The medical director at Advanced Eye Care & Aesthetic Center, Dr. Alina Stanciu, has over 18 years of experience and is a board certified Ophthalmologist and member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. She is best known for facial rejuvenation?specifically, her nonsurgical take on the face-lift. Dubbed the European face-lift, her procedure combats signs of aging with artful injections of Botox and other dermal fillers. The anesthesia-free shots work synergistically, smoothing wrinkles and relaxing the muscles that cause frown lines between the eyes.
To complement Dr. Stanciu's signature injections, the clinic also offers comprehensive eye care. The team's treatments range from basic exams to glaucoma treatment and cataract surgery. They also correct near- and far-sightedness with minimally invasive LASIK surgery, which reshapes corneas with laser light.
Located within the Dermatology Clinic of South Florida, The Place for Healthy Skin caters to clients who seek treatment for a range of skin conditions. Inside, certified nurses aid and license aesthetician Gina Giesler works closely with board-certified dermatologist Caren F. Mikesh, MD to address skin's wellness and appearance. In addition to recognizing early signs of specific medical or skin conditions, Gina also fully customizes every treatment to the individual and can call upon medications, surgery, peels, and laser cosmetics to restore wellness. The spectrum of services provided at The Place for Healthy Skin is wide: for example, some clients may simply see Gina to renovate their complexions with peels, while others seek out Dr. Mikesh's skills in diagnosing and treating illnesses.
The team at Global Massage and Therapy Center wards off signs of aging with customized med-spa services offered seven days a week. Technicians employ ultrasonic cavitation to smooth lumps and bumps plaguing the lower half of the body, and exfoliating microdermabrasion treatments smooth away fine lines and age spots that spell out the client’s true birth year. Achy bodies can find relief with a customized hot-stone massage or an aromatherapy massage that employs a choice of four different blends of herbs, flowers, and fruit-infused oils. The center also provides professional makeup services for weddings, sweet 16s, and quinceañeras.
Integrative Medicine Center's Drs. A. Hanna and Lidia Okonski welcome clients in for a combination of spa services and holistic medicine. Dr. A. Hanna is board certified by NCCAOM in acupuncture and oriental medicine, and Dr. Lidia Okonski, who does not perform acupuncture treatments, is a board-certified psychiatrist. Focused on improving personal well-being and health, they center the center's holistic-medicine approach on acupuncture, homeopathy, and nutritional medicine, such as corrective diets focused on vitamins and not eating grapes realistically painted onto drywall. Their spa services, meanwhile, emphasize the external—the menu includes body wraps, facials, waxing, and aromatherapy.
Overseen by Dareld R. Morris II, DO, Morris Medical Center welcomes patients for family medical care and guided weight-loss programs. As a certified civil surgeon and medical-review officer, Dr. Morris helps ensure that recruits are fit to enter the Coast Guard, that children are fit to start school, and that monsters are fit to leave children’s bedroom closets. In addition to helping patients quit smoking and lose weight, Dr. Morris encourages healthy lifestyles by overseeing physical and massage therapies.
You could say that Dr. Douglas M. Stevens has earned the trust of his patients. A practicing facial plastic surgeon for 16 years and board-certified by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, he graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a degree in chemical engineering and then went on to become double board certified in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive surgery and in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. He was also a doctor in the U.S. Navy for 12 years, where he performed facial reconstructions, and went on to found his practice in 1977. With a special knack for patient care and years of experience reducing signs of aging on the face and neck, today he helps his patents feel comfortable in his private practice before performing any of his commonly requested procedures, from surgical lifts to nonsurgical injections and laser treatments.