Clients come to Body Contour Wellness Center in search of trimmer physiques and more youthful complexions, but they will find nary an operating room, scalpel, or Fountain of Youth eyewash station here. Instead, they'll find a high-tech Physician's Office outfitted with a variety of laser, LED, and ultrasonic slimming devices. The doctors, acupuncturists, therapists, nutritionists and Body Sculpting experts offer their treatments in single doses or as package deals, allowing clients to tackle short-term and long-term beauty and health goals?from wrinkles and decreasing body fat percentage and acne to rejuvenating loose skin?at their own pace.
Born in Santiago, Chile, and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Dr. John Michael Thomassen grew up with the dream of becoming a doctor. After studying mechanical engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Dr. Thomassen returned to San Juan to follow his passion and earn his medical degree at the University of Puerto Rico. He spent six years completing an integrated plastic-surgery residency and fellowship at Georgetown University, and is now a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon serving the South Florida community.
Thanks to his years of training, meticulous engineering background, and active role as a researcher, Dr. Thomassen has become an expert in complex reconstructions and cosmetic procedures for the face and body. He also offers a variety of aesthetic treatments, including wrinkle-reducing dermal fillers and sclerotherapy for spider veins caused by prolonged standing and emotional surges associated with watching football games on TV.
At Prestege Wellness, services range from the traditional to the out-of-the-ordinary. When it comes to aesthetics, standard procedures such as lipo-sculpting, Botox, and sclerotherapy erase extra pudge, wrinkles, and unsightly veins. For spiritual and emotional healing, natural medicine such as acupuncture, hypnotherapy, and biofeedback therapy help clients regain a healthy internal balance.
At Oband Medical Centers, a team of doctors across California, Nevada, and Miami perform bariatric surgery using FDA-approved gastric bands to help overweight clients significantly lower their BMIs. Staff members also provide support both before and after the procedure, helping clients make long-term changes to their lifestyles and body shapes.