journal for optimal health

A Farewell Letter from Dr. Patel

Greetings,  I hope you are well. I write this letter with a heavy heart. I regret to inform you that I will be closing Shanti MedSpa at The Institute for Optimal Health next month permanently on June 19th. Many of you are not aware but I moved to Ohio about 20 months ago. My husband accepted an offer with the…

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Getting Your Ideal Face Shape With Fillers

It is a known fact that as we age, our face shape changes.  Sadly, it tends to change for the worse.  However, there are ways to fight this shape change and maintain that shape that will make you look like a younger version of yourself.  This age-reversing treatment can be achieved through the use of fillers. Let’s start by going…

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Juvederm Filler for Kissable Lips

Happy New Year everyone!  Now that it is officially 2014 it is time to get started on those resolutions; new year, new you.  While most of your resolutions probably revolve around fitness and health (as they should), why not make one to get new, gorgeous kissable lips and enter into the New Year with that sexy pout you’ve always wanted. …

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Eyebrow Threading

What is Eyebrow Threading? No one wants a unibrow.  Well shaped eyebrows help shape the face and bring attention to the eyes.  How one achieves that perfect eyebrow shape is important to most women (and men). I believe that threading is the best way to shape eyebrows. Threading is an ancient Indian method using a cotton thread to gently remove…

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Do Lasers offer the Ideal Hair Removal?

Laser Hair Removal Let’s talk laser hair removal.  It is probably something you have thought about before but didn’t act on it. Speaking from personal experience, I believe it is one of the best things that you can do for yourself.  It’s a no-brainer after a certain age to get your bikini and underarms done.  Save yourself the time, the…

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Is Botox Best for Wrinkles?

Botox or Wrinkle Creams The day has finally come that the fine lines and wrinkles on your face are beginning to show your age more than you would like.  You have used up several bottles of “miracle” creams to resolve the issue and are not happy with your results.  It’s time for something more drastic. But the idea of getting Botox…

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