For the past 20 years, seasoned physician Dr. Birgit Toome has spearheaded Appearance Dermatology’s crusade against epidermal antagonists, a devotion that has garnered her multiple years in the Daily Journal's One of the Best listings. Dr. Toome and her team of assistants stay abreast of the latest medical and cosmetic skin treatments, remedying conditions of all kinds. Their arsenal of 13 noninvasive laser devices can resolve a range of epidermal maladies, from acne scars and freckles to unwanted hair and blatantly plagiarized birthmarks.
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The specialists at APS Day Spa focus on caring for both the skin and the tense muscles that lurk beneath it. With treatments such as the Clarisonic skin cleaning system—which nudges impurities out of pores with a gentle massaging motion—they can oust infections and prevent blemishes from forming in the first place. Massage therapists coax tension out of the body with Swedish, deep-tissue, and foot-refreshing modalities, as well as a technique that employs smooth stones heated via water or erasers warmed with friction.
As a board-certified surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive cosmetic surgery, Dr. Adam Goldstein, along with his fellow board-certified vascular surgeons, knew he wanted to use the latest in laser therapy techniques to contour bodies and eradicate varicose veins. Dr. Goldstein, the founder of ScuLpt Cosmetic Surgery, says he was drawn to SmartLipo because it allows doctors to not only contour bodies by liquefying and suctioning out fat but also to do it in a way that is less invasive than traditional liposuction, which can often result in extensive bleeding. This enables patients to have speedier recoveries and get back to normal activities, such as work or counting the seconds until the End Times, in a few days.The vascular surgeons on staff rid legs of ropey varicose vessels with ultrasound-monitored endovenous laser therapy (ELVT). This technique closes off painful blood conduits with laser energy, clearing up the dark veins on legs with very little downtime.
For years, the doctors and weight-loss experts at South Jersey Health and Body have aided clients looking to shed weight and adopt healthier lifestyles. The team provides one-on-one attention while devising custom weight-loss plans that incorporate a range of techniques, from behavioral modification to nutritional counseling. First, patients enter their diet and sleeping habits into software that processes the information. A staffer then explains the results and tailors a program to suit their individual health goals. Throughout the process, the clinic encourages patients to stay on course with weekly accountability checks and quarterly report cards mailed to their mothers.
Chloe is a teacup maltipoo with fluffy fur and a ponytail. She is also the first point of contact for most patients who enter Camden County Foot and Ankle Associates. The pup belongs to board-certified foot surgeon Jennifer Berlin, who treats ailments ranging from sprained ankles to ingrown toenails in the Haddon Heights practice. The non-canine staff employs methods such as x-rays, ultrasounds, and interrogation of injurious high heels to diagnose podiatric conditions. To eradicate fungal growth on and beneath toenails without dangerous pharmaceuticals, they marshal FDA-approved laser systems and extend the podiatric healing to sprains and injured Achilles heels with a Nexus 10 laser.
Nestled among towering trees in a stone-flanked cottage, Cosmetic Skin Care Specialists of Cherry Hill highlights clients' inner beauty within a serene, homelike environment. Cosmetic surgeon Dr. Lyle M. Back calls on more than 20 years of experience as he polishes silhouettes with focused surgical procedures and in-office cosmetic services. Meanwhile, his veteran staff enhances appearances with a slew of nonsurgical treatments—including facials, massage, and waxing—that return bodies to the ravishing, youthful state they flaunted when first hatching from their eggs.