MEET THE
TEAM

DR JOHN LAURA

Medical Director

An Expert In The Field of Medical Aesthetics, Dr. John Laura Has Practiced Advanced Medicine In Newport Beach For Over 20 Years, First As A Family Practitioner, Then Subsequently As A Specialist In Cosmetic Dermatology And Regenerative Medicine.

Dr. John Laura Has Spent His Career Researching And Development Techniques That Reverse And Slow The Aging Process In The Least Invasive And Most Natural Way. His Techniques And Experience Have Been Recognized By Syneron™, Manufacturer Of (Laser) Aesthetic Devices, Allergan™, Manufacturer Of Botox, And Medicis™, Manufacturer Of Restylane™. Dr. Laura Continues Contributing And Teaching His Peers His Advanced Approach To Cosmetic Dermatology And Regenerative Medicine.

Dr. John Laura Completed His Medical Residency At The University Of California, Irvine, And His Bachelors Of Science From The University Of California, Santa Barbara. Dr. Laura Completed Medical School At The University Of Health Sciences in Kansas City, Missouri.

Born And Raised In Southern California, Dr. Laura Resides In Laguna Beach. In Addition To His Passion For Medicine, Dr. John Laura Enjoys Art & Design, As Well As Surfing, Snowboarding, & Rugby.

Nurse Christina

Aesthetic Nurse, Clinical Director

Christina Is An Aesthetic Nurse Specialist With Over 20 Years Of Nursing Experience.

Prior To Her Specialty In Aesthetics And Regenerative Medicine, Christina Was An Administrative Nursing Supervisor And Pediatric Trauma Nurse. She Received Numerous Accolades For Her Nursing Expertise As Well As Her Dedication To Her Patients And Their Families.

As An Aesthetic Nurse Injector And Patient Liaison For Dr. John Laura Over The Last 16 Years, Christina Has Become Well-Known For Her Caring And Compassionate Methods.

Christina Prides Herself In Truly Listening To Her Patients And Helping Them Feel Natural And Beautiful. Her Specialties Include Botox®, Dermal Fillers, Sclerotherapy, Regenerative Lasers, Hair Removal, Microneedling, CoolSculpting® And Various Other Regenerative Medical Techniques.

Christina Is Married To Her High-School SweetHeart And Resides In Seal Beach With Her Husband And Two Sons. In Her Free Time, She Loves Spending Time With Her Family, Friends And Vacationing.

Chris Lee NP-C

Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner

Chris Has Done Extensive Training And Gained Valuable Insight In The Plastics And Aesthetics Industry Over The Past 4 Years.He Has Worked In The Hospital As A Charge RN And Travel RN At Various Medical Centers and Units For 6 Years Prior To His Aesthetics Journey!

We Are Thrilled To Have Chris Join Christina & Dr. Laura To Collaborate And Provide Best Practices To All Of Our Patients As Well Bringing Forth Chris’s Expertise in Injecting and Recommending Skin Care Products and Non-Invasive Energy Devices For Both Western and Asian Beauty Standards.

Chris’s Goal For Every Patient Is To Deliver Results That Enhance Their Best Features Leaving Them Looking Balanced And Refreshed. He is an Astute Listener To Patient’s Treatment Goals, And Has Great Knowledge of Facial and Body Anatomy, And Utilize Various Injecting Techniques For Each Patient’s Needs.

His Specialties Include Botox®, Dermal Fillers, Lasers, IPL, Radio Frequency (RF) and Microneedling Devices, Threads, and Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT). His Passion Is To Focus On Beauty From The Inside Out By Providing Cosmetic Enhancements, Anti-Aging And Regenerative Services!

Chris Is Married and Resides In Brea With His Two Dogs And Cat. In His Free Time He Loves Playing Golf And Spending Time Outdoors.

Tammy Valencia

Aesthetic Nurse Specialist

Tammy is an Aesthetic Nurse Specialist with a nearly 20 year background as a certified emergency and trauma nurse.

With more than 12 years of experience in Aesthetics, Tammy considers herself a “knowledge junkie”. She seeks out every possible educational opportunity to elevate her expertise and bring the latest, most effective treatments to her patients, and has herself been training injectors for several years.
 
Tammy’s approach to Aesthetics is an holistic one. Everything about the patients concerns, skin, health and goals are considered when developing a treatment plan. She specializes in multi-modality rejuvenation, stating “The best and most natural results come from treatments that work together synergistically. “
 

Tammy lives in Aliso Viejo with her hubby and 3 tripawd dogs. Favorite places: the beach, the dog park and the couch snuggled with the family!

SUSANNE ARNOLD

Medical Aesthetician

Susanne Brings Over 10 Years Of Aesthetician Experience To The Practice, Which Is Evident In Her Distinguished Strength For Analyzing Skin, Performing Extractions And Developing Customized Treatment Plans Which Are Focused On A Patient’s Long-Term Personal Aesthetic Objectives.

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