As the search for everlasting beauty marches on, advancements in medical technology now offer more paths to the fountain of youth than ever.
“You need to match the person to the treatment,” said Brian Perkins, manager of his father’s Evolutions Medical Spa, which offers minimally invasive beauty enhancements. “It’s not a one-size-fits-all.” His dad, cosmetic surgeon Dr. Terry Perkins, credits the spa’s success to detailed consultations, explaining, “You need to look at it not only medically but artistically.”
More than a decade ago, with new technologies constantly hitting the market, Dr. Perkins saw options for less invasive treatments, quicker recovery times, and more natural-looking lifts. So he decided to branch his surgical practice into a medical spa, opening Evolutions in 2004. It quickly outgrew several locations but now thrives inside a 6,000-square-foot building at 350 Chapala Street, home to both the day spa (facials, massages, body wraps, scrubs, etc.) and the medical spa.
“We end up getting really good results consistently because we have good technology,” said Brian. Here’s a sampling of that tech.