Dermatology is the branch of medicine responsible for the skin, nails and, hair, and the diseases that affect these parts of the body. With so many dermatologists in SJ, how do you choose the right one to treat you? Our readers recommend starting with Dr. Stuart Jacobs of the Central Valley Medical Group and Sutter Medical Network. His specialties range from cancerous growths to cosmetic procedures such as Botox and fillers. At Quail Lakes Dermatology, doctors focus on medical dermatology and skin cancer surgery, tackling some of the more serious issues affecting the skin. However, staff also offers chemical peels. At Central Valley Dermatology, Dr. Clinton E. Prescott, Jr. is at the helm. The doctor boasts a menu filled with cosmetic procedures that include Latisse, chemical peels, waxing, facials, and Juvederm, as well as laser skin therapy and laser hair removal.
Why does it always feel like finding a quality dentist is an impossible endeavor? Look no further than the experts of San Joaquin County! Lester Low, DDS, provides both family dental care and cosmetic procedures at his office in Stockton’s Brookside neighborhood. His dedication is to improve smiles while also promoting oral health. Kids Care Dental offers the same quality care to the kids in San Joaquin families with offices across the county. Amy L. Scriven, DDS, shares her knowledge with patients to help them make informed decisions whether they are coming in for routine cleanings and preventative dentistry or fixing major mouth problems such as periodontal disease, cosmetic procedures, and restorations.
When your eyesight isn’t perfect, there are treatment options available from reputable optometrists throughout the county. In 1998, three of the largest optometric practices in Stockton joined forces to become Brookside Optometric Group. It’s a one-stop shop for eye exams, glasses fittings, and LASIK surgery. The practice boasts extended hours, an in-house lab, and more than 1,500 frames to choose from. At Zeiter Eye Medical Group, optometrists take it further. In addition to traditional eye care, services include treatment for diseases including glaucoma as well as cosmetic surgeries and BOTOX. If you suffer from an eye turn or lazy eye or need eye training or vision therapy for sports, Midtown Optometry has you covered. There’s no patient too young for the Stockton office.
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coiffed brows are all the rage in 2018, and SJ County is home to some serious artists. Pull up a chair and get ready for a face redefined. Otilia Aguila fills her Instagram (@browsbyotilia) with proof of her talent, and she offers brow services out of JC Salon Studio in Stockton. Briana, owner of Makeup Mau Loa, specializes in microblading, the semi-permanent eyebrow makeup beauty gurus applaud, out of her glam spot in Tracy. In Lodi, Shandi Alegre-Hunt is the brow master, offering both waxing and microblading to fierce fashionistas at Rogue Artistry.
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