In most doctors’ offices, you’re lucky to find dog-eared magazines. But entering the Forever Laser Institut, a medical spa in Geneva, is akin to walking into a branch of the Gagosian Gallery. Works by some 40 artists, including Andy Warhol, Vanessa Beecroft and Tracey Emin, dapple the streamlined space.
That the surroundings are worlds away from most places giving aesthetic and topical dermatological treatments is just the point. Opened in 1997 and billed as the first “medi-spa” in Europe, the idea came to founder and dermatologist Luigi Polla from a spate of Sci-Fi movies.
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