Vanessa Thomas RN, BSN, CCE, CME


With a background in Surgical Intensive Care and management of a 50 bed medical/surgical hospital unit.  She turned her professionalism to the area of Aesthetic Medicine 16 years ago and has continued to increase her medical knowledge gaining extensive training and certifications in Cosmetic Lasers, including Laser Hair Removal, Fraxel, IPL and V Beam.

Since 2004, she has enjoyed working at Advanced Aesthetics and has helped thousands of clients LOVE the way they look and feel!  She particularly enjoys working with lasers to remove anything from unwanted hair to wrinkles, sun spots, veins, and more!

Vanessa holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from the University of Florida and is a Certified Clinical and Medical Electrologist.  She has over 20 years of experience.

Vanessa is an Ocala native and enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Along with caring for her four kids and husband, Vanessa also spends her free time traveling, various water activities, and her secret passion – Interior design!

Dr. Steven Tieche, M.D.

Dr. Steven Tieche, M.D., is a native of Ocala, Florida. After graduating from a local high school, he attended the University of Florida for his undergraduate studies. He then headed south, to Tampa, and attended Medical School at the University of South Florida, College of Medicine. He graduated from Medical School and then completed his Residency at the University of South Florida as well.

He is a Board Certified Physician in Anesthesiology, and also practices in Aesthetics and Phlebology, the care and treatment of vein disorders. Dr. Tieche has been practicing Medicine for over 25 years. In 2001 Dr. Tieche returned to his roots, back in Ocala. He joined Advanced Aesthetics in 2008!

In Dr. Tieche’s “spare” time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three daughters!

Susan Braun, LE


Has been a Florida Licensed Esthetician since 2001.

She graduated from the Facial Specialty program at The College of Central Florida and went on to train at The Dermal Institute in Ft. Lauderdale to perfect the European Facial Massage technique she lavishes on her clients.  As the owner of Ocala Facial Care she has had offices with Dermatologist and General Practice Doctors in Ocala over the last 14 years. Working to assist and compliment their practices while gaining valuable experience in combining a patient’s skin care treatments with their medical treatments of lasers, Botox and injectable dermal fillers.

As a patient herself here at Advanced Aesthetics (Fraxel laser and laser hair removal) we talked often and she decided that this would be a perfect fit for her and her loyal following of clients.

Using her professional and personal experience along with her training Susan will answer your skin questions, analyze your skin issues and design a custom program to get your skincare needs met and give your skin the healthy appearance we all desire.

Susan offers:
• Free Consultations for skin care needs, (Dry, Aging, Acne, Sensitive, Sun damaged, Dull)
• Custom designed European Facials, Peels, Vi-peels, Microdermabrasion,
• Dermasweep Infusion (Hyaluronic Acid, Red Carpet Ready, Vitamin C)
• Eclipse Micropen Elite for safer, more efficient micro needling.

Come in, Ask questions, Start with a facial… leave with an ahhhhhh!

Daphne Chester PA-C, Clinical Injector

Donna Albright – ARNP, Board Certified Womens Health Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Injector

Desiree Pennington, Customer Service

Lily Vidal, Customer Service