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Category: Cellulaze

Treat Yourself Now: Schedule a Mommy Makeover

If it’s been about six months since you’ve had your baby, you may be feeling more like yourself. You may have lost most of your pregnancy weight and stopped nursing, you may be sleeping more, you may be back at work. But there may be a few cosmetic issues that have lingered, and really bother you. Most new moms aren’t prepared for some of the changes that their bodies will endure, but many of them are reversible.

 

Pregnancy and breastfeeding can take a toll on the skin and body, specifically the face and stomach. It is not uncommon for you to experience an array of conditions, including acne, acne scarring, melasma (darkened facial skin), cellulite, unwanted fat, unwanted hair growth, prominent facial blood vessels, loose skin, brown spots and stretch marks.

 

You may be feeling that you don’t have the time or the energy to address these issues right now, but your self-esteem and general well-being are important. A few simple cosmetic treatments can boost your overall mood more than you may imagine. Now, with a few holiday weeks coming up, you may find that you have some extra time to invest in yourself.

 

Here’s how I can help:

• For acne: pulsed dye laser, DermaFrac, microdermabrasion
• For melasma: Fraxel DUAL laser
• For cellulite: Cellulaze, Exilis Ultra 360
• For unwanted fat: SmartLipo Triplex, Exilis Ultra 360
• For unwanted hair growth: Laser Hair Removal, IPL Hair Removal
• For facial blood vessels: Diolite (KTP532) laser, IPL (intense pulsed light)
• For loose skin: INFINI™, Thermage CPT, Exilis Ultra 360, Fraxel lasers, laser wrinkle reduction
• For brown spots: Fraxel DUAL laser, IPL (intense pulsed light), Diolite (KTP532) laser
• For stretch marks: Fraxel lasers, Infini
• For acne scarring: INFINI™, Fraxel lasers, pulsed dye laser, dermal fillers
• For vaginal laxity: Ultra Femme 360

 

Call our office to schedule a complimentary consultation. I’ll tailor a post-baby treatment plan just for you.

See you soon.

Lasers: A Crash Course

You’ve heard the word “laser” so often, but what does it truly mean and how does it work so well for so many conditions?

 

The word is actually an acronym, standing for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. This means that the device produces an intense beam of bright light that travels in one direction, toward the area that needs treatment. The laser beam can cut, seal or vaporize skin tissue and blood vessels, allowing us to perform all sorts of procedures on the face and body.

 

What is special about the laser is that it has the unique ability to produce one specific color, or wavelength, of light, which can be varied in its intensity and pulse duration. The wavelength and power output of a particular laser determines its medical application. Unlike light from the laser, light from non-laser sources is composed of many different colors and looks white.

 

Lasers have been used for the treatment of skin lesions since the 1960s. Since then, technological advances have improved the devices, making them a superior technique for treating skin blemishes, facial changes due to aging, discoloration and numerous other conditions.

 

We use a variety of lasers, including Fraxel Dual and Repair, Clear + Brilliant, Diolite, Gentlelase, Smartlipo Triplex and Cellulaze.

 

Call our office today and schedule a complimentary consultation. I’ll help you determine which laser is right for you.

 

See you soon.

 

Look Better, Feel Great

You know how you feel when you put on a new dress or heels, walk out of the salon or even try the latest lip color. Clearly, taking steps to look your best makes you feel, emotionally, different. You like the change that you see in the mirror. And, who doesn’t mind when other people notice, too?

 

After having a cosmetic procedure, these positive feelings are stronger than they are when you put on that pair of shoes or swipe on the Ruby Red. Many people say that they have a renewed sense of confidence and control. They also are often more willing to try new experiences, take risks and feel empowered about their lives in new ways.

 

Before having a cosmetic procedure such as Cellulaze, SmartLipo or Exilis Ultra 360, people are typically self-conscious about a specific part of their body or a certain flaw. Usually, they try to hide this feature and in doing so, become less out-going, sometimes. Often, they focus only on what they don’t like, forgetting to feel good about what they do like. And sometimes, negative feelings about one aspect of their appearance can spread, creating generally depressed outlooks.

 

So, confidence is the key, and that is what we hope to provide with our nonsurgical cosmetic treatments. Self-assuredness makes you feel that you can go anywhere and do anything. It creates motivation for setting new goals and believing that you can actually achieve them. It fosters an adventurous and hopeful attitude, and most important, it simply makes you happy.

 

Come visit with me to talk about how we can help you look and feel your best, nonsurgically and naturally. Call my office today to schedule a complimentary consultation.

 

See you soon.

