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Medical Spa Expands to Bigger Space in Greenwich

After nine years at 1345 E. Putnam Avenue, The Greenwich Medical Spa will move down the road to a brand new building in Riverside Commons.

The skin care facility will occupy two-thirds of the space at 1233 E. Putnam Ave., expanding its footprint from 1,700 to 2,500 square feet starting on or around Aug. 11.

“I’ve been eyeing that space since the day that I moved here nine years ago,” said Marria Pooya, the medical spa’s managing partner.

Verizon Wireless will take over the building’s remaining third.

The medical spa’s new home will have 700 square feet of retail space for skin care, makeup and novelty health and beauty items, Pooya said. The number of treatment rooms will grow from four to seven. And there will be a new acne clinic as well as a lunch room for public skin care seminars over tea and sandwiches.

“A lot of people don’t know some of these treatments or what the difference is between Botox and dermal treatment,” said Pooya, a 42-year-old ex-Wall Street analyst who lives with her husband and two children in Westport. “A lot of people don’t know how to take care of their skin. Teens with acne oftentimes don’t know how to take care of their skin using a more holistic approach. So we want to help inform people whether they’re our clients or not.”

Pooya said she plans to hire four new employees with help from an $80,000 grant from the state Department of Economic and Community Development. The state also awarded her a $300,000 loan to finance the build-out, she said.

“I think the new space is just going to give us such great energy,” she said. “We have done really well and the new space is a great place to celebrate that and I think it will help take us to the next level.”

Male patient receiving an Emsculpt NEO treatment to the abdominal area.

Frequently Asked Questions

What can EMSCULPT NEO do for me?

EMSCULPT NEO is an amazing noninvasive body sculpting treatment. It’s perfect for patients who are looking to get summer body ready! With this state-of-the-art, two-in-one technology, you build muscle and burn fat at the same time! This treatment provides a 30% reduction in subcutaneous fat and 25% growth in muscle on the treated area after a recommended number of treatments.

How does EMSCULPT NEO work?

While you lie down and relax, EMSCULPT NEO sends high-intensity energies deep below your skin, making your muscles contract in a big way that is like doing thousands of crunches or squats in a few minutes. While your muscles are contracting, the energy from the applicator simultaneously sends warmth to your fat cells, heating them up to the point of destruction. So you build real muscle from the contractions while destroying fat cells that are later naturally eliminated by your body.

How many EMCULPT NEO treatments will I need?

The recommended treatment plan is 4-6 treatments, one week apart. Depending on the patient, you may see improvement in your muscle tone, core strength and posture within a few weeks. And you’ll see fat reduction continue for about 12 weeks after your last treatment.

Are there any patients for whom you do not recommend EMSCULPT NEO?

EMSCULPT NEO is great because it has been shown to be safe and approved for all body and skin types. Contraindications include hernia, recent surgery, and pregnancy, so if a patient has any of these conditions, they should wait until they don’t to get EMSCULPT NEO.

What is the difference between CoolSculpting and EMSCULPT NEO?

CoolSculpting is a well-known treatment that is excellent for reducing unwanted fat in targeted areas. EMSCULPT NEO also reduces fat, but it has the benefit of building muscle, which is what its predecessor EMSCULPT was made to do.

Which treatment you choose depends on what your body needs and your personal goals. If you have great muscle tone and only need to get rid of some extra fat in a specific area like your abdomen or below your chin, CoolSculpting is an excellent option. But if you have loss of muscle tone and need more of a lift or tightening to a certain area like your abs or butt, EMSCULPT NEO is your two-in-one solution.

What is your favorite thing about EMSCULPT NEO?

Not only is this treatment super convenient with one treatment lasting only 30 minutes, but there is also no downtime! Patients can go about their day as they normally would immediately after their visit.

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