Aesthetic Treatment FAQs at Melamed Aesthetics

Empowering Your Decisions with Answers to Your Key Questions

Welcome to the FAQ section at Melamed Aesthetics, where we strive to provide you with detailed answers to common questions about our aesthetic treatments and services. We understand that embarking on a journey of aesthetic enhancement can bring a mix of excitement and queries. Whether you’re curious about the specifics of a procedure, wondering about aftercare, or seeking clarity on our clinic’s policies, this section is designed to address your concerns. Our aim is to empower you with the knowledge and confidence needed for your aesthetic journey. We encourage you to explore these FAQs to gain a deeper understanding of what to expect and how we can assist you in achieving your aesthetic goals.

Medical Spa FAQs

What should I expect for my visit?

Embracing your aesthetic journey is a significant step, and at Melamed Aesthetics, we’re dedicated to making the process as smooth as possible. Here’s what you need to know for your upcoming visit to our aesthetics clinic.

Scheduling: To arrange your appointment, you can either call our front desk, fill out the contact form, or use our convenient online booking system. If you need to cancel or reschedule, we kindly ask that you do so at least 48 hours before your scheduled time. Please be aware that cancellations made within 48 hours of the appointment may incur a fee.

Arrival: We recommend arriving at Melamed Aesthetics 15 minutes before your appointment. This extra time allows you to comfortably update your information and complete any necessary paperwork, ensuring a seamless and relaxing experience for your aesthetic treatment.

At what age is it appropriate to begin Botox treatments?

The initiation of Botox treatments varies, with some patients starting in their 30s and others as early as their 20s. The advantages of preventative Botox can often be observed from the age of 25.

To avert fine lines from becoming more pronounced and noticeable, it’s advisable to start Botox treatments at the first signs of their appearance. In cases where deeper or more persistent lines have already developed, Botox is recommended to reduce their visibility and prevent further deepening.

Are Botox treatments a continuous commitment, or can I stop after just one?

It’s not mandatory to continue with Botox treatments indefinitely. However, it’s important to think about your long-term aesthetic aspirations when deciding whether to proceed with further treatments. Typically, the results of a Botox session last around 3 months and gradually diminish. Many clients choose to maintain regular treatments once they experience the beneficial effects.

Are Botox treatments painful?

While Botox injections usually involve minimal discomfort, selecting a provider with extensive experience and a gentle, precise approach can significantly reduce or even eliminate any discomfort during the procedure. A skilled provider’s technique plays a crucial role in ensuring a comfortable and positive treatment experience. Additionally, many clinics offer topical anesthetics to further ease any potential discomfort.

How can I ensure my lip enhancements don’t look unnatural or exaggerated?

To guarantee that your lip enhancements appear natural and subtle, it is crucial to choose an injector who is highly skilled and experienced. A competent cosmetic team plays a pivotal role in ensuring that the results meet your expectations while maintaining a natural look. It’s important to be aware that some swelling or slight bruising may occur after the treatment. Therefore, we recommend scheduling your lip enhancement at a time when your calendar is relatively free. This allows any temporary side effects to diminish without affecting your social or professional life.

What options do I have for addressing signs of aging on my face, and what are the costs involved?

Noticing signs of aging on your face, such as changes in facial structure, loss of fullness, and alterations in skin quality, is common as you reach your 30s and beyond. Aging impacts everyone differently, so our treatment solutions are tailored to individual needs and aim to slow down the aging process, helping you maintain or regain a youthful appearance.

Since each person’s situation and goals are different, the best approach is to schedule a complimentary consultation with us. During this consultation, we will discuss all available treatment options, answer any questions you have, and provide a detailed cost breakdown for the recommended services. Our goal is to develop a treatment plan that not only meets your aesthetic desires but also fits within your budget.

Can the brown spots on my face, neck, and chest, which are darkening, be removed?

