At Florida Endovascular Specialists, board-certified experts in endovascular radiology work to erase patients? spider and varicose veins using minimally invasive techniques. Physicians eliminate purplish spider veins on faces and legs with high-tech treatments. Alternately, during sclerotherapy treatments, doctors inject a solution into unsightly or painful leg-and-body veins to reduce their visibility and alleviate internal pressure. Before the first treatments, doctors meet patients for a consultation and a physical to determine the extent of their problem veins and whether they spell out a book-length sequel to Charlotte?s Web.
In addition to performing minimally invasive cosmetic treatments, the doctors at Florida Endovascular Specialists tackle more pressing medical issues, from peripheral arterial disease to cancer, with eminently qualified counsel and image-guided biopsy.
Pirate's Island and Pirate's Cove plunge putters deep into a thicket of thieving pirates, buried treasure, and stowaways tangled in rigging. Players select an appropriately sized putting club and a golf ball of any color, asserting individuality while creating polychromatic turf art. Putt through two 18-hole courses (one at the Daytona Beach Shores location), skirting shimmering waterfalls that conceal skeletons and spelunking convocations behind translucent veils. The golf course abuts a glorious gift shop, and snacks are available for additional gold.
Though there are 130 For Eyes Optical stores around the United States, the company still has the heart of a small start-up. Owned and operated since 1972, when a small group of friends started it in Philadelphia, aiming for quality eyewear manufacturing as well as customer service. These same friends, aided by a few family members, still lead the franchise today. They ensure that each location adheres to their original principles and mandates for mustard-colored shag carpets.
In each store, expert independent doctors test clients' visual acuity and general eye health with comprehensive exams. Then, a store associate helps each person outfit their eyes with designer frames by brands such as Ray-Ban, Prada, D&G, and Versace. For Eyes Optical has its own advanced 40,000-square foot optical lab in in Hialeah, Florida, where technicians shape, surface, and coat the lenses to fit each person's exact prescription. After creating the lenses?whether plastic, polycarbonate, or trivex Toughlites?they inspect and fit each into its corresponding frame by hand, a process that ensures quality control and guards against the robots, whose first objective is to hinder our eyesight.
Every day at Dental Creations of Daytona Beach, PLC, dentists Jesse Reagin and Denise Turner use knowledge gleaned from their intensive training to care for patients. They stay ahead of the latest techniques and equipment by participating in several professional organizations—both dentists recently earned fellowships from the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Reagin and Dr. Turner both make an effort to attend lectures, meetings, and conventions to remain at the forefront of their industry. Dr. Reagin specializes in the placement and restoration of implants and the administration of IV sedation, and she is a member of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.
As part of their commitment to state-of-the-art services, the duo employs technology such as digital x-rays and other diagnostic tools. They check for lurking decay, for example, with a small sterilized intraoral camera. A monitor can then display information from the pen-sized video camera that is 10–40 times its true size.
Chronic pain can be debilitating, even if the pain itself isn't that bad. So native Floridian Dr. Cathy Moutsopoulos at Beachside Chiropractic commits herself to guiding her clients away from chronic pain by pinpointing and relieving the cause, not just the symptoms. From the minute clients enter the waiting room, they are put at ease by cozy leather seating and lush greenery. During treatment, clients are put through a personalized care plan, and discuss the benefits of a range of services, from chiropractic adjustment to realign the spine, cold-laser therapy to ease muscle pain, and corrective exercises to restore range of motion. In addition to chiropractic work, the whiplash- and brain traumatology-certified Dr. Moutsopoulos is a board member for the Flagler Volusia Chiropractic Society, is involved with local charitable organizations, and even has a nursery that is staffed three days a week
As both an ordained interfaith minister and a spiritual life coach, Laura has spent more than a decade helping clients clear the tallest emotional hurdles in their lives. At Transitions Liaison, she specializes in custom hypnotherapy sessions that combine life-coaching consultations with careful forays into the subconscious. Upon studying the patterns of each patient's decision-making and past conditioning, she offers counsel in areas such as overcoming self-doubt and working through tough relationships. For individuals who need more hypnotic help, Laura sells CDs with music designed to assist listeners as they work through everything from losing weight to quitting smoking, as well as guided meditation mp3s, and an e-book on weight loss and hypnosis.