quality, professional medical care
general & cosmetic dermatology
advanced cosmetic treatments
dr. philip lobuono
Philip LoBuono, M.D. is board-certified by the American Academy of Dermatology. He specializes in medical and cosmetic dermatology and has been in practice for more than 30 years. Dr. LoBuono is dedicated to providing his patients with exceptional medical care when treating skin cancer, acne, and inflammatory skin conditions. He also provides comprehensive knowledge and care in cosmetic dermatology procedures including Botox, dermal fillers, laser treatments, and resurfacing procedures.
Dr. LoBuono is an assistant professor of dermatology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine
in New York City and a teaching professor at the Bronx Veterans Administration
Hospital. Dr. LoBuono is the author of five peer-reviewed journal articles. He and
his wife, Charlotte, live in Allenhurst.
Jackie is a registered nurse and has been in the medical field for more than 25 years. She has been a member of Dr. LoBuono’s staff for more than six years. Prior to working for Dr. LoBuono, she worked at CentraState Medical Center and Point Pleasant Hospital. Jackie has completed advanced courses in aesthetic medicine, as well as certification by Syneron to provide the following treatments:
· PhotoFacial RF ELOS Skin Rejuvenation
· Refirme Skin Tightening
· Matrix IR Wrinkle Reduction
· Sublative Skin Rejuvenation
· eMax Laser Hair Removal.
She also performs microdermabrasions, chemical peels, and photodynamic therapy. Jackie takes great pride in working with Dr. LoBuono to develop individualized treatment plans for patients to help them achieve healthy, beautiful skin. Jackie particularly enjoys getting to know her patients, helping them address their skin concerns, and encouraging a healthy lifestyle.
Kathy has been a member of Dr. LoBuono’s staff for more than six years. Under
the direction of Dr. LoBuono, she is trained and certified by Syneron to provide
the follow treatments:
· FotoFacial RF Elos Skin Rejuvenation
· ReFirme Skin Tightening
· Matrix IR Wrinkle Reduction
· Sublative rejuvenation
· eMax Laser Hair Removal
· ELOS VelaShape II Cellulite Treatments
She also performs microdermabrasions, chemical peels, and photodynamic therapy. Kathy takes great pride in working with Dr. LoBuono to develop individualized treatment plans for patients to help them achieve healthy, beautiful skin. Kathy particularly enjoys getting to know her patients, helping them address their skin concerns, and encouraging a healthy lifestyle.
LEARN MORE velashape
VelaShape smoothes cellulite and reduces circumference in areas of the body such as the thighs, buttocks, arms, and abdomen. According to the manufacturer, it is the first and only device to reduce the appearance and volume of fat tissue through a combination of four technologies (radiofrequency, infrared light, vacuum, and tissue manipulation).
VelaShape is safe and effective for all skin types. People who have had treatment with VelaShape say that it is comfortable. Some patients experience a warm sensation for a few hours following treatment, and the skin may appear red for several hours.
Most patients see an improvement in the treated area after the first session. A reduction in circumference can be seen from the first to second session and a smoother appearance of cellulite can be noticed in four sessions. Results are cumulative, and the best results can be observed after 6 sessions. The average range of circumference reduction reported in clinical trials was 0.5 to 3 inches.
Periodic maintenance treatments are recommended following completion of the initial regimen. Results last longer in those who exercise regularly and eat a balanced diet.
LEARN MORE chemical peels
Chemical Peels are used to improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, sun damage, and some types of mild scarring. The doctor will apply a chemical solution, such as glycolic acid, trichloroacetic acid, salicylic acid, lactic acid, or carbolic acid (phenol) to the skin, which will then blister and peel off. The new skin underneath is often smoother compared to the old skin.
Patients may experience a burning sensation during the procedure, which may be followed by a stinging sensation. After the procedure, a reaction similar to a sun burn may occur, involving redness, followed by peeling that lasts up to seven days. Mild peels may be repeated and one- to four-week intervals.
Medium to deep peels may cause swelling and blistering; the blisters should break and heal within seven to 14 days.
Patients should avoid exposure to the sun after a peel, because the new skin is sensitive to the sun.
LEARN MORE microdermabrasion
Microdermabrasion is a procedure in which small crystals are gently sprayed over the surface of the skin. It is an exfoliation technique that is used to improve the appearance of dull skin, fine lines, wrinkles, age spots, and sun damage.
Following a microdermabrasion, skin may feel sensitive, similar to being sunburned or windburned. Patients should use moisturinzer and sunscreen after a microdermabrasion, and avoid prolonged sun
exposure for several days.
LEARN MORE botox
Botox, or botulinum type A, is a purified protein that paralyzes the muscles that cause moderate to severe frown lines between the eyebrows and crow's feet around the brows. Botox is injected directly into the muscles using a small needle. Patients should see results within days of their treatment, and the appearance of frown lines should continue to improve for up to a week.
Visible results can last up to four months, after which further treatment may be required. Common side effects following injections may include headache, respiratory infection, flu-like symptoms, temporary drooping of the eyelids, and nausea.
LEARN MORE dermal skin fillers:
is an clear gel formulation of hyaluronic acid that has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for improving the appearance of moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds. One of a class of products known as dermal fillers, Restylane adds volume and fullness to treatment areas such as the lines from the nose to the corners of the mouth (also called nasolabial folds or laugh lines); the area just below the nose and above the upper lip (or lipstick lines); the corners of the mouth; and the area that extends downward from the corners of the mouth to the jawline (also called marionette lines). According to the manufacturer, it is the first and only injectable dermal filler approved by the FDA for lip enhancement in people over 21 years.
