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!

Sarah Cooper, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner

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Born and raised in Ocala area, Sarah is a board-certified, Advanced Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners(AANP). She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) at the University of South Florida, then advanced her education at the University of South Alabama, obtaining a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN).

As a registered nurse, she gained experience working within, orthopedics, neonatal-ICU, facial plastics, and oculoplastics. Her love for aesthetics developed while working in a fast-paced facial and oculoplastic surgery center as a peri-operative, intra-operative, and PACU nurse. Sarah began her career as a Nurse Practitioner specializing in oculoplastic surgery as a first assistant in the operating room and aesthetics. Realizing her true passion resided in the aesthetic industry, she transitioned to Aesthetic Medicine full time.

Sarah continues her education through her involvement in the aesthetic community and by attending aesthetic conferences. Her commitment to staying informed on the latest advancements and innovative techniques within Aesthetic Medicine is pivotal in delivering exceptional care to her clients. She is dedicated to serving her clients and helping them achieve their aesthetic goals, regain confidence, and restore their youth. Her top priority is instilling trust and educating her clients to cooperatively develop a premier plan of care.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and her fur baby Thurman. Sarah also enjoys traveling, outdoor activities, fishing, and living a healthy lifestyle.

Amanda Hetzel, RN

Novalash & Skin Specialist

Taylor Roberts, LE

Skin Specialist

Catherine Vidal

Customer Care Specialist

Greer Galavis

Customer Care Specialist