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Dr. Ron O'Neal

The Face of Cosmetic Dentistry — Dr. Ron O’Neal

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | The Face of Cosmetic Dentistry Dr. Ron O’Neal Become the change you seek, in both your smile and your life! Dr. Ron O’Neal has been changing lives, one...
Dr. Panos Vasiloudes

Doctors of Distinction: Panos Vasiloudes, MD, PhD, FAAD, FAAP, FASMS

  Academic Alliance in Dermatology (AAD) Panos Vasiloudes, MD, PhD, FAAD, FAAP, FASMS   Specialties: Dermatology for the whole family and every age in Tampa and Orlando.   Triple board certified, Panos Vasiloudes, MD, PhD, is a clinician, researcher, scientist...
Castellano Cosmetic Surgery Center

Doctors of Distinction: Joseph J. Castellano, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.C.S.

  JOSEPH J. CASTELLANO, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.C.S. Castellano Cosmetic Surgery Center   Specialties: Cosmetic Surgery, Advanced Injectables, Laser & Skin Care   Castellano Cosmetic Surgery Center is Central Florida’s premier location for cosmetic surgical procedures, injectable, laser and skin care...
Luis E. Crespo, M.D.

Doctors of Distinction: Luis E. Crespo, M.D.

  CRESPO AND ASSOCIATES, P.A. Luis E. Crespo, M.D.   Specialties: Comprehensive Injury Care and Rehabilitation, Non-Surgical Spine Care   Dr. Luis E. Crespo is a renowned physician with more than 30 years of medical experience, including Director of Emergency...
Dr. Jennifer Hayes

Doctors of Distinction: Dr. Jennifer S. Hayes, DO, FACOOG

  DR. JENNIFER S. HAYES, DO, FACOOG Visionary Centre For Women Laser Vaginal Rejuvenation Institute of Tampa Bay & Sarasota   Specialties: Surgical/Non-surgical Vaginal Rejuvenation, Cosmetic Gynecology, Hormone Optimizing, Aesthetic Vaginal Surgery   There is only one expert in the progressive...
Dr. Geoffrey Kwitko

Doctors of Distinction: Geoffrey M. Kwitko, M.D.

  GEOFFREY M. KWITKO, M.D. F.A.C.S., F.A.A.O., F.I.C.S., F.I.S.O.D., F.N.O.S.S.   Specialties: Cosmetic and Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery, Thyroid Eye Disease   For more than 30 years Geoffrey M. Kwitko, M.D. has brought world class cosmetic eyelid surgery to the Tampa...
The Reproductive Medicine Group

Doctors of Distinction: The Reproductive Medicine Group

  THE REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE GROUP Drs. Yeko, Goodman, Tarantino, McCormick, Bernheisel   Specialties: Infertility, InVitro Fertilization, Laparoscopy/Hysteroscopy, Tubal and Vasectomy Reversal, Sperm and Oocyte Cryopreservation   Our Doctors: The Reproductive Medicine Group is a leader in the Tampa Bay area...
Jeffrey L. Tedder, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Doctors of Distinction: Jeffrey L. Tedder, M.D., F.A.C.S.

JEFFREY L. TEDDER, M.D., F.A.C.S. Orthopaedic Surgeon & Sports Medicine Specialist   Specialties: Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery   Dr. Tedder utilizes the most advanced technologies in sports medicine to treat his patients. Whether his patient is a rising...
Dr. Matthew Clavenna

Doctors of Distinction: Matthew J. Clavenna, M.D.

MATTHEW J. CLAVENNA, M.D. Rhinology / Otolaryngology (ENT) ENT Associates   Specialties: Nasal and Sinus Disorders   Dr. Matthew J. Clavenna is Board Certified in Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery. He has practiced in the Tampa area since 2016. As...
Dr. Hilary Dalton

Doctors of Distinction: Hilary Dalton, D.M.D., M.S.

