Launched more than three decades ago, Site for Sore Eyes now operates in more than 35 showrooms throughout the Bay Area. Staffers at every location share their dedication when pairing customers with head-turning eyewear and contacts. The company offers a $25 warranty that secures all of its products, replacing broken frames for free and furnishing half-price replacements for glasses that are lost, stolen, or transformed into an acorn squash. In case eyes require prescription tweaks, each shop sits next door to California-licensed Sterling VisionCare doctors of optometry.
House of Élan offers revitalizing body treatments for existing humans and personalized hair-removal options for men and women. Dr. John Verstraete and his team of whisker-erasers employ elos technology to clear bodily brush without resorting to wax or wildfires. Over the course of six sessions, strand assassins will harness bi-polar radio frequencies and light energies to precisely target unwanted keratin and foil follicular invasions, systematically weakening woolen defenses with each treatment. Elos is purported to be effective in the eradication of lighter-colored hair on skin of most shades, hues, and tartan plaid patterns.
Nutritional counselor Gary Appelsies wants his clients to succeed. That’s why he forgoes standard techniques of strict dieting and food deprivation in favor of designing personalized lifestyle plans for better health. He possesses knowledge of more than 100 dietary theories, has a quarter-century’s worth of experience as a natural-foods chef, and received the Health Leadership Award from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in New York City, one of his alma maters and an important player in the health industry. With this wealth of nutrition-oriented knowledge and experience at his disposal, Gary transforms unhealthy habits into helpful ones that clients can maintain long-term, or at least until their next hot-dog-eating championship.
He does so through variations of health coaching that may take the form of one-on-one sessions, family meetings, or in-home cooking classes. Gary focuses on more than just the physical effects of food; he directs attention to the emotional and mental power of certain eats and helps his clients better understand their cravings. To curb them and boost energy without prescribing intravenous shots of coffee, he overhauls diets with new foods and healthy, easy recipes.
The board-certified dermatologists at Dermatology Associates of Napa Valley specialize in medical and cosmetic care treatments for the skin, hair, and nails. Though the staff is well-versed in skin cancer and melanoma, they also tend to less threatening issues such as moles, acne, and poorly positioned temporary tattoos. By wielding laser and intense pulsed-light technology, they can remove unwanted hairs or reduce sign of aging, including wrinkles and visible blood vessels. Dermatology Associates also combats wrinkles and sagging with Botox and Juvederm injections.
Aesthetician Stella Swisher harnesses her individual experiences to pamper clients at Rejuvenations Skin Studio with treatments such as waxing, facial treatments, and permanent makeup. She strives to infuse each of her services with a natural approach, whether she's tinting lashes with Austrian vegetable dye or slathering mugs with antioxidants during anti-aging facials.
At ALC of Vallejo, Alfred L. Caruso, MD and his experienced staff exclusively use Palomar lasers for their noninvasive aesthetic treatments. Their StarLux 500 model scatters light over faces during IPL photofacials that work to eliminate sun damage, and triggers the body’s healing processes to address wrinkles and acne during fractional laser sessions. For patients looking to part ways with unwanted follicles, the staff employs a Vectus laser, cooling gel, and a tasteful Dear Hair letter. A seasoned veteran in medical aesthetics, Dr. Caruso has operated his own practice for the past 14 years.
The chiropractic doctors of Premier Chiropractic & Pilates blend chiropractic services, Pilates, and HydroMassage to help their patients on the way to optimal health health. During initial visits, patrons can expect an exhaustive consultation, examination, and suite of x-rays, allowing the doctors to best chart a course of treatment. Afterwards, they can partake in the appropriate service, be it corrective exercises, nutritional counseling, or physiotherapy.