At Cosmetic Surgical Arts Center, owners and triple board-certified surgeons Dr. Donald Wortham and Dr. Donald Peterson combine their expertise and certifications in cosmetic, facial plastic and reconstructive, and head-and-neck surgery to sculpt and contour bodies during a range of surgical procedures. Because plastic surgery is a weighty decision, the doctors strive to inform each patient about the details about their desired service and tailor each procedure to the patient receiving it. A thorough presurgical consultation not only helps the patient understand their procedure, but also informs the physician about the patient's aesthetic concerns. With this knowledge, the surgeon devises a custom treatment plan and presents it to the patient through detailed discussion and spirited rounds of Pictionary.
Since 1996, a medical aesthetician has helmed Cosmetic Surgical Arts Center's full-service med spa. To ensure clients get the best effects, aesthetician Gina Torey personally researches and evaluates many skincare lines before offering them for purchase. Gina removes unwanted hair with a LightSheer laser and performs a slate of Aromatic spa facials, SkinMedica and Jessner chemical peels, and microdermabrasion treatments.
Medical Director Dr. Marilyn Tompkins, ARNP, busies Radiant MedSpa's staff with an array of services that refine skin surfaces. Injectables such as Botox and Sculptra free faces of wrinkles or circles around the eyes that reveal age. IPL photofacials and fractional skin-resurfacing treatments leave skin as brilliant as an Einstein wrapped in reflective tape; the spa's laser systems can also halt hair production in follicles or zap away spider veins. Glycolic or lactic acids reveal youthful skin and fight blemishes during chemical peels, and HCG weight-loss programs bolster weight loss with a combination of booster shots, protein shakes, and vitamins.
Spark a renaissance of healthier, younger looking skin with the IPL photofacial, a skin-rejuvenation procedure that targets sun damage, age spots, rosacea, and spontaneous cat masks. IPL is a gentle, noninvasive procedure. Its results can vary according to individual skin tone. Alternately, the advanced Lumenis LightSheer Duet laser barrages unwanted bristles with focused energy penetration, attacking fickle follicles at the root to ensure that permanent hair reduction is eventually achieved. Thanks to vacuum-assist technology, the experience is nearly pain-free, unlike laser hair addition, With today's Groupon, clients can prohibit unwanted hair for good on one small area or get a good head start on a medium-sized skin area.
Boasting an expert staff led by board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Justin Piasecki, MD, and Lisa Davenport, RN-BSN, Harbor Plastic Surgery tightens wrinkles and beautifies mugs within their intimate boutique-style practice. Each 60-minute treatment begins with a complimentary cosmetic consultation to determine if the minimally invasive procedure is right for each patient’s crevice-filling needs. Crows' feet, frown folds, and Father Time’s tic-tac-toe games will quickly retreat from facial trenches after an injection of Botox or Dysport––both of which temporarily paralyze the muscles, reducing the unsightly lines that repetitive muscle movement can cause. About two to seven days following injection, countenances emanate smoother rays for three to six months, freeing even the most diligent brows from evidence of past feats of furrowing strength.
With 40 years of oral-arts experience, Dr. Ken Hamada oversees a small, intimate practice that's devoted to providing personalized dental pampering. Beginning with a full exam and oral-cancer screening ($85), the one-hour comprehensive tooth-tinkering package includes a panorex x-ray ($125) and four bitewing x-rays ($60), followed by a basic cleaning ($97) and fluoride treatment ($40). Dr. Hamada also helps brighten and beautify bicuspids with his 30-minute exam and whitening package. Tooth technicians first march molars through a limited oral exam ($60) and four bitewing x-rays ($60) before teaching them how to tint themselves using the take-home Venus White system ($85) combined with simple meditations and a dried spaghetti noodle.
Lake Washington Dental's Dr. Jake Park doesn't just want people in his community to have brighter smiles; his passion spreads well beyond city, county, and country borders. When Dr. Park isn't at his practice, he is often lending his dental expertise to underserved regions of the world at no cost, such as Mexico, Thailand, and Vietnam. At his hometown Kirkland practice, his prides himself on his use of some of the latest in dental technology, including digital x-ray machines, laser cavity detectors, and an advanced Tooth Fairy–detection system.