Dr. Kendra A. Cole, a specialist in medical dermatology, and her partner, aesthetic physician Dr. Louis D. Cole, help patients enhance their outward appearance with state-of-the-art treatments. Less invasive body-contouring options include VelaShape, Thermage, and Ulthera ultrasound skin tightening, which can result in svelte figures that easily shimmy into packed elevators and tuck behind trees during hide-and-seek.
The founders of Body Medical Contouring—president Jonathan Penn and creative director Heather Hohweiler—set out on a year of travel and research, hoping to discover the latest noninvasive and minimally invasive body-sculpting treatments. After achieving success they opened a facility, which Hohweiler designed and marked with Romanesque white columns and green topiary-like accents. But Hohweiler didn't join Penn on his sojourn merely because she wanted to create a luxurious medical aesthetics center—it was personal. She experienced firsthand the effectiveness of the services their center now offers, having lost an impressive 72 pounds. As she explained on Atlanta & Company, Hohweiler used a potent combination of mesotherapy—a series of injections that metabolize fat deposits—and carbossi therapy, which employs medical-grade carbon dioxide gas to increase circulation and eliminate fat cells.
To perform their wrinkle- and fat-ousting protocols, Penn and Hohweiler assembled a team of medical experts and time travelers from the future. Medical director Dr. Tosha Rogers and two registered nurses target stubborn fat and cellulite with Exilis radio-frequency sessions or via the hCG injectable diet and B-12 lipotropic injections. The med spa's cutting-edge treatments have been featured in numerous local media, including The Atlantan Brides magazine and the Fashionado blog.
Amid The Med Spa at Stat’s olive-green walls, physicians and aestheticians work side-by-side to rid skin of wrinkles, sun damage, and other beauty concerns. Aestheticians ply their techniques at the surface of the skin, customizing facials and exfoliating dead skin cells with diamond microdermabrasion and chemical peels. Physicians take a more internal role as they unfold wrinkles with dermal fillers, address excessive sweating, or smooth spider veins.
During her more than 20 years in the beauty industry, Kimberly has earned certifications as a medical aesthetician instructor, laser specialist and master body artist and has performed nearly 10,000 medical procedures. Nowadays, she draws on her eclectic credentials at the helm of her eponymous laser center. With beams from FDA-approved Candela and Syneron laser systems, she and her staff, including Dr. Jack Cheng, can remove unwanted stubble, tighten wrinkled skin, and rejuvenate faces aged by the knowledge that the tooth fairy is actually a boozy out-of-work actor. Her permanent-makeup services streamline morning beauty routines, and her patients’ crow’s-feet and laugh lines temporarily disappear after injections of Botox, Restylane, and other cosmetic fillers. Kimberly’s team also performs spray tans and eyelash extensions.
Spa Sydell traces its roots back to 1982, when its flagship spa opened in Buckhead under the moniker Sydell Skin Care Salon. A spike in popularity led the spa to change its name to the leaner Spa Sydell and expand to seven convenient locations. Today, the spa’s skincare experts helm a team of licensed professionals and massage therapists, all of whom must pass stringent auditions before they are hired.
Each of the spa’s outposts exhibits a unique personality—the larger facilities echo with the sounds of water trickling down fountain displays, soothing scents permeate the air, tropical flowers are placed with care, and the more intimate boutique locations host private treatment rooms in which botanical fragrances couple with the sounds of orchestral twee pop. Regardless of the locale, expect a relaxing, personalized massage experience in which a therapist tends to your individual aches and pains with soothing strokes. During facials, the spa’s aestheticians blend signature products individually selected and previously tested on the CEO.
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Drs. Terry J. Lemons and John R. Hendricks employ experience culled from memberships in the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and Georgia Dental Association to straighten wayward teeth with Invisalign treatments, customized to fit each patient’s needs. Invisalign straightens crooked chompers with a combination of highly advanced, 3-D computer graphics and the spells of old-fashioned orthodontia. The Invisalign process eschews cumbersome braces for clear, removable aligners that are virtually invisible to the unclothed eye.