Friendly receptionists, rustic stone walls, and a soothing green palette greet visitors in the lobby of East County Wellness Center, setting the stage for relaxing sessions of therapeutic massage. Within a private room outfitted with an integrated sound system, licensed therapists help patients tackle chronic discomfort without the need for risky shoulder transplants, employing modalities that range from the relaxing strokes of hot stone and Swedish massage to the more targeted treatments of craniosacral and reflexology therapy. Meanwhile, the support staff takes careful note of each client's medical history, physical ailments, and preferences, ensuring a unique, custom experience for each visit.
After devoting 20 years of his life to education, scientific research, and teaching, Highly Artistic Surgery's Dr. Chi Ha has the training and experience to perform surgical and nonsurgical enhancements that keep bodies looking both healthy and natural. The board-certified general surgeon is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and is also a board-eligible facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon. Dr. Ha has served as a clinical instructor in head and neck surgery at Stanford University, and completed a facial plastic and reconstructive surgery fellowship with world-renowned plastic surgeon Dr. E. Gaylon McCollough.
Infused with peaceful pastel blues, Dr. Ha's state-of-the-art facilities include two exam rooms, an operating suite certified by The American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF), and a nurse-monitored recovery room. The office also features a photo room where patients can take before-and-after shots or create flipbooks of themselves doing jumping jacks.
The name Hollywood Glamour hints at spa technician Tania’s experience sprucing the faces of stars from the silver screen in both American and Bollywood productions. She and her fellow certified technicians share industry secrets during services such as organic cellulite reduction and the Cleopatras 24 K Gold facial, which patches real gold leaf over the face in a manner reminiscent of the world’s first trophy wives, who took their positions literally. Opulent products from the organic Éminence line, Dr. Jeff, and Dermalogica bolster each facial session that takes place in private treatment rooms. The spa’s hair sector bolsters tresses with the length and lushness of extensions, and electrolysis vanquishes unwanted strands from the body, including strands hoarded by the bellybutton.
Dr. Ben Wang, a licensed acupuncturist, has more than 30 years of experience with the healing art of acupuncture. After earning his degree in Taiwan, he became a doctor of Oriental medicine in Los Angeles, and for the last 20 years he has practiced in Rancho Bernardo. Offering natural Chinese herbs and gentle acupuncture services to help his clients with chronic pain, allergies, and depression, he carefully places tiny needles along the body's energy meridians to guide healing energy where the body needs it most, and also has needle-less treatment options available.
The specialists, nurses, and program managers at Doctor's Weight Clinic prove to clients that losing weight is never too lofty of a goal through the clinic's individually tailored weight-loss programs based on each person's physical health and target weight. After meeting privately with a weight-loss specialist to devise a plan of action, clients embark on the journey to a slimmer silhouette with the help of nutritional supplements, appetite suppressants, and fat-burning injections, which include lipotropic compounds and B vitamins that help stimulate the metabolism. In order to maximize the effectiveness of their plan, clients should follow a well-balanced diet and exercise regularly.
While hormones are famous for being the root cause behind most adolescent anguish, at Progressive Health & Wellness, the team focuses on the medical maladies they can cause. Dr. Prakash K. Bhatia, one of the two doctors that helm the clinic, specializes in bio-identical hormone-replacement therapy, which neutralizes symptoms of hormone imbalance from depression to hair loss and weight gain. The staff can also catalyze slimdowns with alternative methods, including recommending diet and exercise regimens and prescribing appetite suppressants. Additionally, they tend to physiques with primary-care appointments, boost patients' energy levels and immune systems with B12 shots, and offer aesthetic treatments such as wrinkle-smoothing Botox injections, laser hair removal, and chemical peels.