Gulf South Physicians Group's medical staff performs primary-care and wellness services to help patrons to reach their health-related goals, whether cosmetic or medical. In addition to performing medical procedures such as hormone-replacement therapy to help to relieve anxiety and depression and treating health conditions, the staff also executes cosmetic procedures such as Botox injections and alphabetizing the blood cells.
The definition of beauty is subjective and vast, causing some people to strive for clear skin while others care only about the slimness of their waistlines. At Skin Science, owner Sherril Monson aims to accommodate as many beauty needs as possible in one place. Led by medical director Dr. Shannon Pickens, her team of certified technicians plumps up complexions with Botox injections, reduces the appearance of cellulite during VelaShape treatments, and zaps unwanted hair with Palomar lasers. The staff's facial treatments employ skincare products from Obagi, SkinCeuticals, ZO Skin Health by Dr. Zein Obagi., and Clarisonic, all of which are available for purchase in Skin Science?s retail shop.
The team at Chronos Body, Health & Wellness helps its clients look as young as they feel with cosmetic skincare treatments and anti-aging regimens. Chemical peels and microdermabrasion buff away the years and sell-by dates with gentle exfoliation, while beauty injections stave off wrinkles and plump up tired skin. CoolSculpting sessions work to whittle down physiques, as do weight-loss plans. Laser treatments zap wrinkles and redness, as well as patches of unwanted body hair.
A physician-owned med spa, Spa Jouvence offers massages, body wraps, and facials with technologically based treatments such as vibraderm and hormone replacement therapy. Physicians administers dermal fillers to minimize wrinkles and staff administer vitamin B12 injections to support weight-loss efforts. The med spa offers products from brands such as Obagi Medical, Clarisonic, and Vi Peel.
Though she enjoys conversing with her patients, Dr. Marilyn Pelias's ultimate goal is to get them out her office quickly. The seasoned surgeon tries to minimize the downtime following her procedures, thus enabling clients to resume work and daily activities with little hassle. Even before her treatments begin, she puts guests at ease. During pretreatment consultations, she answers questions and describes her services thoroughly to educate her patients.
Dr. Pelias's surgical treatments range from minor changes such as brow lifts and earlobe repair all the way to tummy tucks and liposuction. With the S-Lift, a faster, simpler alternative to a traditional face-lift, she reduces the appearance of sagging skin on the neck and lower face. Nonsurgical sessions often incorporate lasers, which the doctor uses for skin resurfacing, body contouring or the removal of body hair, spider veins, and tattoos that say I Love My Body Hair and Spider Veins. She also uses skincare products from Obagi to complement chemical peels and microdermabrasion sessions. Dr. Pelias doesn't do it all on her own, though. Aesthetician Shannon Eckler jumps in with the assist on all matters beauty-related, including corrective make-up, microdermabrasion, and hair-removal.
Dr. Kelly Burkenstock's Azure Spa rejuvenates weary muscle bags amid gilded walls in an upscale, beautifully detailed environment abounding with wrought-iron ivy, European antiques, and warm, relaxing lighting. Your spa package will open up with a one-hour vitamin-enriched facial treatment, including a mask and moisturizers infused with cool, comforting cucumber extract ($150). Further slip into a state of bliss by taking deep breaths of slippery serenity aromatherapy oils during 60 minutes of gentle Swedish massage ($100). Choose a different essential oil to envelop your senses during a snuggle in the steam spa, which will cleanse your pores while eliminating wrinkles from permanent argyle socks ($40). Sip on wine and nibble on chocolates ($10) before your experience concludes with a calming German massage rain shower, featuring droplets collected midair from the Black Forest. Guests should check in 15 minutes prior to their appointment.