Blog Archive

Who Can Benefit From Body Contouring? Oct 18th, 2021

Body contouring is popular — and for good reason. Many people can use body contouring to achieve the appearance they want, but the treatment isn’t a good fit for everyone. At Bergen Aesthetics, our aesthetic specialist, Dr. Heripsime Ohanian, uses advanced body-contouring technologies, including Smartlipo Triplex™ by Cynosure®, to slim...

How PRP Can Rejuvenate Your Skin Sep 16th, 2021

Regenerative medicine is increasing in popularity as an effective treatment for joint pain and other orthopedic conditions. But did you know that regenerative therapies can also keep your skin younger-looking and healthy? At Bergen Aesthetics in Paramus, New Jersey, Dr. Heripsime Ohanian specializes in aesthetic treatments using regenerative medicine to...

Life After a Positive STD Test Aug 18th, 2021

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in five people in the United States has a sexually transmitted disease (STD). If you test positive for gonorrhea, syphilis, or another type of STD, Dr. Heripsime Ohanian and our team at Bergen Aesthetics can customize a treatment plan...

How Your Vagina Changes Over the Years Jul 26th, 2021

As you get older, many parts of your body change – and not always for the best. In women, vaginal health can begin declining during perimenopause, the years leading up to menopause, when periods stop for good. As an experienced physician, Dr. Heripisime Ohanian understands how changes in your vaginal...

What Causes Cellulite? Jun 16th, 2021

Cellulite is a common, generally harmless skin condition that affects the appearance of your skin. Many people have it, and some wish to improve the smoothness and texture of their skin by getting rid of the cellulite.  At Bergen Aesthetics, we’re all about helping our clients feel good about their...

Get Rid of Unwanted Hair Anywhere May 9th, 2021

With warmer weather on the horizon, it’s time to consider the benefits of the laser hair-removal services available at Bergen Aesthetics. With the help of Dr. Heripsime Ohanian, you can get rid of unwanted body hair nearly anywhere on your body. Laser hair removal with the Cutera® CoolGlide® laser gives...

Understanding Lichen Sclerosus Apr 7th, 2021

Changes in the skin of your genital area is a cause of concern. At Bergen Aesthetics, Dr. Heripsime Ohanian offers comprehensive diagnostic services for a variety of skin diseases, including rare conditions like lichen sclerosus. Dr. Ohanian recommends scheduling an evaluation for any skin abnormalities as soon as possible to...

Help! I Have Urinary Incontinence Mar 9th, 2021

Unexpected urine leaks can change everything about your day. If you’re experiencing urinary incontinence following a pregnancy or because of menopause, you can find customized solutions with our team at Bergen Aesthetics in Paramus, New Jersey.. Dr. Heripsime Ohanian offers on-site services to diagnose the underlying cause of your urinary...

Do You Have One of These STDs? Feb 9th, 2021

Sexually transmitted diseases describe infections that you transmit through sexual activity, including vaginal and anal intercourse and oral sex. There are a variety of STDs that can impact your existing health and put you at increased risk for long-term health complications. As an experienced gynecologist, Dr. Heripisime Ohanian understands the...

What Happens During PRP Therapy? Jan 7th, 2021

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is a natural substance made from your blood that has regenerative, healing properties. Regenerative medicine therapies using PRP are an innovative way to help your body heal itself from the inside out, with little risk for side effects. As a skilled aesthetic specialist, Dr. Heripsime Ohanian uses...

5 Benefits of Body Contouring Dec 8th, 2020

When you want to look your best, but find it difficult to lose extra pockets of fat through diet and exercise, body contouring may be for you. At Bergen Aesthetics in Paramus, New Jersey, body-contouring specialist, Dr. Heripsime Ohanian offers a wide range of body-contouring services using the latest technologies....

How to Minimize Urinary Incontinence for Good Nov 4th, 2020

Unexpected urine leaks are both embarrassing and common. If you’re a woman going through your menopausal transition or if you’ve just had a baby, you may be avoiding social situations in response to your urinary incontinence issues. Thankfully, advancements in technology allow our experienced gynecologist, Dr. Heripisme Ohanian, to treat...

Do Cellulite Creams Work? Oct 5th, 2020

Many people with cellulite will try anything to get rid of the lumpy, dimpled areas of skin. This is why so many anti-cellulite products exist on the market today. Before you spend your money, it’s important to understand cellulite and find out if any products touted to reduce it actually...

