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Dr. H. william Song

aesthetic Medicine
Oakland, NJ
30 years experience male

Locations

Omni Aesthetics

Oakland, NJ

Address

169 Ramapo Valley Rd, LL104, Oakland, NJ, United States
Directions

Fax

2013689787

About

Bio

H. William Song, MD is the owner and medical director of Omni Aesthetics and Omni Regenerative Medical Centers in Oakland, NJ. Dr. Song graduated from UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School and did his residency at ST. Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital in New york City. Dr. Song is a recognized expert in regenerative medicine using autologous and allogenic human tissue for cosmetic and regenerative medicine.

Specialties
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aesthetic Medicine

Doctor Q&A

120 Answers
16 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A female asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Yes: If you are sensitive to the ingredients in the peel, there is a potential for severe reactions. A skin test on an inconspicuous area should be done be... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Somewhat effective: Portable microdermabrasion devices made for home use tend to be have a very weak suction and abrasive component. Although using these devices is bette... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Hydroquinone: A compound containing retin a (tretinoin) and 4% hydroquinone which requires a prescription would be the most effective. You can use it up to 3 months... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Yes: While sunscreens help block the damaging rays of the sun, topical antioxidants like vitamin c will actually repair some of the cellular damage cause b... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Should be permanent: Although fat transfer is permanent, not all of the fat that is transplanted survives. New techniques of processing the fat has significantly improved ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Genadur: Genadur is a prescription nail laquer that is fda approved for treatment of fragile brittle nails, but it also seems to help the nails grow. Some peop... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Arteries are deeper: Arteries re usually found deeper in the body and not easily visible on the surface. Sometimes we do find superficial arteries near that can bleed prof... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Multiple modalities: Acne scars are notoriously difficult to treat, but I have found that combining multiple treatments like co2 resurfacing, fillers and even cutting out ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Pulsed light therapy: Ipl stands for intense pulsed light. Other terms used for this procedure are: intelligent pulsed light, broad band light and photofacial. The treatmen... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Yes!: Laser assisted liposuction techniques such as smartlipo® has revolutionized liposuction. The laser melts the fat and cauterizes the blood vessels maki... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Peels, Microderm: Chemical peels can be very gentle with no down time, or they can be done very aggressively to give results comparable to laser. A series of milder pee... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Weekly or monthly: To get the best results, you should have one weekly for a series of 6 followed by monthly maintenance.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Hyaluronidase: You don't have to live with a botched filler job. There is an "antidote" hyaluronidase is an enzyme that will dissolve juvederm and other fillers that... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
1 to 2 years: The results of laser resurfacing do not wear off like botox. The changes are permanent, but your skin will continue to age, so if you take good care o... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Nonsurgical options: There are many good nonsurgical options available for treating acne scars. Laser resurfacing is an effective way to reduce acne scarring with minimal ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Yes: Newer laser assisted liposuction is even better because it can be done without general anesthesia.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Maybe: Botox does not lift directly, it can be used to cause a lifting effect by weakening the muscles that pull down. If injected improperly, it could make ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Fruits and vegetable: Eating plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables contain antioxidants that can help delay signs of aging.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Skin layer removal: Microdermabrasion is a way of removing a thin layer of dirt and dead skin from your face. A spray of fine crystals or a wand imbedded with an abrasive... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Zinc oxide: Many of the sunscreens available in the us are banned in europe due to concerns about carcinogenic risk of some of the ingredients. However, the risk ... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Fractional Laser: Fractional laser resurfacing is the most effective, but it's not for everyone and is costly. Pulsed light treatments, chemical peels and prescription ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Skin care products: Cosmeceuticals are skin care products sold through physicians or skin care specialists. They contain higher concentrations of active ingredients than ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Usually: Vitamin a is toxic when ingested and could cause birth defects so it should be avoided during pregnancy, but topical use is safe.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Yes, bruising likely: Bruising is always a risk with any injections, but if you are on a blood thinner, you are much more likely to bruise. Botox is no exception. Typically... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Laser Hair Removal: In our medical spa, laser hair removal of the back is the most popular procedure for our male patients, followed very closely by Botox treatments.
