Lasers reach beneath the surface of the skin, targeting the pigment in the root of the hair, which eases or eliminates growth. Quick, intense pulses of light directed at the face fade the appearance of spider veins or rosacea. Permanent cosmetics applied to eyes, lips, and brows subtly enhance faces and give the wearers more time in the morning to focus on harvesting their own coffee beans. Body Chic - Cosmetic MedSpa’s service-oriented and expert medical staff, led by Edward Buch, MD, performs these treatments and others on its quest to help clients find their aesthetic ideal. Additional treatments include vampire face-lifts, G-spot amplification, C-section-scar release, and semipermanent eyelash extensions.
Danielle Mazzurco, a registered yoga teacher and certified Pilates instructor, runs Hip Lifestyle Studio with both beginners and seasoned practitioners in mind. Her curriculum encompasses gentle introductions to posing styles as well as more advanced Vinyasa series, which stress sun salutations and fluid breath work. As for Pilates, she and her staff guide students through mat-based maneuvers that bolster the body's core, sometimes incorporating props such as BOSU balls and foam rollers. The team modifies its lessons to accommodate everyone's experience level, and also hosts courses for youngsters—kids' yoga entertains two- to five-year-olds, whereas Mommy/Daddy & Me sessions see parents stretching alongside their toddlers.
The staff at Magic Touch Massage Therapy soothes aches and alleviates stress with massages in a slew of modalities. Swedish treatments lull clients into states of tranquility, deep-tissue massages target more persistent aches, and foot massages include relaxing, aromatic foot soaks.
Knowing the future sounds like a fictional superhero’s power, but the professionals at Dental Care Somerset can do it in real life—albeit only for mouths. They achieve this by using advanced-projection software that forecasts patient-specific results for dental treatments such as whitening or straightening. The high-tech dental practice also captures images of teeth with low-radiation x-rays, and uses digital charts that minimize paper waste and any desires to experiment with origami dentures.
The staffers’ more than 1,000 hours of continuing education keep them abreast of new technology and industry practices. Their cutting edge expertise is evident everywhere, from their deft general cleanings and exams to more elaborate work, such as root canals and veneers. Nervous patients can relax with laughing gas if needed, and for added comfort, the waiting area hosts a children’s play area, WiFi, and complimentary coffee.
After deciding to be a doctor at the age of 9, Dr. Peter Wishnie entered the world of sports, gaining a firsthand look at the orthopedic issues unique to athletes. Years later, he began applying this knowledge, working alongside three podiatrists to help make feet happy enough to applaud themselves awkwardly. His team treats and prevents a wide array of orthopedic, skin, nail, and diabetic foot issues with clinical pedicures, as well as massage, waxing, and nail-oriented care.
When Hillsborough Pool, Racquet & Fitness opened in 1979, it was solely a racquetball venue. Since then, renovations have morphed the building into a 25,000-square-foot fitness mecca. The facility now boasts a revamped façade, a nursery, remodeled locker rooms, and a fitness area furnished with Life Fitness cardio and strength-training machines. Instructors stage spinning, yoga, Zumba, and Pilates classes inside fitness studios and aqua-aerobics classes in the indoor 55’x25’ pool, which also houses the facility’s resident humpback whale.
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