About Us

About Us

Gainesville's #1 Medspa

Owner of Pure Aesthetics, Carissa Blaser has over 10 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. Gregory GainesDr. Greg Gaines, Medical Director
Owner of Gaines Plastic Surgery

A board-certified plastic surgeon in Gainesville, Florida providing a comprehensive range of cosmetic treatments, he specializes in breast augmentation, tummy tucks, facelifts, fat grafts, and hair restoration. Committed to the doctor-patient relationship, he and his staff go the extra mile to ensure each patient receives personalized care and thoroughly understands the benefits and risks of a procedure. Contact our office today to learn more about the services we offer.

For more information please visit Gainesvilleplastic.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.

Tracy Giordano, ARNMPTracy Giordano, ARNP

Tracy was an ICU nurse for five years, received her Family Nurse Practitioner license from University of Alabama Birmingham, and has 11 years of experience in laser skin care, dermal fillers and Botox/Dysport injections! We are so lucky to have her and look forward to this new addition.

Carly Vejraska

Carly Vejraska is a Gainesville native. She received her Aesthetics license from the Florida College of Natural Health in Orlando in 2018. As a certified Facial Specialist, Carly strives to deliver results and exceed her client’s expectations with every treatment. She listens and advises using an educational approach to ensure that her clients reach their goals and feel comfortable in their skin.

Peighton Jones

Peighton is a recent graduate of the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Arts in Education Sciences. She aspires to be a pediatric nurse and is taking prerequisite courses while applying to nursing school. While not at Pure or working on school, Peighton loves spending time with family and friends, travel, and trying new local restaurants.

Alex Hollingsworth – Client Coordinator

Alex spent nine years in the medical field as a Human Resources Manager. Her passion for Aesthetics and patient satisfaction lead her to Pure. Alex plans to continue her education in Aesthetics and is committed to making sure your administrative experience is positive and handled professionally.


Mikaelah specialized in customer service for over 10 years. Born and raised in Minnesota, though she has lived in various places in the US, Caribbean, and Mexico. Working in customer service, she found her passion helping clients feel beautiful and confident in their own skin. Mikaelah’s goal is to expand her knowledge and expertise in the Aesthetics industry.

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