• For $799, you get six Zerona body-slimming treatments at Bio Skin & Laser in Sugar Land (a $1,695 value). • For $799, you get six Zerona body-slimming treatments at Javani Med Spa in Sugar Land (a $2,200 value). • For $799, you get six Zerona body-slimming treatments at Vintage Wellness and Aesthetics Center in Houston (a $1,500 value). Under the expert guidance of their respective doctors, the staff at each of these medical centers harness the FDA-approved Zerona cold-laser technology, designed to reduce corporeal circumferences by an average of 3.5 inches. During each session, clients relax beneath a beam-slinging apparatus for 40 minutes as it glides low-light lasers over their waistline, back, hips, and thighs, emulsifying adipose tissue so that fat can sneak its way out of the body. The disintegrated lipid depots can then be absorbed by the body’s obsessively tidy lymphatic system and expelled through the body’s natural detoxification process and complex system of water-slides. The noninvasive treatment does not require any recovery time.
After six years of practicing medical oncology, licensed physician Dr. Mei Zhang transitioned into the world of primary care where she eventually established her own namesake clinic. Here, she indulges in her passion for helping others achieve more youthful skin. To combat wrinkles and fine lines, Dr. Zhang employs an arsenal of advanced skin tightening methods including Thermage, Lumenis Aluma, and Ultherapy to plump crow's feet and laugh lines from the dermal layers. She also outfits her office with the latest in cellulite-banishing treatments including mesotherapy as well as IPL and laser devices that are designed to eliminate tattoos, body hair, and video game villains that have escaped from the TV screen.
Helmed by board-certified physician and skincare specialist Dr. Naz Keshwani, the team at Med-Cure Anti-Aging & Skin Care performs the latest minimally invasive aesthetic and weight-loss procedures. The doc prescribes a spectrum of laser procedures for skin issues, including spider- and varicose-vein treatments, laser hair or tattoo removal, and a Blu-U acne treatment that is designed to safely kill blemish-causing bacteria in the skin. FDA-approved injectables such as Botox and Juvederm smooth out lines and wrinkles webbed across the face, and potent chemical peels work to reverse the effects of sun damage or spending too long watching food cook in the microwave.
The team works with clients on general health issues, too—overweight individuals can sit down with Dr. Keshwani for a weight-loss consultation, complete with bloodwork and metabolism-boosting injections. Women can benefit from bio-identical hormone therapy—made from plant-derived hormones—which can help alleviate the ailments of menopause, including slowed metabolism, hot flashes, and even osteoporosis and heart disease.
At Shea Essence Day Spa, the noise and stress of the outside world melt into the spa's signature organic shea butter. The product exemplifies the business' core belief: that beauty and wellness go hand-in-exfoliated-hand. Aestheticians use the body product during treatments such as the Herbs and Organic Shea Butter Deluxe Manicure or the Back Facial Treatment. During both, the shea butter exfoliates and moisturizes skin, rendering it healthier and more youthful looking.
Other treatments eschew the shea butter for hydrating creams, mud body wraps, or body products designed for specific clientele, such as men or expectant mothers. The spa also houses an infrared sauna where infrared heat travels deep within the body to promote blood flow and a detoxifying sweat.
Amerejuve's board-certified plastic surgeons are experts in an array of cosmetic treatments such as face lifts, tummy tucks, and liposuction. Other treatments include breast augmentation, which is the most popular cosmetic surgical procedure offered at Amerejuve. Prior to surgery, doctors walk each patient though their choices and answer any questions about the procedure, which is performed by a board-certified surgeon. Amerejuve boasts nine Houston-area locations, including a recently opened location on Gray Street.
Although the services at Royal Oaks Medical Spa N Skin Care Clinic seem to magically turn back the body’s clock, they rely on the very real expertise of a staff of aesthetic experts wielding advanced technology. Hospital-grade lasers and equipment are used during treatments such as laser hair reduction, which decreases the need for razors, and skin treatments that use beams or exfoliating crystals to remove cells damaged by the passage of time or plummeting space dust.
Under the medical direction of Dr. David Braunreiter, the staff at You Only Younger provide skincare and beauty-enhancement services using only medically proven products. Licensed aestheticians Donna and Sheila perform skin-moisturizing facials to combat blemishes and signs of aging. Board-certified Kami Owen, a nurse practitioner, administers injections of dermal fillers such as Botox to erase fine lines. With technology such as the micro laser peel, the team can also remove outermost layers of skin to exfoliate with absolute precision ranging from 6 to 50 microns per treatment. Laser services also extend to tattoo and hair removal as well as fading stretch marks and spider veins that don’t look as cool as Spider-Man’s. To treat cellulite and loose skin on thighs, arms, and chins, they use The Reaction by Viora, a system featured on The Doctors.