Skin Care Products/Latisse

Skin Care Products/Latisse at Summit Medical Group

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LATISSE®is a medical treatment to enhance the length and prominence of eyelashes. The active ingredient in Latisse is bimatoprost. Bimatoprost is used as a treatment for glaucoma. During the treatment, glaucoma patients discovered their eyelashes were longer while using the medication. The treatment is applied to your upper eyelashes once a day. Within 8 weeks, you will see visible results. Typically it takes up to 16 weeks to achieve maximum results with LATISSE®.

Latisse Before and After Photos


Frequently Asked Questions About LATISSE®

Could LATISSE® cause the color of my eyes to change?

Increased brown iris pigmentation has occurred when the same formulation of bimatoprost ophthalmic solution was instilled directly into the eye to treat elevated intraocular pressure. Although iris pigmentation was not reported in clinical studies with LATISSE®, patients should be advised about the potential for increased brown iris pigmentation which is likely permanent.

Is LATISSE® an eye drop?

LATISSE® solution is applied topically, along the skin of the upper eyelashes. It is not intended for use in the eyes, but if some solution gets into your eye, you do not need to rinse it.

Could it darken my eyelids?

Skin hyperpigmention (or skin darkening) is a less common side effect, which typically occurs close to where the solution is applied on the skin. This is due to an increase of melanin in the skin. The pigmentation is expected to increase as long as bimatoprost is administered, but has been reported to be reversible in most patients upon discontinuation of bimatoprost.

Can it harm my eyesight?

LATISSE® is an ophthalmic solution. If any solution gets into the eye, it is not expected to cause harm. You do not need to rinse your eyes. LATISSE® is not an eye drop. DO NOT APPLY in your eye or to the lower lid.

How is LATISSE® different from over-the-counter products for lash growth?

LATISSE® is the first and only FDA-approved prescription treatment for inadequate or not enough lashes, growing them longer, fuller and darker.

What does LATISSE® cost?

One LATISSE® kit costs approximately $120. Ask your doctor whether he or she offers any additional discounts. For more ways to save, join LashPerks to get updates on special discounts and promotions.

Do I need to refill my LATISSE® prescription every month?

To achieve the full effect of LATISSE® — longer, fuller, darker lashes — you will need to use the product daily for 16 weeks. After that point, use of LATISSE® can be decreased to twice a week to maintain the results.

What happens if I stop using LATISSE®?

If you stop using LATISSE®, your eyelashes are expected to return to their previous appearance over several weeks to months.


Obagi Nu-Derm

OBAJI The #1 prescription-strength, physician-dispensed skin care system provides patients with benefits they can see and feel.

  • Improves cellular skin function
  • Minimizes the signs of premature aging
  • Reduces future photodamage
  • Helps skin look and act younger and healthier
  • Reduces acne flares


Obagi-C Rx

Obaji-C RxAn advanced system that addresses early signs of damage
Designed exclusively for young-looking skin, the Obagi-C Rx is the early intervention system that:


  • Corrects hyperpigmentation by regulating the production of melanin-producing cells
  • Accelerates skin turnover through gentle exfoliation to restore balance and radiance to lackluster skin
  • Minimizes future skin cell damage by neutralizing free radicals and protecting the skin from UVA and UVB rays



NeocutisNeocutis literally means new skin. Its PSP® High Protein Skin Care technology has a naturally balanced mixture of skin nutrients, including cytokines, growth factors and antioxidants which help reverse the signs of aging and sun damage.
NEOCUTIS Bio-restorative Skin Cream

  • Clinically proven to reduce the appearance of facial wrinkles after two months of daily use
  • Anti-aging
  • Post-procedure
  • Adjunctive


NEOCUTIS LUMIÈRE Bio-restorative Eye Cream

  • NEOCUTIS LUMIÈRE Bio-restorative Eye CreamIntensive line smoothing eye cream with PSP® and age minimizing actives energizes, revitalizes and rejuvenates the delicate eye area
  • PSP® and hyaluronic acid help firm and hydrate the delicate skin under and around the eyes.
  • Helps reduce the appearance of under eye darkness.
  • Smoothes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
  • Caffeine helps alleviate puffiness.
  • Soothes and refreshes the delicate eye area to help minimize signs of fatigue.



NEOCUTIS JOURNÉE Bio-restorative Day CreamNEOCUTIS JOURNÉE Bio-restorative Day Cream

The most complete anti-aging day cream with PSP®, anti-oxidants, hyaluronic acid and UVA/UVB protection SPF 30+ to rejuvenate, protect and hydrate skin.

Formulated with PSP®, the most complete protein blend of Human Growth Factors, Cytokines and Interleukins available to rejuvenate and soothe skin.

  • Helps smooth the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
  • Provides long lasting hydration for radiant, luminous skin.
  • Potent anti-oxidant blend of polyphenol rich green tea extract, stabilized vitamins C and E plus melanin act synergistically to help protect against daily environmental assault.
  • Fast absorbing, skin-toned, non-greasy formulation blends flawlessly into skin.

    JOURNÉE is ideal for all skin types.


