For the past 20 years, seasoned physician Dr. Birgit Toome has spearheaded Appearance Dermatology’s crusade against epidermal antagonists, a devotion that has garnered her multiple years in the Daily Journal's One of the Best listings. Dr. Toome and her team of assistants stay abreast of the latest medical and cosmetic skin treatments, remedying conditions of all kinds. Their arsenal of 13 noninvasive laser devices can resolve a range of epidermal maladies, from acne scars and freckles to unwanted hair and blatantly plagiarized birthmarks.
The licensed aestheticians at Cosmetic Skin Care Specialists perform their beauty work under the tutelage of Dr. Lyle M. Back, a renowned plastic surgeon. All treatments are performed with only the finest skin products, such as Avene, Obagi, and Neova. Renew your frontispiece with your choice of a salicylic or glycolic peel ($125). This treatment will exfoliate and tighten skin, motivating new cell production and shunning wrinkles for a more youthful appearance and attitude. Alternatively, a microdermabrasion treatment uses a non-wizarding, diamond-tipped wand to gently remove outdated skin layers, minimizing fine lines, scars, and age spots ($125). Both treatments come with a nourishing skin facial (an $85 value), a revitalizing mask that infuses thirsty, hallucinating visages with a fresh coat of moisture.
As a board-certified surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive cosmetic surgery, Dr. Adam Goldstein, along with his fellow board-certified vascular surgeons, knew he wanted to use the latest in laser therapy techniques to contour bodies and eradicate varicose veins. Dr. Goldstein, the founder of ScuLpt Cosmetic Surgery, says he was drawn to SmartLipo because it allows doctors to not only contour bodies by liquefying and suctioning out fat but also to do it in a way that is less invasive than traditional liposuction, which can often result in extensive bleeding. This enables patients to have speedier recoveries and get back to normal activities, such as work or counting the seconds until the End Times, in a few days.The vascular surgeons on staff rid legs of ropey varicose vessels with ultrasound-monitored endovenous laser therapy (ELVT). This technique closes off painful blood conduits with laser energy, clearing up the dark veins on legs with very little downtime.
From its bamboo floors to its locally sourced ceilings, Body Solutions embodies owner Steve Young's belief that healthy environments beget healthy bodies. Within the eco-friendly facility, Dr. Young melds the best of Eastern and Western medicine to help patients recover from injuries or to bolster wellness. Rather than kneading bodies with chemical-filled lotions and used motor oil, massage and physical therapists soak pores in all-natural soaps, cleansers, and lotions. They supplement massage therapy with Pilates, yoga, and martial arts, helping clients optimize their range of motion and achieve whole-body health.