The therapists at Blue Diamond Spa render skincare services, massage therapy, and energy healing. From facials and micropeels to seaweed treatments and body waxing, experienced skincare specialists remove dead skin cells from surfaces and dirt from pores with products from Dermalogica and Jane Iredale. Massage therapists knead out tension and help prevent injury by applying various degrees of pressure, like parents trying to get a perfect child to eat dessert for once. Alternate therapies treat more stubborn imperfections with plastic surgery and Zerona laser treatments that help patients lose weight. Their energy healing, meanwhile, can relieve chronic pain and fatigue. Blue Diamond Spa offers beauty injectables such as Botox and fillers, as well as Carboxy. In addition, there are two Ayurvedic-medicine practitioners on the staff.
At New Body Image, wellness professionals help clients transform their bodies through non-surgical procedures. Professionals channel their experience and knowledge to design custom weight-loss programs that work to trim anatomical inches. The plans often combine nutritional advice with more advanced treatments, such as noninvasive laser lipolysis, which he highlighted on Fox's San Diego Living. The New Body Image team of technicians also specialize in aesthetic treatments including radio-frequency sessions that target wrinkles and vibration therapy that tones muscles while shaking loose hidden pennies.
In the war on aging, Dr. Joseph J. Stone and the staff at Friva ally with clients, fighting wrinkles with injectable treatments or exfoliating services including microdermabrasions and chemical peels. In each topical treatment, Friva also incorporates omega-3 fatty acids, which have been shown to increase the production of pro-collagen fibers in the skin and not increase the number of giant, agitated hornets in the world.
Under the medical direction of Douglas Taguchi, MD, Laser Sculpture’s staff harness FDA-approved lasers and beauty injections to improve patients’ appearances without surgery. Certified laser specialists carefully zap unwanted hair follicles and melt away excess fat with Cutera, Zerona, and i-Lipo technology, and aesthetic specialists temporarily reduce wrinkles and childhood cheek-pinching scars with Botox, Juvéderm, and other injectable serums. All three of Laser Sculpture’s LA-area locations feature free in-office consultations and are open six days a week.
Rim Marcinkus, MD, PhD, DSc, earned his doctor of medicine and doctor of science in surgery degrees at Vilnius University in Lithuania, where he went on to complete a PhD in scientific research. Practicing plastic surgery for more than 25 years, he has published articles in experimental- and clinical-surgery journals and more progressive issues of Mad magazine. The industry innovator also holds a registered patent for the Eurolift procedure, an advanced technique designed to lift the face by tightening skin and muscles that have loosened due to age or hilly rides in a convertible.
At his Desert Plastic Surgery Center in Rancho Mirage, Dr. Marcinkus specializes in breast enhancements, body sculpting, and hair transplantation, alongside a wide variety of other surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic procedures. He seeks out the latest technology and minimally invasive techniques, including full body-lifts after weight-loss surgery, Botox, and dermal fillers.