NEOCUTIS PERLE Skin Brightening Cream formulated with Melaplex™

NEOCUTIS PERLE Skin Brightening Cream formulated with Melaplex™Illuminate skin with a hydroquinone-free scientific breakthrough to help brighten skin and reveal fewer spots!

Spot minimizing skincare cream with patent pending Melaplex™ helps reduce the appearance of skin discoloration and uneven skin tone.

MELAPLEX™, an exclusive skin brightening complex, is a hydroquinone-free alternative which
helps improve the appearance of skin discoloration and uneven skin tone.


• Visibly diminish the appearance of dark spots and uneven skin tone.
• Restore the look of skin clarity and tone for a more luminous, younger looking complexion.
• Continuously improve skin brightness and radiance.
• Replenish skin’s texture with Shea Butter, Jojoba Oil and anti-oxidants C and E.
• Gentle enough for extended use and suitable for all skin types.

NEOCUTIS BLANCHE Skin Lightening Cream with Melaplex™ (Hydroquinone 4%)NEOCUTIS BLANCHE Skin Lightening Cream with Melaplex™ (Hydroquinone 4%)

  • Helps disrupt the skin darkening pathway to visibly lighten dark discolorations in as little as 4 weeks




The advanced daily regimen for skin rejuvenation

VIVITÉ<sup>®</sup>Only VIVITÉ® has GLX TechnologyTM, an ultra-charged formula matrix that helps infuse the skin with a glycolic compound and antioxidants to help optimize skin rejuvenation. This fusion of a glycolic compound with natural antioxidants helps promote the production of hyaluronic acid, collagen, and epidermal growth factor, all of which are essential to the integrity and health of skin.

The glycolic compound in GLX TechnologyTM is the most effective exfoliant available. In fact, glycolics have the smallest molecules of all the alpha hydroxy acids. It’s their small molecule size that enables greater skin penetration. In addition, a process called partial neutralization allows for a high delivery of glycolic compound to the skin with minimal skin irritation. Partial neutralization also extends the duration of action of the compound in the skin, so that skin receives a secondary glycolic effect.

The antioxidants in GLX TechnologyTM help protect skin from the harmful effects of environmental stress factors known as free radicals, which can attack and prematurely age skin.

The VIVITÉ® line consists of the VIVITÉ® System―4 products that serve as the foundation for any advanced skin care routine―plus a collection of complementary products developed for specific needs.

  • VIVITÉ® Exfoliating Facial Cleanser
  • VIVITÉ® Daily Antioxidant Facial Serum
  • VIVITÉ® Night Renewal Facial Cream
  • VIVITÉ® Revitalizing Eye Cream




VIVITÉ<sup>®</sup>VIVITÉ® Vibrance Therapy

VIVITÉ® Vibrance Therapy is specially formulated with natural ingredients to help brighten and even skin tone while helping to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles in just 8 weeks.1 Restorative, antioxidant-rich cream works to help even out skin tone without hydroquinone. Contains 15% glycolic compound. To be used once or twice daily. For daytime use, apply on cleansed skin before VIVITÉ® Daily Antioxidant Facial Serum. For evening use, apply before VIVITÉ® Night Renewal Facial Cream.

Topix Replenix All Trans Retinol Eye Repair Cream

Topix Replenix All Trans Retinol Eye Repair CreamTopix Replenix Eye Repair Cream features All-trans-Retinol along with with a powerful combination of Green Tea, Peptides and Arnica to improve the appearance of dark circles and fine lines.

  • Powerful 90% Green Tea Polyphenols protect the delicate eye area against free radical damage
  • Studies suggest the peptides in Replenix Eye Repair Cream stimulate proper lymphatic drainage and increase skin firmness
  • All-trans-Retinol assists in reducing the appearance of fine lines and surface wrinkles
  • Studies suggest that Arnica is effective for diminishing bruising and discoloration

How do I get started?

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Altman, please call Summit Medical Group Dermatology at (908) 277-8668.

Summit Medical Group provides medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology for women, men, and adolescents in the tri-state area, including New York and New Jersey as well as Essex County, Morris County, Bergen County, Union County, Passaic County, Somerset County, Sussex County, and Livingston, NJ; Millburn, NJ; Short Hills, NJ; West Orange, NJ; Berkeley Heights, NJ; Caldwell, NJ; Cedar Grove, NJ; Cedar Knolls, NJ; Chatham, NJ; East Hanover, NJ; Englewood Cliffs, NJ; Essex Fells, NJ; Fair Lawn, NJ; Florham Park, NJ; Fort Lee, NJ; Glen Ridge, NJ; Jersey City, NJ; Kennelon, NJ; Madison, NJ; Maplewood, NJ; Mendham, NJ; Montclair, NJ; Montvale, NJ; Morristown, NJ; New Providence, NJ; North Caldwell, NJ; Parsippany, NJ; Randolph, NJ; Roseland, NJ; South Orange, NJ; Springfield, NJ; Summit, NJ; Union, NJ; Verona, NJ; West Caldwell, NJ; Whippany, NJ; and Westfield, NJ.


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