Nationally certified Doctor of Chiropractic Chris Bunn draws upon his background in sports and exercise physiology to treat chronic pain with spinal adjustments, homeopathic injections, and massage therapy. After his oldest son was diagnosed with Type I diabetes, the Ogden native turned to techniques practiced around the globe in Europe, Africa, and the Republic of Minerva in order to help clients with serious health conditions live longer, pain-free lives.
He also believes that patients are their optimum selves when they both feel good and look good, which is why Skyline Clinic bolsters beauty with aesthetic services. These include age-spot reduction, wrinkle-blasting treatments, and VelaSmooth lipolaser sessions, which use electrical-optical synergy to flatten flabby deposits instead of giant rolling pins.
In 1911, when he opened Standard Optical, Henry Schubach could not have guessed that his successors would be providing LASIK treatments and contact lenses in 18 clinics. Each office fills with chatter as doctors check prescriptions and work to identify common optical issues, such as glaucoma or weeping when an onion dies. Light skips off ranks of designer frames from Coach, Maui Jim, Guess, Lacoste, and Dior, and transitional lenses darken as newly keen-eyed patrons mosey from the shop. The staff at Standard Optical has also performed more than 15,000 LASIK procedures, and offers a free consultation for those seeking to ditch frames.
At the Institute of Facial and Cosmetic Surgery, cosmetic surgeons Brent D. Kennedy and Steven Constantine use their expertise to bolster patients' appearances. Dr. Kennedy, who holds both a medical and a dental degree, established the institute in 1988 to he train doctors from across the country in a continuing-education fellowship program. He also shares his extensive knowledge as a clinical associate professor of aesthetic maxillofacial surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, and has seen his surgical techniques published in several medical journals and textbooks. His colleague, Dr. Constantine, combines his experience in surgical procedures with a deep-seated desire to get to know his patients and witness the positive mental transformation that follows the physical one.
In the 7,000-square-foot state-licensed surgical facility—which offers overnight stays and 24-hour nursing care—the duo performs a variety of procedures, ranging from face-lifts and tummy tucks to laser skin resurfacing. A master aesthetician is on hand to care for skin with anti-aging GlyMed Plus and Obagi products.
At Senza Grassi, patients can reach their weight-loss goals without worrying about painful procedures or weeks of downtime. That's because the center's technicians administer noninvasive radio-frequency treatments, which destroy fat cells and flush them out of the body. But the experience doesn't end there. To enhance treatments, each client receives a robe and slippers as well as a coconut-oil massage following each procedure. Techs also put clients on a chi machine to encourage loosened fat cells to drain properly through the lymph nodes.
Anchored by an experienced staff of dentists and hygienists, Horizon Dental of Ogden offers a full range of services that promote dental health and pearly-white teeth. Clients can come in for orthodontic work, advanced teeth-whitening treatments, and same-day dental crowns, all performed with an emphasis on comfort.
Youthful Image Medical Spa is located within the Ogden Women's Clinic, and the staff treats each aesthetic procedure with the care and professionalism due a medical procedure. The attentive aestheticians are supervised by on-site physicians as they perform traditional spa treatments alongside technologically enhances beauty services. Before a 30-minute spa facial, an aesthetician carefully analyzes the client's skin type to craft a facial protocol that addresses individual beauty concerns such as dry skin, acne, or the fine lines that result from wearing clothespins as accessories. For more intensive treatment, clients can choose one of five medical-grade chemical peels, each of which exfoliates faces with a mix of acidic agents calibrated to treat conditions including acne, fine lines, and sun spots. The technicians harness the multitasking power of concentrated light during laser treatments including spider vein removal, hair reduction, and photofacials. During each noninvasive procedure, the technician guides a laser beam across the skin to obliterate unwanted veins, spots, and hair without the downtime or pain of surgery.
JCAHO-accredited Alpine Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery's experienced aesthetician harnesses imperfection-blasting laser beams to rejuvenate sullied and ink-stained skins. Under the supervision of Dr. Randall Barnett, Alpine’s technician turns the blemish-breaking Fraxel laser on facial fine lines and pockmarks, especially targeting acne scars in a quest to render skin as clear as a window display of the emperor's new clothes. This 45-minute treatment includes a SkinMedica cleansing agent and an SPF 30 sunscreen to help soothe and prevent sunburn by proxy from your radiant visage. Alpine Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery suggests scheduling one treatment every four weeks and arriving an hour early for the topical application of a numbing solution. Treated facial features may be swollen and/or pink for 3–7 days.