First health, then wellness–that's the goal of the medical professionals at Meridian Family Medical Associates. With its wide range of services—which run the gamut from pediatrics to geriatrics and cosmetic injections to personal injury—Meridian's practitioners first treats illness and discomfort, then guide patients to increased health through its wellness program. They also offer weight-management and nutritional counseling, aiding patients in struggles against unwanted bulk and efforts to preserve their newly slimmed silhouettes through healthy eating habits.
Holding doctorates in optometry and biochemistry, Dr. Zeinep O. Echetebu dispenses her extensive knowledge of vision to patients at Gulfgate Vision and Gulf Vision. To assess eye health and help guests find the optimal form of vision correction, her services range from annual exams to visual-field-screening analyses for early detection of diseases such as glaucoma. The staff then fits eyes for contact lenses, or leads patients through a stock of designer frames from brands such as Burberry, Juicy Couture, Gucci, Versace, Polo Ralph Lauren, and Vera Bradley.
Sukkar Aesthetic Plastic Surgery's board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Sam Sukkar puts patients first in his flaw-fumigating cosmetic procedure that begins with a detailed explanation of the treatment. To determine the best course of action, Dr. Sukkar and his savvy staff will consult with each patient, examining their exercise and nutritional habits, past procedures, attitude, and javelin-throwing ability.
The chiropractic doctors at Clear Lake Chiropractic strive to treat the sources of pain and discomfort, not just the symptoms. X-rays help reveal potential issues, which the staff solves with adjustments and massage therapy. They also work to treat individuals who’ve been involved in motor-vehicle accidents or caught between hugging Robocops.
Before Mary M. Reyes opened Miracle Massage, she spent nearly 30 years working in data management for NASA. During this time she became well acquainted with tense shoulders, backaches, and strains from zero-gravity coffee breaks. After leaving NASA, she took a leap of faith and embarked on a new road that led to her becoming a licensed massage therapist. Today, she has her own location and is proficient in multiple massage techniques. Although she's skilled in chair and relaxation massage, her specialty is therapeutic massage. Also known as medical massage, this treatment often focuses on specific muscle groups in order to relieve aches and support the body's healing process.
Cassie Bishop is living proof of just how much a person can learn in a decade. A medical aesthetician, a certified laser specialist, and the owner of ReNew You Laser & Skin Center, Cassie spent the last 10 years mastering beauty treatments ranging from advanced skincare to vein treatments. Alongside medical director Dr. Mark Aguilar, whose office houses the aesthetic center, Cassie harnesses her library's worth of beauty knowledge to help her clients achieve optimal results from head to toe. Lasers aid in the elimination of unwanted body hair, spider veins, and typo-riddled tattoos, and facials soothe skin with fruit acids and other unique ingredients.