“Dr. Arnold has given me my sight back.”

Back in 2000, Compressor Engineering Corporation President Richard Hotze had LASIK surgery. “It should have never been done,” says Richard. “That year, I had LASIK twice and radial keratotomy surgery once. At the end of the ordeal, my eyes were screwed up so bad I was wearing a soft contact piggybacked with a hard contact plus glasses just to be able to see.”

These Kids Need Your Help!

During the 84th Texas Legislative Session, there was a bill passed to cut $350 million from therapy services given through the Texas Medicaid program which serves medically fragile children with disabilities.

Check Your Backside!

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and Dr. Rachel Ellsworth, head of Colon and Rectal Surgery at our very own Houston Methodist West Hospital, is asking you to “Check Your Backside!” “We are proud to be part of the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable’s ‘80% by 2018’ initiative,” says Dr. Ellsworth. That means 80% of adults aged 50 and older will be regularly screened for colorectal cancer by 2018.

Meet the Doctors – A Team of Leaders in Breast Health – Right Here…Close to Home!

Meet the Doctors - A Team of Leaders in Breast Health - Right Here...Close to Home!

A life-saving option, close to home

Richmond resident Jessica Pantoja was just 18 years old when she received shocking news: she had stage 4 ovarian cancer. She needed a life-saving option.

G. Byron Janik, DDS…Now in Town Square!

G. Byron Janik, DDS has been maintaining healthy smiles for the residents of Fort Bend County for generations. “I’ve been practicing in Sugar Land for nearly 30 years,” says Dr. Janik. “And I’m so excited to now be associated and officing with Dr. Stuart Rimes.”

Be Cool and Feel Better with Cryotherapy

Imagine a place where you consistently leave feeling better than you did when you came in. An enjoyable—yet quick—experience that produces an endorphin rush, tighter skin, reduced inflammation, pain management, the best night’s sleep ever, and potentially some weight loss too. Look no further. This cool nirvana—Restore Cryotherapy—has arrived in Sugar Land.

The Future of Fitness is Here!

Koko FitClub, heralded by the LA Times as the Future of Fitness, is now open in Sugar Land! Are you ready for a change? This technology driven concept tailors your workouts so that you get the best gains possible for the time you spend in the gym.

Introducing kybella!

Have you been finding yourself glancing in the mirror and honestly wondering how that excess skin and fat ended up under your chin? You always swore you’d never have a double-chin like your older relatives did, but now you find yourself staring at a double-chin of your very own. The great news is that, unlike your older relatives that had to suffer with their double-chins, you can easily be rid of yours through simple treatments from our Sugar Land Dr. Julia Ward.

The “A-Team” of Personal Transformation

According to legend, Aphrodite—the goddess of love and beauty—made an annual pilgrimage to the waters of Cythera. As she bathed and frolicked in the sea foam, her breathtaking loveliness was instantly restored. Renaissance painters fell over themselves trying to capture the allure of Aphrodite. The silver screen abounds with actresses who embody her archetype. But Aphrodite exists inside every woman who knows the power of looking and feeling her most beautiful best.

Technology-Driven Personal Training

When Veronica Malhiot’s physician, Dr. Liza Leal, suggested she find a small gym in her neighborhood, Veronica discovered Koko FitClub: the gym that uses technology to keep you accountable. “I just fell in love with the concept,” says Veronica. “It’s extremely motivating.”

If He Can, He Will

Betty Greenwood’s grandson Jordyn was born with a chromosomal disorder. “It has no label,” says Betty. “We were told he would always be delayed in skills. That he would never grow, never sit, never talk and never walk. We were told he would not live past five years old.”

“I Just Love These Guys!”

That’s what Barbie Perry told us about her pharmacists at Campbell’s Compounding Pharmacy. And she should know. She’s been with them for more than five years!

The Best Care Experience Ever

Sugar Land natives Jamie Fish and her husband live in Richmond with their two young sons...five year old Landon, and Ashton who just turned two. Ashton—a typical, active toddler—was taking a nap when Jamie heard him whining. She went in to see if he was okay and he had blood smeared on his face, coming from his nose.

Not Terrible at All… Just FUN!

Local mom Norma Rivera knows a thing or two about kids being terrified of the dentist. “When my oldest, Daniel (now 15) was little, he had a very bad experience when getting some work done on his teeth. So bad...that he didn’t want to ever go back. He cried at the very mention of the word ‘dentist.’”

Step by Step

When you have an ache or a pain...it’s difficult to know where to turn. Getting the right help at the right time can sometimes seem like you’re on a rabbit trail instead of a direct path for a solution to your problem. When Linda Miller first noticed her feet swelling and weakness in her legs, she consulted a couple of doctors without much help. One doctor even suggested she might need to get used to walking with a cane.

