Dr. Alberik Keshishian believes strongly in the value of an education. At Beauty Mark Plastic Surgery, he gives daily lessons to his prospective patients to ensure that they know everything about the surgical procedures they are considering. During private consultations, Dr. Keshishian outlines the upsides as well as the downsides to everything from simple beauty injections to post-pregnancy surgeries. His well-informed patients then feel more confident in their decisions, even as they timidly ask if he'll be collecting homework.
The trained technicians at Ana Camargo Skin & Day Spa enhance arm aesthetics with skin-tightening treatments. Wielding TriPollar equipment, which delivers radio-frequency energy deep into the hypodermis, the aestheticians target superficial and deep fat layers to shrink cellulite and increase collagen regeneration for arms that look younger and tighter while waving or opening pickle jars. The TriPollar units heat up the body’s accumulated fat deposits, accelerating metabolism and forcing the cells to release fatty acids for disposal by the circulatory and lymphatic systems. The unit's three electrodes, which limit the fat-blasting force to the treatment area alone, allow for a noninvasive and nearly painless treatment, unlike earlier slimming treatments, which caused the current supermodel-overpopulation crisis. Although results may differ, many may see tighter arms in as little as one treatment.
South Florida Skin Care Systems' resident medical aesthetician, Denise Yopp, draws from more than 30 years of experience to beautify faces, fight wrinkles, and repair skin damage using products with active antioxidant ingredients. Denise meets with each client for a complimentary consultation, during which she designs custom treatments that can target issues such as acne scars, sun damage, and sagging skin. Noninvasive photofacials smooth out wrinkles, and permanent makeup eliminates the need to befriend clowns for their lipstick and eyeliner while tolerating one too many honking sounds. When not making over visages with other services, including chemical peels and microdermabrasion treatments, Denise educates and lectures across the country.
At The Wellness Studio, ambience is key, as staff members create a tranquil atmosphere in which to coax relaxation from clients. Massage therapists utilize Swedish massage strokes and hot stones to alleviate soreness and tension, and healing-arts practitioners embark on a more intangible course, opening energy channels with ayurveda and shirodhara techniques, as well as through the use of crystals, which help hone in on chakra imbalances across the body. An array of soothing facials rounds out the spa?s relaxing offerings.
Pit Center, Day Spa and Therapy Center welcomes guests to relax within a tranquil setting with spa and weight-loss treatments. Certified massage-therapists soothe muscle aches and pains with pressure and kneading, while facial treatments cleanse and refresh pores. Other services include waxing, body treatments, nutritional consultation, and body shaping.
Carla Cardoso had one question in mind when she opened Massage Rio Spa: “what can I do to help people?” A massage therapist, aesthetician, and practical nurse by trade, Carla realized that she had many ways to help others relax and feel beautiful.
She draws on her diverse skill set at Massage Rio Spa, alleviating stress with barefoot shiatsu massages in the morning and soothing skin with deep-cleansing facials by the afternoon. Carla is joined by a team of similarly skilled technicians who specialize in massages, facials, waxing, and airbrush tanning. Clients can even get an application of permanent makeup, which saves the hassle of getting ready in your neighbor's bathroom every morning.