For the medical experts at Empire Gate Medical Group, it's all about early detection. To stave off serious and costly conditions, they track down early warning signs using a battery of investigative techniques. Blood tests and urinalysis let them assess oxygen levels and white blood cell counts, and ear, nose, and throat exams help point to any infections. Empire Gate’s philosophy of early detection extends all the way to the waiting room, where the team attempts to make waits as expedient as possible.
Led by their founder, Dr. Greg Khaimov, the doctors at Foot and Ankle Center of Fort Lee keep patrons' feet fit for locomotion. Services sweep the spectrum of foot-related maladies, including hammertoes, bunions, and toes that loudly cry "wee wee wee" all the way home. Advanced devices also help treat tricky chromic problems: extracorporeal shock wave therapy alleviates heel pain and high-powered lasers kill stubborn toe fungus.
Founded in 1914, the original New York City location of Sterling Optical doled out frames amid the Ford Model Ts and paperboys that swarmed the city's financial district. The original band of eyesight experts weathered years of economic depression by impressing customers with speedy, full-service vision care, later launching a second store near Washington, DC. Today, a century of steady franchise expansion has given rise to almost 200 store locations in 23 states. Most locations continue the tradition of offering one-stop optical services, giving customers access to exams and onsite labs that manufacture glasses in one hour. The spectacle provider has been named one of the nation's leading franchises by Entrepreneur magazine.