Former chief resident in plastic surgery at University of Cincinnati and member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Dr. Khang N. Thai taps into a medical fountain of youth, rejuvenating weathered visages with the latest aesthetic medical procedures. Each Botox treatment begins with a personal consultation that determines if the patient is eligible for injections, before giving them advice on whether smooth of crunchy peanut butter makes the better facial cream. All skin-spackling candidates will then receive a series of injections that can help smooth wrinkles for areas such as crow’s-feet or between the eyebrows. Any patients not eligible for the procedure will receive a full refund.
Bellagio's team of specialists helps people combat the signs of aging with laser treatments, botox injections and dermal fillers, facials and chemical peels, vitamin therapy, and weight-loss regimens. The clinic's laser arsenal can remove unwanted hair, mend scarring, and conquer unwanted tattoos, and the Fractional CO2 laser system helps tighten skin and reduce the appearance of wrinkles. Faces brighten under the line-softening power of cosmetic injections and fillers. Meanwhile, professionals coax pounds from patients’ frames through custom diet counseling, exercise plans, and appetite suppressants.
Under the guidance of Dr. Richard Burgmeier, the technicians at Perfect Skin Laser Center strive to offer the most advanced aesthetic treatments available. Their private clinic performs a variety of services using powerful beams, ranging from laser hair removal and light-based facials to noninvasive body contouring. Though laser treatments comprise the bulk of their procedures, they also specialize in products such as Botox and chemical peels. No matter what the method, Dr. Burgmeier and his staff aim to leave clients looking natural, like the majestic rocks of Mt. Rushmore.
With more than 1,000 liposuctions and facelifts under his belt, cosmetic surgeon Dr. Jose L. Robledo knows one thing for sure: nobody wants that “worked over” look. That’s why at Arizona Laser & Skin he and his team aim to make wrinkles and unwanted fat disappear with natural products and advanced techniques that rely on the skin’s innate healing ability. Minimally invasive procedures such as the Endotine Ribbon face and neck lift and AquaShape body-contouring system are performed alongside noninvasive beauty techniques such as FDA approved Viora cellulite-reduction and skin-tightening treatments. Micro-current facials get skin smoother than a dolphin’s raincoat by stimulating and thus helping to strengthen the facial muscles. In addition to emphasizing natural-looking results, the team prides itself on looking after the safety of its patients. A consultation precedes each treatment, during which clients find out if procedures are right for them, ask questions, and address any special needs.
Understanding patients' apprehension when visiting a doctor, 16-year veteran Dr. Larry C. Everett has designed every aspect of his plastic-surgery practice to put them at ease. Candles, stylized statues, and colorful flowers adorn the marble surface of the office’s front desk, where the friendly staff greets patients and quickly points out which flowers are man-eating varietals. Inside the education room, patients can flip through brochures or watch video screenings of cosmetic procedures to help them make informed decisions. Should they opt for surgical enhancements such as face-lifts, tummy tucks, or liposuction, The doctor further quells fears by explaining every step of the procedure and recovery process.
As a certified plastic surgeon with the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Dr. Gwen Maxwell provides a combination of experience, technical skill, and aesthetic intuition in each medical procedure. With a staff of dermal doyens, clients receive treatments with advanced equipment and techniques. The laser hair treatments last about 10–15 minutes each, can result in a permanent reduction in hair growth, and are ideal for congregations of follicle foes. Hairs on the face, forearms, underarms, or bikini line are wicked from your pores with ease using Candela GentleLASE or Candela GentleYAG laser systems. Both lasers can accommodate a variety of skin types, aim to reduce patient discomfort, and speed up the treatment time by using a large spot size that covers an impressive surface area. The beam of light passes though the skin where it mows down follicle forests and opens up a smooth subdivision of skin.
At The Skin Place, patients can turn back sagging facial clocks with help from the Triniti three-stage laser treatment. After a complimentary consultation to diagnose the skin’s condition, uneven pigment finds itself in the corrective cross-hairs of a color-correcting photofacial beam, which works to even tone, undo sun damage, and treat symptoms of rosacea, spider veins, and aggressive kisses. Next, the Refirme laser assists in facial de-drooping by stimulating subdermal collagen replenishment with bipolar radio-frequency and light waves. Ideal for flashing away saggy under-eye circles and brow lines, the process helps to bolster long-term collagen production for longer-lasting tautness and fewer fine lines. Finally, the Matrix IR laser is deployed against mild to moderate wrinkles, using focused energy at furrowed danger zones to demurely obscure facial age. The number of required sessions is dependent each patient’s skin condition and number of faces, and though some may note immediate results after only one treatment, most take three to five sessions for optimal results.