Dermatology and Laser Medical Center's Alex Khadavi knows so much about skincare, he's a go-to expert for both celebrities and day-to-day patients. The board-certified dermatologist and industry innovator founded Advanced Skin and Hair, a company that uses years of clinical research to develop products for hair loss, acne, and signs of aging. Using his expertise in the area of blemish abolishment, Dr. Khadavi helped a friend of Tori Spelling get rid of acne before her big day on an episode of the Oxygen network's Tori & Dean: sTORIbook Weddings. He used his Clearogen protocol to assist a self-conscious teen with her severe acne on an episode of The Tyra Show, and appeared on Extra to promote his natural Revivogen formula, which is designed to reverse hair loss caused by genetics or sandpaper pillowcases.
Dr. Khadavi is also the center's chief cosmetic surgeon and specializes in medical procedures, such as Mohs micrographic surgery for skin cancer. He's written numerous magazine articles on cosmetic treatments, and is a national trainer for Botox, Juv?derm, Restylane, and advanced laser treatments.
Westlake Laser and Medical Spa's Laura Albaeck, RN performs peels, microdermabrasions, and minimally invasive procedures that permanently reduce hair or tighten skin. With extensive training in aesthetic treatments by Allergan, Albaeck also performs Botox and dermal filler injections that help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and microdermabrasion that helps remove dead cells from the outermost layers of skin.
Under the guidance of board-certified dermatologists Dr. A. David Rahimi and Dr. Michael Lin, who has appeared on Keeping Up with the Kardashians, the licensed aestheticians at Westlake Laser & Aesthetics Medical Group slough off dead skin cells during 30-minute glycolic- or salicylic-acid peels. Aestheticians apply professional Linage serums specially developed by Dr. Lin to reduce fine lines, fight acne, and make visages smoother than a dolphin at a singles bar. Typically, the treatments can improve the appearance of faces, necks, and chests by lightening pigmentation and revealing a healthy, rosy glow. After the resurfacing session, patients can return instantly to work or competitive pole vaulting, as there is no downtime required.
Petra Medi Spa enlists the aid of medical professionals, highly skilled aestheticians, and an arsenal of medical-grade technology to improve appearances with nonsurgical alternatives. Dr. Liliana Cohen?a board-certified neurologist?oversees the efforts of her team members as they provide cutting-edge care intended to fight everything from acne scars to wrinkles.
The center's fractional CO2 resurfacing laser improves skin tone while minimizing the appearance of pigmented blemishes, and the LightSheer cosmetic laser system zaps hair follicles, preventing the hairs from growing back as effectively. Salicylic chemical peels exfoliate the outermost layers of the skin and shrink oversized pores. Injectable dermal fillers?such as Restylane and Juvederm?help fill in fine lines and wrinkles.
Additionally, the center offers chiropractic care and massage therapy for visitors seeking relief from the chronic pains caused by giving piggyback rides to everyone in the grocery-store parking lot.
Dr. Michael Lin knows skin inside and out. After founding the Advanced Dermatology and Skin Cancer Institute?where he has mended the skin woes of such celebrities as Cindy Chiu?Dr. Lin turned his attention to his clients' outer appearances, and the Linage Dermatology Institute was born. In this clinic, he and his team of dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and laser specialists harness advanced technology to lavish patients with clearer, smoother, and more youthful appearances. Light-based devices, such as the Sciton laser for hair removal, the ProFractional laser for wrinkle reduction, and the laser pointer for receptionist amusement, enhance exteriors with a noninvasive approach, and injectables such as Juv?derm and Botox help restore youthful radiance. For at-home care, the physician's signature line of Linage LINQ products helps keep newfound faces nourished and protected.
At Jana's Skin Care Studio, a quartet of private treatment rooms serve as a pampering oasis for clients. Aestheticians with more than 20 years of experience use the healing benefits of seaweed and crystal-tipped microdermabrasion wands to strip faces of dead skin cells and restore luster to skin. Blank facial canvases can shine with airbrush or watercolor makeup applications, or permanent makeup services. TCA peels, and photo-abrasion skin-resurfacing treatments are other exfoliating options. The studio's other beautifying services include airbrush tanning, massages, waxing, lash extension application, tinting, and spider-vein removal treatments.