Under the Mercy umbrella of healthcare providers, Mercy Eye Care sees to patients’ optical needs in the form of exams and prescription eyewear. Qualified optometrists evaluate vision at three area locations, fitting faces with designer frames and lenses that enable eyes to see near, far, and that distance in the middle where cars are.
Dr. Howard Short and Dr. Chris Ullrich, the ophthalmologists at Advanced Sight Center, stay at the forefront of their field—drawing on modern technologies such as digital retinal photography, optical coherence tomography, and specular microscopy. The doctors' ongoing education helps keep their skills sharp when they’re performing LASIK procedures or checking for typos on Snellen eye charts. Both Advanced Sight Center locations include an ambulatory surgical center as well as a wide selection of frames from Elle, Esprit, and other popular brands.
• For $63, new members get a two-month household metro membership plus joining fee (a $252 total value). • For $42, new members get a two-month adult metro membership plus joining fee (a $166 total value). • For $15, current members get $30 toward a class or program.
Founder Rachel Curtis drew on her faith when starting P31 Fitness—the name derives from a passage about women in the Bible's Book of Proverbs—but also on her extensive health and wellness background. After finding a need for women's exercise classes, she and her husband developed P31, which grew into scores of franchises across the country. P31 offers women support in their fitness goals as exercisers challenge themselves, aiming to achieve spiritual, mental, emotional, and physical happiness. The fitness modalities include cardiovascular, kickboxing, Pilates, and circuit-training sessions, among others.
The three experienced dentists at Washington Square Dental treat toothparts to effective and personalized cosmetic care. The take-home treatment alabasterizes enamel with upper and lower bleaching trays customized to comfortably fit with the contours, alignment, and hat size of each tooth (a $332 value). Patients have their pick from an assortment of bleaches (a $42 value for three tubes) to thoroughly whiten mouthbones over a two- to four-week period, though occasional follow-up treatments should be scheduled as needed.
Natural Healing Healthcare is a wholistic concept that focuses on the entire person; body, mind, and spirit. In order to properly evaluate any health condition, it is necessary to factor in the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual aspects of the human being. Dr. Caudill, MD enjoys working with bio-identical hormones