Dr. Christian Ford is running out of wall space. His CV boasts academic credentials aplenty?after graduating from Boston University Magnum Cum Laude, he became a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society at Boston University School of Medicine. During that time, he investigated a method for speeding recovering from wounds using vacuum-assisted devices, and his research was published in Annals of Plastic Surgery. And that was just the beginning?after graduating he completed a six-year residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the prestigious Stanford University Medical Center. But his education extends beyond the diplomas, mortarboards, and ceremonial Pink Floyd posters he earned in college. In 2008, Dr. Ford took up a position at Hospital de la Familia in Guatemala, where he performed pediatric cleft lip and palate repairs, burn surgery, and hand surgery. Since returning to the States, he's made his business in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery, and operates out of a combination clinic and med spa where face, breast, and body procedures can be supplemented with Botox and dermal filler treatments.
Trained in cutting-edge fat-reduction procedures such as Smartlipo TriPlex and Vaser Liposelection, Dr. Edwin Ishoo and his staff aim to obliterate cellulite using the latest high-tech cosmetic treatments. The VelaShape II is designed to boost the metabolism of stored energy and shrink fat cells and chambers with a multipronged attack consisting of bipolar radiofrequency, infrared light energies, mechanical massage, and indisputable logic. Patients relax during the quick procedure, which can be as short as 20 minutes, while technicians heat their dermal and hypodermal tissue, then use suction skin rollers in an effort to smooth out crinkly bone covers. Results can appear as soon as the third weekly session and can last up to six months.
New England Cosmetic Surgery & Laser Center's Harvard-affiliated and board-certified facial plastic surgeon, Dr. John Lazor, applies 19 years of medical mastery to bestowing patients with impeccable images and alluring expressions using the latest in cosmetic technology. Botox injections aim to allay furrows and crow's feet around the forehead, eyes, and brow area that form over years of smiles, frowns, and eyebrow-raising to indicate extreme suspicion. In an approximately 10-minute treatment session, Lazor will administer several small injections around the crease-bearing areas, often resulting in lessened lines within three to five days of treatment and lasting up to six months.
The aestheticians and acne specialists at Clear Choice Acne Studio take pride in helping clients find clearer complexions. During consultations, the specialist seeks out the client's root cause of acne, whether it might be hormonal imbalances or digestive troubles. Then they can draft an informed and individualized treatment plan that relies on facials or light therapy and therapeutic home care. Those who stick to her regimens tend to see results in 6–12 weeks, and the studio boasts a 95% success rate.
At A Healthy Balance, personal trainers and registered dietitians join forces to promote fitness and health by tailoring practical wellness plans to clients' individual goals and lifestyles. The facility's sprawling services are designed to boost overall well-being through such modalities as sports massage and wellness consultations more personalized than a snowflake's DNA. A roster of fitness services, such as boot-camp classes, helps singe superfluous calories, and nutritional guidance encourages wholesome habits with one-on-one consultations and custom meal planning. To further bolster wellness regimens, patrons enroll in a comprehensive 12-week nutritional program, during which staffers outline individual weight-managing, health-improving, and calendar-flipping techniques. A Healthy Balance's diverse team also bestow their wisdom during frequent classes and events held throughout the community.
The practitioners at Therapeutic Healing and Massage have designed each room to be just as relaxing as the treatment itself. Soft music plays in each warm, comfortable room, as specially designed beds and expert massage therapists await to heal clients with soothing massages. They deftly deal out Swedish, hot stone, and deep tissue, as well as other modalities such as pregnancy massage. Therapists perform additional treatments such as the Barefoot Bliss, during which technicians caress the feet with eucalyptus, lavender, basil, and rose oils, sealing in the potion with hot paraffin wax. They also customize treatments with add-ons such as aromatherapy oils, scalp massage, and paraffin baths for hands.