No, Painful Sex Isn’t Normal – MonaLisa Touch Can Help Sep 21st, 2020

Many women continue to suffer in silence because painful sex is a difficult discussion to have. As a compassionate gynecologist, Dr. Heripsime Ohanian understands the embarrassment you may feel talking about pain during sex, but she encourages each of her patients to keep an open line of communication to ensure...

What Types of Hair Loss Does PRP Treat? Aug 21st, 2020

If you’re bothered by thinning hair or the premature loss of hair, you may be a candidate for hair restoration using substances your body makes naturally. At Bergen Aesthetics, Dr. Heripsime Ohanian uses revolutionary platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy to promote natural hair growth. Through a series of injections, this treatment...

How to Prevent Osteoporosis Jul 29th, 2020

Osteoporosis is a progressive condition that affects your bone health. This condition increases your risk for painful bone fractures and potentially debilitating, long-term complications that can take away your quality of life. At Bergen Aesthetics, experienced gynecologist, Heripsime Ohanian, PhD, MD, works closely with you to identify risk factors for...

Is There a Difference Between Fat and Cellulite? Jun 26th, 2020

Many people use the words fat and cellulite interchangeably, especially when they’re looking to improve their physical appearance. At Bergen Aesthetics, experienced physician, Dr. Heripsime Ohanian offers in-office treatment options including body contouring to eliminate stubborn fat and Cellulaze® to reduce visible cellulite and increase your satisfaction with how you...

Clammy Hands? Feel Confident Again with Axillary Gland Ablation May 26th, 2020

If you never shake hands with other people because your skin always feels clammy or sweaty, you may have a condition called hyperhidrosis. Heripsime Ohanian, PhD, MD, understands how embarrassing persistently clammy hands can be. Dr. Ohanian offers minimally invasive treatments at Bergen Aesthetics that not only relieve your symptoms but also...

What Causes Varicose Veins and How Can I Prevent Them? Apr 24th, 2020

If you’re embarrassed by the appearance of your legs because of bulging, twisted veins, there are nonsurgical solutions available to treat them. Heripsime Ohanian, PhD, MD, understands how varicose veins can affect the self-confidence and circulatory health of her patients in and around Paramus, New Jersey. Dr. Ohanian offers treatment...

Yes, You Can Treat Lichen Sclerosus: Learn How Here Mar 16th, 2020

If you’re noticing itchy, white patches of skin forming around your genitals, it’s important that you schedule a diagnostic evaluation for lichen sclerosus at Bergen Aesthetics as soon as possible. With an early diagnosis, our experienced gynecologist, Dr. Heripsime Ohanian can effectively treat the condition before it becomes painful or...

Myths and Facts About Osteoporosis Feb 1st, 2020

As a specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis, Dr. Heripsime Ohanian understands that people with osteoporosis have a lot of questions about living with the disease and what risks that poses. She also evaluates her patients living in and around Paramus, New Jersey, to determine if they’re at...

Fulfill Your New Year's Resolution of Looking and Feeling Better with WarmSculpting with SculpSure Jan 1st, 2020

You often hear about the small percentage of people that actually keep the resolutions they make at the start of the new year. But if you’re focusing on looking and feeling better as your New Year’s resolution, WarmSculpting™ treatments with SculpSure® can help you successfully meet your goals. Here at...

Start Laser Hair Removal Now and Be Beach-Ready By Summer Dec 1st, 2019

Laser hair removal is a great way to get rid of unwanted body hair without the inconvenience and discomfort of waxing and shaving. Dr. Heripsime Ohanian and the staff at Bergen Aesthetics use the latest laser hair removal technology to remove hair on your legs and other areas to prepare...

What Is Pelvic Floor Therapy and Does It Work? Nov 1st, 2019

Your pelvic floor is made up of muscles that support your uterus, bladder, and bowel. When these muscles are weak or overly tight, you can experience chronic discomfort or even pain, especially during sex, a pelvic exam, or when using tampons. Weak pelvic muscles can lead to unexpected and embarrassing...

PRP: Your Surgery-Free Help for Thinning Hair Oct 1st, 2019

Thinning hair and premature hair loss can have a significant impact on your self-esteem and how you feel about your appearance. While there are many options for restoring a full head of healthy hair, here at Bergen Aesthetics, Dr. Heripsime Ohanian offers something unique and innovative for hair restoration. Dr....

Botox Versus Fillers: Which One Is Right for You? Sep 1st, 2019

Injectable aesthetic treatments can significantly enhance your appearance and address age-related changes in your skin. But not all injectables work the same, so the decision about which treatment is right for you is one that you make by discussing it with Dr. Heripsime Ohanian when you come in for your...

