Revolution Gelato - BSA 0916

East Atlanta Village gets another wave of cool now that Revolution Gelato has set up shop. The award-winning gelato maker has opened its first brick-and-mortar and will donate three percent of all store revenues to Wholesome Wave, a local nonprofit dedicated to increasing access to healthy, locally grown food.  Revolution’s opening menu features six flavors, including their signature Nekkid Espresso, plus plenty of dairy-free, vegan and organic topping options.

Details: 477 Flat Shoals Ave. SE, Atlanta, GA 30316;

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Back-to-school time brings hectic schedules, early wake-up calls and new levels of stress. Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s Strong4Life team has tips to help smooth out the bumps.

Stress: Have regular school conversations to ease your student’s comfort level. Know their teachers’ expectations and what’s on their daily agenda.

Routines: Establish solid routines for early morning, after school and bedtime. Encourage after-school outdoor playtime to release energy, and make it a rule not to have any screen-time until all homework is complete.

Nutrition: Kids who start their day with a nutritionally balanced breakfast have better overall school performance. Try make-ahead recipes that can be served easily in the morning rush.


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Atlanta Community Food Bank - BSA 0916

September is Hunger Action Month, raising awareness about hunger and food insecurity in our community. To learn more and get involved, contact the Atlanta Community Food Bank.



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Sips N Stilettos - Ben Robi - BSA 0816

Sip, strut and shop for a cause a Sips and Stilettos hosted by Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta ambassador and multimedia personality Madison James. Celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the October 16 event features exclusive shopping from Bally and a reveal of the latest collection from breast cancer survivor Tracy Nicole.  A percentage of proceeds will directly benefit Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta.


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Dr. Byron Long, MDDr. Byron Long - BSA 0916

Marietta Eye Clinic | 770-427-8111

Dr. Byron Long is a board certified Ophthalmologist who specializes in Oculoplastics. He performs plastic and reconstructive surgery of the eyelids and surrounding areas. He is an expert injector of Botox, Xeomin, and Dysport, as well as a wide variety of fillers for facial wrinkles. Dr. Long was one of only twelve recipients of Oculoplastic fellowships offered in the United States each year. He completed a two year fellowship at the world-renowned Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, PA, and joined Marietta Eye Clinic in 2001.

As one ages, the eyelids and the muscles supporting them weaken, causing the upper eyelids to droop. At Marietta Eye Clinic Dr. Long can help solve these types of problems in our Oculoplastic Center.

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Eyelid surgery, such as upper lid blepharoplasty, can help rejuvenate the eyelids making patients look more alert, less tired and refreshed. Severely sagging skin around your eyes can inhibit your peripheral vision. A blepharoplasty can reduce or eliminate these problems and make your eyes appear younger and better rested. Special testing can be performed to determine if a patient qualifies for insurance coverage. If insurance coverage is not an option, Dr. Long also offers this procedure cosmetically. A cosmetic lower lid blepharoplasty can be performed by Dr. Long to lessen the excess fat which protrudes, causing bags under the eyes. If a patient presents with both conditions, the two procedures can be done at the same time for optimal results.

The surgeries that Dr. Long performs are done on an outpatient basis at the Marietta Eye Surgery Center attached to his office. Please feel free to call TODAY to schedule an Oculoplastic consultation with Dr. Long.

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Robert A. Colgrove, Jr, MDDr. Robert Colgrove - BSA 0916

Vinings Surgery Center | 770.955.9000

Are diet and exercise not giving you the smooth, sleek tummy you desire? If you feel you have a little too much fat or excess skin in your abdomen that won’t diminish even though you eat right and stay active, you may want to consider an abdominoplasty, popularly referred to as a “tummy tuck.”  This procedure flattens your abdomen by removing extra fat and skin, and tightening muscles in your abdominal wall creating a profile that is smoother and firmer.

For most tummy tuck procedures, you will be given a general anesthetic. When beginning the procedure, an incision will be made just under your pubic line that goes from hip to hip.  A second incision is made around the belly button.  The skin is then lifted and the abdominal muscles are surgically repaired.  The skin is pulled down and the excess skin is removed. Generally, liposuction is also used to remove excess fat. This will create a more flat, toned-looking stomach.

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Dr. Robert A. Colgrove, Jr. has been in practice for over 30 years, and he is one of Atlanta’s most sought after plastic surgeons for women wanting a tummy tuck.  With his advanced surgical knowledge and experience, you can trust you are in excellent hands.  Call today to set up your free consultation, and let Dr. Colgrove help you attain the body you’ve always desired!

