At the Institute of Facial and Cosmetic Surgery, cosmetic surgeons Brent D. Kennedy and Steven Constantine use their expertise to bolster patients' appearances. Dr. Kennedy, who holds both a medical and a dental degree, established the institute in 1988 to he train doctors from across the country in a continuing-education fellowship program. He also shares his extensive knowledge as a clinical associate professor of aesthetic maxillofacial surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, and has seen his surgical techniques published in several medical journals and textbooks. His colleague, Dr. Constantine, combines his experience in surgical procedures with a deep-seated desire to get to know his patients and witness the positive mental transformation that follows the physical one.
In the 7,000-square-foot state-licensed surgical facility—which offers overnight stays and 24-hour nursing care—the duo performs a variety of procedures, ranging from face-lifts and tummy tucks to laser skin resurfacing. A master aesthetician is on hand to care for skin with anti-aging GlyMed Plus and Obagi products.
Stuart Anderson, OD, along with the staff, perform a wide slate of vision services at Precision Eye Care. The team provides eye examinations to medical eye management and LASIK surgery co-management. ODs at the center identify clients’ vision needs before settling on the appropriate solution. The facility uses state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment and offers a wide selection of designer frames from brands such as Coach, Nike, Dolce & Gabbana, Versace, and Burberry.
After completing his degree in dentistry, Dr. Daniel West stepped up his game by signing on for an additional 100-plus hours of continuing education, including a residency in dental implants. This expertise comes in handy on a daily basis at his practice, where Dr. West crafts porcelain crowns and veneers in minutes using a special CEREC machine. The doctor also uses technology for preventive care, including an intraoral camera to get a close-up of chompers and digital x-rays to check teeth’s inner chambers for squatting cavities.
Licensed acupuncturist Allan Post has witnessed firsthand the healing benefits of acupuncture. After regaining his own health through acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine, he now helps others find relief from insomnia, chronic and acute pain, food and gluten sensitivity, cold and flu, arthritis, and other issues at his professional office in Murray. Allan provides comprehensive treatment plans for clients looking to get to the root of their health problems, using acupuncture, Chinese herbs, nutrition and lifestyle counseling.
At Utah Body Therapies, Inc., the massage therapists don?t just squirt out some oil and hastily get to work. First, they sit down with their clients and talk about their goals in undergoing massage therapy. Then, the bodywork specialists help clients ease pain and promote wellness with a variety of massage modalities. Their sports-injury massages help deal with pain, inflammation, or numbness so clients quickly can get back to their sports routines or just bench-press the massage table right there on the spot.
CityWeekly gave Kudzu Body Clinic props, naming it the Best Massage on the Go in Utah for 2013. The accolades were no doubt earned from the variety of therapeutic and specialty massages offered. Massage therapists use Swedish, hot-stone, and trigger-point techniques to alleviate everything from dull aches to chronic pain. Specialty treatments focus on individuals suffering from sciatica, whiplash, and headaches.