Postpregnancy Urinary Incontinence Is Normal: Here’s What You Can Do About It Aug 1st, 2019

The changes your body undergoes throughout pregnancy can be overwhelming -- and even embarrassing. Many women become unhappy with the appearance of their abdomen and breasts following childbirth and are frustrated by unexpected leaks of urine due to urinary incontinence. Luckily, today’s technology makes it possible to resolve urinary incontinence...

Yes, You Can Do Something About Cellulite Jul 1st, 2019

Ugh, cellulite! No matter how well you eat or how much you exercise, you may still see cellulite on different areas of your body. Dr. Heripsime Ohanian understands the effect cellulite can have on your appearance and your self-confidence. That’s why she offers in-office treatments at Bergen Aesthetics specifically designed...

Excessive Sweating Is Even Worse in the Summer, but Hyperhidrosis Treatments Can Help Jun 1st, 2019

The hot, humid days of summer can leave you a sweaty mess but if you have hyperhidrosis, you may already be sweating excessively for no reason at all. Severe, persistent sweating can ruin your summer plans, forcing you to stay inside hiding sweat stains and embarrassing odors. Dr. Heripsime Ohanian...

How MonaLisa Touch® Can Help You After Menopause May 1st, 2019

MonaLisa Touch® is a revolutionary treatment that can improve your vaginal health, especially as you transition into menopause and beyond. At Bergen Aesthetics, Dr. Heripsime Ohanian offers the convenience of in-office treatments using MonaLisa Touch®, a technology that uses gentle laser energy to stimulate new collagen and elastin, improving the...

Noninvasive Treatments for Getting Urinary Incontinence Under Control Apr 11th, 2019

If you can’t leave the house without wearing an absorbent pantyliner due to unexpected urine leaks, know that help is available to get you back in control of your bladder.   Here at Bergen Aesthetics, Dr. Heripsime Ohanian is an experienced urinary incontinence specialist who understands the embarrassment of urine...

SculpSure: Lose Those Last Stubborn Pounds with Body Contouring Mar 4th, 2019

When you’ve worked so hard to lose weight only to be disappointed by those last few stubborn deposits of fat, SculpSure® body contouring can make the difference. Many of us find that our bodies store and distribute fat differently than we’d prefer. As a result, you end up with stubborn...

How MonaLisa Touch Can Help Reinvigorate Your Sexual Health Feb 4th, 2019

If you shy away from sex because of pain or embarrassing urine leaks, you’ll be happy to know there’s a nonsurgical solution available that reinvigorates your sex life. Dr. Ohanian offers the revolutionary MonaLisa Touch® technology that addresses vaginal atrophy, the root cause of sexual dissatisfaction and discomfort. You can...

Reclaim Your Youth This Year with Laser Skin Resurfacing Jan 9th, 2019

Dry, dull skin can age you more than you think. If you miss seeing a vibrant, glowing face in the mirror, it may be the right time to learn about laser skin resurfacing. In just one treatment with us at Bergen Aesthetics, you can take years off your face and...

Considering Laser Hair Removal? Why Cutera CoolGlide is Better Dec 5th, 2018

Laser hair removal is a safe, painless procedure that uses pulses of laser light to target the pigments in the hair follicle. The pigments absorb the light, which damages the structure of the hair follicle. With the popularity of laser hair removal on the rise, you may be considering treatments...

How PRP Supports Wellness from the Inside Out Nov 13th, 2018

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy is an innovative and highly effective treatment that addresses a number of common health issues. What you may not know is that PRP therapy can successfully support your overall health and wellness using your body’s own natural healing abilities. When your quality of life is decreased...

Menopause on the Horizon? Start Incorporating These Sexual Wellness Tips Today Oct 16th, 2018

The transition through menopause is a complex one, and for many women, quite disruptive to your life and sexual well-being. Thankfully, for the numerous potential causes of sexual problems during menopause, there are just as many strategies and treatments to help you overcome these challenges. Dr. Heripsime Ohanian of Bergen...

Here's How Hyaluronic Acid Fights Wrinkles Sep 14th, 2018

In 2016, the antiaging market was $250 billion, and by 2021, it will top $331 billion. In fact, the antiaging market is one of the fastest-growing sectors today. It's not surprising that new technologies are driving this market growth.The ever-increasing development in new products designed to prevent your skin from...

Facts and Myths About Body Contouring Aug 27th, 2018

Body contouring is usually defined as any procedure that alters the shape of a particular part of the body. Some of the procedures are minimally invasive, while others require surgery. You’ll often see the term “lift” associated with many body contouring procedures. Breast lift, face-lift, arm lift, etc. These are...

