Under the auspices of board-certified dermatologist and dermatopathologist Dr. Heidi Gilchrist, the staff members at Gilchrist Aesthetic and Medical Dermatology help clients maintain vibrant, healthy skin. They practice a blend of conventional Western medicine and holistic approaches, focusing on prevention to ensure skin maladies don't go untreated. When new patients visit the clinic, they undergo diagnostic evaluations of everything from genetics and hereditary issues to diet and lifestyle, helping Dr. Gilchrist develop a custom-tailored skincare regimen for them. The clinic's other services run from soothing, cosmetic facials to medical necessities, such as testing for skin cancer, infections, and allergies.
Dr. Deborah H. Atkin and her team of experienced aestheticians work to turn back the clock on signs of aging and enhance their clients' natural beauty with a repertoire of advanced skincare services that rely on technological innovation and a keen aesthetic eye. Dr. Atkin, a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, attentively listens to patients' desires during an initial consultation, before taking time to create a realistic beauty blue print, custom tailored to their needs. Beauty plans can involve anything from treating acne and rosacea with products from brands such as SkinMedica, to plumping away wrinkles and fine lines with minimally invasive dermal-filler injections. A fleet of technologically advanced devices allows the staff to provide laser-assisted services, including skin tightening, body sculpting, and photorejuvenation.
A trio of physicians?a dermatologist, an ophthalmic surgeon, and a plastic surgeon?keeps watch over both DermaBare offices, warding off signs of aging from wrinkles to cellulite. Registered nurses aim to obliterate unwanted hair at the root using one of three advanced laser hair-removal machines: the Lumenis LightSheer Duet, Candela GentleLase, and GentleLase Pro. Heated energy rays can also be pointed at faces to help encourage collagen production or send spider veins scattering off of legs and underneath the floorboards. DermaBare's other aesthetic treatments include dermal fillers, chemical peels, and plastic surgery treatments such as breast augmentation and rhinoplasty.
Just a stone's throw from the ocean, Pure Body Wellness Center takes advantage of the smell of salt in the air and the sounds of gently crashing waves to cultivate a tranquil ambiance. Private treatment rooms add to the relaxation, enabling clients to kick back in peace while estheticians swaddle bodies in body wraps or dig out dirt and loose change from pores during facials. Other staffers, meanwhile, focus on overall health with private colon hydrotherapy and acupuncture sessions. Even the center?s manicures and pedicures happen in private rooms, where clients sink into cozy chairs while technicians beautify fingers and toes.
The medical director of The Institute for Aesthetic Medicine believes a beautiful appearance can be attained through noninvasive, surgery-free techniques that leave patients rejuvenated with minimal downtime. His laser and radio-frequency treatments tighten skin and cosmetic injectables reduce facial wrinkles. Susie, the aesthetician on staff, performs similarly noninvasive skincare services, such as microdermabrasion, chemical peels, and ultrasonic pore cleansing.
At Orange County Dental Specialists, the highly trained team includes general dentists, a periodontist, an endodontist, an oral surgeon, and a pediatric dentist. The office is helmed by Dr. Nina Sharma, a Southern California native and a ten-year veteran in the war on plaque. The staff?s broad range of expertise allows patients to receive a variety of treatments under one roof, ranging from dental implants and porcelain veneers to root canals to relieve pain and Invisalign clear braces that, like a chocolate-milk mustache after a spray tan, are nearly invisible.