Dr. Ronald Finger, a board-certified plastic surgeon, is a founding father of the coastal region's cosmetic-surgery business. He opened the first outpatient surgery center and medical spa in the area, performed the first liposuction procedure in Georgia, and developed one of the first doctor-created lines of skincare products. He still works to make Finger & Associates Plastic Surgery Center as renowned as it was when it first opened, beautifying bodies and faces with lifts and tucks as well as less invasive laser procedures and anti-aging treatments. Dr. Finger doesn't just serve the aesthetic needs of women; he has made appearances on the WTOC 11 midmorning show heralding the med-spa options available for men and pandas.
Beyond boasting a national research award from the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and receiving invitations to lecture on the national circuit, Dr. Thomas Funcik holds the prestigious honor of having been chosen by several major pharmaceutical companies to teach the age-reversing techniques of Botox, Dysport, Restylane, and Sculptra to other doctors. Excelling in reconstructive surgery for the nose, face, eyes, and scalp, he also helps faces to avoid the knife with cosmetic skin treatments, including injections, which are personally performed by Dr. Funcik, that fill out fine lines and help to mask scars and chemical peels that use alpha-hydroxy acids to shed damaged skin cells and restore the skin's original childish sense of wonderment. Dr. Funcik is double board-certified and also serves as an assistant professor.
At Miller Dental Group, Savannah natives Dr. Robert B. Miller & Dr. Jan Cossar help patients take charge of their own dental destinies by keeping them informed about their current conditions and educated about their options for treatment. To do so accurately,the staff employs digital x-rays and intraoral cameras, keeping track of the ins and outs of each tooth, revealing the extent of decay, and probing the depth of cavities.
Once patients make an informed decision about how to proceed, Dr. Miller & Dr. Jan keep them comfortable throughout treatments such as dental implants, composite fillings, and root canals. Each treatment room contains a television to keep patients' minds occupied.
Smile Splendor's 45- to 60-minute safe and effective teeth metamorphosis begins with an application of hydrogen-peroxide-powered gel before moving on to Smile Splendor's patented tanning bed for teeth, a gentle blue light targeting unwanted stains. The gel application and light process is repeated two more times, which increases whiteness by up to eight shades, while guests relax, read, or watch TV programs showing other people reading. For coffee drinkers or people who dive on grass fields with their mouth open, a quick draw with Smile Splendor's touch-up whitening pen will help you maintain the results of your whitening treatment.
Helmed by Dr. Richard Schulze Jr., this highly trained team of eye mechanics repair corneal malfeasance with state-of-the-art laser procedures. To decide which treatment best suits the patient, Dr. Schulze performs a two-hour evaluation that includes a complete eye exam, VISX CustomVue Wavefront analysis, a brief game of catch, and corneal topography and pachymetry. LASIK procedures are performed at a following visit, where patients' vision globes are numbed and laid beneath the VISX Star S4 excimer laser, which slings precision pulses of light underneath a removed layer of the cornea, correcting vision-impairing terrain and lessening the dependence on corrective eyewear. The majority of recipients of the laser-eye love fest reports 20/40 vision or better post-procedure, and most eyes report they love their new laser-tan.
During the time she spent working in emergency rooms around the country, it occurred to Dr. Mary Kay Ross that many of the patients she treated suffered from preventable ailments such as diabetes, heart disease, and obesity. Drawing from her research in the field of anti-aging and weight loss, Dr. Ross embarked on a mission to turn back body clocks and slim figures with safe, minimally invasive treatments, opening Live Well M.D. Savannah in the process. At the health-care facility, laser body-sculpting techniques, including VASER lipo and CoolSculpting, shrivel fat cells that don’t respond to exercise or commands to play dead, while bio-identical hormone treatments help patients overcome the symptoms of menopause and andropause by balancing the body’s natural hormonal chemistry.
These and other wellness regimens and cosmetic procedures take place inside an office specifically designed to induce a feeling of calm. Sky-blue walls combine with the ambient sounds of a burbling fountain to comfort clients as they wait on comfy leather furniture and watch a flat-panel television.