For Dr. Goodnight, it's not about instant results: "I want to be able to get together with my patients when we’re all in our 90s to talk about what a wonderful life we’ve all had and how great we still feel and look." To that end, he joins his wife, Marianne, a certified nurse, in taking a whole body approach to long-term beauty.
Dr. Goodnight trained at UCLA and is a fellowship-trained facial plastic surgeon. While always looking for the least-invasive option, he uses a combination of technologies to help patients reach their desired goals. But the transformations don't end in the treatment room. As certified fitness trainers, the husband and wife team educates clients on how to increase their health through nutrition, exercise, and avoiding open manholes.
Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Luis A. Zapiach reconstructs bodily fixer-uppers with a combination of surgical procedures and minimally invasive med-spa treatments. Invite fine lines and wrinkles to their own vanishing act courtesy of Dysport, a prescription injection that temporarily removes creases and furrows from the facial area. Following the 15-minute procedure, skin looks smoother and more youthful, leaving ample space for kisses to land and panther tattoos to prowl. Similar to Botox, Dysport’s FDA–approved solution prevents facial muscles from contracting near targeted areas such as furrows between the eyebrows. Patients typically require little to no downtime, though some may experience some redness or swelling. Like summer-camp romances, results from treatment generally last up to three to four months.
Body Sculpt's go-to tool is the noninvasive BeautyTek device, a kind of hypermodern Swiss Army knife in the cosmetics world. Without making a single cut, it can trace the body's meridian points before emitting microcurrents that perform an array of functions—from deflating fatty cells to smoothing out cellulite to re-crisping a two-dollar bill. The facility also houses a BeautyTek Avita Plus device, which performs ultrasonic cavitation to evict stubborn fat deposits. The tech-savvy staff can also offer traditional med-spa solution, including Botox injections and other dermal fillers.
Skin Laser & Surgery's Dr. Dendy Engelman, a board certified dermatologist recently named Director of Dermatologic Surgery at New York Medical College in Manhattan, expertly rewinds facial time with FDA-approved injectables. During the appointment, her steady-hands inject Botox or Dysport into wrinkle-etched facescapes, slowing down facial muscles and soothing them to sleep with a soft lullaby. Both Botox and Dysport may banish forehead furrows, crow's feet, and marionette lines from the visage for up to four months.
Personally performing every procedure at The PRP Institute, Dr. Robert Berberian uses the body's own resources to combat the effects of aging. After a simple blood draw and a spin in a centrifuge, prized platelets are separated from the other blood components of the sample so that Dr. Berberian may inject them back into areas in need of rejuvenation. This unique technique, known as platelet-rich plasma therapy, is a component of the famous Vampire Facial as well as several other medspa procedures. Besides refreshing the face, platelets may also be injected into the bosom, nether regions, or scalp to stimulate tissue growth and revive circulation.