the promotional balance, including optional charges, is not paid in full within 6, 12, 18 or 24 months or if a late payment is made. Minimum payments are required.
  • Extended Payment Plans for 24, 36, 48 or 60 months. These plans carry an interest rate that is more competitive than most bankcards and feature a fixed, monthly payment and a longer term.

Give Revitalift Aesthetic Center  a call to find out how to qualify for small monthly payment plans at 0% interest.


Why are you in South Lincoln?

This part of Lincoln is one of the fastest growing areas in the state. South Lincoln was chosen as the most logical place to expand services. With the development of the SouthPointe Mall and the recent expansion of business in southeast Lincoln, we believe we are in a location to help many patients.


What is different about skin care products that you carry versus products from a department store like Macy’s, Target, or Dillard’s?

Medical grade cosmeceuticals from Aesthetic Concepts have ingredients and composition that are not available from over the counter dispensers like these Department stores. For example, we have hydroquinone 4% strength in several of our products that allows for the more effective treatment of pigmented lesions. In addition, our staff closely monitors each patient’s response to these products and supplements them with prescription modalities when needed. This is not available at Target or Macy’s.


What is the number one recommendation you have for skin care?

Sun Protection without a doubt. Excess sun exposure contributes to over all poor skin health.

If you are a tanner, you are likely to have:

  • Wrinkled and leathered skin
  • Higher risk of skin cancer
  • Complexion problems that can include pigmented or blotchy areas

A close second is the need to be on a good skin care regimen with medical grade cosmeceuticals. Like you mother always said, its is great to get your teeth cleaned by the dentist twice a year but even better if you brush your teeth every day.


What are your two most popular offerings?

Laser Hair Reduction and Botox injections are currently #2 and #1 according to industry studies. Electrolysis, waxing, tweezing are out – they hurt and don’t’ work all that well. Laser Hair Reduction works – the only question is: does your provider have the best equipment? At Revitalift Aesthetic Center, we have the brand new Mediostar XT Diode Laser (we are the first in North America to have this laser!) This is the safest and most effective laser for hair reduction. Currently, the number one laser in Europe for this use! Botox continues to gain in popularity every year. Most patients are knowledgable and know that Botox injections are NOT poisonous and produce dramatic benefits! More importantly, Botox helps every other Revitalift Procedure to achieve the results that you desire!


What’s new in esthetic medicine?

After the laser and light interventions for acne – it is clear that the coming excitement in esthetic medicine involves body sculpting. Dr. Jim Staheli is one of the first physicians to offer Laser Liposmoothe an Evolution in Liposuction.


Compared to other Day Spas or Medical Spas, what is unique about Revitalift Aesthetic Center?

We are a medical facility – we have board certified physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants directing all of the care at Revitalift Aesthetic Center. All of our providers are medically trained – we are very proud of that! Revitalift Aesthetic Center only provides modalities and treatments that are scientifically research and validated. We pride ourselves on being nationally trained from Empire Medical Training and Med Surge Advances and Med Surge Skin Care.


Are the treatments costly?

Most often our patients are pleasantly surprised at the affordability of our treatment plans. Dr. Stahlei and medical consultants take great pride in reviewing the prices of comparable services throughout the area and ensures that Revitalift Aesthetic Center is competitive.


How much does laser hair removal cost?

We do one flat fee for women $139/month with an 18-month commitment and for men $149/month.


Why do I need several treatments?

Different body areas have different growth cycles that we must treat at the correct time. Some people on average need between 6 to 9 treatments per body area in order to stop the hair follicle from growing back. Different hormones may also affect hair growth cycles.


How many treatments do I need?

On average it may take between 6 to 9 treatments, however some people require “touch-ups” and this 18 month commitment does require extra costs for maintenance treatments.


Is laser hair removal permanent?

Yes, laser hair removal is permanent. We have achieved 80% to 90% permanent hair reduction. Hair removal is less effective on red, blonde, or grey hair. Hormonal changes can cause re-growth, but under our membership, you are receiving extra “touch-up” sessions.


How does laser hair reduction work?

Our laser emits a pulse of light, which is absorbed by the pigmentation, and blood vessels of the hair follicle. When that light is absorbed by the hair follicle, it is converted to heat, which then destroys the follicle.When the hair follicle is destroyed, it is unable to re-grow hair. Because of the unique properties of each laser wavelength, the tissue surrounding the hair follicle is left untouched leaving your skin smooth.


Is laser hair removal safe?

Our lasers are FDA approved. When performed by our trained and experienced practioners ,side effects from laser hair removal are uncommon. Potential reactions include hyper-pigmentation (darkening of the skin) or a histamine reactions (allergic reaction from the heat). Both conditions are temporary and can be treated with topical creams.


Who is a good candidate for laser hair removal?

All skin colors and hair types are treatable. Laser hair removal is less effective on clients with red, blonde, or grey hair. We recommend scheduling a complimentary consultation.


Is Laser Hair Removal painful?

Some people described it as a “rubberband” snap with each pulse. We do provide ice packs prior to each pulse and/or “numbing”cream. We attempt to make you as comfortable as possible. Some people described it as similar to waxing.


What areas can be treated?

We can treat any area as long as it is not to close to the eyes or mucosal areas.


Who will perform my treatment?

A trained and certified physician assistant or doctor. We follow the guidelines of the State of Nebraska.


How long does each treatment take?

If you are doing multiple area membership, each appointment is no more than an hour long. Some areas such as a lip may take 10 minutes, however an upper leg area may take 45 minutes, or a back up to an hour.


What type of laser does Revitalift use?

We use Mediostar XT cool-glide tip laser that provides a cooling tip for comfort during a treatment. This laser uses a next-generation technology.

Our enlighten™ laser removes tattoos better than any other laser on the market.

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