Led by Dr. Douglas J. Mackenzie, the registered nurses, aestheticians, and physicians? assistants at Pacific Plastic Surgery help clients amp up their self-confidence with a wide offering of both noninvasive and surgical services. Dr. Mackenzie, who has studied at Johns Hopkins, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and Cornell University Medical Center, wields his extensive experience and know-how to perform tummy tucks, scar revisions, and face-lifts. A specially designed, multifaceted medical weight-loss program helps patients get fit healthily, and the center?s noninvasive spa services get faces in shape for special events and awkward family photos.
Sandi Ravis backs up her services with more than two decades of experience, not to mention education from the University of Kansas, Cameo College, and The Santa Monica School of Massage Therapy. She has spent over 20 years in health care management, as well as more than 10 years in active massage practice. Sandi is also a Reiki master and a licensed master esthetician.
Dr. Michael Lin knows skin inside and out. After founding the Advanced Dermatology and Skin Cancer Institute?where he has mended the skin woes of such celebrities as Cindy Chiu?Dr. Lin turned his attention to his clients' outer appearances, and the Linage Dermatology Institute was born. In this clinic, he and his team of dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and laser specialists harness advanced technology to lavish patients with clearer, smoother, and more youthful appearances. Light-based devices, such as the Sciton laser for hair removal, the ProFractional laser for wrinkle reduction, and the laser pointer for receptionist amusement, enhance exteriors with a noninvasive approach, and injectables such as Juv?derm and Botox help restore youthful radiance. For at-home care, the physician's signature line of Linage LINQ products helps keep newfound faces nourished and protected.
Plush white furniture pops against the spa's taupe interior where technicians and aestheticians customize treatments to individuals. They use state-of-the-art technology during a range of cosmetic treatments. Lasers resurface tired complexions, as well as dissolve acne, hair and conspicuous leg veins. In other treatment rooms, the technicians draw upon products from Botox and Latisse to beautify faces before an important award ceremony or the Trampoline Wipeout Video Awards ceremony.
Under the guidance of board-certified dermatologists Dr. A. David Rahimi and Dr. Michael Lin, who has appeared on Keeping Up with the Kardashians, the licensed aestheticians at Westlake Laser & Aesthetics Medical Group slough off dead skin cells during 30-minute glycolic- or salicylic-acid peels. Aestheticians apply professional Linage serums specially developed by Dr. Lin to reduce fine lines, fight acne, and make visages smoother than a dolphin at a singles bar. Typically, the treatments can improve the appearance of faces, necks, and chests by lightening pigmentation and revealing a healthy, rosy glow. After the resurfacing session, patients can return instantly to work or competitive pole vaulting, as there is no downtime required.
Petra Medi Spa enlists the aid of medical professionals, highly skilled aestheticians, and an arsenal of medical-grade technology to improve appearances with nonsurgical alternatives. Dr. Liliana Cohen?a board-certified neurologist?oversees the efforts of her team members as they provide cutting-edge care intended to fight everything from acne scars to wrinkles.
The center's fractional CO2 resurfacing laser improves skin tone while minimizing the appearance of pigmented blemishes, and the LightSheer cosmetic laser system zaps hair follicles, preventing the hairs from growing back as effectively. Salicylic chemical peels exfoliate the outermost layers of the skin and shrink oversized pores. Injectable dermal fillers?such as Restylane and Juvederm?help fill in fine lines and wrinkles.
Additionally, the center offers chiropractic care and massage therapy for visitors seeking relief from the chronic pains caused by giving piggyback rides to everyone in the grocery-store parking lot.