Aesthetician Deanne Roy didn't begin her career in a skin and body spa but rather in the newborn and pediatric intensive-care unit. It was the years spent working with fragile children and their often-hysterical teddy bears that helped her develop the gentle touch and relaxed demeanor she brings to her aesthetic work today. Working under the supervision of plastic surgeon Dr. Randall Weil, she works to create the appearance of relaxed beauty in the hopes of improving her clients' self-confidence. To realize this goal, she recommends and administers treatments that include photofacials, long-term hair reduction, and cosmetic injectables.
In addition to removing tattoos, Professional Medical Corp's experienced doctors harness the photon-borne powers of the PinPointe FootLaser to painlessly and effectively whisk fungi from patients' nails. Additionally, the team helps clients safely and effectively manage foot pain through MLS laser therapy. Such therapies can treat pain associated with plantar faciitis, neuromas, arthritis, joint pain, sore muscles, post surgical swelling, and more. When used, MLS laser improves vascular activity, improves nerve function, boosts metabolic activity, and promotes faster healing.
Since opening its doors, LaserAway has accumulated 18 California locations and the patronage of celebrities such as the Kardashian clan. At different settings, the clinic's state-of-the-art lasers can treat signs of sun damage, tattoos, body hair, and glued-on glam-rock wigs with comfort and efficiency. The clinic's medical professionals are all fully licensed to administer laser pulses, and fully glad to educate clients on the intricacies of skincare.
Dr. Jeffrey DeWeese wanted to be a physician when he was just 12 years old, but it wasn't until an emergency-room rotation that he decided to be a plastic surgeon. After watching a colleague reconstruct a young girl's injured face, Dr. DeWeese resolved to dedicate himself to a specialty that combines artistic vision with technical proficiency to improve patients? quality of life. Now with board certification and more than 17 years of surgical experience, he still relies on this combination of skills, spending ample time with patients beforehand and working with them to select an appropriate treatment regimen.
Surgical procedures comprise a healthy portion of the center's services, but the staff also bolsters confidence, tones and shapes silhouettes, and counteracts aging with less invasive alternatives. Custom facial treatments, for instance, incorporate everything from anti-inflammatory enzymes that conceal signs of acne to soothing masks that leave skin as hydrated as a sponge in a bucket of Gatorade. Microdermabrasion sessions and dermal fillers improve skin tone, whereas a therapeutic massage combines Swedish strokes, deep-tissue pressure, and reflexology techniques to address individual aches.
Dr. Michael R. Macdonald has surgical treatments in his blood. His earliest inspiration came from his father, who worked as a pediatric head and neck surgeon in their native Toronto. That influence stuck: the young Macdonald took up the family stethoscope by studying surgery at the University of Toronto, even training under his father for a portion of his first residency. He continued his education at the University of California, San Francisco, and, enamored of the city, decided to stay to open his practice.
Today, Dr. Macdonald provides both cosmetic and reconstructive treatments from the comfort of his clinic. In addition to performing plastic-surgery treatments, he leads a team of skincare specialists who tend to clients with facials and advanced laser treatments. Dr. Macdonald also extends his beautifying mission beyond the practice?s walls, contributing his time and talents to a number of charitable organizations.
WIth just a cursory glance at their r?sum?s, it becomes instantly clear that the team at Pacific Heights Plastic Surgery have training and experience to back up each of their cosmetic procedures.
Dr. Jonathan Kaplan knew he wanted to be a doctor at age of 16, when he saw a plastic surgeon remove skin cancer from a patient's leg. Dr. Kaplan completed his residency at the Cleveland Clinic, where he trained with the same doctors who performed the first face transplant in the United States.
Rounding out the team is aesthetician Rocio Guzman, who works with the doctors to evaluate patients' skin and design long-term treatment plans. These might include peels, dermaplaning, or microdermabrasion, among many other procedures.