Absolutely! These brown spots, often referred to as sunspots, are commonly treated at our clinic using advanced light and laser technologies. Significant improvement is typically noticeable after just one session. However, to maintain the results, periodic treatments might be necessary.

I feel like I appear older than my friends. What could be causing this, and how can I look as young as I feel?

Aging can vary significantly from person to person, influenced by numerous factors. One major factor is sun exposure; others include smoking, stress, genetics, and overall lifestyle. At our clinic, we offer a range of treatment plans designed to rejuvenate your skin, making it look and feel healthy and youthful.

The treatment process usually begins with addressing the color and texture of your skin. Next, we assess volume loss and lines or wrinkles, which can be effectively treated using a combination of fillers and Botox. To determine the best course of action for you, we invite you to schedule a complimentary consultation. Just give us a call, and we’ll guide you through the options tailored to your specific needs.

My job is very competitive, and I need to maintain a younger appearance, but I can’t take time off work. What are my options?

Understanding the demands of a busy work schedule, we offer treatments that require minimal to no downtime, allowing many of our clients to return to work the same day. We’re committed to designing a treatment plan that aligns with your professional commitments, ensuring you don’t miss a step in your competitive work environment. Let us help you achieve a rejuvenated appearance without compromising your work schedule.

At what age should I start considering chemical peels, and is it possible to return to work the following day?

Chemical peels are versatile and can be started as early as the teenage years to combat acne. For other concerns, individuals can begin benefiting from these treatments from the age of 18. 

Our approach involves selecting the appropriate chemical and strength tailored to your skin, spread across a series of treatments. This method ensures you can achieve your desired aesthetic results without disrupting your daily routine. Moreover, we offer specific types of chemical peels that allow you to return to work and look your best by the very next day.

Is there a facial treatment plan available that offers a slower, more natural approach to aging?

Absolutely. Sculptra Aesthetic stands out as a remarkable product for those seeking a gradual and natural anti-aging process. Unlike traditional dermal fillers, Sculptra Aesthetic works by gradually stimulating your body’s own collagen production over several months. This not only restores facial volume but also enhances skin structure.

The results from Sculptra Aesthetic typically outlast those of other hyaluronic acid-based fillers, often up to 2 years. It’s discreetly effective, making it an ideal choice for those who wish to achieve a younger look subtly, earning it the nickname “the secret” among those who prefer a more understated approach to aesthetic treatments.


What Our Patients Are Saying

Check out what our patients say about their experience at Melamed Aesthetics.

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{Dr. Melamed, and Michael Flynn have been truly outstanding. I started seeing Michael about 3 months ago and in that time I have had a complete healthy transformation which I really did not think could be possible. The benefits I have achieved by following a very easy nutritional plan was amazing. I have worked out my entire life excessively and have never achieved the results like I have in the last few months. Great staff and one of the best life changing decisions I have ever made.{
{If you have visited your primary care doctor for things like feeling sluggish and not being able to lose weight, even though you are mindful of your diet and exercise, and have left the appointment frustrated with no new information in-hand, consider a consultation to discuss your concerns with Dr. Melamed. For the first time, a doctor took the time to listen and see the full picture. Dr. Melamed’s approach is informative, supportive and solution-driven and helped me understand the connection between energy levels and diet and more. Whether you need a jump start to get back on track to feeling like yourself or a better understanding of how your current diet and routine might be sabotaging your efforts, Dr. Melamed is genuinely working with you to get you where you want to be.{
{Wonderful experience! I had filler put into my cheek bones and it looks great! I get so many compliments. She really took the time to talk to me about what I wanted and make it look so good. I highly recommend to anyone to go see her. Staff very nice and helpful too.{
{This place is top notch!! I worked with Jan and before anything she sat down, we had a whole conversation explaining everything and asking me about my concerns. She definitely took her time & wasn't in a rush. Very professional great and experienced. The place is very clean and the medical atmosphere in which these things should be done in. Don't go anywhere else. I will definitely be back for more.{
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