Under the expert guidance of Dr. Dimitry Likterev, the staff at Absolute Health Clinic harnesses FDA-approved Zerona cold-laser technology, designed to reduce corporeal circumferences by an average of 3.5 inches. Low-light lasers break down adipose tissue, releasing disintegrated lipids into the body where they can then be absorbed by the lymphatic system and expelled through the body’s natural detoxification process and complex system of water slides. The noninvasive treatment does not require any recovery time. Patients can boost results with healthy eating habits, daily exercise, and regular hydration. Like sumo-wrestling costumes, caffeine and alcohol decrease the procedure’s potency.
Cosmetic surgeon Dr. Leon Forrester Tcheupdjian has not only been in the lipo biz since 1981 but also has authored a textbook on the topic and developed several new surgical tools of the trade. Dr. T., who has dubbed himself "Lipodoc" and is backed up by Liposuction & Cosmetic Surgery Institute's team, specializes in all manner of fat removal and relocation, both by traditional means and with modern laser technology. He also wipes out wrinkles, veins, unwanted hair, and passé tattoos, and he is able to bring his treatments to many, since he speaks five languages, including Armenian, Arabic, and pigeon.
Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Michael J. Duffy—who received his plastics and reconstructive training at the Mayo Clinic—and his experienced team revitalize guests with surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic services at the Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery Center. Dr. Duffy draws from his 20 years of experience to perform reconstructive and cosmetic surgeries such as face-lifts, liposuction, and breast augmentation. He also noninvasively beautifies faces by topping them with chemical peels, injecting them with Botox, and glazing them with a fresh coat of paint.
The staff at Ritacca Cosmetic Surgery & Medspa aims to balance both art and science in each surgical and nonsurgical procedure they perform. Whether patients seek tattoo removal, a face lift, vein therapy, or lip augmentation, the specialists outline custom solutions tailored to their clients' wishes and their skin's fear of falling. These plans accompany detailed information about each procedure to help patients to make the best health decision.
Decked in Renaissance–inspired art, stately wood accents, and plush leather furniture, the medical spa of Ritacca's upper level focuses on bringing inner beauty outward. The spa's skin specialists use lasers, chemical peels, and microdermabrasion treatments to help to reverse the signs of aging without subjecting faces to hours of Saturday-morning cartoons. Customers can further enhance silhouettes with expert waxing, gentle facials, and applications of permanent makeup.
From New Trend Medical Spa's three spa rooms and modern medical-exam area, Dr. Ashima Mehta and her staff work to ensure patients are healthy and beautiful inside and out. Because she has treated women in many phases of life, from adolescence to menopause, Dr. Mehta has tailored her services to focus on combating the effects of time on skin, health, and favorite pocket watches. Drawing on more then 25 years of experience, the board-certified practitioner oversees advanced skin rejuvenation and wrinkle-reduction treatments such as chemical peels, photofacials, and Botox injections.
Board-certified plastic surgeon Peter Johnson has a work ethic that not only drove him to earn highest honors from the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honors Society at Northwestern University Medical School, but also to become a clinical assistant professor at the University of Chicago before opening his Center for Aesthetic Surgery. When he's not performing face-lifts, nasal shaping, liposuction, or breast enhancements, Dr. Johnson is answering questions about cosmetic surgery and doling out advice on RealSelf's online doctor-patient forum or in smoke signals above the office.