Tired of being tired? Cringe every time you pass a full length mirror? Or perhaps you’re happy with what you’ve accomplished for self-improvement and raring to go on the next chapter of improving your health, wellness and beauty?
You are part of a current nationwide boom in personal transformation. It can be as simple as losing a few pounds to as dramatic as the “Mommy Makeover,” the breast lift and tummy tuck that ranks among Hawaii’s most popular plastic surgeries. In 2008, cosmetic procedures alone – from non-invasive treatments, such as Botox, to plastic surgeries – totaled 10.2 million nationwide, with women accounting for 92 percent of such procedures.
In this special section, we talked to some of Hawaii’s professionals in healthcare, lifestyle and wellness, and beauty care to help you understand what’s happening in their areas of expertise and what’s emerging in their specialties.
Offering their professional insights are Dr. Alvin Chung, DDS; Kahala Nui senior living community; Dr. Cecile Sebastian, DDS; Elements Spa and Salon; Hawaii Vision Clinic; and Kisco Senior Living’s ‘Ilima at Leihano.
Also providing their expertise are: Starwood’s Moana Lani Spa; Dr. Jon Yoshimura, DDS; Covance Clinical Research Unit, Inc.; Dental Arts, LLC; Sleep Center Hawaii and Windward Heart Center.