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Facial Plastic Surgeon & Team

Pierina RodriguezPierina Rodriguez: I am the marketing coordinator for Dr. Halaas. After completing her Bachelors in Business Administration and a specialization in Management at Berkeley College, she went on to get her MBA in Marketing at Iona College. She is a member of the Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society and studied at the Preston Bailey Lovegevity’s Event Planning Institute. She handles all of Dr. Halaas’ social media and public relations. Pierina also plans special promotions and educational events for the office.

Priscilla Hernandez - Medical AssistantPriscilla Hernandez: Priscilla Hernández is the medical assistant for the Dr. Halaas office. She helps Dr. Halaas care for her patients and ensure they are informed and comfortable before injectable and surgical procedures.

Christine (Christy) Adams, MBA, BSN, RNChristine (Christy) Adams, MBA, BSN, RN, is an experienced Aesthetic Nurse Provider completing her Nurse Practitioner studies (MSN) under the direction of Dr. Yael Halaas. Christy began her nursing career at The Ohio State University where she earned her Bachelors of Science in Nursing with honors and was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. After working in the ICU and in other specialties, Christy began working in the aesthetic industry leading the nursing team at The Ohio State University Medical Center Department of Plastic Surgery. Christy has extensive experience and training with Botox and dermal fillers as well as lasers and others aesthetic treatments.

Christy prides herself on maintaining the highest standards of patient care. Her approach starts with listening to her patients, discussing their aesthetic goals, and then developing individually tailored treatment plans. Christy’s customized approach to aesthetic treatments helps her patients achieve their very best natural, well balanced, and beautiful results.

Raechel Cunningham Lowe is a licensed aesthetician. She has been practicing Aesthetics since 2000. Raechel is a graduate of Florida College of Natural Health, where she received an A.S. in Natural Health, with emphasis on the skin, and obtained courses in both Aesthetics and Massage Therapy. After graduation Raechel worked in Dermatology in Florida specializing in acne treatments, traveling to schools and health fairs promoting the ABC’s of skin cancer awareness and the importance of sun protection. Raechel’s career took her from Florida to New York City where she became an expert in Cosmetic Laser Treatments. Working as a laser technician and skin care specialist afforded her the expertise to become a Clinical Trainer for various Aesthetic and device companies. Raechel has been a professional speaker and clinical educator across the US as well as Globally. Raechel’s drive and passion to share knowledge and educate other mid-level practitioners has evolved into a career which has created Engage Aesthetics and Training. Engage gives Raechel the opportunity to share her knowledge and cutting edge technologies with others seeking to advance themselves in their career.

Raechel holds certifications for many technologies including Syneron Candela, Viora, Quanta, Cutera, Palomar, Cynosure, Lumenis, BTL Exilis, Forma TK, Rohrer Aesthetics, Aerolase, Zerona, Sciton, Ellman, Alma, Hydrafacial MD, Skin Pen and ZO Skin Health, Dermastart/ Clear Chioce, PCA, Neocutis and various Skin Care Product Companies.

Raechel’s specialties in Laser treatments include Laser Hair Removal. Anti- aging, Photo- damaged skin, Wrinkle reduction of the skin, Acne treatments, Cosmetic vascular irregularities, Cosmetic benign pigmented lesions, Improvement of scars, Skin tightening face and body, Body contouring (skin tightening, cellulite reduction and circumferential reduction), Tattoo removal and rejuvenation of the skin.

Raechel’s non-laser specialties includes Electrology, Facial Treatments, Hydradermabrasion, Microdermabrasion, Chemical Peels, Dermaplanning, Acne Treatments, Lymphatic Drainage Facial Massage, pre/post-operative skin care, Camoflauge Make-up, Physiology of the skin, Skin Care Products and Ingredient Knowledge.

Raechel’s background as an Aesthetician in Dermatology affords her expertise in formulating skin care regimens for all types of skin and skin disorders, working directly with Physicians, to provide patients with the optimal skin care treatments as well as Share her passion of Aesthetics with others.

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