Is Botox Safe To Treat TMJ?

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What is TMJ and how is it treated? The temporomandibular joint is the joint that connects your jaw to your skull. When this joint is injured or damaged, it can lead to a localized pain disorder called temporomandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome. Common symptoms of Temporomandibular joint dysfunction disorders include: Pain or tenderness in the face, jaw […]

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Cellfina™ – Smooth That Lasts™

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Cellfina™ – FDA Approved Cellulite Treatment for the Thighs and Buttocks The wait is over! Introducing the only FDA-cleared, minimally invasive, one-time procedure that is clinically proven to treat the primary structural cause of cellulite for long-lasting results. Allure Magazine named Cellfina™ a 2015 Beauty Breakthrough Award winner. How Does It Work? The Cellfina™ System is […]

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Brazilian Laser Hair Removal

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One of the most popular areas for laser hair removal for women is the bikini and Brazilian area.  We are the premiere providers of laser hair removal services in NJ. Treatments are quick and easy and take 5 minutes to perform a full Brazilian laser treatment and a few minutes to perform the bikini treatment. […]

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Can Botox Treat Depression?

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Depression is a common but serious mood disorder. There are many forms of depression and it affects people differently. Treatments may include prescription medication, talking to a therapist and support groups. We recently have been introduced to a study that shows that Botox injections may reduce symptoms of depression.Can Botox treat depression? Read on to […]

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The Perfect Lip Ratio…Explained

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What is a perfectly proportioned mouth? According to hours of research done by plastic surgeons all over the world – the perfect mouth has these characteristics: The width of the mouth should be roughly 1.6 times the width of the bottom of the nose (what a coincidence — the golden ratio?). If you drop lines […]

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Looking For A Better Orgasm?

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The “Big O”. Women are talking more openly than ever before about this topic. Not all women are able to achieve an orgasm as they age due to skin stretching or natural childbirth.  But, did you know there are treatments available to help you achieve a better orgasm?   As women age, some may suffer […]

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3 Types of Liposuction Explained

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What is Liposuction? Liposuction or lipoplasty, is a cosmetic surgery procedure that removes fat from many different sites on the body. Areas affected can range from the abdomen, thighs and buttocks, to the neck, backs of the arms and elsewhere. The procedure may be performed under general, regional, or local anesthesia. The safety of the […]

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Acne Scars? Try PicoSure Treatments!

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Looking for an acne treatment but confused about all of the different treatment options available? You are like a million others who don’t have the time or resources to try every new product that hits the market that promises to cure your acne. We have another option for you that will eliminate acne scars, pigmented […]

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TruSculpt Can Help Your Cellulite!

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What Is Cellulite? Cellulite. Most people cringe at the word. Cellulite is normal fat beneath the skin that appears bumpy because it pushes against connective tissue. It isn’t harmful, but most people want to get rid of it because of its’ appearance on the body. Cellulite affects thin people and overweight people. It can be hereditary but […]

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Allergan Acquires Anterios – Topical Botox May Be Around The Corner!

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Allergan, a leading global pharmaceutical company, recently announced that it has acquired Anterios, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing a next generation delivery system and botulinum toxin-based prescription products.  Anterios has developed a proprietary platform delivery technology (NDS) that enables local, targeted delivery of neurotoxins through the skin without the need for injections, topical botox. […]

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Melanage™ Minipeel™ Benefits

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Do you have an uneven skin tone, brown spots(melasma) or deep pigment issues on your face? Chemical peels are a great way to help even out skin tone and reduce fine lines and wrinkles. Peels accomplish this with ingredients like glycolic acid, salicylic acid, lactic acid and resorcinol. Today we review the Melanage  Minipeel and […]

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R20 Method for Laser Tattoo Removal

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Getting married and want to remove your old girlfriend’s name from your arm? Looking for a new job and you don’t want your tattoo from Spring Break freshman year to hold you back? R20 tattoo removal is a quick way to get rid of your unwanted tattoo. What is R20 Tattoo Removal? The “R” stands […]

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Home Laser Hair Removal – Does It Work?

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Summer is around the corner and we all start thinking about one thing… hair removal! Beauty companies are always coming up with new ways for women (and men) to remove unwanted hair from their bodies. If you have watched any TV lately, you have probably seen the infomercials for at home laser hair removal systems. […]

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Enhance Your Orgasms with Thermiva

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If you’ve ever had trouble reaching a climax, you’re not alone. According to Planned Parenthood, 1 in 3 women have trouble reaching orgasm when having sex. A higher percentage of women, up to 80% have trouble climaxing with vaginal intercourse alone. Lisa Stern, RN, MSN, a nurse practitioner who works with Planned Parenthood  says , […]

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Improve External Labia Laxity With ThermiVa

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Vaginal rejuvenation is a term that has become more popular in the cosmetic surgery world in the past 20 years. The treatments are both for aesthetics as well as medically necessary. Many women experience tearing during childbirth in the perineum area and lose feeling and feel “loose”. The external labia can also be stretched and […]

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Facial Rejuvenation With Juvederm

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Facial rejuvenation is described as “a cosmetic treatment (or series of cosmetic treatments), which aims to restore a youthful appearance to the human face.” The surgical options for restoring a youthful appearance include a brow lift, eye lift, facelift and neck lift. Surgery is expensive, painful and requires downtime. Non surgical options vary by the […]

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Improve Acne Scarring with Bellafill

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Justin* came into our office recently. He is now 30 years old but suffered from severe acne as a teen. He had “rolling(wide)” scarring on his cheeks and was ready to improve his appearance. He had always been self conscious of the scars and heard about Bellafill. We were happy to help improve his appearance! […]

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“Vampire” Procedure for Down There?