HILARY DALTON, D.M.D., M.S. Dalton Dental   Specialties: Board Certified­ – Laser Gum Disease Treatment, No Scalpel – No Sutures Gum Grafts, Cosmetic Gum Lifts, Gum Rejuvenation, Cosmetic Smile Rejuvenation   Dr. Hilary Dalton is a native of Tampa....
Dr. Scott Greene

Doctors of Distinction: Scott M. Greene, M.D.

SCOTT M. GREENE, M.D. Cochlear Implantation ENT Associates   Specialties: Cochlear Implantation, Implantable Hearing Devices   Dr. Scott M. Greene is Board Certified in Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery. An esteemed ENT physician, Dr. Greene has practiced in the Tampa...
Dr. Michael Manning

Doctors of Distinction: Michael Manning, M.D.

Michael Manning, M.D. Gulfcoast Eye Care   Specialties: All-Laser LASIK, Advanced Cataract Surgery, Premium Lifestyle Lenses, Dry Eye Treatment-LipiFlow, Eyelid Surgery, Diagnosis & Treatment of Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration & Diabetic Eye Disease   Dr. Michael Manning is a Board-Certified Ophthalmologist...
Dr. McGrogan

Doctors of Distinction: William F. McGrogan, M.D.

William F. McGrogan, M.D. McGrogan Concierge Medical   Specialties: Internal Medicine, Concierge Medicine, TeleHealth   For those seeking highly attentive and personalized medical care, Dr. McGrogan offers an alternative. Dr. McGrogan created his practice for those patients that wish...
Dr. Morgan

Doctors of Distinction: Dr. Jonathan M. Morgan

JONATHAN M. MORGAN, M.D. Facial Plastic Surgery Facial Aesthetics Center   Specialties: Rhinoplasty, Surgery of the Aging Face & Facial Skin Cancer   Dr. Jonathan M. Morgan is dual Board Certified in Facial Plastic Surgery and Otolaryngology — Head...
Tampa Bay Hearing and Balance Center

Doctors of Distinction: Tampa Bay Hearing and Balance Center (TBHBC)

TAMPA BAY HEARING AND BALANCE CENTER Christopher Danner M.D.; F.A.C.S.; Kyle Allen M.D., M.P.H.; Loren Bartels M.D., F.A.C.S.   Specialties: Otology, Neurotology, and Skull Base Surgery   Tampa Bay Hearing and Balance Center (TBHBC) is a Best Doctors of...

The Beat Goes On At Heart Ball 2020

Get ready to celebrate this weekend with the American Heart Association at the Heart Ball 2020. As events throughout the world have shifted and changed course, the American Heart Association’s annual Tampa Bay Heart...

DeBartolo Family Gives $7.65 Million To Tampa General Hospital

  In the midst of an healthcare and economic crisis, Eddie and Candy DeBartolo have generously donated $7.65M to Tampa General Hospital in the last five months. The donation will assist in the treatment of...

WestShore Plaza Serves as Collection Center for Medical Supplies

Hillsborough County is collecting donations of essential medical supplies at WestShore Plaza in response to the COVID-19 health crisis. These masks, gowns, and other supplies, often in short supply, help protect the healthcare workers...

Spectra Wellness Informs and Inspires During COVID-19

Dr. Lisa Koche with Spectra Wellness Solutions has created an informative way to connect with the Tampa Bay community, and beyond, with an informational and inspirational Facebook LIVE session each morning. “I want you...
Edyta Chylinski

The Face of Relaxation — Edyta Chylinski

| As Seen In Tampa Bay Metro Magazine | The Face of Relaxation Edyta Chylinski Spa Sudeva Edyta is the owner of Spa Sudeva, a Wholistic Day Spa located in South Tampa. She is a licensed skincare expert...

