The chefs of Dave’s Deli slice deli meats into thin slices or hearty cuts, then stuff them into toasted sandwiches or loan their succulent flavors to specialty pizzas, crafted atop 8-inch sourdough crusts. They outfit a choice of homemade sourdough, wheat, dark rye, or jalapeño-and-cheese breads with the selection of meats, cheeses, and veggies before sliding them into the shop’s toaster ovens to give them a golden exterior or a sense of self. Drinks and a choice of deli sides or two cookies form combo meals, and the shop can downsize its portions for kids.
A board-certified family-medicine physician, Dr. Elizabeth Campbell Korcz's medical experience has taught her that a more holistic approach is called for when treating patients. While working toward graduating first in her class at the Morehouse School of Medicine, she studied under a Taiwanese physician learning acupuncture and took advantage of opportunities to explore natural and herbal medical techniques. Now she owns and manages Hoover Alt MD, where she teams up with a talented ensemble of nurses, personal trainers, and other specialists to dispense comprehensive care that recognizes the connection between mind, body, and spirit.
Her staff follows step with her holistic approach, treating patients with traditional services, such as internal medicine and pediatric care, as well as alternative practices, such as yoga, sensory stimulation, and hypnosis. In addition to health concerns, the team assuages aesthetic woes with dermal fillers such as Juvederm, Botox, and Dysport. And by using organic Eminence and Obagi products, they proffer treatments that not only care for patients but also Mother Nature.
With more than 30 years of experience in general surgery—plus nearly a decade focused on vascular surgery—Dr. James Isobe and his staff help patients overcome the physical discomfort and cosmetic issues caused by spider and varicose veins. The vein center specializes in minimally invasive treatments, starting with duplex ultrasound diagnostics that can painlessly assess vein health. Based on the results, Baptist Vein Center recommends therapies such as endovenous laser treatment, which collapses varicose veins with laser energy. Spider veins are typically treated with sclerotherapy, both a procedure involving injections and the final word in most spelling bees.
Rousso Facial Plastic Surgery Clinic enhances face façades using modern techniques and personalized spa facials. The skilled aestheticians help clients choose one of four treatment types, based on skin type and tissue temperament, to cheer up sullen skin. The European facial employs customized masks and massage techniques to exfoliate and refresh the epidermis. The anti-aging facial can restore radiance using vitamin-enriched serums discovered during explorative dives into the Fountain of Youth. Evict bacteria from put-upon pores with a purifying deep-cleanse facial designed to revitalize complexions, or calm overactive imaginations with a relaxation facial that combines aromatherapy, massage, and warm towels.
Knowing that cosmetic procedures can sometimes feel daunting, Dr. Melanie L. Petro makes it her first priority to put her guests at ease. This welcoming environment is established with fresh flowers, a wellspring of empathy, and a friendly team of registered nurses, skincare specialists, and support staff.
After thoroughly explaining the treatments, which range from lifts of all types to a host of non-surgical palliatives, Dr. Petro puts to work the same medical acumen that earned her a position as a fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. Aging, cellulite, and spider veins run for the hills under the withering gaze of various medical-grade lasers, and long-beleaguered complexions spring back to life like a phoenix on a trampoline after med-spa treatments, such as chemical peels or IPL photofacials.
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In an interview with Daytime Alabama, Drs. John Kingsley and Melanie Petro espoused the importance of feeling good about how your face and legs look. Certified by the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine, they help the process along at Alabama Vascular and Vein Center by clearing skin of spider and varicose veins with modern treatments, including CoolTouch lasers, sclerotherapy, and the Veinwave’s short pulses of thermal energy, allowing clients to wear shorts, skirts, or dresses without worrying about unsightly spider veins.