Restylane has been clinically proven to provide results with nasolabial folds
that last up to 18 months, with only one follow-up treatment at either
4.5 or nine months. Results should be evident immediately
Some patients experience swelling, redness, pain, bruising, or tenderness
after treatment. These side effects are typically mild in severity and normally last less than seven days in nasolabial folds and less than 14 days in lips. Swelling may be more likely in patients under 36 years, and bruising may be more likely in patients over 35 years.
is a member of the Restylane family of products. It is made by the same
manufacturer and is also a clear gel formulation of hyaluronic acid. Perlane differs from Restylane in that the average size of the gel particles in Perlane is larger than those in Restylane, so Perlane is used to improve the appearance of wrinkles requiring an injection deeper into the skin.
In three clinical studies of 150 patients each, about 70% of patients maintained improvement for six months following one treatment with Perlane.
like Restylane and Perlane, is an injectable clear gel formulation of hyaluronic acid. It has also been approved to improve the appearance of facial wrinkles and folds. However, Restylane and Perlane are granular consistency formulations of
hyaluronic acid gel, and Juvéderm is a smooth consistency formulation.
Juvéderm is made by a different manufacturer than Restylane and Perlane.
According to its manufacturer, Juvéderm is the only hyaluronic acid filler approved by the FDA to last up to a year following initial treatment. Juvéderm is also the first hyaluronic acid filler that has demonstrated its safety and effectiveness in persons of color.
Patients may experience redness, pain/tenderness, firmness, swelling, lumps/bumps, bruising, itching, and discoloration at the injection site. The reactions are usually mild to moderate in nature, and may last
up to seven days.
LEARN MORE laser hair removal:
Aurora DS uses gentle light and electric energies to cause damage to the hair follicle, so that it can no longer grow hair. Over the course of several treatments, the amount of hair in that area should decrease.
Hair removal with Aurora DS is safe for all skin types and ethnicities. Each Aurora treatment will result in less hair growing back; any hair regrowth will gradually become finer, lighter, and slower growing.
Most people have satisfactory clearance of hair after four to eight treatments, which are usually performed every two to three months.
Most patients describe a snapping or hot pinch during treatment with the Aurora DS system. A temporary pinkness in the skin after treatments lasts for a short time. The treated area will "shed" some hairs over three to four weeks following treatment
LEARN MORE triniti skin series:
The Triniti Skin Series comprises Elós, ReFirme, and eMatrix. Get one or two
treatments, or get all of them for optimal effect!
ELOS Skin Rejuvenation
(electro-optical synergy) technology combines radio frequency and light for hair removal and skin rejuvenation. The technology effectively removes hair of all color, including gray hair. It improves the appearance of Rosacea and spider veins, and rejuvenates skin that looks older than it should because of sun damage or uneven skin tone caused by brown or red spots.
uses Elós technology to stimulate collagen production by heating the dermal tissue in the target area. The increased production of collagen makes the skin appear firmer. ReFirme can be used on all skin types. The number of treatments needed to achieve the desired effect varies from patient to patient, and results are gradual and cumulative during the course of treatment.
ReFirme treatment is not painful, and requires no downtime. You can expect
to return to your regular activities immediately following the procedure.
uses Syneron's Sublative Rejuvenation technology to improve the appearance of scars such as acne scars, and signs of aging, such as fine lines and wrinkles.
eMatrix also evens out skin tone. Sublative Rejuvenation places heat energy into the skin's inner layer, the dermis, using fractionated bipolar radio frequency
technology. Although the total number of required sessions depends on
individual treatment goals, a minimum of 3 treatments at 4-to 6-week intervals is recommended. Many patients say they feel a warm, tingling sensation as the energy from the radio frequency waves enters the skin. A pink or red sunburned appearance is common following a treatment. eMatrix treatment can be made more comfortable by applying a topical anesthetic cream.
neostrata LEARN MORE
NeoStrata is clinically proven skincare that visibly resurfaces, restores and refines skin for a dramatic, noticeable change.
kinerase LEARN MORE
KINERASE® skincare provides powerful anti-aging efficacy, delivering
clinically-proven visible results in gentle skin-caring formulations. The power behind Kinerase is Kinetin (N6-furfuryladenine), a plant-based antioxidant whose anti-aging properties were discovered when scientists found that it
prevented plant leaves from drying out and withering. With Kinerase, indulge
the luxury of skincare science to reveal
youthful, radiant skin.
revitalash LEARN MORE
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glytone LEARN MORE
Whether you want to take preventive actions against premature skin
aging or are looking for a smoother overall complexion, GLYTONE has
customized treatment concepts to help you get the answers
avene LEARN MORE
Since 1743, when the first Hydrotherapy Center was built near the
Sainte-Odile spring, the vocation of Avéne has never changed: The
Hydrotherapy Center is entirely dedicated to dermatology. The
therapeutic properties of Avène Thermal spring water has been used
at the Hydrotherapy Center to address a variety of dermatological
conditions such as atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, eczema and burns.
psorent LEARN MORE
A steroid-free topical treatment to help relieve itching, scaling, redness
and other psoriasis symptoms. Psorent is clinically proven to be significantly more effective than the leading* prescription-strength psoriasis cream in improving and controlling the symptoms of plaque psoriasis.