Amoderm Cosmetic and Wellness Medical Center president and medical director Dr. Elham Jafari has a background in neurology, which gives her a keen insight into the workings of nerves and muscles beneath the skin. She and her medical staff apply this expertise to perform brief Botox or Juvéderm injections and accurately target veins during sclerotherapy sessions. IPL photofacials pulse beams of light into the skin, stimulating the production of collagen to produce youthful elasticity without strict spandex diets. Microdermabrasion sloughs away sun damage, scarring, and fine lines without any type of abrasive spray, and is followed by a rejuvenating serum rich in ceramides and vitamins A, C, and E. Laser vein-removal treatments cause blood vessels to fade rather than growing into unwanted tattoos. Amoderm Cosmetic and Wellness Medical Center keeps flesh looking youthful with their own line of skincare products, including an anti-aging sunscreen that fights free radicals as it protects skin from further damage.
The team of cosmetic and plastic surgeons at Athenix Body Sculpting Institute understands the direct link between physical appearance and self-confidence. In their quest to collectively boost the public's self-esteem, they actively reshape and refine clients' problem areas using the industry's latest technologies—including Natrelle breast implants, natural fat transfers, Body-Jet liposuction, and nonsurgical body contouring—to create curves that parabolas could only dream of.
Many of the clinic's doctors also dedicate their efforts to reshaping the lives of those less fortunate in the community. Dr. Maurice Sherman, the clinic's chief medical officer, donates his time and talents to victims of domestic violence, and Dr. Millicent Odunze repairs cleft palates and other facial deformities as a volunteer for Operation Smile.
Gold and burgundy walls, divans, and throw pillows provide a touch of elegance inside the office of Cosmetic Laser Center of Irvine, melting away the cold sterility normally associated with a high-tech clinic. Dr. Morris Ahdoot opened the center in 2005, and since then has devoted himself to helping women to feel good about themselves. He combines double specialties in gynecology and cosmetic skincare with a naturally gentle demeanor, addressing beauty issues while encouraging clients to talk freely about their individual needs. Dr. Ahdoot's communication skills evidence themselves during free consultations, in which he takes time to discuss patients' concerns face-to-face rather than speaking through the office intercom.
Dr. Ali Sepehr has spent his entire career focused on the human face. While other doctors dabble in a variety of fields, he felt that choosing one specialty would allow him to truly treat a patient to the best of his ability. This single-minded devotion has led him to train under renowned surgeon Peter Adamson, receive board certification, and earn the 2010 Reuther Kris Conrad Merit Award for outstanding achievement in his field. He demonstrates his expertise at The OC Center for Facial Plastic Surgery by performing a variety of facial treatments, from liquid face-lifts and Botox injections to eyelid lifts and brow surgeries.
American Medical Aesthetics battles exterior imperfections with a formidable arsenal of advanced, holistic-medical technology. Euro skin-tightening, or collagen-induction therapy, administered over three separate visits, starts with the application of a topical anesthetic before an advanced homeopathic serum is applied to skin. A specialized rotational device creates tiny, acupuncture-like openings in skin, easing the absorption of the rejuvenation formula, potentially getting rid of wrinkles, tightening loose areas, and leaving epidermises glowing as healthily as a newborn jack-o-lantern. Those opting for the epidermal laser face peel get the resurfacing and accelerated regeneration treatment. During the visit, skin will be resurfaced with an advanced laser treatment, removing the top layer of dead skin to reveal the healthy cells beneath. After the treatment, faces are usually dry and flaky for several days as old skin is sloughed off, setting the stage for new, radiant visages to emerge from their cocoons.
Under the expert guidance of Dr. Alan Kanter at Vein Center of Orange County and Dr. Angelina Devera at Laser and Vitality Institute, the staff harness the FDA-approved Zerona cold-laser technology, designed to reduce corporeal circumferences by an average of 3.5 inches. During each session, clients relax beneath a beam-slinging apparatus for 40 minutes as it glides low-light lasers over their waistline, back, hips, and thighs, emulsifying adipose tissue so that fat can sneak its way out of the body. The disintegrated lipid depots can then be absorbed by the body’s obsessively tidy lymphatic system and expelled through the body’s natural detoxification process and complex system of water slides. The noninvasive treatment does not require any recovery time.