 

What Do I Do With an Empty House? Come See Us

In the upcoming weeks, many of you will be sending your college kids back to campus, some of you for the first time. Whatever stage you find yourself in, the maiden launch or the latest of many, you’ll no doubt feel a mix of emotions. It is hard to see your children go, but that is, after all, what we want them to do.

 

Their independence gives you a bit more time to yourself, and why not direct your energies toward your own care and feeding. Moms are famous for living on the back burner. Now is a good time to ease yourself forward.

 

We offer many super-parent beauty treatments that are easy to accomplish, convenient and stress-free.

 

Here are a few conditions that you may be concerned about and treatments for helping you feel better about how you look:

• For unwanted fat: SmartLipo Triplex, Exilis Ultra 360
• For unwanted hair growth:Laser Hair Removal, IPL Hair Removal
• For loose skin: Infini, Thermage CPT, Exilis Ultra 360, Fraxel lasers, SmartLipo Triplex
• For brown spots: Fraxel DUAL laser, IPL (intense pulsed light), Diolite (KTP532) laser, chemical peels
• For cellulite: Cellulaze, Exilis Ultra 360
• For double chin: Kybella

 

Please call our office for a complimentary consultation. New seasons are a time for positive change, and we are ready to help you transform, physically and emotionally.

 

See you soon.

 

Cellulite? No Problem

Summer is the time when we notice the changes we’d like to make in our bodies. It’s only natural, when more of our skin is showing. We see it while relaxing on the beach, walking by a store window and getting dressed in front of our mirrors at home. But summer can also be the time for improving some of these features.

 

This time of year, many of you lament the dreaded cellulite. It’s one of the most prevalent concerns, with 85 percent of women aged 20 and older complaining about these dimples and bumps. Diet and exercise can help reduce your weight but neither can help you get rid of cellulite.

 

There is a solution, though. We offer laser treatments that can help smooth, lift and contour your body. The Cellulaze Laser can dramatically reduce the appearance of cellulite on your abdomen, hips, thighs, buttocks and arms. It’s a minimally invasive approach to attacking this “cottage cheese” right where it begins, in the subdermal layers of the skin.

 

How does cellulite form, anyway?

These depressions in the skin are caused by several physiological changes as women age. First, the tissue underneath the skin hardens. Second, there is an increase in the quantity or size of fat cells pushing up through the tissue beneath the skin. Also, weight gain and aging causes stretching of the thin connective tissue under the skin.

 

How does the Cellulaze Laser treatment work?

Cellulaze uses a multi-dimensional approach to specifically target the dermal layers where cellulite is located. The treatment can be performed under local anesthesia in about one to two hours, depending on the size of the areas to be treated.  

 

What is the specific process?

  • The Cellulaze laser is inserted under the skin with a very small cannula (a narrow tube about the size of the tip of a pen).
  • The cannula directs a controlled laser thermal energy to the treatment zone using a proprietary ThermaGuide and SmartSense intelligent energy delivery system to ensure safe, effective and uniform laser controls.
  • The laser diminishes the lumpy pockets of fat, releases the areas of skin depression and increases the elasticity and thickness of the skin.

 

What results can you expect?

The Cellulaze Laser is the most advanced laser treatment available. This treatment flattens and smoothes the skin’s surface because it increases thickness and elasticity from below. It is backed by many years of clinical research to give proven results, lasting for a year or longer.

 

Call our office today to schedule a complimentary consultation. We’ll tailor a specific cellulite treatment plan just for you.

 

See you soon.

 

 

Do It Now: Ideal Winter Treatment #2

The Cellulaze laser treatment is a proven method for reducing cellulite in all areas of your body. With just one treatment, you’ll notice a decrease in the dimpling and rippling of your skin, a condition that so many men and women try to hide.

 

After the laser procedure, the cellulite in your body will continue to diminish for 3 to 12 months, so by summer, you’ll be well on your way to smoother skin on your hips, thighs, abdomen, buttocks and arms. Get rid of lumpy pockets of fat and “cottage cheese” depressions. You’ll also notice more elastic and supple skin.

 

Cellulaze targets the cellulite right where it lives, under the skin. Unlike temporary procedures or products that treat the appearance of cellulite, the Cellulaze laser directly attacks fat deposits for long-lasting results.

 

So, there is no time like the present, particularly when it comes to Cellulaze. Call my office today to schedule a complimentary consultation and learn more about my Spring Ahead plan for staying ahead and staying beautiful.

 

See you soon…and check back next week for my Ideal Winter Treatment #3.

