LAURA P. GALVAN, RN, CANS, CMLSO
Certified Aesthetic Nurse Specialist
Laura has a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Texas at El Paso. She has been a Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU) nurse since 1999 and retired in 2009 from the NICU to solely focus on aesthetic Nursing. In 2002, Laura started her training by learning Sclerotherapy in Boca Raton, FL after that she became a Permanent Cosmetic technician in Dallas, TX, which was the launching pad for her aesthetic endeavor. In 2006, she received her Certified Medical Laser safety officer (CMLSO) from The National Council for Laser Excellence (NCLE).
Laura has earned certifications in advanced chemical peels, advanced Botox® and Juvederm® injector training, advanced Radiesse® injection training, PDO threads and trained in Sculptra® Aesthetic injection techniques, BellaFill and Kybella. She provides treatments ranging from injectables, medical grade chemical peels, laser hair reduction, laser vein removal, BBL, Fraxel, micro-laser peels, pro-fractional, CO2 laser resurfacing and permanent makeup application, color correction and removal as well as Botox and Filler training.
Not only is Laura an expert injector in dermal fillers, neuro-toxins, and PDO threads, she is also a National trainer with Allergan the maker of Botox, the Juvederm portfolio, and Kybella. She was also a National trainer to practitioners with Merz Aesthetics (the maker of Radiesse, Xeomin, Asclera and Belotero) one of the leading companies in the aesthetic industry covering South Central Texas, the Valley, Corpus and New Mexico.
She is a member of the American Nurses Association (ANA), Texas Nurses Association (TNA), and the Society for Permanent Cosmetic Professionals (SPCP), Board of Laser Safety, Laser Institute of America, Aesthetic International Association, American Society for Plastic Surgery Nurses (ASPSN), and American Society for Laser Medicine & Surgery (ASMLS).
Laura was recently the owner of a successful medical spa, and is currently attending South University to receive her Masters degree in Nursing with a specialization in Family Practice. She also trains practitioners at the Texas Institute of Medal Aesthetics from beginners to advanced injectors with derma fillers and neurotoxins. Laura has lived in San Antonio since 1999, and loves it. She has a beautiful, nine-year-old son with DS who is the love of her life. She recently got engaged to her honey-bunny and can’t wait to become his wife. Her expertise and dedication to her clients is her number one priority