Before founding The Altschuler Center for Weight Loss & Wellness, Dr. Gail Altschuler had her own struggles with the bathroom scale. Not only was she able to lose 50 pounds but she kept the weight off and wanted to share her newfound confidence and insight with others.
Today, Dr. Altschuler addresses the root of chronic illness by helping patients lead healthier lives. She helps people decrease their BMIs and fight obesity with physician-supervised diet plans, appetite suppressants, and Lap-Band maintenance. Those who are looking to trim a stubborn area can opt for Lipotron, which sculpts bodies with radio frequencies rather than invasive surgery or sticky clay.
Board certified Podiatric Physician and Surgeon Dr. Barry Nemrow has been practicing in his Novato location for 28 years and has extensive training and experience using lasers for toenail fungus treatment. During appointments, the veteran podiatrist uses the latest laser technology to remove fungus from toes. Dr. Nemrow is passionate about foot health and is dedicated to providing complete podiatry services for all foot and ankle problems in the most comfortable setting possible. He also provides his clients with wellness advice, suggesting exercises and stretches that improve a foot's health.
In the meticulous hands of Board Certified dermatologist Dr. Robin Knuttel, Sonoma Skin’s precision laser eradicates extraneous hair from upper lips and chins (a $150 value/treatment), underarms (a $125 value/treatment), or bikini regions (a $150 value/treatment, front area only). As potent photon machetes hack away unsightly foliage, the light treatment stymies future regrowth by targeting pigments at the heart of the follicles and jacking up rents far beyond the bristles’ pay grade. Under the safe beams of GentleLASE and GentleYAG lasers, filament elimination generally yields only mild discomfort, which can be assuaged with a cooling spray. After repelling cosmetic menaces, Sonoma Skin keeps potentially rebellious epidermal elements in check with an eyebrow waxing (a $30 value).
Copa Vida Med Spa helps to revamp figures with minimally invasive and noninvasive cosmetic treatments vetted for their efficacy and scientific soundness. Board-certified maxillofacial surgeon Dr. Tony Chu chairs the facility with expertise in facial reconstructive and cosmetic surgery, which he developed through stints as an assistant professor of surgery at the University of Texas and through training with Mayo Clinic's former chairman of plastic and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Chu's seasoned staff of aestheticians, surgical nurses, and surgical assistants lends a helping hand during the med spa's various treatments, which include everything from Botox and liposuction to facials and event makeup for weddings or visits to the DMV. With an emphasis on the individual, Copa Vida Med Spa tailors custom skincare regimens to each client using professional products from Colorescience, SkinCeuticals, and Jan Marini.
Dr. Jay Bansal has performed more than 20,000 successful LASIK procedures since his 1994 certification by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. Bansal, a physician trainer for IntraLase technology and the medical director of LaserVue Eye Center, performs every single LASIK procedure at three of the center’s four locations: San Francisco, Mountain View, and Walnut Creek. He specializes in a blade-free process using iLASIK wavefront technology, which relies on advanced lasers and enhanced optical imagery to improve a patient’s chances of achieving 20/20 or better vision while decreasing their chances of experiencing nighttime blurriness. In addition to LASIK, LaserVue’s American Board of Ophthalmology-certified eye surgeons and ophthalmic technicians offer several types of cataract surgery, as well as treatments for other ocular conditions such as dry eye or glaucoma.
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