 

Beauty Time for New Moms

Pregnancy and breastfeeding are rough on your body, causing skin and shape issues that perhaps, you’ve never experienced before. Some of you may not be feeling like your old self, which can be disconcerting. So, after you’ve settled in to this new phase of life, it could be time to correct some of these concerns.

 

It’s not uncommon for young mothers to notice skin and stomach issues such as acne, acne scarring, melasma (darkened facial skin), cellulite, unwanted fat, unwanted hair growth, prominent facial blood vessels, loose skin, brown spots and stretch marks.

 

You may feel that you don’t have the time or energy to take care of yourself, or that doing so is too indulgent. But, feeling and looking as great as you can is critical for your self-esteem and general well-being at this exciting time.

 

Here are conditions that new moms often face and treatments that work well to minimize then and help you feel more like yourself in the process.

 

 

We can help you figure out a treatment plan that will help minimize some of these conditions. Call our office today to schedule a complimentary consultation.

 

See you soon.

 

Lumps and Bumps No More

If you’ve noticed dimply skin on your hips and thighs, you’re not alone. Nearly 85 percent of women over the age of 20 experience cellulite. And 100 percent of them can’t stand it.

 

We can help you feel better. With the Cellulaze laser, we can attack cellulite where it begins, under the skin. Cellulite is a degenerative condition that creates dimples and depressions within layers of the skin. It usually appears in the abdomen, hips, thighs, buttocks and arms and is caused by physiological changes that occur as women age. These changes may include an increase in the size of fat cells pushing up through the tissue beneath the skin, thin connective tissue under the skin that becomes stretched  or distended, and undulations caused by hardening of tissue underneath the skin.

 

With just one treatment, the Cellulaze laser can give you smoother skin.

 

Diet and exercise can help reduce your weight, but neither can help you get rid of stubborn lumps and bumps. Other treatments temporarily treat the appearance of cellulite, but the Cellulaze laser removes it by diminishing pockets of fat and releasing areas of skin depression. The result: increased elasticity, smoother skin.

 

Cellulaze is minimally invasive and FDA-approved. And, we were among the first on Long Island to perform it.

 

Come talk with us to see if Cellulaze is a good choice for you. Schedule your complimentary consultation today.

 

See you soon.

Spring Means Cellulaze

There is still time, so fear not the dreaded lumps and bumps. Warm weather clothing may be around the corner, but you can squeeze in a confidence-boosting cellulite-reducing treatment before it’s too late.

 

About 85 percent of women complain of cellulite, and many of you tell me that no matter how much you diet and exercise, the dimples and ripples persist. The Cellulaze laser treatment is a proven method for reducing the lumps and bumps in all areas of your body. With just one treatment, you’ll notice an improvement in the smoothness of your skin.

 

Cellulaze targets the cellulite under the skin, where it originates. Unlike temporary procedures or topical products that claim to treat the appearance of cellulite, the Cellulaze laser is the first and best method for directly attacking fat deposits for long-lasting results. There are many treatments that say they will get rid of the problem–massage, external energy devices, creams and lotions–but these treat cellulite superficially. They work on the skin’s surface, not underneath it. Backed by many years of clinical research, Cellulaze delivers a proven enduring result from just one simple treatment.

 

After the procedure, the cellulite in your body will continue to diminish, so you will see improvement throughout the summer. Start now and you’ll be well on your way to smoother skin on your hips, thighs, abdomen, buttocks and arms. You’ll also notice that your skin is more elastic and supple.

 

So, there is no time like the present, particularly when it comes to Cellulaze. Call my office today to schedule a complimentary consultation and learn more about how to smooth and tighten skin, safely and naturally.

 

See you soon.

To Sculpt Or Not To Sculpt

It is a big question for many of you. Particularly, if you’ve never had trouble losing weight by dieting and exercising, the thought of body sculpting may seem strange. But, it’s sometimes hard for some of us to improve our bodies without a little help.

 

Body shaping changes the size, profile and parameters of your anatomy, refining and sculpting areas that fail to respond to fewer calories and more time at the gym. My philosophy is to look at your body as a whole, not as a sum of parts, to create a natural and balanced silhouette that suits your frame. In our fully accredited facility, I utilize many state-of-the-art methods for doing this, including Smartlipo TriPlex, Exilis, Thermage CPT and Cellulaze.

 

What Will Body Sculpting Do For You?

  • tighten loose skin after dramatic weight loss
  • restore a pre-pregnancy body after childbirth
  • tighten up loose saggy skin and remove excess fat pockets
  • eliminate cellulite and the “dimples” it causes
  • give you a trim, firm and contoured body
  • boost self-confidence and esteem

 

When Is the Best Time for Body Sculpting?

