About Us

About Us

Owner of Pure Aesthetics, Carissa Blaser has over eight years of experience in the dermatology field.

Carissa started as a Medical Assistant, then specialized in the aesthetic field. She became a licensed Medical and Oncology Aesthetician, certified Electrologist and Laser Hair Removal Specialist as well as one of the first Coolsculpting technicians in the Gainesville area. She has performed thousands of CoolSculpting procedures. Education is important to Carissa. She stays abreast on all new and upcoming procedures in the aesthetic industry as well as continuing her education in current services. Being the first CoolSculpting University graduate in the Gainesville area, you can relax knowing you are in the hands of a professional. Carissa is passionate about caring for people, and making them feel and look their best in their own skin. While making clients feel pampered, in a safe, medical spa environment, the results reveal the real you.

Our Mission

At Pure Aesthetics you can be assured ultimate results through the careful individual assessments and uniquely designed treatment plan to fit each client’s aesthetic needs and lifestyle.

The motto at Pure Aesthetics is to Provide Ultimate Results Everytime, ensuring that you, the client, will not only look your best but feel your best, leading to a healthier, happier you.

Dr TyroneDr. John Tyrone, Board Certified Plastic Surgeon is Medical Director for Pure Aesthetics.

With over 14 years of education and training since his undergraduate degree, Dr. Tyrone is one of the most highly trained physicians in the southeast. Dr. Tyrone has been expertly trained in all areas of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, including aesthetic surgery of the face and breast.

Since going into private practice in 2004, Dr. Tyrone has become the leading Cosmetic Surgeon in the North Central Florida area. He and his staff strive to provide his patients with superior service and outstanding surgical results.

For more information about Dr.Tyrone visit his website at www.DrTyrone.com

Lindsey MonaghanLindsey Monaghan, CME, CCST

Lindsey Monaghan is a Gainesville native. She is Coolsculpting certified and received her Electrologist License from the Orlando Institute of Electrolysis in 2013. As a certified Electrologist, Laser Hair Removal Specialist and Coolsculpting provider, Lindsey takes pride in ensuring that her clients yield a unique and comfortable experience every time. With Lindsey’s experience and knowledge, you will leave feeling educated, relaxed and reassured that you are in good hands.

Jordan StrackJordan Strack, Office Coordinator

Jordan has been in the medical / aesthetic Industry for over seven years. She brings an extensive background and knowledge in cosmetic procedures, services and skin care products. As Office Manager, Jordan will ensure that all administrative details of your services are well handled. Her passion for the medical / aesthetics industry and patient satisfaction is a perfect match for this professional, innovative, and cutting-edge organization.

Mary Hazan, P.A.Mary Hazan, PA-C

Mary is a board certified Physician Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies form Nova Southeastern in 2001 and Bachelor’s of Science degree in Nutrition from UF in 1997. She has completed extensive advanced training in areas such as: laser skin care, laser hair removal, dermal fillers, Botox and Dysport injections, chemical peels and sclerotherapy. She has over eight years experience with the Plastics and Vascular surgeons at UF Health, and over three years of experience at Accent Physicians.

Maggie Morrow, Aesthetician

Maggie Morrow is a Florida native, originally from the South West area of Florida. She moved to Gainesville in 2007 to attend Santa Fe College, and realized her passion was in aesthetics. She has been in the medical field for over five years. Her favorite part of being an aesthetician is helping people discover the potential of their true, healthy skin. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and spending time with her husband and their four-legged son, Ragnar.

Elizabeth McQuaig

Elizabeth is from St. Augustine, Florida and is a senior at the University of Florida pursuing a degree in history. Elizabeth started her Client Coordinator position in July 2018 and loves the fun and positive energy that everyone gives at Pure Aesthetics. Elizabeth’s favorite service is the Hydrafacial because it is very relaxing but also provides her with flawless and glowing skin! Elizabeth’s favorite product is ZO’s Daily Power Defense for its amazing texture and the softness that it gives her skin along with all the great benefits it provides like moisturization and anti-aging!

Celine Chin

Celine is originally from New York, but moved to Florida in 2008. She is a Health Education and Behavior senior at the University of Florida, specializing in health studies. Celine started her Client Coordinator position in June 2018. She loves meeting new people in the office and making sure their visit goes smoothly. Her favorite service is Coolsculpting because of the amazing results she has seen on herself! Her favorite product is ZO’s Retinol Skin Brightener because it leaves her skin smooth, soft, and with an even skin tone

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