SVS Vision Center?s founders opened their first shop in Sterling Heights, Michigan, in 1974 to help the community clear up its vision. But even these optical gurus never foresaw their humble business expanding to more than 60 locations sprawled across 8 states. Today, each shop continues the tradition of ensuring ocular health and crystalline sight, beginning with exams from seasoned optometrists. Afterward, patients head to the optical dispensary, where they try on frames by Coach, Tiffany, Nike, Versace, or Ray-Ban. The staff then fits the stylish selection with polarized and scratch-protected prescription lenses to help guests read books clearly or see a charging moose from a distance. Most of SVS Vision Center?s frames can also hold sunglass lenses as well, eliminating squinting during summer months and tropical vacations.
Dr. Philip H. Kresch understands the frustration that comes with having toenail fungus. Working in the podiatry field for more than 30 years, he's seen patients battle with ineffective topical solutions and oral medications that can cause undesirable side effects, such as uncontrollable quickstepping. The pursuit of an effective, no-fuss treatment led him to affix his office with the latest technology for battling toenail fungus—the Q-Clear laser system. Unlike with previous laser procedures, the system's calibrated energy wavelengths can destroy fungal growths without the use of medications in as little as one to three treatments.
The doctors and aestheticians of Artisan Cosmetic Surgery empower clients to overcome their fears and pursue aesthetic goals. Having earned board certifications in surgery and plastic surgery, Dr. Manish Gupta and Dr. Raj Gupta deliver complex aesthetic modifications. They can alter the size, position, or shape of breasts, diminish excess fat, or sculpt facial features. As an alternative to surgery, certified aestheticians perform anti-aging procedures that yield noticeable results with little to no downtime. They tackle wrinkles with a suite of treatments that cater to different needs. Dermal fillers immobilize wrinkles for months at a time, and chemical peels gradually diminish wrinkles by sloughing away the skin's outermost layer, also known as its overcoat. Artisan Cosmetic Surgery has four locations?two in Ohio and two in Michigan.
Dr. Amin Jaffer homes in on each patient's teeth to form comprehensive treatment plans aimed at lifelong oral health. The molar maven, who has practiced in Ann Arbor for the past decade, not only outfits bites with preventative care, but also revitalizes teeth with cosmetic services carefully designed to complement face shape, eye color, and the style of artwork hanging from mouth walls. M. Amin Jaffer D.D.S also helps bring grins to the local area through community outreach, including a program that grants kids free dental care on specific days of the year and prevents their teeth from turning into marshmallows.
The slate-blue walls in the studio of Massage by Peggy recall the tranquility of the ocean, which helps to ease clients into a state of relaxation. Aromatherapy scents permeate the candlelit room, while a heated table helps clients unwind better than riding a merry-go-round backwards. Certified massage therapist Peggy eases knots from muscles in modalities including Swedish, sports, and geriatric.
Since 1987, Healing Arts Massage Therapy Center’s nationally certified therapists have banded together to relieve stress and tend to sore muscles. The center’s owner and Master Bodywork Therapist, Celeste Hamilton, calls upon more than 30 years of therapeutic practice to oversee a team of four, each of whom relies on techniques that encompass Swedish, therapeutic, and deep-tissue modalities. Upon request, the therapists can haul their massage chairs to businesses, parties, and understaffed bakeries to share their kneading expertise with clients on-site.