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14 x July 5 — 18, 2018 x CONTINUED FROM PAGE 13 opportunity to ask the right questions and consider all the factors before making recommendations. Nearly one-half of all Americans have a risk factor for heart disease, whether it’s hypertension (high blood pressure), high cholesterol or smoking. It can affect men and women, both young and old. That’s why it’s important to monitor your heart health on a regular basis. The Newest Innovation in Cosmetic Procedures by Beth Moffett, RNFA Naturally You Med Spa 863-604-6021 Micro-infusion facials are a new way to treat areas that were previously hard to address. Additionally, it allows for a quick pick-me-up for the neck, under-eye area and decolletage in a way that microneedling can’t offer. AquaGold Fine Touch is a microchanneling device that helps plump and rejuvenate skin. This procedure takes the classic microneedling process a step further by simultaneously addressing common concerns like dryness, fine lines and wrinkles. Its unique design with 24-karat needles makes AquaGold Fine Touch the perfect complementary treatment to other in-office procedures like Botox Cosmetic and other fillers. Healthy Living Starts From the Inside by Nasim Ahmed, M.D., FACP, FACG Gastroenterology Consultants CFL 407-345-7990 Everybody’s talking about probiotics and the importance of a healthy gut. But what many people don’t grasp is how important your GI health is to your overall health. To put it simply, with gut health, you are what you eat. High-fat diets, junk food, smoking and drinking all negatively affect your colon, stomach, liver and even gall bladder. High-fiber, low-fat, low cholesterol, healthy diets keep your body’s GI tract in optimal condition and promote good health. Perhaps it’s the food or the risk factors, but officials at the American Cancer Society recently lowered the screening age for colonoscopies. They now recommend people begin testing at age 45, earlier if exhibiting symptoms or there’s a family history of colon cancer. Screening saves lives, so why are so many people still scared about a colonoscopy? Science and technology have made it easier than ever to get screened. From the prep to the procedure, a colonoscopy is a simple, outpatient procedure. If you’re 45 or older and need to schedule a colonoscopy or if you have issues affecting your esophagus, liver, stomach or colon, contact a gastroenterologist to schedule an appointment. What Is Vaginal Rejuvenation? by Lori Lambert, M.D. 407-363-2000 Laser vaginal rejuvenation is a therapy that helps restore tone and flexibility to the vaginal and vulvar tissues. Childbirth, menopause, certain skin conditions like vulvar dystrophy and lichen sclerosis, cancer treatment and aging can cause thinning of the vagina, called vaginal atrophy, or vulvovaginal atrophy (involving the vulva and vagina). Vaginal atrophy can lead to vaginal dryness, painful sex called dyspareunia, vaginal irritation, vaginal burning and skin discoloration of the vulva with age spots or brown spots. Laser treatment of the pelvic tissue increases collagen production, which strengthens the vagina and vulvar tissue, and improves elasticity and flexibility, as well as improving vaginal Say Goodbye Forever To Your Double Chin With Kybella Enhance your natural beauty with anti-aging aesthetic procedures 38 years expertise in BOTOX®, Dermal Fillers, VI Peel, Microneedling, PRP, and flawless skin care. Book your complimentary customized consultation online Naturally You Med Spa KYBELLA /$899 per treatment 12139 S. Apopka Vineland Rd., Lake Buena Vista, FL 32836 • 863-604-6021 Ambrosio Romero, MD • Supervising/Delegating Physician Beth Moffett, RNFA

lubrication. Laser vaginal rejuvenation is one type of labiaplasty treatment that can lead to skin rejuvenation of the vagina, as well as the vulva. For women with vaginal laxity (looseness of the vagina, usually after childbirth), laser rejuvenation can improve vaginal tone and result in vaginal tightening. The laser resurfacing treatment of the vulva can minimize and/or resolve pigment changes, age spots or brown spots. Although the Juliet medical laser is not FDA-approved for the treatment of urinary issues, many women have reported an improvement in urinary urgency and urinary incontinence after treatment. Overcoming Dental Phobia by Sonia Simmonds, D.D.S. Simmonds Dental Center 321-558-7635 Overcoming dental phobia is the collective responsibility of the patient, the patient’s family and the dentist. Dental phobia is mainly to blame for the alarming rise in the number of people with poor dental health. It has been found that up to 40 million Americans refuse to visit the dentist for fear of pain, and they are experiencing dental problems in various forms and severity. The causes of dental fear can range from a traumatic experience to a co-occurring psychological disorder like anxiety or depression. To respond to this all-too-real problem, dentists have become aware that their practices must continue to evolve, and that new methods and equipment need to be adopted to convince the fearing populace, especially children, that dentistry today isn’t like the dentistry of old. Dentists can also put patients at ease by having state-of-the-art equipment designed to minimize pain and the chances of a procedure CONTINUED ON PAGE 16 x July 5 — 18, 2018 x 15 Voted Top Doctor in Orlando 2015, 2016 & 2017 Changing lives one smile at a time! Dr. Simmonds Dr. Catral Call 321-558-7635 INVISALIGN TOOTH WHITENING GENERAL DENTISTRY COSMETIC DENTISTRY IMPLANTS VENEERS Teeth Cleaning Only $109 • Complete Exam (D0150) • Prophy (D1110) in Absence of Gum Disease • X-rays (D0274) WE DO IMPLANTS! Missing Teeth or Unhappy with your smile? $500 OFF IMPLANTS If appt. is booked before June 30, 2018 1601 Park Center Dr., #1, Orlando, FL 32835 227706