Raindrop therapy sounds like it can only be administered by a storm or Julie Andrews, but at The Skin Care Studio, it is administered by licensed aesthetician Debra McClennan-Wagner. During the treatment, she cultivates balance within the body, incorporating an array of pure essential oils. Also certified in reflexology, McClennan-Wagner's expertise doesn’t end there—she also specializes in facials. Her clinic’s skincare treatments range from the exfoliation, steam, and scalp massage of a traditional European facial to higher-tech oxygen facials and photofacials, which combat signs of aging with therapeutic light. To foster long-term skin health, McClennan-Wagner complements her facials with educational tips on home skincare.
Holistic chiropractor and naturopathic doctor Reuven Bekermus helms Hudson Valley Holistic Center, where he uses chiropractic and natural techniques to help treat his patients. His services include spinal correction and corrective exercises, lifestyle advice and nutritional counseling, and massage therapy. He treats conditions such as allergies, depression, stress, and skin conditions.
Backed by nearly three decades of practice in the local community, board-certified physician Michael Mitchell helms Somers Cosmetic & Laser Center's team of aestheticians and cosmetic specialists. Dr. Mitchell’s crew performs a comprehensive arsenal of medically inspired aesthetic services, including spider-vein treatments and laser hair removal. The doctor himself administers beauty injections such as Botox and Juvéderm and summons his extensive medical know-how to develop powerful facials that erase blemishes, flush dirt from pores, and wipe cheeks clean of Mom’s embarrassing lipstick marks.
Dr. Paul S. Taxin wasn't content with being your average dentist. After graduating dental school, completing a residency, opening his practice, and becoming a member of eight different organizations for dental professionals, he still wasn't done. He went on to become a fellow at LVI, an institute that teaches continuing-education classes, courses on the most advanced dental procedures, and that laughing gas is no laughing matter.
When Dr. Taxin isn't busy giving lectures, he's performing the full spectrum of dental services at his practice. Backed by a team of dental assistants and hygienists, Dr. Taxin tackles general dentistry, cosmetic procedures, laser dentistry, sleep apnea, TMJ therapy, and gum disease.
Dr. Ayman Z. Matta founded New York Eye Institute after completing a fellowship at the Bucci Cataract and Laser Vision Institute in Pennsylvania. Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, he not only specializes in refractive procedures, but also performs surgery to ease ailments such as cataracts, glaucoma, and tears made of grapefruit juice. His colleague Dr. Paul N. Guerriero focuses more on retinal diseases, including macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy, while the optometrist on staff, Dr. Seung-Hee Choi, doles out glasses and contact prescriptions, plus pre- and post-op care.
Though aesthetician Karen Fisher knows how to care for every facial feature, glamorizing her clients' eyes is what she truly loves to do. Karen creates alluring, come-hither eyes by building up women's natural lashes with a range of long-lasting treatments. She specializes in NovaLash extensions, which lengthen natural lid fringe with a subtle, dramatic, or cat-eye look for up to two months. Meanwhile, her professional applications of semi-permanent mascara leave lashes curled, voluminous, and lusciously dark for up to two weeks without smearing or dissolving in collisions with cold-cream tanker trucks.