The surgeons at New York Group for Plastic Surgery use their skills in cosmetic and reconstructive medicine to help their patients restore their appearances after illnesses or injuries and look better in bathing suits or driver's-license photos. Common procedures include face-lifts and nose jobs, as well as tummy tucks and breast augmentation. They also supervise an array of noninvasive treatments, such as Ultherapy, beauty injections, and facials, in their medical spa.
Executive Park Physical Therapy buzzes with movement as patients bounce on trampolines, jog on treadmills, and pedal recumbent bikes. Designed by a staff of four licensed physical therapists, these therapeutic routines help patients to heal from injuries and relieve the pain of chronic conditions. Massage therapists decompress spinal disks and wrap limbs in kinesio tape to retrain the neuromuscular system following sprains and strains from playing Red Rover with the Rockettes. A colorful assortment of free weights helps patients to strengthen weak muscles, and high-tech tools such as cold lasers and thermal ultrasound machines spirit away pain and inflammation. To open the lines of communication, multilingual staffers assist patients in English or Spanish, unlike some specialty physical-therapy offices that communicate strictly in haikus written in Klingon.
With hundreds of locations across the country, Right Dental Group represents a collection of oral-health-care professionals who deliver a variety of quality dental services. The collective places an emphasis on relationship building—meaning patients can confess their most egregious toffee-apple trespasses while receiving a teeth scrubbing delivered with precision and understanding. Each of the dentists is prescreened for a consistent record of excellence and the ability to efficiently locate a cavity in a toothstack.
Dr. Ayman Z. Matta founded New York Eye Institute after completing a fellowship at the Bucci Cataract and Laser Vision Institute in Pennsylvania. Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, he not only specializes in refractive procedures, but also performs surgery to ease ailments such as cataracts, glaucoma, and tears made of grapefruit juice. His colleague Dr. Paul N. Guerriero focuses more on retinal diseases, including macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy, while the optometrist on staff, Dr. Seung-Hee Choi, doles out glasses and contact prescriptions, plus pre- and post-op care.
It generally takes about six laser treatments to completely banish unwelcome hair, which means you can conveniently destroy fierce follicles before they can surface from the abyss to plunder your epidermis. At your first visit, a clinic director will help set up your individual treatment regimen, establishing the frequency and number of visits necessary to achieve desired results. Use this initial consultation to ask pertinent questions or to swap apple-streusel recipes with your lasersmith.
Foot and ankle surgeon Dr. Bruce Pinker helms Progressive Foot Care, where he welcomes patients in for a variety of foot-care needs. He and his team offer complete diagnostics and evaluations, utilizing x-rays, ultrasound technology, and circulation and nerve testing. Among the conditions they treat are toenail fungus, heel spurs, athletic injuries, and all surgical conditions of the foot.