At The Laser Vein Center of Connecticut, vascular surgeon Dr. Richard Margules, MD, FACS, draws upon 32 years of experience to treat spider and varicose veins with a variety of techniques. As a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and an assistant clinical professor of surgery at University of Vermont, Dr. Margules is uniquely qualified to assess venous issues and recommend the appropriate course of action. His expertise has helped bring relief to marathon runners, landscapers, living statues, and other people who are always on their feet. Techniques that include everything from compression stockings to minimally invasive laser therapy ensure he can find a treatment option to suit any lifestyle.
The dentists at West Avenue Dental strive not only to improve patients' oral health, but also to teach them to maintain their glowing smiles at home. An initial exam—cleaning, x-rays, and charting—helps dentists diagnose any issues and plan the proper treatment. They provide several preventive and reparative treatments, including extractions, sealants, root canals, and dentures. They also enhance the appearance of teeth with whitening and Invisalign straightening.
More than 80 years ago, Jack Cohen started selling designer eyewear from a pushcart on Orchard Street. After eight decades, that cart has expanded into more than 100 storefronts whose frames runt the gamut from budget-friendly styles to designer specs from Versace, Fendi, and Calvin Klein. The expert staff helps clients match their glasses to their face shapes and lifestyles. Meanwhile, onsite optometrists dole out prescriptions and screen eyes for diseases such as glaucoma and cat cataracts, which make you only see cats.
At Connecticut Martial Arts, classically trained martial artist and fifth-degree tae kwon do black belt Master Steven Doyon leads a team of instructors who teach both the physical techniques and the philosophy of martial arts. Fitness-kickboxing classes teach participants to punch and kick as they shed weight. Muay thai kickboxing classes focus on the martial art's core techniques in intense lessons. Kids' martial-arts lessons teach youngsters to defend themselves against bullies as they acquire discipline and focus.
The primary concerns for Doctors of Chiropractic Sclafani and Healy are to alleviate their patients’ pain and prevent its recurrence. Whether patients are injured on the job or on the ball field, whether they’re dealing with back or neck pain, the chiropractors get them functioning again through use of massage and physical therapy as well as in-office adjustments. They treat everything from carpal tunnel syndrome and arthritis to pinched nerves and sciatica. In correcting postures and movements, they also help patients prevent the return of injury or pain and teach them a number of exercises to assist in the process.