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.
Huw Lloyd Davies and Stu White started HDX Fit as a place where they can help others improve their own health and fitness. The center's training principles are built upon holistic health awareness, the fundamentals of nutrition, and metabolic conditioning. Alongside an excellent supporting staff, the team curates a curriculum of group training classes, personal-training sessions, nutrition consultations, and holistic life coaching.
HDX Fit also offers an online training program, a portal full of videos and written workouts for people who can’t make it to classes because their motorized unicycles are out of gas. The online program includes a weekly telephone chat with one of the gym’s trainers, who speaks to the philosophy of the center's inspirational founder.
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.
CrossFit Doctrine is a school of fitness and well being whose staff works hard to represent their philosophy by encouraging all clients achieve their health and fitness goals. To a novice who hasn't attempted CrossFit before, some of the regimen's intense workouts—like flipping a truck tire, doing hand-stand pushups, and breaking bad guys' motorcycles in half—might seem almost impossible. But by abiding by the practice of functional movement, students hone in on the safest, most efficient use of physical energy. The workout depends on two other key concepts: constant variety, which is achieved by performing a completely different exercise every day, and high intensity, which maximizes the effect of a workout that might take less than 15 minutes. With these principles in mind, the instructors at CrossFit Doctrine design classes for beginners, experienced trainees, and even those in need of physical therapy, and ensure each workout comes with a hefty dose of group motivation to help students reach their fitness goals.
Dr. Hamid Towhidian and his staff strive to help their clients achieve their ideal look. Their procedures address aesthetics from head to toe and range from noninvasive body contouring and Botox to traditional cosmetic surgery. Technicians employ laser light to even out complexions, remove unwanted hair, and stage reenactments of heist movies. No matter the treatment, Dr. Towhidian interviews clients himself to help them set realistic goals and address any concerns. Visitors receive this attentive care inside luxurious private rooms lined with framed art. A tiled reception area hosts patients waiting to be seen, and a polished marble floor serves as an impromptu mirror to view freshly treated faces.
Over the last 23 years, Dr. Jeffrey Kleis has treated feet and perfected the medical art of removing unsightly fungus that has taken root on his clients' toes. Having performed more than 4,000 laser procedures, Dr. Kleis has become one of the foremost physicians when it comes to treating onychomycosis. Rather than relying on alternatives such as topical creams, oral medication, or dipping patients' toes into a tank of pencil erasers, Dr. Kleis uses the Cutera GenesisPlus. A testament to the maxim that the best way to master something is to teach it, he has trained other physicians in its use, appeared in a Cutera training video, and has even been a Cutera consultant.