In slenderizing their clients, the technicians at Lifestyle Lipo don’t use a knife. In fact, they don’t break the skin at all. Instead, they rely on ultrasonic energy to reach through the skin and remove fat cells on hips, thighs, buttocks, and waists. The procedure is designed to permanently and safely destroy fat cells. The ultrasonic sound waves that do the killing are calibrated to target adipose tissue alone and ignore other types of tissue completely. As a result, clients can return to normal activity immediately following treatments.
The professional photographers at Target Portrait Studios capture paramount moments in premier lighting with high-tech digital cameras and a choice of vivid background images. After clients discuss pose preferences with their portraitist, subjects take the stage for approximately 10 minutes of flashing bulbs, bright smiles, and focused lenses. Clients are welcome to bring props and shadow puppets from home, and after choosing a background, they can further customize each image with one of the studio's props, if desired.
In 1911, when he opened Standard Optical, Henry Schubach could not have guessed that his successors would be providing LASIK treatments and contact lenses in 18 clinics. Each office fills with chatter as doctors check prescriptions and work to identify common optical issues, such as glaucoma or weeping when an onion dies. Light skips off ranks of designer frames from Coach, Maui Jim, Guess, Lacoste, and Dior, and transitional lenses darken as newly keen-eyed patrons mosey from the shop. The staff at Standard Optical has also performed more than 15,000 LASIK procedures, and offers a free consultation for those seeking to ditch frames.
The technicians at The Body Sculpt Xpress dedicate themselves exclusively to ultrasound-cavitation body sculpting, a noninvasive technique already popular in Europe and Australia. They customize treatments based on the thickness of fat and its distribution throughout the body. To accommodate clients’ schedules, the technicians offer appointments both in the office and at home with their mobile contouring machine transported on a parade float with a marching band.
Alpine Spinal Rehab’s Dr. Jerry Clark studied at the University of Florida Medical School in spinal rehabilitation and is a fellow in applied spinal biomechanical engineering. This explains his reliance on the use of ultramodern diagnostic technology, such as spinal x-ray imaging, to target and treat chronic pains. Once he pinpoints the source, he may prescribe traditional chiropractic care, massage therapy, or physical therapy.
Piloted by board-certified physician Dr. Ehsan Hadjbian, the Vein Institute of Utah’s welcoming and experienced staff aims to relieve restless, painful, and cramping legs from the constraints of varicose and spider veins. During sclerotherapy treatments, Dr. Hadjbian will inject unsightly blood tunnels with medicine using a delicate needle. Over the course of 2–5 months, the vessel’s lining will dry out and break down, allowing the body to re-absorb it into the same black hole that sucks in stray thoughts and undigested Twizzlers. As blood is redirected to healthier veins, legs can experience improved circulation and a clearer skin canvas. For some spider veins, Dr. Hadjbian may use a Veinlite device to transilluminate the skin, helping locate superficial feeder veins and long-faded Charlotte's Web tattoos.