A female asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Technology costs: With delicate procedure like fat transfers, you are better off not doing it at all than going to the cheapest surgeon. In order to maximize the surviv... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
No age limit: Microdermabrasions and gentle chemical peels can be very helpful in treating teenagers with acne. As we age, the skin turnover slows down. Microdermab... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Retin-A: Retin-a, botox, fillers, laser resurfacing, microdermabrasions, chemical peels.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Not really: Botox is very effective for this. It is a very common procedure in asia where large jaw muscles are considered unattractive. It is not fda approved fo... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Good for Lifting: Ultherapy is not a laser. It is ultrasound. It is the only non-invasive treatment that is fda approved for lifting. Results are fairly consistent espe... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Yes: Although it is much easier to put in than to take out, the fat can be gently removed with a micro liposuction cannula. The fat can also be sculpted us... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Prevent engraving: Over time, the horizontal lines on the forehead can become engraved into the skin. By keeping the muscles that cause scrunching of the skin on the for... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Might be too strong: If you are using it for general anti-aging or acne, you may want to try backing off a little bit to every other night or you can ask your doctor to pr... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Yes: Your symptoms sound like they may be due to an intolerance to soy. Pre-made food products such as jenny craig often contain a fair amount of soy. Try ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Non FDA approved: Currently there are no fda approved botulinum toxin creams. This is probably a bad idea because the potential for abuse is huge!
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Not necessarily: Large varicose veins are best treated surgically by a vascular surgeon, but small spider veins can easily be treated with injections and lasers in the... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
3-6 months: Restylane (dermal fillers) is a poor choice for injecting cheeks. It does not last very long and is not very structural. Perlane is better and is a g... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Yes: Bleeding can occur at the injection site. If the bleeding is under the skin, this is called a bruise. Avoid Aspirin and other blood thinners around th... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Potassium: Most weight loss programs cause water loss in the initial stages, potassium is often lost with the water, so a potassium supplement may be needed for ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Laser Hair Removal: Laser treatments offer the best long term hair reduction for large body areas. Multiple treatments are needed and not all lasers are created equal, so... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Yes: Collagen fillers do not last very long and have a significant risk of allergic reactions. Hyaluronic acid and calcium based fillers like juvederm and ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Fractional Laser : Ablative laser resurfacing typically refers to removing a whole layer of skin with a laser. Fractional technology allows treatment of a "fraction" of ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
IPL: Ipl or photo facial is effective for removing sun spots. Laser resurfacing and chemical peels are great for this as well. There are also some topical ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Surgery: Surgery is an option, but the fractional laser is my favorite way to tighten loose skin around the eyes and even give the eyes a little lift.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
No.: Laser permanently destroys hair that are in the active growth stage. Dormant hair and hair that your body has not made yet will be unaffected. Multipl... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Sclerotherapy: Sclerotherapy or laser are easy solutions for treating spider veins.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Maybe: If the fat takes, the results can last a very long time.
A member asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Sensitivity: Sensitivity to any product is possible and could cause swelling. The under eye area is particularly sensitive and can swell more easily. Ask your doct... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
Botox: Although this is off label, Botox has been use to treat platysmal bands in the neck.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. H. william Song
aesthetic Medicine 30 years experience
No: Xanax (alprazolam) is a sedative. It will make you lethargic and less motion will lead to burning less calories so you would actually gain weight.

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Aug 5, 2014
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Song is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Song is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I knew about vitamin a and c benefits. Good to know that I need e too
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This made me feel good. Thanks! I was a registered nurse, crittical care ER med Surg and Open hearts
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I've not been able to find anybody with a answer so thanks a bunch

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – New Jersey Medical School, NJ
Graduated 1992MD

Awards

Top Aesthetic Medicine Specialist, First Place, New Jersey - Summer
2013
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

Hackensack University Medical Center
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