Smoother, softer skin is the goal for ust about every treatment at York Laser Centre. Upon arrival, the staff primes the client's face by cleansing it of makeup and "Hello, My Name Is" stickers. When it comes to laser skin rejuvenation or skin tightening, the NaturaLase laser passes over skin, working to give it a softer texture and more radiance. The team also relies on lasers to take care of hair removal and the NaturaBrador handpiece is used for microdermabrasion. While clients' skin may get redder during treatment, each procedure is generally painless and requires no anesthesia or reassuring blankie.
Framed prints of flowers hang on dark, burgundy walls, illuminated by light cast from a curved, modern floor lamp. Between them, leather couches and chairs sit waiting to cradle visitors with their wraparound backs and arms. Cream carpeting gives way to tiled flooring as visitors make their way from the waiting area to treatment rooms?and while they walk, they follow in the footsteps of elite clients that include Ravi Bansal, the 2009 Miss Universe Canada contestant.
Within treatment nooks in their locations in Vancouver and Surrey, therapists refine skin and ease tension through a range of services that include massages, laser hair reduction, microdermabrasion, permanent makeup, mani-pedis, and weight-loss treatments, among others. The Compu-Lift machine is one of many star technologies at the med spa, infusing the face with ultrasonic vibration and microcurrents in order to oxygenate skin and counteract signs of aging such as wrinkles and dark spots that spell out your birth year.
Harnessing the power of Cutera lasers and their copper cooling systems, the physician-trained specialists at Total Body Laser treat acne, visible veins, unwanted hairs, and other cosmetic and medical conditions. A large spot size of 10 millimetres allows hair-removal treatments to move forward swiftly, and multiple wavelengths make treatments viable for all skin tones.
Registered Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner Jong Rea Roh anchors his practice at ON Acupuncture Clinic in the ancient Chinese concept of chi, the life energy that controls the body’s health and vitality. His treatments rely on kick-starting the body’s ability to heal itself. Gentle therapies seek to unblock energy passageways clogged by imagined inner tubes, thereby bringing the body back into balance. Jong Rea Roh addresses discomfort that spans all bodily systems, from musculoskeletal pain to digestive discontent and even psychological concerns such as depression and anxiety.
Cutting-edge technology and New Age philosophies collide at Canadian MediPain Clinic, where treatments are based on groundbreaking medical research, but remain entirely noninvasive. GaitScan technology puts the focus on the feet, capturing 2-D and 3-D representations of pressure distribution to help identify improper alignments impacting other joints throughout the body. Canadian MediPain Clinic also has a location based in Calgary.
Clinic director and surgeon Dr. Segal oversees a well trained staff of hair harvesters that rounds up ready-to-pick follicles using gentle laser technology. The clinic’s high-tech hair-removal equipment channels safe radio frequencies in conjunction with light energy to stunt actively sprouting hairs at the follicles. Fingers can rid themselves of excess hair (a $50 value per session), and ladies can strut puddle side with confidence after thorough bikini line maintenance (a $175 value per session). To reduce redness and discomfort, Segal Vein and Laser simultaneously cools the surface of the skin. Unlike flailing toward a wall of flypaper, Segal Vein and Laser’s treatments typically do not require recovery time.