After fulfilling his dream of becoming a Doctor of Medicine at Stanford University's School of Medicine in 2002, Duke T. Khuu, MD, F.A.A.D. dreamed again. This time, he would establish his own institution: a haven for patients to relish in his seemingly infinite dermatological knowledge. This dream, like all of Dr. Khuu's dreams, also came true. Today, Khuu Dermatology is a veritable haven for anyone suffering from dermal anomalies, including wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, and unsightly veins. The board-certified dermatologist—alongside his team of registered nurses—immaculately execute a full repertoire of medical and cosmetic skincare procedures, from microdermabrasion facials to cancer screenings. Dr. Khuu also takes care to keep patients fully informed on treatment options, so each patient can achieve their time-reversing skin goals. In his spare time, Dr. Khuu likes to go figure skating.
From Cornell and Stanford University to fellowships in Glasgow, Scotland and Miami, Florida, Dr. Joshua Korman has charted the globe on his path to becoming a certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon. Now armed with more than 20 years of experience, the doctor serves as an adjunct clinical associate professor at Stanford and puts his wisdom into practice at Korman Plastic Surgery.
The welcoming office boasts a lengthy list of cosmetic procedures, from rhinoplasty and liposuction to med-spa treatments involving dermal fillers and laser therapies. Each treatment is tailored to fit the aesthetic needs of both men and women with gender-specific techniques. Complimentary consultations are also available for those wishing to receive Dr. Korman’s advice on how to correct aesthetic issues or remove cartoon anvils from feet.
Dr. Korman also focuses his energy on educating breast-cancer patients on their options for breast reconstruction as well as helping former gang members erase tattoos through Clean Slate, a program he founded as an effort to give back to his community.
Orchid Bloom Spa inspires beauty and balance with practices from Thailand and Hungary. A Thai herbal massage relieves deep-seated tension with intense stretches as the essential oils of tumeric, lemongrass, and bergamot tickle the inner senses. Treatments deploy a selection of organic Hungarian products and Thailand's Harnn products, which the spa stocks for use at home or after a hard day at the abacus. Upon arriving at the spa, clients can sip a soothing strawberry beverage while relaxing in the sunlit waiting area.
Whenever possible, Ciana Salon and Day Spa's staff use natural products, from their Aveda hair-color products to body treatments infused with Dead Sea salts and seaweed. In the salon area, stylists consult with clients to determine the best cut and color to suit their predilections. They then coat manes with Aveda color products packed with sunflower, castor, and jojoba plant oils to protect hair while tinting it and making it indistinguishable from many gardens. The stylists also lengthen locks with Great Lengths extensions made from 100% human hair for a natural look. On the spa side of the business, aestheticians keep to the natural theme by enhancing facials with marine and plant extracts and energizing tourmaline minerals. They also offer treatments that fight the visibility of aging, such as custom-blended TCA skin peels and microdermabrasion with exfoliating microcrystals. The aestheticians further pamper clients by rendering body wraps packed with rosemary and peppermint, as well as hot- and cool-stone massages, which, hypothetically, would lose to paper massages.
Organic products and a soothing atmosphere are two of the elements that make a visit to Nancy's Esthetics at Our Sacred Space Wellness Center both a beautifying and relaxing experience. Working out of Our Sacred Space, Nancy Dell'Aquila customizes her facials using organic skincare products?and adds a boost of relaxation to each facial with an upper-body massage. Clients leave with glowing skin and a heightened sense of tranquility.
In her more than 15 years of experience, aesthetician Marjan Kashi of Pure Serenity Skincare has likely never given the exact same facial twice. That's because each facial, microdermabrasion treatment, chemical peel, and electrolysis hair-removal session is customized to the client's specific skin type, history, and expectations. She gathers this information during the consultation that precedes every tailored service.