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Revision SkincareSkin Care Science  |  800.385.6652


Revision Skincare has been providing physicians with clinically proven, high-performing skincare products for over 25 years. Renowned for their state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Dallas, Texas, Revision Skincare formulates, manufactures and distributes their products in 10 countries worldwide.

Their top tier R&D and scientific teams are dedicated to finding the best, most efficacious active ingredients from every corner of the world.  The team conducts rigorous testing and uses the most advanced technology to make their products superior in every way. They have led the way with breakthrough formulas such as Intellishade®, Nectifirm®, Teamine® eye complex, D.E.J face cream™, D.E.J eye cream™, and Vitamin C Lotion 30%.

The Revision Skincare collection of 27 products is formulated to provide targeted solutions for enhancing skin’s appearance and reducing the signs of aging.

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Carter barnes ON PACES | 404.848.0047


Color Correction

Carter Barnes Salon has built its reputation in Atlanta on Hair Color. When a client comes to us with an old Ombré color looking for a softer take on this trend, our colorists are up to the job.

Adjusting the color on the ends so they are not so vibrant and adding pencil point highlights throughout the hair results in a beautiful mahogany coppery brown with soft copper highlights giving a nod to the Ombré on the ends.

The Carter Barnes Team

For nearly 30 years, Carter Barnes has been on the cutting edge of hair care in Atlanta but the foundation of their business has always been great hair color. Before settling in Atlanta and opening Carter Barnes Salon, Carey Carter, Mitchell Barnes, and Perri Higbie traveled the World for L’Oréal teaching stylists about hair color and cutting techniques. That passion for sharing their knowledge and  experience is the reason why the salon has always featured a staff of the freshest, most talented and best trained stylists in Atlanta. Not only does the entire Carter Barnes staff receive regular in-house training in hair color techniques, Carter Barnes also brings in some of the most acclaimed stylists in the industry to ensure that the staff of the salon is always ahead of trends.

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Carter Barnes, located on Paces Ferry Place, in the heart of Buckhead, is a full-service hair salon, specializing in industry-leading hair design; including the latest coloring techniques, cutting, styling, and special occasion services.

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Marianna L. Kovtich - Atlanta Smiles & Wellness - Sawyer Photography - BSA 0916

Q: I’ve heard teeth can shift during pregnancy. Is this true? 

A: During pregnancy, lots of changes occur.  Not only does your body gain weight and move organs around to make room for the growing fetus, but you also produce a hormone called relaxin. Relaxin does several things, including relaxing your pelvic muscles, making your feet grow and even affecting tooth movement by impacting the periodontal ligament (PDL). This shifting can be prevented by being custom-fitted at your dentist’s office for a retainer to wear while you sleep, during your pregnancy and through nursing.

Marianna L. Kovitch, DMD, FICOI, Atlanta Smiles & Wellness

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Asaf Yalif, M.D., F.A.C.S.Dr. Asaf Yalif - BSA 0916

Y Plastic, Reconstructive & Hand Surgery  |  (404) 822-4402


If heredity, pregnancy, breast-feeding or the natural pull of gravity due to aging has resulted in deflated, drooping, or a less than satisfactory breast contour, breast augmentation and/or breast lift surgery can help.

Breast enlargement (augmentation) is a procedure that can greatly enhance one’s personal image and confidence.  It involves placing an incision on or near the breast and inserting an implant. The implant can be placed behind the breast, or behind the breast and the pectoralis muscle.

The implants are all made of silicone but can be filled with either saline (salt water) or silicone gel. The implants also come in round or anatomical (tear-drop) shapes and a variety of sizes. During our consultation, the patient picks the right shape, volume, and projection based on her personal measurements. At that time, we will also discuss ptosis – which is the droop of the nipple/areola.  If the nipple is very droopy, which commonly occurs after breast-feeding, you may be a candidate for a breast lift.

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A breast lift is a little different than an augmentation and involves additional incisions with the goal being to restore the breast mound and nipple to its more youthful position. A breast lift can also be done in conjunction with an augmentation with a breast implant.

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Make sure that you consult with a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon who does this type of surgery often.  At Y Plastic Surgery, we offer complimentary breast augmentation/lift consultations so that all of your questions can be answered, and we then partner with you to create a plan tailor-made to your goals and specific anatomy.

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