Celebrate Heart Month

National Wear Red Day® kicks off in Tampa Bay with the 5th annual Walk on Bayshore, where everyone is invited to wear red and come start their day with a one-mile heart-healthy walk. Throughout...
Best of METRO - Health and Beauty

BEST OF METRO: The Best Of Health & Beauty In Tampa Bay

The Best of Health and Beauty In Tampa Bay   Blowbar Express Styling Salon Best Premier Blow Dry Bar At Blowbar in South Tampa, there are no color or cuts, just a beautiful silky blowout. Looking fabulous and...
SALAMANDER SPA AT INNISBROOK RESORT

Spa and Wellness Guide: Salamander Spa at Innisbrook Resort

  SALAMANDER SPA AT INNISBROOK RESORT Salamander Spa is a destination for discovery, wellness and transformation. The Salamander Spa’s ultimate goal is to create an environment that not only inspires and uplifts, but also empowers and energizes guests as...
Spa Sudeva - the Gold Lotus Room

Spa and Wellness Guide: Spa Sudeva Day Spa in South Tampa

  SPA SUDEVA FOR TOTAL RELAXATION Spa Sudeva is a Day Spa where the East meets West and the old meets new. A place where you can embrace a more natural way of being. Enter Spa Sudeva and be transported...
Ultimate Image Cosmetic Medical Center

Spa and Wellness Guide: Ultimate Image Cosmetic Medical Center

  ULTIMATE IMAGE COSMETIC MEDICAL CENTER Ultimate Image Cosmetic Medical Center is dedicated to providing patients with quality care and the best aesthetic result. We specialize in non-surgical aesthetic and cosmetic treatments, skin rejuvenation and women’s...
diabetic-friendly recipes

November is National Diabetes Month … Let’s Cook Up Some Healthier Dishes

The ADA's Library of Diabetes-Friendly Cookbooks Offers Something for Everyone   November is National Diabetes Month. It's a time for communities to come together and raise awareness about this widespread disease. To get a sense of the...
Pia Day Spa Microblading

What You Need to Know About Eyebrow Microblading

  Microblading Tips by Pia Day Spa   If you need to dramatically improve your eyebrows, we suggest you start by booking a free, no obligation consultation at Pia Day Spa. In this consultation it will be determined if...

Neiman Marcus Launches Givenchy Beauty

  Neiman Marcus Tampa Bay Launches Givenchy Beauty   Fashion lovers are familiar with the style and trends of Givenchy — known for French Haute Couture since 1952 and now makeup lovers will be happy to know that...

Grand Opening Celebration of Verve Boutique

Photo: Josef Newgarden, Tony Kanaan, Scott Dixon, Susie Wheldon with her boys, Oliver and Sebastian, Marco Andretti, Conor Daly, James Hinchcliffe The evening was filled with the stylish men of INDYCAR as they modeled fashions...

February is Heart Month

    February is Heart Month!   Tampa Bay METRO is a proud supporter of the American Heart Association Tampa Bay and is delighted to share some events for the week of February 1 - February 5 to...
Grapes make the perfect snack

Grape Ideas For Heart-Healthy Meals

  Reach for grapes as a heart-healthy snack and an inventive ingredient   (Family Features) Grapes make the perfect snack: they are delicious, with a juicy burst of flavor, and are hydrating, easy to eat and portable. Additionally, grapes...

Together to End Stroke Makes an Impact in Tampa Bay

  Did you know that in the time that it takes to check your mail, someone will have a stroke? Every 40 seconds someone in the United States suffers from a stroke and every four minutes...
Tampa Bay Metro Magazine: a springtime glow 6 ways to purify your skin

METRO Health: 6 Ways to Purify Your Skin

  A Springtime Glow: 6 Ways to Purify Your Skin   (BPT) - You've heard of detox diets and ridding your body of toxins, but did you know the same is possible for your skin? Environmental toxins...

