Not even x-rays see all. Dr. Henry Slomowitz recognized this more than a decade ago, becoming an early adopter of diagnostic ultrasound, which can identify problems that a foot might normally hide from an x-ray. Diagnostic ultrasound is only the tip of the technological iceberg—aided by his staff of four, Dr. Slomowitz performs laser nail-fungus treatments and radio-frequency heel pain relief, among other advanced services.
Jes A. Gichan has been in the beauty industry for more than 15 years and has worked with high-end hair names such as Aveda and Sebastian International. Now Jes trims and layers tresses into dynamic styles as the owner of JAG Salon. While waiting on their highlights to set, clients can question Jes about her many signature services such as hair-thinning therapy, deep-conditioning treatments, and rigging bike baskets to handlebar mustaches.
As the heads of The Chiropractic & Physical Therapy Center of New Jersey, Doctors of Chiropractic Michael and Nicolas Chillemi and their staff provide massage therapy and acupuncture, in addition to the chiropractic care and physical therapy for which their business is named. The traditional hands-on treatments pair with more advanced technologies and techniques, such as cold laser therapy, which helps to treat carpal-tunnel syndrome, and pregnancy chiropractic care.
Skin Laser & Surgery's Dr. Dendy Engelman, a board certified dermatologist recently named Director of Dermatologic Surgery at New York Medical College in Manhattan, expertly rewinds facial time with FDA-approved injectables. During the appointment, her steady-hands inject Botox or Dysport into wrinkle-etched facescapes, slowing down facial muscles and soothing them to sleep with a soft lullaby. Both Botox and Dysport may banish forehead furrows, crow's feet, and marionette lines from the visage for up to four months.
Lofty frame bearing towers showcase hundreds of chic styles by Gucci, Armani, and Maui Jim in the comfortable interior of Essex Fashion Optical. After analyzing face shape, complexions, and assessing the load-bearing capacity of dainty nose bridges, eye stylists match peepers with a flattering basic frame ($59+) or designer selections by Michael Kors ($239) or Ray-Ban ($119+). Designer sunglasses ($119–$389) also grace store shelves, wagging their stems with excitement at finding a loving face to call home. Though useful without lenses as an emergency pencil organizer, frames can be outfitted with single vision ($99+) or progressive lenses ($199+).
Jersey Foot Care's podiatrist operates out of two clinics, where he casts a net of pedal wellness over northeastern New Jersey. The staff tackles both cosmetic and medical complaints, with surgical techniques and custom orthotics that can straighten hammer toes, smooth out bunions, and whisk away heel pain. Cognizant that some foot ailments leave patients in states of near-immobility, the team makes house calls for the homebound, elderly, or members of a toddler commune.