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Kalen Ashford

PA-C, MSHS, Founder, Owner

Kalen is a nationally certified physician assistant and expert injector with many years of experience practicing clinical dermatology and aesthetic medicine. After graduating from the University of Georgia and The George Washington University she was fortunate enough to be trained by international leaders in the field of aesthetic medicine. Kalen has touched the lives of thousands of patients and has instructed numerous providers on the techniques and art of aesthetic medicine. Her career highlights include her experience at one of the most prestigious dermatology practices in Washington, DC, as well as the premier dermatology and aesthetics practice in Charleston, SC. At long last, Kalen has come home to Athens! 

Kalen specializes in full face rejuvenation with an emphasis on natural results. She believes every face is unique and deserves a customized approach to enhance the beauty that you already possess. Her greatest satisfaction comes from helping every patient achieve the most beautiful version of themselves.

Laura Frances SMith


Laura Frances attended the University of Georgia to earn her Bachelor's degree before attending Medical College of Georgia to earn her Physician Assistant degree. She started her career in Electrophysiology and Cardiology in Macon, GA. After moving Atlanta she was excited to pursue her passion for a career in dermatology. She has practiced medical, surgical, and aesthetic dermatology in Atlanta, Columbus, Charleston, and is thrilled to be back in Athens to continue her career! She is nationally certified and has had the privilege to train under multiple thought experts in the field of aesthetic medicine and stays up to date on the most innovative, non-surgical approaches to facial rejuvenation. 

With years of experience, Laura Frances focuses on a full face approach to achieve a natural result. Care is taken to customize every treatment to the individual patient and she loves nothing more than helping patients achieve their aesthetic goals. 

Alexis Wallace

Licensed Esthetician

Alexis Wallace joined Ashford aesthetics in 2022 as ALUR by Ashford. She is an experienced, licensed esthetician that has transformed the skin of many with in-depth, customized treatments and is eager to help you with achieve the same! Her services include custom skincare consultations, chemical peels, microneedling, microdermabrasion, and custom facials. See our services page for more information on these services. 

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