Dr. Renzo A. Zaldívar's intensive, specialized training in ophthalmic plastic surgery makes him a true expert at reconstructing and rejuvenating the eye area. At Oculofacial Plastic Surgery Consultants, he and his team mend medical and aesthetic flaws of the lids, inject beauty solutions into wrinkles, and keep tears flowing through ducts like soda through Twizzlers. Dr. Zaldívar belongs to the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, a respected and elite organization with fewer than 600 members.
As the frame-dispensing branch of Dr. James Kent Doub Optometry, Debra’s Eyewear Boutique fits Carolinian faces with stylish, modern eye-enhancers and shine-blocking sunglasses. Viva frames are available for reading glasses, driving specs, or internet goggles ($120 for a single-vision basic lens), and lined bifocals in Harley Davidson frames ($220) offer a hip twist on the glasses Benjamin Franklin originally invented to help him edit emoticons out of the first draft of the Constitution. Children’s packages for single-vision lenses start at $60, so kids can get a head start on their lifelong projects of soul-window maintenance.
Dr. Vic Khemsara and his team of medicos lessen the corporeal signs of passing time with FDA-approved Botox injections. Although habitually rubbing one's face with a rolling pin may temporarily smooth wrinkles on the forehead, crow's feet, or frown lines, Botox's ability to prevent excessive facial-muscle flexing can keep epidermises level for three to six months. The treatment takes between 15–30 minutes, and may cause some mild discomfort. Unlike invasive surgical treatments or painting a picture of Sophia Loren’s face on top of your own, the injections require little to no downtime. Call ahead to schedule an appointment.
Medical and spa treatments join forces to bolster clients’ visages and health. A laser emits beams of high-intensity light that works to remove unwanted hair and diminish the appearance of spider veins and acne. A weight-loss expert customizes treatment plans with diet, exercise, and medication to help drop pounds. Doctors offer allergy testing, and treat ailments such as sleep apnea and insomnia.
The practitioners at Artists in Motion Massage Therapy see massage as more than a means of relaxation—they see it as a physical medicine that can help people heal and overcome chronic pain. Using Swedish massage as their baseline approach, they customize treatments by drawing upon tools from hot bamboo to infrared-sauna therapy, which eases conditions such as arthritis, adhesions, and being encased in ice by heating the body internally. For clients who would benefit from more in-depth structural alignment, therapists can refer them to Artists in Motion's resident neuromuscular chiropractic physician. Through this meticulous attention to each patient's ailments, therapists uphold the standards of Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals.
Joel Tull’s experienced hands have massaged the knots out of professional dancers from the New York City Ballet and athletes at the Sydney Olympics. He sets up shop inside a cozy room with plenty of potted plants, and a fireplace that can be lit upon request. Joel’s vast knowledge in massage therapy is shared with the masses during workshops across the country and in Russia, Italy, Australia, and Mars.