The licensed physicians and medical practitioners at Vascular Access Centers call upon 50 years of experience and the latest medical technology to address all manner of vascular and endovascular issues. Aside from treating unsightly veins and their underlying causes, the practice provides comprehensive maintenance and venous access care for dialysis patients, and can help soften hardened arteries by performing angioplasties or showing them pictures of kittens wearing rain boots. In addition to doling out knowledgeable, compassionate care, VAC's physicians work tirelessly to pioneer new treatments in their field, and hold more than 30 issued and 100 pending patents for new, groundbreaking treatment devices.
The licensed massage therapists at A Masters Touch help put mind and body at ease through a variety of massage therapies that aim to provide relief from various health concerns. Neuro-lymphatic massage helps treat spasms that might be causing painful imbalance in the central nervous system, and sports massage incorporates techniques to soften muscles tightened by athletic performance or frantic attempts to escape from a chinese finger trap. Aromatherapy massage incorporates essential oils to provide optimal relaxation.
Visionary Eye Care's professional staff enhances peeper-canvases with a menu of customizable facials and medical-grade peels. With the Level I facial, customers can choose between two styles. The signature facial's concoction of Vitamin C, glycolic acid, and enzymes caresses rosacea-prone, dry, and uncontrollably sobbing pores while gently eradicating hyperpigmentation and increasing cell turnover for a glowing visage. Alternately, the organic passion peptide lift, a non-chemical peel designed to naturally rejuvenate and smooth the skin, blends a fruity fusion of citric acids including papaya and mango.
At NuBody Concepts of Memphis, three MDs pool their experience to perform advanced cosmetic treatments with virtuosic skill. They’ve used their expertise with Aqualipo—a process that infuses liposuction with water to minimize downtime and discomfort—to train other doctors in the procedure, and appeared on Channel 9's Eyewitness News doing a real surgery. Their other treatments include NaturalFill, which uses the body's natural fats to fill and contour the face, lips, buttocks, or doctoral theses. Though the procedures wield state-of-the art technology, the office itself has a homey vibe: yellow walls, plush couches, and flat-screen TVs keep patients comfortable on visits.
Through his work in general, nuclear, and interventional cardiology, Dr. Nelson knows how important it is to take care of the heart and veins. At his office, ProActive Heart & Vascular, patients come for focused preventive cardiological care as well as varicose testing and treatments for spider veins. "I treat every person as I would want my own family to be treated," he says on his website, a tenet he practices daily by using modern medical technologies and performing one-on-one consultations.
Memphis Laser Clinic gives the skin a fresh start by erasing tattoos of any shape or size. The center’s special tattoo-removal equipment was designed by Quanta—the company whose lasers have partnered with CERN, sliced De Beers diamonds out of the rough, and helped restore the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Memphis Laser Clinic uses Quanta's Q-Plus C system, which targets pigments with controlled micropulses of laser light energy that destabilize the ink and allow the circulatory system to naturally dissolve the design. These pulses can affect virtually any ink—including deep blues, bright greens, and rarely glimpsed infrareds—and they cause minimal discomfort to the surrounding tissue. To help soothe the skin, technicians can utilize a cryogenic skin-cooling system, but the laser can still cause the sensation of a snapping rubber band with each pulse.
At Vitality Men's Health and Wellness, Dr. Robert Wegner and his team of nurse practitioners address issues faced by men older than 30 with a comprehensive, five-pronged treatment approach. They strive to alleviate symptoms such as lack of energy, depression, or drowsiness by replacing testosterone stolen by bodybuilding vampires. As part of this multifaceted therapy, they incorporate both an HCG regimen to aid pituitary-gland function and a medication designed to prevent the body from converting testosterone to estrogen.
But they don't stop there. The medical staff believes that each aspect of a men's health is interdependent on other areas. They address sexual-health concerns with a combination of testosterone therapy and lifestyle changes, help rebuild hardworking muscles with nutritional supplements, boost weight-loss efforts with appetite suppressants or lipotropic shots, and customize calorie-burning plans for cardio and resistance training.