At the Institute of Facial and Cosmetic Surgery, cosmetic surgeons Brent D. Kennedy and Steven Constantine use their expertise to bolster patients' appearances. Dr. Kennedy, who holds both a medical and a dental degree, established the institute in 1988 to he train doctors from across the country in a continuing-education fellowship program. He also shares his extensive knowledge as a clinical associate professor of aesthetic maxillofacial surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, and has seen his surgical techniques published in several medical journals and textbooks. His colleague, Dr. Constantine, combines his experience in surgical procedures with a deep-seated desire to get to know his patients and witness the positive mental transformation that follows the physical one.
In the 7,000-square-foot state-licensed surgical facility—which offers overnight stays and 24-hour nursing care—the duo performs a variety of procedures, ranging from face-lifts and tummy tucks to laser skin resurfacing. A master aesthetician is on hand to care for skin with anti-aging GlyMed Plus and Obagi products.
Dr. Scott Haupt has performed 10,000 procedures in his years as a plastic and reconstructive surgeon. Dr. Haupt and his staff at Utah Cosmetic Surgery provide a wealth of opportunities for patients seeking to boost confidence in their appearance. Preliminary consultations ensure that the physicians are able to establish realistic expectations before each procedure.
Utah Cosmetic Surgery also uses medical technology that delivers nonsurgical alternatives. Photofacial treatments use laser-light energy or intense pulsed light to help fade discolored blemishes on the skin, and Velashape technology can noninvasively contour waistlines and minimize the appearance of cellulite. Ulthera therapy bombards skin around the face with focused sound waves to help faces appear firmer and more attuned to today's pop and rock hits.
Trilogy Medical Center's team of aestheticians and registered nurses perform med-spa services that range from hormone therapy to permanent makeup. The team applies their expertise to bio-identical hormone therapy, which can halt early menopause in men and women. Botox, Dysport, and other cosmetic injections battle the effects of aging, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and chemical peels and microdermabrasion shoo away lingering skin cells from the face's front porch.
The Eye Institute of Utah has been providing comprehensive vision care to Utah residents for more than 30 years. The Institute's Director of LASIK Services Dr. Darcy Wolsey and her team use state-of-the-art technology to restore their patients’ vision to 20/20 or better. The Institute was the first practice in Utah to acquire the WaveLight Refractive Suite, which helps to vastly improve the patient experience during LASIK procedures. But LASIK is only one piece of the vision puzzle; the doctors are experts at customizing each patient’s treatment to fit their unique lifestyles. They also specialize in standard and custom cataract surgery, glaucoma, dry eye, cornea, retina, eyelid and facial plastics, and comprehensive eye care.
Helmed by board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Kimball M. Crofts, Aesthetica Medical Spa provides advanced medical skincare and clinical services in a warm, upscale spa facility. Armed with lasers, cosmetic injectables, and other of-the-moment technologies, Dr. Crofts' skilled staff helps patrons to banish unwanted tattoos, ease the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and rid the skin of unwanted fuzz. Latisse treatments bolster lashes to fullness, drama. In the center's plastic surgery division, Dr. Crofts is joined by Michael D. Marion, M.D, and the pair work to help clients overcome the distractions that dissatisfaction with one's appearance can present.
Spa Trouve derives its name from the French word for “found,” which hints at the brand-new self-image visitors to this med spa may discover. The staff physicians and technicians use their deft experienced hands to perform skin-resurfacing and rejuvenation treatments, which stave off signs of age, scarring, and stubborn “Kick Me” post-it notes. They perform laser-based hair-removal and skin-rejuvenation treatments with Syneron elos Plus machines, radio frequency–based skin treatments with eMatrix, and vibration-based exfoliation with Vibraderm. Other skilled experts perform dermal-filler injections and cosmetic surgical procedures. Spa Trouve’s master aestheticians work with clients to develop customized skincare regimens using products such as SkinCeuticals, organic Lira Cosmeceuticals, SkinMedica, Obagi, and jane iredale mineral makeup.