Doctors carefully listen to patients as they assess their beauty and weight-loss goals inside Monterey Bay Weight Loss and Medical, an office that originally went by the stage name MediZone. Initial weight-loss consultations allow the doctor and medical staff to offer each patient a custom action plan, which will include weekly one-on-one visits with vitamin B injections and a pocket-sized weight-loss coach for at-home inspiration. The friendly staff also doles out bio-identical hormone replacements as well as injections of Botox to help turn aging body clocks back a few years.
Dr. Rebecca Small helms Monterey Bay Laser Aesthetics, where she harnesses her degrees from Harvard Medical School and Cambridge University to personally consult with each client. After the consultation, a nurse will perform a Botox treatment or diminish crow's feet and acne scarring with laser skin resurfacing. She also employs medical skincare to greatly reduce the appearance of sun damage caused by harmful rays or hyperpigmentation due to giving pigment too much coffee.
Healthy teeth and gums are important for more than just your smile?they also impact your overall wellness. Dr. Phillip Zeip strives to educate patients about this connection while he and his staff perform a full complement of general and cosmetic dental services. Even after more than a decade in the industry, Dr. Zeip continues to stay current by studying new techniques and adopting new technologies, including digital x-ray systems and intra-oral cameras. Dr. Zeip and his team also update the appearance of teeth with the help of implants, crowns, and veneers.
With more than 25 years in the medical field, Dr. Pamela J. Stuart has focused her attention for the past 10 years on rejuvenating complexions with noninvasive treatments at Physician’s Skin Solutions. Dr. Stuart commences all services with a personalized consultation that helps create each patient’s skin profile, which helps identify sun damage, textural problems, and unnecessary fine lines—the kind that cannot tell your future. In addition, all nonsurgical procedures, including dermal fillers, laser hair removal, and radio-frequency skin-tightening treatments, are performed by the skilled doctor. And to further foster healthy glows, Dr. Stuart and her team are armed with advanced skincare products from brands including Obagi and SkinMedica. They also stay up-to-date on the latest beauty treatments, such as age-reversing Allumera topical cream.
"Rejuv? was inspired because we wanted to offer patients the latest advances in skin rejuvenation and body enhancement," says medical director Dr. John Tang. Dr. Tang and his wife, Alexandra Tang, a registered nurse, opened Rejuv? in 2004 to provide these cosmetic services though nonsurgical and minimally invasive means, such as laser treatments, beauty injectables, and traditional spa appointments. They zap fat, clear complexions, and fade unwanted tattoos of Spiro Agnew, but before they do any of that, they make sure their patients stay healthy with nutrition consultations, hormone-replacement therapy, and exercise regimens.
Most Popular Service: Botox, Juv?derm, laser treatments
Brands Used: Botox, Juv?derm, Fraxel, Venus Freeze, Skin Medica, PCA
Minimum Age Requirement: 17
Staff Size: 2?10 people
Parking: Parking lot
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Aspire Laser & Medspa's huge range of services definitely impresses, as do the qualifications of the staff that perform them. Dr. Mittal Patel, for instance, puts her degree to work in aesthetic medicine, particularly specializing in anti-aging treatments. The registered nurse backs her up at the Medspa, most often performing beauty injections, laser skin resurfacing, and Venus Freeze skin tightening. The aesthetician, on the other hand, specializes in caring for only one part of the body: the skin. She performs chemical peels, facials, and even microcurrent radio-frequency treatments that teach your body what it feels like to be a beautiful antenna.