First, it’s important that you are in good general health and are at a stable weight for at least three months. You may choose to have treatments on multiple body areas, and these may be done at the same time or at different times, depending upon your individual plan. We’ll help you decide what is best for you.

 

Here are some of the procedures that we perform right here in our office:

 

SmartLipo Triplex: This procedure is less invasive and more precise than traditional liposuction. It removes unwanted fat from specific body areas that have resisted even the strictest diets and toughest exercise regimens. The process actually melts fat, stimulates skin tightening and encourages collagen renewal, using three wavelengths of light and a tiny cannula the size of a small ballpoint pen tip. SmartLipo is particularly effective on the abdomen, neck, jawline, inner arms, male breasts, love handles, bra fat, inner/outer thighs, inner knees, chin, hips, buttocks, pubic mound and back of neck.

 

Exilis: This is a nonsurgical skin tightening treatment that reduces unwanted inches and lifts and contours sagging skin anywhere on your body.

 

Thermage CPT: A nonsurgical treatment that will transform skin all over your body, Thermage CPT will tighten loose skin on the eyelids, under-eye areas, abdomen, arms, legs and buttocks. It’s the most effective thermal lift treatment for a multitude of concerns, and it yields dramatic results without incisions and recuperation.

 

Cellulaze: This minimally invasive procedure melts excess fat under the skin and removes the fibrous bands that pull skin into a dimple. It helps to decrease the appearance of cellulite in the areas where it typically crops up–the buttocks, hips, thighs, arms and abdomen. Cellulaze also stimulates collagen production, which thickens your skin.

 

As the summer approaches, I look forward to helping you devise a personalized treatment plan for reshaping and contouring your skin. I know that you will love feeling younger, healthier and more vibrant. Call our office today to schedule a complimentary consultation, and we’ll talk about how we can help you look and feel your best.

 

See you soon.

What Lumps and Bumps? Smooth Them Away with Cellulaze

About 85 percent of women complain of cellulite, and many of them say that diet and exercise don’t help very much to reduce the dimpling and rippling. The Cellulaze laser treatment is a proven method for reducing the lumps and bumps in all areas of your body. With just one treatment, you’ll notice an improvement in the smoothness of your skin.

 

Cellulaze targets the cellulite right where it lives, under the skin. Unlike temporary procedures or products that treat the appearance of cellulite, the Cellulaze laser is the first and best method for directly attacking fat deposits for long-lasting results. There are countless treatments that claim to get rid of the problem–massage, external energy devises, creams and lotions–but these treat cellulite superficially by working at the skin’s surface. Backed by many years of clinical research, Cellulaze delivers a proven longer-lasting result from just one simple treatment.

 

After the laser procedure, the cellulite in your body will continue to diminish for 3 to 12 months, so by summer, you’ll be well on your way to smoother skin on your hips, thighs, abdomen, buttocks and arms. The lumpy pockets of fat and “cottage cheese” depressions on your skin will be minimized. You’ll also notice more elastic and supple skin.

 

So, there is no time like the present, particularly when it comes to Cellulaze. Call my office today to schedule a complimentary consultation and learn more about how to smooth and tighten  skin, safely and naturally.

 

See you soon

Treat Yourself Now: Schedule a Mommy Makeover

If it’s been about six months since you’ve had your baby, you may be feeling more like yourself. You may have lost most of your pregnancy weight and stopped nursing, you may be sleeping more, you may be back at work. But there may be a few cosmetic issues that have lingered, and really bother you. Most new moms aren’t prepared for some of the changes that their bodies will endure, but many of them are reversible.

 

Pregnancy and breastfeeding can take a toll on the skin and body, specifically the face and stomach. It is not uncommon for you to experience an array of conditions, including acne, acne scarring, melasma (darkened facial skin), cellulite, unwanted fat, unwanted hair growth, prominent facial blood vessels, loose skin, brown spots and stretch marks.

 

You may be feeling that you don’t have the time or the energy to address these issues right now, but your self-esteem and general well-being are important. A few simple cosmetic treatments can boost your overall mood more than you may imagine. Now, with a few holiday weeks coming up, you may find that you have some extra time to invest in yourself.

 

Here’s how I can help:

 

 

Also, mark your calendars for our Two Days of Holiday Merriment on December 13 and 14. Check your email and our website for discounts and details.

 

Meantime, call our office to schedule a complimentary consultation. I’ll tailor a post-baby treatment plan just for you.

 

See you soon.

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