Clients in search of nonsurgical solutions to their skincare needs can hop into Cavi Spa Skin & Body Center?s Visia complexion analysis, which peers into the topical and subsurface layers of the skin, exposing UV damage and pore depth, before serving up a personalized skin-youthifying blueprint. A course of medical-grade chemical peels, microdermabrasions, or injectables can leave complexions radiating with reclaimed vigor, or teeth-whitening procedures can remove stains and add subtle sparkle to smiles. Clients looking for more dramatic results can explore the doctor?s surgical options, which can transform torsos, limbs, and faces into stunningly youthful, and often undetectably natural, versions of their former selves.
Dr. Kevin Tehrani's vast knowledge of plastic surgery keeps him in demand––he's a published author, an international speaker, an assistant clinical professor at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, and a go-to source for publications such as New Beauty magazine. But all this activity doesn't keep him from his patients. He typically spends an hour with them during their initial consultations, answering their questions, reviewing images of them on a computer, and projecting what they'd look like if they were made of pixels. Sometimes these consultations lead to cosmetic surgery, and sometimes Dr. Tehrani and his patients instead turn to such non-invasive aesthetic equipment as the Zeltiq CoolSculpting system. Ever the innovator, Dr. Tehrani launched an iPhone app called iLipo, which helps patients to alter their image on the spot to see how a given treatment will transform their body.
There are no secrets at South Shore Cosmetic Surgeons. And that's because Doctors K. A. Hassan and H. Waheed believe educated clients make the best decisions and will feel most comfortable during their treatments. So for more than 20 years, the doctors have taken the time to educate clients on a variety of available treatments, from dermal fillers and Thermage treatments to rhinoplasty.
The professionals at Xpert Dental focus on cosmetic dentistry, helping clients put their best face forward with blazingly bright smiles. Before faces are fitted for a mouth-enhancing shine, a comprehensive oral exam is given to make sure morsel manglers are in top condition, while giving gums and other oral tissues a thorough checkup ($150). After the thorough glancing, the dentist will take plastic molds of your teeth, which are then filled with Nite White whitening agent before insertion ($525). Like the superstitious socks of hockey players, the molds need to be worn for an hour a day for three or more days, depending on the dentist's recommendation and the desired level of whitening. In a few moons, patients are likely to notice a lightening of staining resultant from medicines; smoking; drinking wine, tea, and coffee; and normal darkening through wear and tear. As an added bonus, Groupon purchasers will receive 25% off any additional cosmetic dental work.
The cosmetic enhancement professionals at Laser Clinique aesthetically improve the human form with or without sending it under the knife. Nonsurgical solutions to dermal imperfections include laser treatments and microdermabrasion, whereas surgical procedures more dramatically bolster physiques with implants, laser-assisted liposuction, and laser face-lifts.
More than 30 years after its inception, Cactus Salon & Spa and its team of continually educated stylists have not lost their edge?they earned the Long Island Press's designation as Best Hair Salon and Best Day Spa in 2011 and 2012. It's not surprising, then, that the salon has enjoyed such impressive growth over the years, with more than two dozen separate spa and salon locations.
Although hair is still the focus?stylists craft 'dos that reflect everyday ease or fashion-forward thinking?the repertoire has expanded to include everything from nail treatments and massages to permanent cosmetics and laser services. Since the roster is so broad, many clients take advantage of Cactus Club memberships, which give them the flexibility to try multiple services and products by deactivating the force fields between treatment rooms and granting a 33% discount on Sunday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.