What to Do About Painful Intercourse Jul 25th, 2018

Pain during intercourse can result from a number of causes, including fluctuating hormone levels and certain infections. The pain can lead you to avoid intercourse, or to make it as quick as possible, which doesn’t always contribute to a superior intimate relationship. A healthy sex life is an important part...

How to Incorporate PRP Therapy Into Your Anti-Aging Routine Jun 21st, 2018

Platelet-rich plasma therapy (PRP) first made headlines almost ten years ago as a go-to treatment that top pro athletes like Tiger Woods used to recover more quickly from injuries. Fast forward to today, and PRP has become a favorite anti-aging treatment. At Bergen Aesthetics in Paramus, New Jersey, regenerative specialist...

Body Sculpting: More Effective Choices Than Ever May 15th, 2018

It isn’t always easy, but you do your best to exercise nearly every day of the week and eat a nutritious, junk-free diet. And for the most part, your efforts continue to pay off — you feel good, and, according to your bathroom scale, you’re at a healthy body weight....

How Sex Changes after Menopause Apr 20th, 2018

The transition to menopause is a complicated one on many fronts. The reduction of reproductive hormones creates many changes in your body that influence everything from the condition of your skin to your sex life. At Bergen Medspa, Dr. Heripsime Ohanian offers several innovative solutions to help you adjust to...

Stop Sweating: Effective Treatment for Hyperhidrosis Mar 22nd, 2018

Hyperhidrosis literally means too much (hyper) sweating (hidrosis). Everyone needs to sweat because it’s your body’s way of cooling itself. However, if you have hyperhidrosis, your body sweats even when it doesn’t need to cool down, which can lead to discomfort and embarrassment. There are two different kinds of hyperhidrosis,...

How Can Lasers Remove Cellulite? Feb 28th, 2018

Getting rid of cellulite in a single, effective, in-office procedure with minimal downtime seems too good to be true, but it’s certainly a reality. Dr. Heripsime Ohanian of Bergen Aesthetics in Paramus, New Jersey, has the expertise and the cutting-edge technology of the Cynosure® Cellulaze™ laser, which wipes out cellulite...

Why Twenty-Somethings Are Using BOTOX (for Wrinkle Prevention) Jan 10th, 2018

BOTOX® has a new fan base. For over 20 years, men and women have received BOTOX injections to smooth out the wrinkles on their faces, and they still do. But now, a younger, pre-wrinkle crowd fills the appointment slots for BOTOX injections. Why would healthy men and women in their...

Getting Silky Smooth Skin with Laser Hair Removal Nov 14th, 2017

For women the world over, few regular grooming routines are as tedious, time-consuming, and quite frankly annoying as having to shave. Even after the most thorough, meticulous time spent shaving in the shower or the spa, it seems as though all that body hair becomes visible far sooner than anyone...

Finding Your Ideal Shape with Body Contouring Nov 2nd, 2017

Throughout our busy lives, many of us find ourselves working tirelessly to maintain our health and discover the figure and physique we’ve always wanted. From highly regimented diets to regular exercise and new workout fads, women all across the nation are doing their hardest each day to cut calories and...

4 Ways to Get Rid of Wrinkles Without Surgery Nov 2nd, 2017

It used to be that the only way to correct the ravages of time on your skin was to fight back with incredibly invasive measures, such as surgical facelifts. Thanks to modern science, we have a greater understanding of how working with your body to improve the appearance of your...

Why Does Fat Accumulate in My Belly and How Can I Get Rid of It? Oct 30th, 2017

Why Does Fat Accumulate in My Belly and How Can I Get Rid of It?Nothing is quite as frustrating and discouraging as losing enough weight to reach your goal, only to be left with stubborn areas of fat that cling to your body regardless of your hard work. Many women...

Everything You Want to Know About Vaginal Rejuvenation But Were Afraid to Ask Oct 30th, 2017

When you were in your early 20s and just beginning to define womanhood for yourself, you probably felt like you’d be young forever. Now that you’ve actually grown a little older though, you’ve learned that the best kept secret of having more candles on your birthday cake is that with...

8 Common Myths About Cellulite Oct 25th, 2017

Cellulite. It’s a common problem about which health professionals often disagree. Is it your skin type, your diet, or your genes that put those ripples and dimples on your thighs? Should you try exercise, cleansing diets, or liposuction to get rid of it? Before investing in products and services that...