One thing is evident at Couture Dermatology and Plastic Surgery: board-certified dermatologist Dr. Candace Thornton Spann and her husband, plastic surgeon Dr. Marvin Spann, prefer the latest technologies. They use vShape lasers, which can treat cellulite; Lutronic Spectra lasers, which are FDA-approved to reduce melasma; and Body-Jet liposuction machines, which can remove fat without general anesthesia and a reading of Goodnight Moon. Of course, they and their staff also schedule traditional plastic surgery, dermatology, and spa services such as lifts, facials, and chemical peels.
• For $599, you get three Pellevé treatments on one area of the face, such as the eyes and cheeks, the forehead, the jowls and lower face, or the neck (a $1,350 value). • For $1,399, you get three Pellevé treatments for the full face (a $2,850 value).
Board-certified dermatologists Robert B. Strimling and Lionel J. Handler call upon their mutual expertise in cosmetic and laser services to help patients maintain healthy and radiant exteriors. In additional to general dermatology treatments for acne, rosacea, and other topical blemishes, the doctors perform a multitude of laser-powered cosmetic treatments to rid skin of hair, varicose veins, and tattoos of relocated sports teams. The advanced dermatology center also restores façades to factory conditions with skin-renewing services such as chemical peels and FDA-approved injections of Botox and Dysport.
LA Laser and Skin Center's board-certified dermatologist Dr. Daniel Taheri decorates his office with a Valentine Honor, the most prestigious award bestowed upon a UCLA Medical School graduate. A tenacious academic after graduation, he has published more than 25 articles in scientific journals and authored a tome, Practical Management of Skin Cancer, which medical schools use in their curricula, and high school cafeterias boil down into lunches. The Center reaps the benefits of Dr. Taheri's continued diligence, with special departments for skin-cancer management and medical dermatology. Beauty is also cultivated at the cutting edge. Surgery restores battered hands or shapes alluring contours into monuments to the hourglass, and FDA-cleared lasers rejuvenate complexions. The Center is also among the first to try new cosmetic procedures, such as Ultherapy, an FDA-approved noninvasive facelift that has been featured in press outlets such as Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, In Style, and CBS's The Early Show. Dr. Taheri demonstrates his expertise at eight LA Laser and Skin Centers in California and Nevada, and shares professional insights on television networks including CNN and NBC, clips of which you can see on the Center's YouTube channel.