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The Importance of Omega-3 Fatty Acids Sep 8th, 2020

Your body doesn’t make Omega-3 fatty acids on its own, but it does require them. That’s why you must get them from a healthy diet or high-quality supplements. In Vorhees, New Jersey, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at Professional Aesthetics and Wellness Center, our medically-trained team, under the leadership of Richard J....

Don't Let Menopause Ruin Your Sex Life Aug 19th, 2020

Menopause officially begins when a woman has not had a period for 12 consecutive months. On average, it affects women between the ages of 40-58. Even though it’s a completely natural process, the transition is difficult for many women.  At Professional Aesthetics and Wellness Center, in Vorhees, New Jersey, and...

Botox: Myths and Facts Jul 20th, 2020

For more than 20 years, Botox® has been approved by the FDA. While it has a variety of uses, it’s best known for its ability to minimize the appearance of wrinkles. According to the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 85% of all of their members’ procedures were...

B12 Facts Everyone Can Benefit From Jun 11th, 2020

B12 is a water-soluble vitamin that you get when you eat meat, dairy, eggs, and poultry. It’s crucial for the development of DNA, red blood cells, and nerve cell function. Many people are unknowingly deficient in Vitamin B12 because they aren’t able to absorb it properly from the food they...

Are You a Candidate for Laser Hair Removal? May 11th, 2020

If you’ve grown weary of shaving, waxing, bleaching, tweezing, and plucking unwanted hair, or you get a red rash or bumps every time you shave, you are not alone. Many men and women have discovered the numerous benefits of laser hair removal. At Professional Aesthetics and Wellness, in Vorhees, New...

Your Sexual Health Matters Apr 17th, 2020

If menopause or other hormonal fluctuations are impacting your sexual health and vitality, turn to Richard J. Dittrich, DO, FACOG, and our team here at At Professional Aesthetics and Wellness, in Vorhees, New Jersey, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. With a combination of the most innovative technology and medical experience and expertise,...

Struggling With Your Weight-Loss Resolution? We Can Help Mar 25th, 2020

Now that the year is well underway, you may be frustrated that you aren’t making progress toward your goal to lose weight? You’re not alone. According to research, only 9.2% of people making resolutions achieve them.  At Professional Aesthetics and Wellness, Richard J. Dittrich, DO, FACOG and our caring team...

Age Spots — Why They Develop and How to Get Rid of Them Feb 1st, 2020

As we get older, we can develop unwelcome dark spots on our face, the back of our hands, our forearms, and our shoulders. These spots, commonly called age spots, liver spots, or sunspots, can make us feel self-conscious and much older than we are.  At Professional Aesthetics and Wellness Center,...

What is Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy and Is It Right for You? Jan 1st, 2020

In 2008, 31.8 million prescriptions were written for hormone replacement therapy (HRT) solutions. HRT is a healthcare approach that supplements the hormones within the body. In women, HRT comes in two basic forms: One type, prescribed to women who are at midlife and naturally going through menopause, is called estrogen...

Give Your Health a Boost the Right Way With Nutraceuticals Dec 1st, 2019

Among other things, a healthy life requires the right balance of vitamins and minerals. While many vitamins and minerals can be found in foods at the store, not everyone is able to consume everything needed. This is where nutraceuticals come in. Nutraceuticals are dietary supplements that can give you the...

Men: Ditch the Painful Waxing and Try Laser Hair Removal Nov 1st, 2019

Though the fight against unwanted body hair has long been thought to be a woman’s domain, men face their own struggles as they pick up their razors every morning and set to work. If you count yourself among this group and you’d like to cut out this daily ritual (or...

Incorporating Botox Into Your Regular Beauty Routine Oct 1st, 2019

It wasn’t that long ago that medical aesthetics was the realm of plastic surgeons. Turning back the effects of time meant going under the knife for a face-lift or recovering from the effects of an aggressive chemical peel. Today, though, there are many new procedures without long healing times, and...

5 Reasons to Consider Blepharoplasty Sep 1st, 2019

Blepharoplasty, or eyelid surgery, ranks among the top five most popular cosmetic surgeries in the United States. In demand among men and women alike, this quick and effective procedure subtly removes excess fat and tightens skin around the eyes to help improve your field of vision and restore a more...

Finish Off Your Weight Loss Journey With SclupSure Aug 16th, 2019

If you’ve valiantly worked out and made sure you had good nutrition, but are still falling just a few inches shy of your ideal body shape, there’s a solution for you. Sometimes it’s not even the few extra pounds that are the problem, but where and how the weight is...