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We’ve introduced you to the “Vampire face lift” on the blog. This procedure uses the patient’s PRP or platelet rich plasma to regenerate healthier tissue on the face. Now the same type of procedure is being used to help women with incontinence and sexual discomfort, the o-shot! The o-Shot was introduced by Dr. Charles Runels […]

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Dysport or Botox? We Have Your Answers Here!

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Our office receives calls every day asking about the difference between Dysport and Botox. We have all of your questions answered below in this FAQ version. What is Botox used to treat? Botox is an injected liquid used to treat frown lines, smile lines, crows feet, nasal crunch lines, and horizontal forehead wrinkles. By relaxing […]

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Have You Heard of the Nefertiti Neck Lift?

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Do you remember Queen Nefertiti from ancient Egyptian history? If you don’t it’s OK, we will fill you in on her beauty and strengths. The feature she is most remembered for is her very defined jaw line. Hollywood celebrities have been trying to mimic her strong jaw line and now they are with Botox! Introducing – the […]

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Can Botox Create A More Feminine Face?

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As a health professional it is always exciting to find more uses for Botox for patients. Botox has many benefits such as smoothing out fine lines and wrinkles, helping patients who suffer from migraines and excessive sweating and now it can be used to create a more feminine face. Some women, especially Asian patients, often […]

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Get Rid of Those Sunspots This Winter!

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There are many different types of brown spots that can occur on the skin. These include freckles, solar lentigines(sunspots) and flat or raised keratosis. These all occur because of sun damage and most appear on the hands, face and neck where the skin is exposed the most to the sun. Today we focus on solar […]

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Treat Urinary Incontinence With ThermiVa

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Urinary incontinence. A subject we don’t usually talk about with family and friends – but with a Doctor.  Urinary incontinence can range from mild (bladder leakage when sneezing, laughing, exercise) to severe. As we age and/or after natural childbirth, women may feel loose in the vaginal region and start to see symptoms of bladder leakage.  […]

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O-Shot VS ThermiVa – Everything You Need To Know

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Suffering from incontinence or having trouble reaching orgasm due to menopause? There are many treatments available to help with these conditions. The O-shot is one treatment available. This procedure uses the patient’s blood, spins it down and then the platelet rich plasma is injected into the vaginal area to enhance orgasms and sexual stimulation. This […]

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Freeze Away Your Unwanted Double Chin

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Double Chin, waddle, jowls or turkey neck…if you have extra fat under your chin you may have heard  some of these names for that dreaded double chin. Now you can freeze that fat away with Coolsculpting! Coolsculpting is the non surgical treatment option for fat reduction and body contouring to treat diet and exercise resistant […]

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The New Collagen Injectable Bellafill Is Here!

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Are you bothered by your smile lines or acne scarring? Looking for a long lasting treatment option that is physician approved? Introducing Bellafill, a unique injectable that is approved for nasolabial folds(smile lines) and acne scarring. Bellafill is not like any other injectable on the market. It is an injectable collagen filler made of microspheres […]

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Vaginal Rejuvenation Without Surgery!

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Do you feel “loose” in the vaginal area since childbirth and/or menopause? Do you often leak a little after you cough or sneeze? Do you feel dry during intercourse? Are you having trouble reaching orgasm? Laxity of the skin in this area is caused by many factors and will happen to most women as they […]

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What Causes Dark Circles Under Eyes?

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Dark circles under your eyes can be attributed to many different factors. To determine which type of dark circles you have, look at yourself in a mirror in natural light. Lower your chin a little to see the shadows under your eyes. You may notice a bluish shade or a brownish shade. Treatments for lightening […]

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Botox Can Fix A Gummy Smile

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We have patients who come to us because they are bothered by a “gummy smile”. A gummy smile is described as  the gums being longer than the teeth, a short upper lip or short teeth. When the person smiles, the upper lip expands so much that a line of pink gums are exposed showing more […]

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DWTS Star Kim Zolciak Needed Botox for Migraines

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Kim Zolciak,, reality star from Bravo’s “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” and “Don’t be Tardy” recently took a turn on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars”, and garnered headlines when she told her Instagram followers that she had received a Botox treatment before appearing on the show. However, she claims that her botox treatments are not just […]

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SkinPen Draws Accolades as Anti-Aging breakthrough

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At Ethos Spa, Skin and Laser Centers, we’re fullly aware of the benefits of SkinPen tretments to improve your appearance, tackling a wide varietty of skin imperfections. SkinPen is a micro needling procedure that causes micro injures in order to stimulate your body’s natural defense mechansms, and boost collagen production. The end result is improvements […]

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PRP Injections AKA “The Vampire Face Lift”

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Vampire FaceLift discussed on The Doctors from Vampire Procedures on Vimeo. Have you heard of the “Vampire Face Lift” and wondered if the procedure would make you look ageless? We are here to explain this treatment that is being used instead of fillers and most recently for hair replacement. Using platelet rich plasma(PRP) from a […]

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Laser Hair Removal for Men: Are You Ready?

