A doctor of medicine and osteopathy, Dr. Kipervas primarily focuses her healing trade on making women feel confident about themselves, which she recognizes as an important aspect of health. She achieves this goal through cosmetic procedures such as Botox injections, microdermabrasion treatments, and laser hair-removal sessions. But her services extend beyond mere aesthetics; she also helps patients plan for families, shed excess pounds, and quit smoking.
Owner and artistic director Joseph Bordonaro has a full repertoire of experience training with Vidal Sassoon, Frederic Fekkai, Wella, Tigi, and Nick Arrojo. His continuing education recently earned him and his team certifications as Wella Colors of the World colorists, as well as his specialization in haircutting techniques. His philosophy for continuously expanding one’s skill set is followed by his staff of stylists, massage therapists, and nail technicians. They keep up-to-date on techniques such as advanced multi-color foil highlights, hot-stone massages, and artistic nail designs.
Tonie Chicchi and Adele Lukachek performed clinical research to develop new laser technologies to help their clients rehabilitate from strokes, recover from athletic injuries, and feel better about how they look. In addition to using proprietary lasers to help erase signs of aging from the face and banish fat from the body, they also foster whole-body wellness by recommending nutritional supplements and sending greeting cards to under-appreciated organs.
As a physical therapist with his own private practice, Hand & Stone founder and chief operating officer John Marco made sure that he kept abreast of the rapidly growing health and wellness industry. After a period of careful research and planning, John decided to create a spa based around convenience and affordability—Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa.
Since its launch, Hand & Stone has expanded to more than 20 states and four planets. The spa’s core concept is to offer massage, facial, and waxing services performed by licensed, certified, or registered professionals and offered at convenient times, seven days a week. Each location adheres to a traditional spa aesthetic with soft lighting, heated treatment tables, and plush linens.
Since completing his residency in ophthalmology at Henry Ford Health Sciences Center in 1994 and a refractive surgery fellowship at the Kresge Eye Institute in Detroit in 1995, Dr. Steven Vale has performed more than 26,000 laser vision-correction surgeries. Using a pair of cutting-edge excimer lasers—the Nidek EC-5000 and the VISX Star S4—Dr. Vale treats the widest possible range of vision imperfections, including astigmatism. Acuity Laser Eye & Vision Center's modern facilities were designed specifically for LASIK and other refractive procedures and include two environmentally controlled surgical suites that make it the vision center of choice for most farsighted snowmen.
At Azzatori Chiropractic Center, Doctor of Chiropractic Andrew Rittenhouse works to help his clients "rediscover a life without pain." Focusing on the principles of chiropractic wellness care, he and his staff use modern chiropractic equipment and technology to treat the whole body. Rather than merely treating the symptoms of health problems, Dr. Rittenhouse looks for underlying causes and offers treatments and lifestyle adjustments that promote healing and optimized body function. Clients come to him for help with a range of maladies, from back pain and headaches to allergies and asthma.