FAQ's

What Services are Offered?

  • Modern Aesthetics is designed to offer the latest in Non-Surgical Methods towards Anti-Aging. All services are performed or supervised by Dr. Anwar.

  • While we offer a lot of services for the Face & Body, we encourage you to share your concerns during your consultation so that we may discuss your best options

 

I’m not liking the aging effects on my face.. but I am afraid I will not look at my self?

  • This is the raison d’etre (reason to be) of Modern Aesthetics. Dr. Anwar will provide a personalized treatment plan at initial and subsequent visits, utilizing the most advanced and effective non-surgical techniques. Indeed he believes that will aesthetics, less is often more. He uses an appropriate amount and type of products/treatments in order to ensure that each client looks more Refined and Elegant. He does not oversell or aim for an unnatural look as neither he or his client will be happy.

Botox

How many units do I need?

  • The starting dose can range from 6-24 units per given area however Dr. Anwar will ultimately determine how many units are needed with a consultation. Dr. Anwar is known to provide the most natural and balanced results with botox and enjoys customizing its placement for each individual client

 

How long does Botox last?

  • On average people enjoy the benefits of injections for 3-4 months, when administered at corrective doses.

  • Dr. Anwar generally recommends scheduling injections 3-4 times a year when beginning treatment, and reducing to 2-3 times a year after 1-2 years.

 

What should I do before a treatment?

  • Dr. Anwar recommends taking Arnica tablets 2-3 days prior to injections.

  • Avoid fish oil, ibuprofen, coffee, smoking, and alcohol 4-12 hours before treatment to help reduce the risk of bruising or swelling.

 

What should I do after treatment?

  • It is recommended to ice the injection areas to help reduce soreness which usually resolves within the 1st hour

  • Arnica Gel and tablets can be used to help reduce the risk of bruising and swelling

 

What should I AVOID after treatment?

  • You should avoid dentist appointments, body massage, pilates or yoga within 4-6 hours of treatment.

  • Avoid strenuous activity for 24 hours after treatment.

  • Do not lay down or bend for 4-6 hours after treatment.

  • Do not massage or vigorously was the fash for 4-6 hours after treatment.

  • Avoid using a Clarisonic brush for 24 hours after treatment.

  • Minimize the consumption of alcohol.

 

Fillers

What are Fillers?

  • Fillers are of 2 main types;

i. Hyaluronic Acid - Dr. Anwar uses these primarily

ii. Non-Hyaluronic Acid

 

Of the Hyaluronic Acid (HA) fillers, Dr. Anwar prefers Allergan products due to their reputable quality and duration for his treatments. He often refers to the family of Juvederm like Mercedes Benz. There are several different 'models' of fillers within the Juvederm family and he will give personalized recommendations during a consultation. New HA Fillers can last up to 18+ months which is quite powerful in conjunction with other treatments.

What types of fillers are used?

  • Voluma and Vollure XC: Used for midface, temples.

  • Juvederm Ultra XC: used for smile lines, lips.

  • Volbella XC: Used for under eyes, lips, lines.

  • Vollure XC: Used for the lower face.

 

How long will it last?

  • Every individual is different depending on their metabolism

  • Voluma can last up to 24 months.

  • Juvederm and Volbella can last up to 12 months.

  • Vollure can last up to 18 months.

 

How many syringes do I need?

  • Dr. Anwar will make a recommendation during your consultation. regarding if fillers are of benefit and if so the recommended types and amount

 

What should I do before a treatment?

  • Dr. Anwar recommends taking Arnica tablets 1-2 days prior to injections so long as your Primary care Physician approves. Arnica is not recommended to clients who have clotting disorders/hypercoagulability.

  • Avoid fish oil, ibuprofen, coffee, smoking, and alcohol 24 hours prior to treatment to reduce the risk of bruising or swelling.

  • Note Dr. Anwar takes every step possible to minimize bruising and sees it in less than 3% of his clients

 

What should I do after treatment?

  • It is recommended to ice the injection areas to help reduce soreness which usually resolves within an hour. Light activity and sleeping on back are recommended for the following 24 hours.

  • Arnica Gel and tablets can be used to help reduce the risk of bruising and swelling.

 

What should I AVOID after treatment?

  • Avoid strenuous activity for 24 hours after treatment.

  • Avoid lying down or bending for 4-6 hours after treatment.

  • Avoid facial massage or vigorous washing.

  • Avoid using a Clarisonic brush 24 hours after

  • Minimize the consumption of alcohol.

PDO Threads

What are PDO Threads?

  • PDO Threads are a powerful treatment to lift and define the aging face and body. Utilizing the most advanced and gentle techniques, Dr. Anwar is able to provide men and women with instant results that help refresh and refine their aesthetic changes. Dr. Anwar enjoys performing this procedure given the minimal downtime and powerful results when combined with other non-surgical modalities

What is the Modern Thread Lift?

  • Dr. Anwar utilizes the latest advanced nonsurgical techniques to rejuvenate the face with a variety of modalities. The procedure can be performed in an hour generally and clients can return to most regular activities the next day

How long do the PDO threads last?

  • Depending on the area and size and number of threads involved, we see results lasting 9-12 months with a recommended touch up every 6 months on average

Do they hurt?

  • Dr. Anwar has developed a technique to facilitate comfortable placement of the PDO threads. Clients rate this as less than 4/10 on a scale of discomfort

Will I see the thread or feel it?​

Appropriate selection and placement of the threads should prohibit any complications. PDO threads are performed on a daily basis without any major complications.

Kybella

What is Kybella?

  • Kybella is a prescription medication used to improve the appearance and profile of moderate to severe fat below the chin.

 

How does it work?

  • The Kybella injection breaks down the fat cells beneath the chin which results in a noticeable reduction in fullness under the chin.

 

How many treatments will I need?

  • The doctor would make that determination during your consultation. Normally people need anywhere from 2-4 treatments.

 

How much downtime should I expect?

  • It is recommended to give yourself a week of recovery time due to swelling which depends on the size of the area being injected.

Other

Do you offer skin care products?

  • Given the unique nature and variability of each client's skin, Dr. Anwar will gladly provide consultation regarding recommended skin care products. We aim to provide clients with a realistic skin care regime in an affordable yet high-quality format using the most effective medical quality products when indicated

Are Collagen supplements worth it?

  • Collagen supplements may be of benefit towards skin health, just as a MultiVitamin may be of benefit to general health These claims are not supported by the FDA. Modern Aesthetics recommends a High-Quality Collagen supplement, along with a MultiVitamin, Healthy lifestyle and diet and finally a sunscreen for your best Skin health

What is the initial cost?

  • Depending on the goals and treatment plan, treatment plans range from $500 to $5000 generally. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure…

 

What is the upkeep?

  • Given the variability in the duration of products and treatments, Dr. Anwar often recommends seeing clients 3 to 4 times a year in order to maintain their Aesthetic goals. We want you to age well and gracefully