Perfect Sense Eye Care’s rock-star ophthalmologist, Dr. Stephen Wiles, has performed more than 30,000 ophthalmic surgeries to date, and that number keeps on growing. From removing cataracts to correcting blurry vision, the doctor's trusted hands can almost instantly eliminate the need for glasses and contacts. During his LASIK procedure, for example, he carefully reshapes the outermost layer of the eye⎯the cornea⎯thereby allowing the retina to better focus incoming light. Within 24 hours, patients who previously suffered from astigmatism or constantly forgot to open their eyes each morning can enjoy crisp, clear vision.
There seems to be support waiting around every corner of North Kansas City Hospital’s 69-acre campus. Whether through their acute care facility, their accredited chest-pain center, a children’s learning center, or a pavilion dedicated to an array of inpatient and outpatient services, the healing center dispenses cures for ailments both big and small. In addition to fixing physical problems, such as a broken bone or a bad haircut, the hospital also offers support in the form of counseling and group fitness classes such as yoga, Zumba, and kickboxing.
Led by Dr. Dan Severa, who is board certified by the American Academy of Family Physicians, Revelation Medical Skin Care's team of skin-rejuvenation specialists adeptly diminishes the appearance of varicose veins. During the one- to two-hour sclerotherapy treatment, each spider vein is injected with a blood-displacing solution, causing it to turn white, fade away, and spend eternity haunting bath tubs. Revelation Medical Skin Care also provides medical-spa services such as Botox, laser hair removal, microdermabrasion, acne care, and feather extraction.
No one knows your body better than you do. That's why the licensed massage therapists at Channels of Healing focus on you—your words and your history. Each session begins with a consultation to discuss your health concerns and goals. After these elements are accounted for, the therapist can fill in the gaps with nutrition education, personal training, and a custom blend of soothing bodywork. Massage techniques may include focused neuromuscular pressure therapy or gentle lymphatic-drainage techniques to ease tension.
In 1986, Dr. Vincinet Pennipede, O.D was fresh out of the military and opening up his first office off of Highway 69. There, he put in long hours and built a base of clients. Today, he oversees a team of eight optometrists and 35 qualified employees at five offices in the Kansas City area. Patrons peruse each warmly-lit furnished studio's collection of frames from high-end labels such as Silhouette and Coach. In-office labs create futuristic lenses of high-index plastic or hybrid Trivex quickly for patrons who need to return to work or judge a beauty pageant for snowflakes. Children protect their new specs with the store's Kid's Promise warranty, and adults consult with experienced doctors on the benefits of refractive surgery and restorative treatments for aging eyes.