Welcome to True Radiance Medispa! We offer a broad array of advanced skincare treatments and cutting-edge laser technology to fit a variety of skin care concerns and anti-aging needs. Our list of procedures is comprehensive, from body contouring and laser hair reduction to botox, hair restoration, skin-resurfacing, bioidentical hormone replacement and so much more. Our breadth and depth of knowledge in combining these treatments allows us to enhance and improve even the most difficult blemishes and signs of aging.
Our patients travel from all-over North Carolina as well Virginia and Florida because they know they can trust our knowledge and experience. Our Medical Director, Owner and Innovator, Dr. Jennifer Yap is an expert in age-management and lectures extensively. In addition, each of our providers have had at least 10-20 years of skincare experience and education. Having performed thousands of injectables, laser treatments and different skincare services means that we integrate the art and science of beauty to deliver the results you want.
Medical Director- Dr. Jennifer Yap lives in Raleigh. She finished her undergraduate studies at Smith College in Northampton, MA, and soon after completed a Masters in Public Health from Columbia University in New York focusing on wellness and prevention. She felt that a significant source of disease in the US was obesity and improper diet and then went on to Columbia University’s Institute of Human Nutrition Graduate School to understand how to tackle this issue. Inspired to treat people on an individual basis, she decided to pursue medical school at University of New England so that she could take a holistic approach to medicine. She finished her residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and uses her knowledge of the musculoskeletal system and combines it with her passion for nutrition, hormones and prevention to do age-management medicine. She focuses on weight management, hormone balance, movement and proper supplementation. In addition, she has had extensive
Erica Ontiveros, RN is well known in the Raleigh area for being an artist and seasoned injector. She has expertise with all forms of lasers, filler and botox. She started out in the cosmetic industry learning everything about light, make-up, skincare and the best anti-aging ingredients. She eventually became a nurse and combined her knowledge as a makeup artist to become a premier nurse injector and National Platinum Allergan injector. She has her own techniques for enhancing faces with filler and Botox. What makes her stand out is her love for research and education. She is constantly reading about how to make you the best you can be both inside and outside. You will fall in love with her!
Lilia Reed: You are in great hands with Lilia. Once a physician in Russia for many years, she is now a certified laser tech and medical assistant. She has worked in the aesthetic industry for the past five years. Lilia is highly trained and has experience with multiple modalities of lasers. She believes that the best results are achieved through combination therapy and comprehensive treatment. She is passionate about her career, and client outcome. She specializes in intense pulsed light, laser hair removal, body contouring, and facial anti-aging treatments. Through her continuous education & her work with industry leaders, she has distinguished herself as one of the best laser techs in Raleigh.
Cathy Giffin, RN – Cathy is an amazing artist and a compassionate heart. She has been working in the dermatology and medical aesthetic arena for over 20 years. Her experience is extensive from botox and fillers to hair laser treatments, facials, chemical peels, fraxel, and much much more. She is a great medley of grace and skill. She will most likely be one of the friendly faces you see in our Wilson office.
Kristie Johnson, RN – Not just a pretty face, Kristie is the motivator, the marketer and one of our trained specialists. She has performed thousands of botox injections/fillers and has training in many aesthetic procedures including chemical peels, Silk Peel, facials and other ablative and non-ablative technologies. She always loves learning about the latest technology and has a passion for making people feel wonderful and beautiful.
Allison Baldwin– A licensed experienced aesthetician, Allison is the embodiment of spa. With over 20 years of experience working in multiple medical aesthetic roles as well as owning her own successful celebrity spa in Asheville, Allison has decided to move to Eastern NC to spend more time with her family. Lucky for us because she handles the majority of hair laser treatments, skin tightening, body contouring and skin care treatments at the spa! You will love her gentle soul and relaxing joie de vivre.