Varicose and spider veins quake in fear when they see board-certified physician Dr. Steven Schaeffer approach with a syringe full of sclerosant and a take-no-prisoners attitude. Beforehand, patients undergo a free consultation to determine if their appendages are good candidates for the treatments and to check if veins are severe enough to warrant the ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy. Varicose and spider veins are a chronic, recurring condition that can only be cured by sliding down a giant waterspout, so the doctor does his best to attack them as they arise.
Jardin Bleu Spa's team of technicians serves clients with FDA-approved, nonsurgical cosmetic procedures, such as laser hair removal, microdermabrasion, and photofacials. The spa's online image gallery acts as evidence of Jardin Bleu Spa's success. In terms of Jardin Bleu Spa's ambiance, the staff works hard to ensure that each visit is as stress-free as possible, an effort helped along by having business hours as flexible as string cheese.
The staff of The Longevity Center solves clients' hair and skin concerns with an advanced IPL system, whose bursts of concentrated light work to erase acne, broken capillaries, unwanted hair, and signs of aging. Technicians use the handheld device to deliver pulsating fluorescent light over problem areas, while the heated energy helps stimulate collagen and destroy follicles at the root. Clients looking for help building a healthier lifestyle can be buddied up with a personal trainer, who can create custom exercise and diet plans that help fulfill goals ranging from weight loss to triathlon completion. The Longevity Center also offers an array of other services, including physican-supervised weight loss therapy and vitamin injections.
Dr. Z. Catherine Navarro and her assistants employ hospital-grade diagnostic technology and cosmetic laser systems to expertly beautify patients' faces and bodies. Their FDA-approved, computer-controlled Exilis devices gently warm subdermal layers with controlled doses of laser light energy, stimulating collagen production and helping to firm skin tone. The technicians also deliver non-invasive treatments to make spider veins fade away like wax scars from preschool Crayola duels.
Born in Santiago, Chile, and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Dr. John Michael Thomassen grew up with the dream of becoming a doctor. After studying mechanical engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Dr. Thomassen returned to San Juan to follow his passion and earn his medical degree at the University of Puerto Rico. He spent six years completing an integrated plastic-surgery residency and fellowship at Georgetown University, and is now a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon serving the South Florida community.
Thanks to his years of training, meticulous engineering background, and active role as a researcher, Dr. Thomassen has become an expert in complex reconstructions and cosmetic procedures for the face and body. He also offers a variety of aesthetic treatments, including wrinkle-reducing dermal fillers and sclerotherapy for spider veins caused by prolonged standing and emotional surges associated with watching football games on TV.
Doctors of podiatric medicine Daniel Pero and Karl Michel have teamed up at Integrative Foot & Ankle Center to keep feet biomechanically sound and aesthetically pristine. In their medical office, both doctors breathe new life into ailing ankles and joints with a repertoire of curative techniques that ranges from ankle fusion and tendon repair to bunion exorcisms.
The office also incorporates a spa-like center entirely devoted to aesthetic concerns and pampering treatments. Foot peels, laser spider-vein and fungus removal, and even Botox injections help refine the skin's appearance, while more aggressive treatments such as stiletto-heel recovery therapy and fat-pad restoration keep the strut in clients' steps. The specialists even perform neuromuscular massage, paraffin treatments, and a nail service they have dubbed the medi-pedi, which infuses a salon treatment with medical expertise like the best of genetic hair-color modifications.