Dr. James Apesos, a board-certified and published plastic surgeon, oversees his fellow doctors and aestheticians at The Plastic Surgery Pavilion, which is nestled within a building designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1956. The producers of both a CBS television special and ABC?s 20/20 have sought his expertise, which he uses to help his clients improve their self-images and daily function with a prolific list of surgical and non-invasive cosmetic treatments.
Amy Tobias and Cathy Murray, aestheticians and co-owners of Transforming Techniques Salon and Medical Spa, each bring 17 years of beauty-biz experience to their treatment chairs. They and their team lavish complexions with a wide range of skin services, from antibacterial and oxygen facials to slightly more intensive chemical peels and wrinkle-fighting injections. Stylists tend to men's, women's, and kids' locks, keeping ends fresh and hairdos manageable, and techs groom both natural and artificial nails. Massage therapists knead stress from tense muscles, and depilation experts use wax to whisk unwanted body hair away from faces, legs, and plates of nachos.
Together with his seasoned staff, Dr. Ronald Bush combats villainous veins with state-of-the-art techniques and equipment. A thorough evaluation using a special light, ultrasound, or truth serum helps determine the source of the spidery tributaries and their appropriate treatment. While laser sessions subdue unruly vessels, sclerotherapy injects venous henchmen with a solution that prevents blood flow through the vein over time. Some treatments may also incorporate VeinGogh, which generates heat beneath the skin with a super-thin probe, forcing vessel walls to paint moody postimpressionistic landscapes until their eventual collapse. Side effects are rare but possible and include temporary skin pigmentation changes posttreatment.
William C. Rigano, MD, a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon, has been reshaping patients' physiques for almost 20 years. At Advanced Breast & Cosmetic Surgery, he augments or reduces bosom sizes and restores cleavage fullness following lumpectomy surgery. He also refreshes tummies with tucks and tailors excess skin to better fit those who've had bariatric surgery. His team of estheticians resurfaces mugs with facials and chemical peels that reduce the signs of aging, fight blemishes, and clear migrating turtle necks from the face using medical-grade product lines from Zo Medical by Zen Obagi, Obagi, SkinCeuticals, and Vi Medical peels.
Laser treatments are the focus at Reflection Medical Spa: laser hair removal, laser cellulite reduction, laser vein removal, laser facials. Lasers fit with the med spa's commitment to noninvasive cosmetic beauty procedures. In addition to its host of laser treatments, Reflection's staff, led by Dr. Florencia R. Guzman, injects dermal fillers, such as Botox and Juvéderm; rejuvenates skin with facial procedures, such as fractional skin resurfacing and microdermabrasion; and aids weight loss with methods that include meal replacements and appetite suppressants.
Dr. Solomon Jan?s steady hand erases winkles and unwanted body hair from his clients. To combat the signs of aging, he injects Botox into problem areas, or for a more conservative fix, he uses chemical peels and microdermabrasion. He smooths fuzzy faces and other body parts with the aid of lasers, which also remove outdated tattoos such as your previous Golden Tee high score. In addition to smoothing out skin surfaces, the doctor shrinks stubborn fat deposits with minimally invasive laser-lipo treatments. Through a simple SmartLipo procedure, patients banish bulges from the thighs, neck, or midsection through a high-tech procedure that also tightens skin and boosts collagen production.