BA MedSpa & Weight Loss Center helps patients not only reach their desired weight but also maintain it. The center’s two-phase weight-loss program is aggressive, beginning with an 800-calorie diet—the potentially taxing effects of which are largely neutralized by the HCG injections that accompany it. Since a true lifestyle change is necessary to keep the weight off, the center then provides recipes and other instructions for establishing healthy habits.
There are other ways to improve your appearance at the clinic, too. Clients stop in for aesthetic services, such as wrinkle-reducing beauty injections, laser-administered facials, and hair-removal treatments. They also undergo permanent cosmetic applications, which allow them to wake up each morning with flawlessly drawn eyebrows, perfectly lined lips, and incredibly well-hidden butterfly-kissing scars.
Skin Embrace Medical Spa & Laser Center's medical director, Dr. Ladd Atkins, gleaned his aesthetic expertise from a cosmetic-surgery fellowship at Tulsa Surgical Arts and a surgical residency at the Medical Center of Independence. In his ongoing quest to transform bodies with noninvasive cosmetic treatments and surgical procedures, Dr. Atkins leads a highly trained staff that includes a licensed aesthetician, a certified laser specialist, and no robots. Relying largely on the beauty-restoring properties of laser light, Dr. Atkins's cosmic cosmeticians extend their expertise to tackle everything from unwanted hair to unwanted pounds and offer microdermabrasion and facials to freshen façades from the neck northward.
Nary an unwanted hair stays intact under the scrutiny of Emily Reeder. She waxes off on faces, in the bikini area, and on legs and tails. Her service is one of many aimed at pampering clients inside Essential Wellness Day Spa. Guests can also relax during a facial, aromatherapy wrap, or massage.
Symmetry’s soothing repertoire of spa services deploys products from professional beauty and skincare brands such as L’Oréal Professionnel, Dermalogica, and Glymed Plus. In addition to haircuts and exclusive Série coloring services, the salon floor shares space with nail stations, where professional OPI polish covers otherwise opaque tips with vibrant swatches of color. In secluded rooms, aestheticians cater to clients that wish to unwind or reverse signs of aging with Jessner peels, exfoliating body wraps, and massage therapy, which eases the stress and anxiety built up from protecting karate classes from vengeful cinder blocks. Before or after treatment, guests are invited to warm hands around complimentary mugs of coffee or tea or further relax with a glass of wine or beer.
Nicole, the licensed medical aesthetician, makeup artist, and namesake behind Skincare by Nicole, wields an assortment of cosmetic technologies to help men and women feel more confident about their skin. Her Candela GentleLase laser zaps unwanted hair from various neighborhoods of the anatomy, while flashes of intense-pulsed light emanating from her Ellipse I2PL device scare away wrinkles, age spots, and overly clingy shadows. Microdermabrasion and chemical peels slough away signs of aging, and guests can turn to teeth whitening to brighten their grins.