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While women have known the convenience and benefits of laser hair removal for some time now, it’s still a fairly new procedure for most men. If you’ve been thinking of making the choice to consider permanent laser hair removal, there’s some things you should know. Laser Hair Removal is Permanent Trends come and go… what […]

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Botox – Men vs Women

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  Botox is a cosmetic treatment used by both men and women to erase those fine lines and wrinkles that age us in our face. But did you know that men and women need different amounts per area? Typically women need less in the glabella or the area in between your eyes than men. Men […]

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Medical Uses for Botox

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If you’ve been reading the blog, you know about Botox treatments for fine lines and wrinkles. You probably have also seen us write about how Botox can reduce excessive sweating, and even ease the pain of migraines. Beyond that, there are other medical uses for Botox that may surprise you. Botox for Crossed Eyes Botox […]

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What Happens When Botox Wears Off?

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Many patients see fantastic results after their Botox Cosmetic injections. The relaxed muscles create a smoother skin, diminishing lines and wrinkles around the site of injection. But what happens when Botox wears off? After six to nine months you’ll start to see lines and wrinkles reappear. There’s a myth that repeated use of Botox can […]

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Hollow Cheeks? Consider Radiesse

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Radiesse is a dermal filler. Injected under the skin, it’s commonly used to increase facial volume, which naturally diminishes as you age. Smile lines, chin wrinkles and even pre-jowl lines can be treated. Another great use for Radiesse is to add fullness back to your cheeks. Results can last 6 months to over a year […]

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Botox Deals – Let the Buyer Beware

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You see a great advertisement for deep discounts on Botox treatments. How do you know if those Botox Deals are really a good deal? Remember, that with any cosmetic procedure, you’re talking about your body! While the occasional botox deals are available, don’t compromise on quality, or you may be compromising your health. We’ve compiled […]

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Do Your Tattoos Hold You Back?

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Over the years, tattoos have moved more into the mainstream, but in the business world, tattoos are often still seen as a detriment to your professional image. A visible tattoo may be holding you back in your career. Recently, Victoria Beckham, celebrity and fashion designer, has been rumored to have been undergoing laser tattoo removal […]

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The Benefits of Well Hydrated Skin

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Hydrated Skin is Great Looking Skin! We all know there are numerous health benefits to drinking plenty of water. Many experts agree that we should drink at least 8 glasses. The old axiom of drinking 8 glasses of water a day (64 oz total) still holds true for most people. Water makes up approximately 60% […]

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3 Benefits of Botox

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Botox – the common name for use of botulinum toxin for cosmetic purposes can have a number of benefits for your appearance and well-being, and not just for removing lines and wrinkles from your forehead. Botox has been FDA approved for other treatments you may not have conisdered before. The Botox Procedure A botox treatment […]

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Win a FREE SkinPen Treatment

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Ethos Spa and Laser Centers are offering a FREE SkinPen treatment to one of their lucky fans on facebook. If you’d like to win a FREE SkinPen Treatment, here’s what you have to do. Like our Pages on facebook: Ethos Spa of Summit, NJ Ethos Spa of Englewood, NJ Once you’ve liked the page, click […]

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Laser Hair Removal Success Stories

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Our clients love our laser hair removal treatments. It’s one of the most popular services we offer. With each treatment, hair growth is permanently diminished, and our elos system procedure is effective with most hair colors an skin types. (The number of treatments necessary may vary with darker hair and skin tones – ask your […]

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Facts about Laser Hair Removal

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Unwanted body hair has been a bane for women and  men since the dawn of time. Scam artists still prey on body hair-haters by promoting questionable products that claim to “permanently” remove unwanted hair. However, the truth is the only permanent hair removal solutions have been seen with the use of laser technology. Here is […]

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Understanding the Nuances of Microdermabrasion

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Microdermabrasion has become very popular with a number of patients looking for a convenient yet long-lasting solution to their skin problems. Microdermabrasion is fast, it is less painful than other cosmetic procedures and the effects are usually very long-lasting. Moreover, the whole procedure of microdermabrasion can be completed within a single one hour sitting. The […]

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Who Loves Stretch Marks? Not Me!

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Too many people in the world suffer from one type of stretch marks or another. Stretch marks can be caused by any of several factors such as dramatic weight gain or loss, and pregnancy being one of them. These not so good looking markings (at times, hideous) can just about pop up anywhere in the […]

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Who Says Non Surgical Face Lifts Don’t Work?

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Granted, until a few years ago, the only way you could get smashing skin tightening results was via a surgical intervention. However, much has changed since then and nowadays, there are numerous promising new technologies that are just as effective as plastic surgery in promoting collagen and elastin production. In fact, some of the new […]

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