Advance Treatment for Strokes

  According to the American Heart Association (AHA), every minute without treatment during a major stroke, the brain loses 1.9 million neurons, 14 billion synapses, and 7.5 miles of never fibers. The quicker a stroke...
Amy Robach

Good Morning America’s Amy Robach Speaks Out

  The Philanthropic Women of St. Joseph’s Hospital will host keynote speaker Amy Robach on Thursday, January 21, 2016 at the Tampa Yacht and Country Club.   Robach was named News Anchor for ABC’s Good Morning America...
Men's Health advice in Tampa Bay Metro

6 Health Symptoms Men Shouldn’t Ignore

  38% of men visit the doctor only when extremely sick. But just because you feel healthy doesn't mean you are healthy.   "See your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms and put you, and...
You Glow

Get a Healthy Glow

You Glow Spray Tan is located in South Tampa     A sun-kissed glow often signifies health and beauty. But we all know the dangers of the sun. A great way to get that glow, but...

Raise Your Voice to End Stroke F.A.S.T.

The American Stroke Associations wants everyone to learn the meaning of F.A.S.T.   To some people, the word “FAST” is just that; a word used in daily conversation. A word to describe speed. It is not...
5 Ways to Guide Your Family to Better Health

5 Ways to Guide Your Family to Better Health

    (Family Features) According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, your zip code is a greater predictor of your health than your genetic code. It not only impacts access to healthy foods, but...
Healthy Lifestyle

Taking a Chance on Healthy Living!

5 Simple Steps to Accurately Assess Lifestyle "Risks" By: Dan Farrell One of the most important aspects of living a healthy and prosperous life is understanding "risk." By this I mean knowing how to understand and...
Tampa Bay home

Healthier Bay Area Homes

Mother Nature Knows Best How Natural Elements In The Home Make You Healthier   (BPT)  When it comes to health and wellness, the design of your Bay area home may prove to be just as important as...
Grilled Salmon Teriyaki

Grilling With Heart

  Heart Healthy Grilling Options Celebrity chef Ingrid Hoffmann shares some heart-healthy tips and three inspiring recipes for grilling this season.   1. Pineapple-Chicken Skewers with Passion Fruit Glaze 2. Southwest Style Grilled Chicken Cobb Salad with Creamy...

Summer Fitness Tips

  Activate Your Summer with These Simple Tips Fitness ideas to power up your season   When short-sleeve shirts, tanks and shorts make their way into your everyday wardrobe, summer has officially arrived in Tampa Bay. And looking...

Heart Healthy Grilling

Summer Grillin’ can be Heart Healthy By: Adela Lilollari As summer comes with full force, so do the opportunities to grill and enjoy delicious food with the family. These fun times shouldn’t have to be a...
Exercise Tips for Staying Safe in the Summer Heat

Summer Exercise Tips

Exercise Tips for Staying Safe in the Summer Heat By: Adela Lilollari   Summer break shouldn’t mean a break from your workout routine. Yes, it’s easy to use the tropical heat here in Tampa Bay as an...
American Heart Association Childhood Obesity

Addressing Childhood Obesity

  Today, about one in three American kids and teens is overweight or obese, nearly triple the rate in 1963. Amongst Bay area children today, obesity is causing a broad range of health problems. These...
a la rose

An Ode to Femininity

  À La Rose by Maison Francis Kurkdjian     À la rose is a declaration of love for women captured in a fragrance. Queen of flowers, the rose knows no boundaries and has inspired those in the creative...
skincare facewash

Face Wash for Sensitive Skin

      Kiehl’s Since 1851 has launched its Calendula Deep Cleansing Foaming Face Wash, based on its herbal-extract toner from the 1960s. The new cleanser gently cleans and refreshes the skin without stripping the skin of...
healthy dining

5 Foods To Increase Happiness

    Foods have a powerful effect on mood, stress responses and anxiety   Try incorporating these five mood-boosting superfoods into your diet and you’ll be feeling upbeat in no time! Salmon Flax Seeds (high in Omega-3 fatty acids, which...