Bare Miami specializes in slimming bodies via noninvasive procedures. Its new LS-60 lipo laser sends low-level laser energy into such problem areas as the hips, thighs, and abs. The energy creates temporary perforations in the fat cells, causing them to release their stored fatty acids, glycerol, and water into the body and shrink, resulting in lost inches. Radio frequency combines with the laser treatment in order to produce more collagen and tighten skin.
Infrared body wraps also result in lost inches, as well as relieve pain, improve circulation, and deeply relaxes bodies.
At Oband Medical Centers, a team of doctors across California, Nevada, and Miami perform bariatric surgery using FDA-approved gastric bands to help overweight clients significantly lower their BMIs. Staff members also provide support both before and after the procedure, helping clients make long-term changes to their lifestyles and body shapes.
In a city where it's warm enough to hit the beach nearly every day of the year, it's understandable to want to look your best. And that's just what the technicians of the new Bare Miami Wellness Spa have set out to help you do—their skills include everything from anti-aging facials and waxing to various weight-loss treatments. Infrared body wraps, for instance, can support a slim-down plan by eliminating excess toxins and retained water from the body.
Born in Santiago, Chile, and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Dr. John Michael Thomassen grew up with the dream of becoming a doctor. After studying mechanical engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Dr. Thomassen returned to San Juan to follow his passion and earn his medical degree at the University of Puerto Rico. He spent six years completing an integrated plastic-surgery residency and fellowship at Georgetown University, and is now a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon serving the South Florida community.
Thanks to his years of training, meticulous engineering background, and active role as a researcher, Dr. Thomassen has become an expert in complex reconstructions and cosmetic procedures for the face and body. He also offers a variety of aesthetic treatments, including wrinkle-reducing dermal fillers and sclerotherapy for spider veins caused by prolonged standing and emotional surges associated with watching football games on TV.
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Staff Size: 2–10 people
Parking: Parking lot
Most popular service: Facials, dermabrasion, and body contouring
Brands Used: CosMedical, Wilma Schumann Skin Care, [and] our own custom-blended products
With an eye toward results, owner Gina and her staff at Silky Skin use a discerning eye when choosing which products they use during their skin treatments. It's no surprise, then, that in order to treat acne, signs of aging, cellulite, or sun damage, they combine their own custom-blended solutions with noninvasive technology, such as ultrasonic cavitation and LipoLaser. As these treatments take place, along with seven facials and waxing of 17 body areas, tranquil music permeates the space to create a soothing ambiance.
Independent contractor The Beauty Buff, who works inside the Aqua Plastic Surgery, helps bodies look their best with Endermologie cellulite-reduction treatments. The treatments rely on specialized rollers to break down lumpy tissue structures that cause cellulite's dimpled appearance. Getting the treatments every so often can keep skin looking smooth and ready for a short dress, bathing suit, or highly scandalous Victorian costume at a moment's notice.