Beyond the obvious benefits?relaxation, for instance?the therapists at Elements Therapeutic Massage believe massages have tremendous healing power. Wielding various modalities as a means to prevent injuries and bolster overall health, each therapist starts by assessing known issues, aches and pains, and recurring injuries. After that, the therapist personalizes sessions to address ailments that range from insomnia to not sleeping because of excessive cat-video watching.
At EyeMazing Optical, San Antonio native Gerardo R. Noriega, OD uses his extensive training and two decades of experience to care for eyes with the latest technology. While earning his doctor of optometry degree at the University of Houston, Dr. Noriega participated in externships with the Zuni Indian Health Service in New Mexico and Fort Carson Army Hospital Eye Clinic in Colorado. He now channels this vast experience when providing thorough eye exams and solutions for conditions such as dry eye, and improving patients' sight with laser vision correction or corneal refractive therapy with Paragon CRT therapeutic lenses. The innovative, breathable lenses are worn during sleep, and gently reshape the cornea to temporarily correct myopia or bring Lotto-predicting dreams into sharper focus.
The office's rustic wood furniture and saloon-like doors give it a welcoming and distinctly Texan feel. From within these homey confines, a highly trained stylist complements clients' faces with frames from the likes of Gucci, Kenneth Cole, and Puma, all of which can protect eyes from overaggressive tumbleweeds.
When duct systems accumulate pollen, fungi, and dust mites, they send those allergens directly into the home’s main air current, causing or aggravating health problems such as allergies and asthma. The techs at Allergy Free Air, LLC solve this airborne issue, keeping air clean by ridding ducts and vents of mold, dust, and harmful particles. Besides the health benefits, the team clears ducts of debris to enhance efficiency, often resulting in lower energy bills.
The beauty pros at Nuova Pelle Skin Clinic keep birthday suits smooth and sleek with an array of anti-aging and laser-hair-removal services. Beauty injections smooth wrinkle muscles for months on end, while HydraPeel exfoliation treatments strip away the effects of sun damage and time. The Lumenis LightSheer laser banishes unwanted fuzz from all types of skin better than a razor or fleet of tiny lawnmowers.
Whether showering your spouse with a dozen roses or gifting dad with a baseball-themed basket, Thousand Oak Florists' floral experts can help find the perfect gift for any occasion. As a certified FTD florist, the inventory also includes several fresh plants, in addition to the carefully constructed floral arrangements and exclusive designs. The Thousand Oak website even shares the symbolism behind each of its flowers—white daisies represent innocence and affection, tulip bulbs show one's love, and lilies symbolize purity of the heart.
Good Sports Outdoor Outfitters has been equipping hikers, backpackers, runners, and snow-sporters with top-quality gear for nearly 30 years. The outdoorsmen's paradise hosts a backcountry bounty of quality brands such as Patagonia, The North Face, Asics, Merrell, Bogner, Burton, Kjus, UGG, and Keen. The staff of knowledgeable gear gurus will walk you through the finer points of carabineers versus catfish while pairing you with the perfect Arc'teryx Rampart pants ($99) to wear to this year’s family reunion. Prep for a frosty weekend getaway with a pair of SmartWool socks ($12.95), get some street cred from rival granola gangsters in your microvelour TKA 1/4 zip from The North Face ($55), or load your Osprey Atmos backpack ($199) full of steaks and introduce yourself to your region's newest bobcat colony.