What Are the Benefits of Microneedling? Jul 17th, 2019

What if you could improve the appearance of an unsightly scar by up to 60%? A minimally invasive procedure is now available to do just that, and all it requires is a short visit to your doctor.  Richard J. Dittrich, DO, FACOG, and his medically trained staff at Professional Aesthetics...

Chemical Peels Aren't Just for Your Face Jun 21st, 2019

Chemical peels are a popular cosmetic technique that improves the appearance of your skin. Although many people think chemical peels are just for the face, peels are a customizable treatment for skin on many areas of your body, including your back, chest, and hands. Chemical peels stimulate skin exfoliation and...

How Can I Get Rid of My Spider Veins? May 13th, 2019

With summer on its way, you’re probably looking forward to shedding your winter layers. Unless, of course, you’re among those who don’t want spider veins on your skin to show. When you have visible spider veins, worries over their appearance can overshadow the joys of spring and the approach of...

Why who administers your Botox matters Apr 17th, 2019

Are you tired of seeing fine lines and wrinkles when you look in the mirror? Are the crow’s feet around your eyes making you look older than you feel? Are you ready to try BotoxⓇ but don’t know which provider to choose? We’re here to help. At the Professional Aesthetics...

SculpSure®: Start Treatment Now and Have the Beach Body You've Always Wanted by Summer Mar 1st, 2019

It’s sometimes hard to admit that you have limited control over your body shape. Despite self-discipline, diet, and toning workouts, sometimes your genetics dictate where stores of fat accumulate. This is particularly true for those who are getting older. Hormone balances change and a once-flat stomach may lose definition and...

Don't Put up With Painful Sex After Menopause: Learn About the Breakthrough Cutera® Juliet™ Laser Tr Feb 8th, 2019

Unlike some women, you were actually looking forward to menopause: No more messy periods, no more cramps, no more worrying about unwanted pregnancy. But menopause is here and now you’ve got another set of worries. Your love life’s taken a dive, and you almost don’t care. Sex, which used to...

Start the New Year Off with One of Our Highly Successful Medically Supervised Weight Loss Programs Jan 13th, 2019

The New Year is the time to make good on that resolution to lose weight and get in shape once and for all. However, shedding pounds on your own and keeping it off is an incredibly difficult endeavor. Lasting weight loss requires more than willpower. Our medically supervised weight loss...

Find Your Health and Wellness Coach – 4 Tips Oct 5th, 2018

In the business world there is term called “continuous improvement”. The basis for this concept is that to achieve optimal results you continuously focus on taking actions to make things better.  This is similar to our personal journey to be our best and healthiest selves.  As we travel through life,...

Weight Management – the American Challenge Sep 25th, 2018

One of the biggest challenges we face as Americans is weight management. We know that obesity is a major problem for Americans. According to the CDC, Almost 40% of us, that is, 4 in 10 of us, are at a weight that fits the definition of “obese”. And this is a...

Wellness and Anti-Aging Physicians in the Philadelphia Area: Four Considerations Aug 25th, 2018

Health and wellness is a gift that you appreciate more as you get older.  As we age, we know we can focus on watching our diets, getting proper exercise, and making sure that we keep up with our medical appointments to ward off or manage any health challenges we might...

Are Troublesome Vaginal Symptoms Impacting Your Quality of Life? Jul 26th, 2018

Many women suffer troublesome vaginal symptoms but hesitate to complain about them.  While these symptoms may be common, it doesn’t mean that these are symptoms you “just have to live with”. Suffering in silence means that your quality of life is not optimal.  But the fact is you can take...

Aesthetic and Wellness Treatments for Men in Philadelphia Jun 24th, 2018

When many people think about treatments such as Botox, laser fat reduction, or bioidentical hormone therapy, the picture of a typical patient that first comes to mind may be that of a women.  Quite often, aesthetic treatments are portrayed as the province of women.  But these treatments can be appropriate...

Non-Invasive Fat Reduction with SculpSure in South Philadelphia May 23rd, 2018

If you have been working to reduce your weight and lose fat in specific areas and the fat is not going away, you may be very frustrated. This is a common challenge for many men and women. You should know that there are several non-surgical methods to remove stubborn fat...

5 things you need to know about Botox Treatment Apr 23rd, 2018

At some point in life, many of us start to feel that the way we look may be a reflection of our overall well-being. Sometimes, we may feel more vital and healthy than our overall appearance projects. For some of us, treatment with Botox can be a potential solution to...