The Dermatology Center takes pride in providing the very best dermatology procedures and experience for you. We specialize in various Clinical Dermatology treatments, Medical Cosmetic treatments, and Aesthetician services. We are also proud to announce the opening of a full service Medi-spa on St. Pete Beach Florida.
In a profile for Plastic Surgery Practice's 2011 Top Docs feature, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Christian Drehsen described how a person's entire facial expression, rather than just sagging cheeks or crow's-feet, is the object of his practice at Venus Clinique Spa by Clinique of Plastic Surgery. This comprehensive approach reflects his mastery of artistic composition, as well as his extensive experience, which is capped by more than two decades of sculpting the denizens of the Tampa Bay area, including mermaids built in sand. After thorough immersion in all fields of plastic surgery at the University of Louisville, Kentucky, he sought out specialized studies in hand surgery and microsurgery and developed a deft touch with children and burn victims during his residency at Morton Children's Hospital in Louisville. His steady hand is constantly innovating ways to harmonize features. He reimagined the face-lift to replicate the firm cheeks and stifling ennui of someone in their mid-twenties and repurposed clients' fat cells as catalysts for their own rejuvenation. Computer imaging helps his patients to see and evaluate what he envisions and then collaborate in the creative process. His practice has grown to three locations, two of which offer non-surgical aging solutions. There, medical aestheticians lavish complexions in carefully engineered Obagi and SkinMedica products while a nurse practitioner injects wrinkles and sagging cheeks with seven kinds of FDA approved dermal fillers and volumizers. Lasers work overtime at the spa, smoothing cellulite, routing unwanted hair and veins, and promoting even skin all over the body.
LaTorre Wellness Center fuses Eastern and Western healing techniques to bolster downtrodden bodies using the six-step path to total health. Working top to bottom and inside out, Dr. William A. LaTorre seeks missing pieces in the holistic health puzzle, whether they be nutritional deficiencies or high blood pressure. With the array of information, Dr. LaTorre administers chiropractic adjustments, nutritional advice, or lifestyle recommendations that help bodies run like finely tuned machines capable of surviving an uprising of finely tuned machines.
To bolster the center's roster of clinical services, licensed massage therapists serenade sinews with 50 minutes of massage customized to individual client needs. The staff is available after hours Monday–Thursday to boost health or even out beauty with anti-aging and Zerona weight-loss treatments.
The Peaceful Warrior Massage's licensed therapists pinpoint and annihilate barricaded tension with 60- or 90-minute relaxation massages. During initial postural assessments, therapists inform patrons of any stance faux pas or problematic habits that contribute to aches and lost limbo tournaments. Kneaders then wring out stress with a relaxation massage, during which healing fingers pad across posteriors in long, gentle strokes and rolling movements. Rhythmic rocking sways frames from side to side, releasing pent-up anxiety and lint bunnies trapped in bellybuttons. Therapists recommend guzzling extra water after appointments to flush out toxins naturally liberated during massage sessions.
Acupuncture draws on the concept of qi, or the life force that flows through the body. It works by applying small, practically painless, single-use sterile filiform needles to specific acupuncture points on the meridians, which stimulate the qi flow to balance energy and overall wellness. Before your inner-body cleansing can be accomplished, a patient consultation is completed to determine individual ailments and create a comprehensive strategy for treatment. After your body’s yin and yang reunite, Eran Pupkin, AP, or Chris Flanagan, AP, will give one final assessment to determine whether any supplementary therapies are necessary, such as Chinese herbs, tui na (massage), cupping, moxibustion, or diet therapy.
It's been more than two decades since Dr. Kopelman started practicing podiatry, but the entire Kopelman family has been maintaining the health of St. Petersburg feet for more than 40 years. Board-certified in podiatric surgery and wound care, Dr. Kopelman makes house calls when he's not analyzing toes' dreams in his own three offices, in multiple emergency rooms and hospitals, and in clinics across the region. His comprehensive treatment catalog covers orthopedic, disease, skin, and nail issues, and the practice's retail component makes it a one-stop shop.