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.
The professional photographers at Target Portrait Studios capture paramount moments in premier lighting with high-tech digital cameras and a choice of vivid background images. After clients discuss pose preferences with their portraitist, subjects take the stage for approximately 10 minutes of flashing bulbs, bright smiles, and focused lenses. Clients are welcome to bring props and shadow puppets from home, and after choosing a background, they can further customize each image with one of the studio's props, if desired.
Led by board-certified dermatologist Dr. Cheryl Eberting, the skincare specialists at Alpine Dermatology care for dermises with medical and cosmetic treatments including laser hair removal, peels, and photodynamic therapy. The television show The Doctors praised the center’s personal microdermabrasion device for its exfoliating prowess and excellent interview skills, and the center's services have been featured in a number of media sources, including the Daily Herald and Health magazine. Glycolic peels and red and blue light treatments are a few of the center's specialties, helping acne sufferers unveil clearer skin without harsh antibiotics or prescription drugs. Above all else, Dr. Eberting prides herself on her extremely thorough skin exams, which help her protect her patients against melanoma and other forms of skin cancer.
With a proprietary whitening gel formula and custom-fitted dental trays, Platinum White’s teeth-whitening kits are designed to make at-home teeth whitening as effective as treatments more commonly performed at a professional dentistry office. Each kit includes 11 applicators of 22%–30% carbamide-peroxide gel, which can be brushed across teeth or precisely applied to the discolored spots that so often stem from excessive coffee or crayon consumption.
Located inside Visage Salon & Day Spa, Nails by Maddison beautifies nails with a variety of services. The nail-art menu available from the Salt Lake City-based aesthetician includes manicures, pedicures, custom glitter, decals, enamel, and more. Overall, the options can bring a touch of color and a world of creativity to the fingers and toes.
The Ready Project’s virtual shelves contain all the necessary tools, gear, and food for outdoor expeditions, camping trips, and natural disasters. Emergency supplies outfit homes with survival kits and water-treatment kits, as well as emergency stoves and communication devices such as radios or weather-proof carrier pigeons. Survival gear allows nature explorers to create shelter with knives and tools, as well as guarding against castaway fatigue with signal mirrors, emergency flares, or air horns. To bolster homes with long-lasting food supplies, The Ready Project’s monthly doses of food storage packs 2,000 calories in daily meals. Nineteen gourmet dishes such as potato soup and chili come to life with the mere addition of water, and remain safely on shelves for 20 years.