The team at Golden Prevention doesn't need flowery language to explain what's going on inside your body?they can literally show you. For instance, their advanced scanning equipment photographs the insides of arteries so that patients can see cholesterol sticking to artery walls. Ultrasounds, meanwhile, can peer into organs for early signs of tumors, or show parents-to-be first glimpses of their little ones.
The team takes this direct approach because, for them, health screenings are about empowerment. They believe that when patients can look at a potential problem, they're more apt to take action. They back up their screenings with sound medical advice, such as making heart-healthy food choices, staying physically active, and hydrating after workouts with water instead of butter.
Certified laser specialist Pamela Archer is a staunch believer in the manifold power of lasers, employing their beams to rid bodies of hair, spider veins, wrinkles, and fungus at BARELaser clinic. Her arsenal of Quanta lasers covers a wide range of wavelengths to address the needs of patients of all skin types and ham-radio-station preferences. The center's team of registered nurses conquers issues unreachable by lasers through skin-smoothing injections of Botox or dermal fillers.
Aesthetician Julia Hodson knows her away around her clients' skin because of years of training and an intimate understanding of human physiology. In her studio, she performs four distinct facials and one back treatment—which couple with other services, including microdermabrasion and dermaplaning—to leave epidermises glowing. She also helps strip away unwanted hair with waxing services, and fill out areas where hair is desired with eyelash extensions.
Donna Lapetina, owner and head aesthetician at Skin Solutions Medical Spa, has spent the last decade caring for aging skin—including her own. Donna and her team work their age-defying magic under the direction of board-certified dermatologist Dr. Sheila Boyle, whose career includes time as a flight surgeon, a lieutenant commander in the military, and a volunteer speaker on skin cancer. The staff’s specialty services include microdermabrasion, peels, and facials, as well as intensive acne treatments. Dr. Boyle performs all Botox and dermal-filler procedures herself to safely keep crow’s-feet, frown lines, and worry lines at bay. Clients receive their treatments in private, earth-toned rooms that mix the serenity of a spa with the professionalism of a medical office.
Rather than buying leftover potions from local sorcerers, Skin Solutions Medical Spa has developed its own line of products, including cleansers, eye creams, and an exfoliating scrub. The gentle solutions are formulated with ingredients such as green-tea extract, oil of calendula, and cranberry extract.
Colorado Tan?s technicians make sure their clients leave with sun-kissed skin and sparkling smiles. Five levels of tanning beds are equipped with such extras as face and shoulder tanning lamps, and a fan to keep clients cool during darkening sessions. Alternatively, a Mystic Tan booth covers bodies in a UV-free spray tan solution that doesn't leave any streaks or crop circles on the skin. Technicians enhance smiles with the Da Vinci teeth-whitening system, which has a blue light-activated formula that erases stains from wine, tobacco, and coffee.
Chic Bronzing's owner Marisa has custom-crafted countless bronze glows during five years as a spray tan technician. She performs each and every one of the salon's tanning treatments. Using a custom-blended formula that's jam-packed with DHA and moisturizers, she uses her expertise as well as client input to create a natural-looking, long-lasting tan. Clients looking for a summer glow can stop in one of two locations.