Led by Dr. Douglas J. Mackenzie, the registered nurses, aestheticians, and physicians? assistants at Pacific Plastic Surgery help clients amp up their self-confidence with a wide offering of both noninvasive and surgical services. Dr. Mackenzie, who has studied at Johns Hopkins, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and Cornell University Medical Center, wields his extensive experience and know-how to perform tummy tucks, scar revisions, and face-lifts. A specially designed, multifaceted medical weight-loss program helps patients get fit healthily, and the center?s noninvasive spa services get faces in shape for special events and awkward family photos.
Med spas and day spas may appear similar, but in reality, they're about as different as a baby and the American president he's dressed as. In order to earn the name med spa, a business must employ physicians, who oversee the various beauty treatments, as well as a medically trained staff. That's because the services offered by med spas tend to be more invasive than those offered at day spas.
At Tre Jolie MediSpa, a board-certified surgeon leads a team that includes skincare specialists and a registered nurse with more than 35 years of experience. These experts seek to improve appearances with services that range from Botox and Juvederm injections to laser hair removal and laser vein therapy.
Tre Jolie MediSpa also fine tunes bodies with less invasive services, such as facials that use PCA Skin products, body waxing, and Latisse eyelash-enhancement serum.
At Beauty Lounge Medical Spa, the staff strives to boost clients' self-image. To do so, they guide them through weight-loss programs, rejuvenate skin with exfoliating dermaplaning, and fill wrinkles with Botox. Licensed medical professionals also wield lasers designed for hair removal, body sculpting, vein removal, and photofacials.
As medical director of Dermatique Medical Center, Dr. Marc Kerner has developed a vast knowledge of facial plastic surgery, dermal fillers, and other skincare topics, a fact which has made him a go-to expert on CBS 2 and KCAL 9 news. Backed by board-certified surgeons and aesthetic nurse specialists, Dr. Kerner and crew rejuvenate epidermises with advanced skincare treatments ranging from laser vein removal to CosMedix chemical peels. To keep refreshed complexions beaming bright, Dermatique's staff recommends Cosmedix products, with options for all skin types.
Three doctors lead the staff at Renaissance Laser & Vein Institute. Dr. Kouros Azar, Dr. Gholam Mohammad-Zadeh, and Dr. Mohammad Gharavi have expertise in the areas of vascular, plastic, and reconstructive surgery. At Renaissance, they oversee a variety of laser-based treatments. These include procedures such as laser hair removal, laser vein removal, and IPL photofacials, which target different types of skin damage.
Launa Stone draws on more than 20 years of nursing and skincare experience to safely counteract the effects of age, stress, and environment with a wide variety of revitalizing treatments. A traditional European facial ($140 for 90 minutes) refurbishes sad-faced flesh-emoticons with a steam cleaning, gentle extractions, and your choice of a hand and foot treatment or an additional mask. Sirs in search of serenity can lie in flying position for a Superman facial ($100 for 60 minutes), specifically designed to prevent ingrown hairs, razor burn, and glowing green kryptonite pimples. For a more creative countenance cleansing, the hot-fudge antioxidant facial ($150 for 50 minutes) neutralizes agitated skin cells with natural antioxidants that are normally squandered on overstressed banana splits. Groupon customers will also receive 30% off any laser hair removal, laser skin resurfacing or cosmetic injectable at Launa Stone Med-Spa.