Dermatology and Laser Medical Center's Alex Khadavi knows so much about skincare, he's a go-to expert for both celebrities and day-to-day patients. The board-certified dermatologist and industry innovator founded Advanced Skin and Hair, a company that uses years of clinical research to develop products for hair loss, acne, and signs of aging. Using his expertise in the area of blemish abolishment, Dr. Khadavi helped a friend of Tori Spelling get rid of acne before her big day on an episode of the Oxygen network's Tori & Dean: sTORIbook Weddings. He used his Clearogen protocol to assist a self-conscious teen with her severe acne on an episode of The Tyra Show, and appeared on Extra to promote his natural Revivogen formula, which is designed to reverse hair loss caused by genetics or sandpaper pillowcases.
Dr. Khadavi is also the center's chief cosmetic surgeon and specializes in medical procedures, such as Mohs micrographic surgery for skin cancer. He's written numerous magazine articles on cosmetic treatments, and is a national trainer for Botox, Juvéderm, Restylane, and advanced laser treatments.
Aesthetically Josie's eponymous aestheticians take a scientific approach to skincare. They begin treatments with a detailed assessment of their clients' skin, and make sure each one leaves with a home skincare regimen in place to amplify the treatment's results. As for those treatments, they prefers them to be clinically tested, using advanced chemical peels, oxygen therapy, and microdermabrasion to restore the glow of youth without the milk mustaches of youth.
Under the guidance of board-certified dermatologists Dr. A. David Rahimi and Dr. Michael Lin, who has appeared on Keeping Up with the Kardashians, the licensed aestheticians at Westlake Laser & Aesthetics Medical Group slough off dead skin cells during 30-minute glycolic- or salicylic-acid peels. Aestheticians apply professional Linage serums specially developed by Dr. Lin to reduce fine lines, fight acne, and make visages smoother than a dolphin at a singles bar. Typically, the treatments can improve the appearance of faces, necks, and chests by lightening pigmentation and revealing a healthy, rosy glow. After the resurfacing session, patients can return instantly to work or competitive pole vaulting, as there is no downtime required.
As medical director of Dermatique Medical Center, Dr. Marc Kerner has developed a vast knowledge of facial plastic surgery, dermal fillers, and other skincare topics, a fact which has made him a go-to expert on CBS 2 and KCAL 9 news. Backed by board-certified surgeons and aesthetic nurse specialists, Dr. Kerner and crew rejuvenate epidermises with advanced skincare treatments ranging from laser vein removal to CosMedix chemical peels. To keep refreshed complexions beaming bright, Dermatique's staff recommends Cosmedix products, with options for all skin types.
Sandi Ravis backs up her services with more than two decades of experience, not to mention education from the University of Kansas, Cameo College, and The Santa Monica School of Massage Therapy. She has spent over 20 years in health care management, as well as more than 10 years in active massage practice. Sandi is also a Reiki master and a licensed master esthetician.
Nestled inside Studio C Salon & Spa, Gia arms herself with a brigade of mostly organic products to combat common skin care issues. She is certified with Murad Skin Care and Jessner’s PCA chemical/enzyme peels and microdermabrasion treatments, and expertly twists a single cotton thread to remove unwanted hair on faces or quickly craft a friendship bracelet.