Biographies | Radiance Advanced Skin & Body Care

Medical Team

Lauren Olson, PA-C

Lauren Olson is the owner of Radiance Advanced Skin and Body Care, one of the most advanced aesthetic facilities in the entire Southwest. Ms. Olson holds a degree in Biomedical Science from Texas A&M and a degree in Medicine from the Baylor College of Medicine.

She practiced medicine for 28 years in the fields of internal medicine, endocrinology, and family practice. In 1995, Ms. Olson began practicing clinical skincare and has expanded her practice to include advanced aesthetic skincare, anti-aging, and functional medicine.

Ms. Olson is a Certified Diabetes Educator. She is also a member of the following professional associations:

• The American Academy of Physician Assistants
• The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine
• The American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine
• The International Medical Spa Association

She was honored to be named a Certified National Trainer for Allergan to educate other healthcare providers on the administration of Juvederm® and BOTOX®. She is a sought-after speaker and educator, and as such, speaks nationally and internationally on health, wellness, and medical aesthetics.

Ifepo Sofola, M.D., F.A.C.S

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon and Rhinologist

Dr. Ifepo Sofola graduated with distinction from the University of New Mexico and Emory University Medical School. He did his General Surgery Internship and Residency in Otolaryngology, and Head and Neck Surgery at the National Naval Medical Center and Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. He completed a fellowship in facial reconstruction and plastic surgery at Johns Hopkins Medical Center in Baltimore. He has been named to the board of directors of The American Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Dr. Sofola served as the Flight Surgeon aboard the USS Enterprise, and continues as Flight Surgeon on Reserve status for a jet squadron at Andrews Air Force Base. He is an assistant professor of surgery at the Uniformed Services University for the Health Sciences.

Dr. Sofola is the former Chief of Facial Plastic and Reconstruction Surgery at Bethesda Naval Hospital in Washington, DC. He is one of the founders of Faces of Honor program of The American Academic of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Foundation, whose purpose is to offer pro bono medical and surgical expertise to veterans who were deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan and suffered face or neck injuries.

Dr. Sofola has published numerous articles based on his research in respected medical journals, and has presented at national and international medical conferences. He has been the recipient of numerous prestigious professional and military awards and commendations.

Dr. Sofola and Radiance share the belief that a healthy, nutritionally fortified body and healthy skin, combined with expert surgical skills can yield a superior surgical experience and outcome.

For more information, please visit www.DrSofola.com.

 

Dr. Tamyra Y. Comeaux, M.D.Dr. Tamyra Y. Comeaux, M.D., NMD
Dr. Tamyra Y. Comeaux is board certified in Gynecology, Anti-Aging, and Regenerative Medicine. She has been in private practice since 2000. Dr. Comeaux is experienced in preventing as well as helping treat health problems using the least invasive and disruptive methods possible. Her expertise includes Weight Loss individualized planning, Orthomolecular medicine (Vitamin Intake calculation and advice, recommending the right vitamins in the right amounts), Natural Hormone Therapy, natural solutions for gynecologic problems (like PCOS, fibroids, and endometriosis). She is also at the forefront of the new and exciting trend of treating conditions not amenable to traditional therapies via autologous Adipose Stem Cells (for example: aging, menopause, fertility, autoimmune diseases, impotence, chronic pain, baldness) and Platelet-Rich Plasma.

After receiving her Medical Degree and becoming board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, she also obtained a Master’s Degree in Holistic Nutrition and a Naturopathic Medical Degree. She has also completed additional training in liposuction and fat transfer (for facial rejuvenation, implant-free breast enhancement, vaginal rejuvenation).

She is board certified by the American Academy of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine and completed her Integrative Cancer Therapy Fellowship to help naturally combat the dramatic increase in cancer rates. She has developed her own line of unique nutraceutical supplements (that have been independently analyzed) to “fill in the gaps” left by traditional medicine and help patients achieve optimal health. A native of California, in her leisure time she enjoys reading, writing, and has traveled to over 60 countries.

 

Jill Campbell, Nurse Injector

Jill Campbell, RN, BSN, graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Texas Medical Branch in 1997.  Jill is a licensed cosmetic nurse injector who is passionate about her work. She is known for her attention to detail, great bedside manner, artistic eye and honesty. Building trust and confidence with every patient is an essential part of her practice. Helping patients feel confident with a personalized, natural, subtle and refreshed look is the goal of every interaction.

