More than 25 years ago, Dr. Richard Dittrich began his medical career as an OB/GYN. Having established long-term relationships with many of his patients, Dr. Dittrich found more and more of them asking similar questions, often unrelated to OB/GYN issues. How can I look better? How can I feel better? How can I find Waldo? Eventually, he felt compelled to open Professional Aesthetics and Wellness Center (PAWC). PAWC's philosophy soon took shape; how a person looks is intrinsically tied to their overall wellness. With this as a starting point, a selection of medical services and cosmetic therapies also began to take shape. Today, PAWC's team of medical professional performs everything from beauty injections and fillers to Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapies and medically supervised weight-loss programs.
The team at Bella Medspa comprises osteopathic physicians, nurses, laser technicians, and medical aestheticians, all of whom focus their skills on restoring youthful facets to faces. They use DiamondTome microdermabrasion technology to buff away dead skin cells and minimize age spots, and beauty injections to tame wrinkles and plump up features that have lost volume. Different injections, along with IPL treatments, help to reduce signs of aging, whereas flashes of laser light zap unwanted body hair on nearly any area of the anatomy.
Owner and lead therapist Vernell Alexander built AVA wellness to realize a dream she first had in massage school. Today, Alexander spends her days at AVA Wellness helping people feel better. The center recently moved locations and is now inside of SWEAT fitness. The new fitness center features an Asian-themed decorative style and is dimly lit by candles and salt rock lamps. Alexander specializes in massaging away injuries caused by demanding physical activities such as playing sports, dancing, or fleeing from Cujo in nightmares. She also has extensive training in reflexology and prenatal therapy, and has developed a line of antioxidant-rich body products that deeply hydrate the skin during spa packages.
The experienced staff at New Image and Wellness aim to help patients look and feel their best through a total wellness package of nonsurgical treatments. The staff performs laser-light therapy, as well as a range of quick, easy, and noninvasive beauty treatments: comfortable lipo-laser treatments target fat cells to remove inches, facial sculpting nonsurgically chisels faces or shaves mustaches off Michaelangelo’s David, and whitening treatments blanch teeth quickly and effectively.
Silver Apple Medical Spa uses nonsurgical treatments to help patients look younger and feel more beautiful. The medical staff wield lasers to remove everything from unwanted hair, to spider and varicose veins to tiny supervillains lodged deep inside pores. They also use them when trying to even out skin texture and remove scars. When they’re not harnessing laser power, the staff administer other skin-smoothing procedures—such as microdermabrasion—and they also design skincare regimens for patients to use at home.
Registered nurse Kathleen DeSimone and Inject Beauty’s talented team of medical professionals use nonsurgical procedures to enhance the natural beauty of patients. Armed with certified training in procedures such as Botox and dermal fillers, they work to make faces feel smooth. Eyebrows, eyelashes, and lip lines can be adorned with permanent makeup, spider veins are reduced to mere memory with sclerotherapy treatments, and mesotherapy or Lipodissolve injections target fatty areas. They also eliminate excess hair with beams from a Cutera Xeo CoolGlide laser machine.