Enhancing the Lives of Children Every Day

While MedCare initially started out providing adult in-home care, a phone call one day from a mom changed everything. “She had a child that needed in-home nursing care. I couldn’t turn down a suffering family. I became fascinated with this child and as I watched his condition improve, I felt honored to share in his life and participate in his care. Because parents of special needs children are a close-knit community, word quickly got around, and we began to admit more pediatric patients. Recognizing the great need in this space, we ultimately shifted our business model solely to pediatric care.”

Chronic Back Pain Relief and Sideways Hugs

Loretta Henry has been experiencing back issues since she was 28 years old. “I jumped from doctor to doctor,” says Loretta. “When one couldn’t find anything wrong, I’d look elsewhere for answers. After ten years of living with the pain, one doctor suggested neck surgery. I found temporary relief, but five years later something changed and extreme pain was back in my arm and neck. In 2010 I underwent another surgery.”

Are You Ready for the Star Treatment?

Celebrities have a big incentive to stay professionally skinny, professionally beautiful and professionally young. Who doesn’t marvel at Jennifer Aniston’s flawless sun-kissed skin or Sandra Bullock’s ability to gracefully stave off the aging process? But what is their secret?

Dedicated to Caring for Kids

Sugar Land natives Jamie Fish and her husband live in Richmond with their two young sons...five year old Landon, and Ashton who just turned two. Ashton—a typical, active toddler—was taking a nap when Jamie heard him whining. She went in to see if he was okay and he had blood smeared on his face, coming from his nose.

A Surgeon that Truly Cares
Debra Waterman’s Story

Dr. Eric Humble—the board certified Plastic Surgeon at Sugar Land Face & Body Plastic Surgery—believes people can be truly rejuvenated by making their visions of themselves a reality. “When you like who you are,” says Dr. Humble, “you can enjoy life to its fullest!”

Are You Tired of Loose Dentures?

“Mini dental implants could be the easy solution!” says Dr. Lance Jue, DDS at A Beautiful Smile at Lake Pointe.

When you’re smiling the whole world smiles with you – Louis Armstrong

Adam Mellen, a pharmaceutical sales representative, moved from the Woodlands to Pearland a couple of years ago. Like everyone who moves to a new area, he needed to find a new dentist. Adam says, “Finding the right dentist in the Houston area can be difficult. I didn’t know anyone in Pearland, and my girlfriend suggested I go to Dr. Lomonte in Stafford. She has a stunning smile so I thought I’d give him a try.

A Journey Worth Taking

When you have an ache or a pain...it’s difficult to know where to turn. Getting the right help at the right time can sometimes seem like you’re on a rabbit trail instead of a direct path for a solution to your problem. When Linda Miller first noticed her feet swelling and weakness in her legs, she consulted a couple of doctors without much help. One doctor even suggested she might need to get used to walking with a cane.

Breath of Life

Physicians at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital are using advanced technology and a collaborative treatment approach to give patients a fighting chance against lung cancer.

Medicine…It’s Not One-Size-Fits-All

Midlife can be a little infuriating! Just as soon as you’ve got yourself halfway figured out...along comes the spare tire, diminished sex drive and all-around exhaustion. You deserve none of it. You work out and watch your calories. You’re the first one to pass on dessert. So what gives?

Seeing is Believing

The late Dr. Robert Stewart was one of the founding doctors of Houston Eye Associates—now the largest ophthalmology group in the United States. While providing some of the best eye care in the country, Dr. Stewart allowed his son, Colby, to spend high school summers working as a technician and scribe in his office. “I learned so much those summers,” says Colby. “My father had a special connection with his patients by educating them, and making them feel at ease.” Today, Dr. Colby Stewart MD has followed in his father’s footsteps at Houston Eye Associates, and has blazed a trail of his own in LASIK and cataract surgery.

A Proven Solution to Heel Pain

Anyone who suffers from heel pain knows how miserable it can be. There have even been studies showing a possible causal relationship between depression and chronic pain in this part of the body. It is a condition people frequently describe as “debilitating.”

Five Herniated Discs…No Surgery

Dr. Rodney Bell, the choir director at Needville High School, has seen a chiropractor for most of his life. When he moved here several years ago, he started seeing Dr. Steve Harris at Sugar Land Health Center. It was chiropractic adjustment business as usual for Dr. Bell...until this summer

Staying Balanced in an Unbalanced World

Midlife can be a little infuriating! Just as soon as you’ve got yourself halfway figured out...along comes the spare tire, diminished sex drive and all-around exhaustion. You deserve none of it. You work out and watch your calories. You’re the first one to pass on dessert. So what gives?

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