A longtime resident of Windsor, Dr. Patrick Smith, M.D. returned to the area after completing medical school and opened a family practice in 1987. He enjoyed the work but longed to transition into dermatology, for which he held both a passion and professional training. Years later, he assembled a team of estheticians and opened his namesake skincare clinic: Dr. P.X. Smith Medical Cosmetics.
Open for more than seven years, the clinic offers cosmetic and medical-grade services including Botox and Juvederm, laser skin-resurfacing treatments, and mole removal from both faces and lawns. Dr. Smith performs all medical consultations and directly supervises treatments performed by his highly trained staff.
As a skincare expert, the doctor is dedicated to educating his community about the dangers of excessive sun exposure. He worked at the Windsor Regional Cancer Centre before starting his family practice and coordinated the Mark Hunt Melanoma Awareness Fund-Raising Walk to heighten awareness of skin cancer, particularly malignant melanoma.
A passion for holistic healing led Evelyn Gosch to diversify her realm of expertise as a regular medical practitioner with traditional Chinese techniques. The owner of Unique Therapies encourages her staff to stay current on the latest natural-therapy and medical trends through ongoing training and education. The center specializes in pain- and injury-management techniques that rely on natural remedies including acupuncture, cupping, and glaring at pain until it scurries away. A particularly unusual treatment, myomassology, combines techniques from muscle- and bodywork, movement therapy, and energy balancing to promote pain relief and an overall feeling of well-being. Unique Therapies also offers Phaser EPL laser hair removal and houses a certified educational institute, which offers classes and workshops to the public.
As their name suggests, the technicians at TLC Tecumseh Laser Center are expert at aiming concentrated pulses of light at unwanted body hair to oust it from various locales during laser hair-removal treatments or at unwanted fat to help slim waistline, hips, or thighs during Zerona treatments. But the staff doesn't limit its services to just lasers. They wield the Venus Freeze body-contouring system to help reduce fat and tighten skin via magnetic pulses and radio waves. A variety of facials, peels, and teeth-whitening services are also available.
The technicians and aestheticians at Hometown Laser Clinic & Spa wield focused light to eliminate cellulite or fat, tighten the skin, and remove hair. They also pamper bodies with less invasive spa treatments, such as facials that utilize Canadian-based Dr Renaud skin products, the same ones supplied to the 2010 Oscars. And no matter what the treatment—body contouring with radio frequency or a basic massage—aestheticians provide free consultations to answer questions about what to expect and swap needlepoint advice.
The certified technicians at Solace Laser Studio harvest hair from more than 20 treatment areas using LightSheer Duet laser equipment customized by hair and skin type. Hair-handlers brandish a hand-piece that dispatches heat-packed photons to target stubborn follicles with speed and accuracy, banishing them from their cellular lairs and impeding their ability to grow back and re-weave their shag welcome mats. Those electing to undergo three sessions of denuding can focus on smaller areas to smooth cheeks, erase abdominal strips, and groom underarms for fuzz-free YMCA-ing. Alternatively, clients can choose to expunge fibres from a variety of more expansive regions, including a full arm treatment ($210/session) to evict fluff from forearms or a half-leg treatment ($180/session) to streamline unruly shins. Though treatment times vary by area, underarm treatments may be completed within five minutes, bikini area treatments within ten minutes, and leg or back treatments within twenty minutes. Read more about the LightSheer Duet here.
Melissa Lyons had all but given up hope on finding a way to get rid of her unwanted hair. She tried waxing, shaving, and other aggressive methods but found that her skin would become red and irritated with ingrown hairs and bumps. After trying to avoid bathing suits and tank tops for years, Lyons finally decided to try laser hair removal. Her results were so positive and effective that she opened her own business in 2003, determined to help other people experience the same convenient, smooth, and confidence-boosting outcomes.
Over the past 10 years, the certified laser technicians at Laser It! Salon & Medical Spa have performed more than 25,000 successful laser treatments, including laser hair-removal sessions. The facility has also been expanded and renovated to make space for salon services, spa treatments such as massages and mani-pedis, and clinical services such as the SilkPeel Dermalinfusion skin-resurfacing treatment. Cosmetic-medicine expert Dr. J. C. Maytham strives to make wrinkled skin smoother by administering laser procedures, cosmetic injectables, and medical-grade saxophone solos.
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