Jill has attended numerous advanced injector training courses.  She has also participated in master training courses through Allergan Aesthetics, Merz, and Galderma.  Jill is trained in neuro-modulators, fillers and collagen stimulators such as Botox, Juvederm, Juvederm Voluma, Vobella, Belotero, Radiesse, Sculptra, Kybella, and PRP Therapy.

She has called The Woodlands home since 2001.  She finds the entire experience of helping patients look and feel their best very gratifying. She also enjoys travel, scuba diving, tennis, yoga and spending time with her family.


Wendy Gentile – 
Spa Manager

Wendy has been with Radiance since 2010. She oversees the day-to-day operations such as scheduling, inventory control, human resources, customer and employee relations, and management.  She is dedicated to creating an atmosphere where team service offers every guest a superior experience.  As Spa Manager, she works hard behind the scenes to keep Radiance running without a wrinkle!

 

 

Nancy – Nurse and Wellness Coordinator
Nancy has spent her entire career within the nursing profession. Her warm presence is a blessing to everyone who walks through the doors of Radiance. As Wellness Coordinator, she is indispensable to Lauren Olson as well as Dr. Sofola and Dr. Comeaux. She facilitates the Ideal Protein Weight Loss Program at Radiance, and has helped our weight loss clients lose up to 60 pounds and counting! Additionally, she is certified in Venus Freeze Skin Tightening, miraDry, and Ultherapy.

 

 

HAIR SALON

 

Bri – Hairstylist

Bri has excelled at hairstyling since graduating from the prestigious Aveda Institute in 2005. Radiance has been lucky enough to have her since 2011. She specializes in cuts, color, and Keratin smoothing treatments. She is also sought after for her hair designs for  bridal parties and special events such as proms and homecoming dances.

 

 

Martha – Salon Assistant

When Martha joined Radiance as Salon Assistant, it was a lucky day. She has been a licensed cosmetologist since 2008. She is sought after for her blowouts and is renowned for her excellent scalp massages. And, her bilingual abilities are always an asset.

 

 

 

AESTHETICS

Dawn – Lead Aesthetician

Dawn has been practicing expert skin care since 2008 and has been with Radiance since 2011, where she is currently the Department Lead. She specializes in getting to know each client’s skin and their specific needs. She can address issues ranging from acne to aging, rosacea to laxity, and offer appropriate treatment. You will receive excellent service and leave feeling pampered, relaxed, and rejuvenated.

 

 

Jenna – Aesthetician

Jenna has been a Radiance aesthetician since 2009 and in the industry three years before that. She loves guiding her clients in skincare improvement with her mastery in all areas of aesthetics. Her clients appreciate her light touch during facials, her beautiful brow design, and expertise in lash perming. Jenna’s sunny personality and skincare expertise makes her very popular with clients and co-workers alike.

 

 


Kristen – 
Aesthetician

Kristen is a graduate of the prestigious Aveda Institute and is also certified in laser hair removal and CoolSculpting. Because of her passion for skincare, Kristen loves helping others obtain and maintain beautiful skin through her expertise in Hydrafacials, corrective peels, waxing, and more. Since she joined Radiance in 2013, she has received rave reviews for her facials and outstanding knowledge of products and skincare.

 

Helena – Aesthetician

Helena has been in the spa industry since 1998, and at Radiance since 2008. She loves building relationships with her clients to help them attain their skincare goals. Helena’s particular expertise in understanding and managing individual skin concerns and knowing what products to recommend keep her in high demand. You can always recognize Helena by her fiery hair and British accent.

NAIL SALON

Natalie, Nail Technician

Natalie has been a professional nail technician since 2000 and it is our good fortune to have her at Radiance! Natalie has quickly developed a loyal clientele due to her excellent service and calm presence. She is appreciated for her thoughtful and giving spirit. She is always the first to offer a helping hand to her clients and co-workers.

 

 

MASSAGE DEPARTMENT

Valerie – Lead Massage Therapist

Valerie graduated from the nationally accredited Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy in 1999 and has been with Radiance since 2006. Although she specializes in deep tissue and Swedish massage, she is also an expert in hot stone, pre-natal, reflexology, and Thai stem massage. Valerie is also popular for treatments such as body scrubs and polishes, and slimming wraps, and she now offers massage cupping.

 

 

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