All of us here at PUR Skin Clinic are excited to welcome Michelle Lydston, PA-C, MPAS to Team PUR! Michelle is an advanced injector who will be specializing in both non-surgical aesthetic treatments including BOTOX® Cosmetic and dermal filler along with laser skin rejuvenating treatments.
Here’s a little background about Michelle: she’s a board-certified Physician Assistant with over twenty years of experience in practicing medicine. Michelle comes to PUR Skin Clinic with an impressive professional background including being a fellow with the American Society of Laser Medicine, the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants and is certified through the National Commission of Physician Assistants. Michelle graduated Summa Cum Laude from her PA program in 2002 and received her Masters of Physician Assistant Studies with honors in 2004. She’s currently working on her doctoral degree in medicine.
Keep reading to get to know more about Michelle.
What is your role here at PUR Skin Clinic?
“Physician Assistant and Advanced Injector”
What were you doing before you came to PUR?
“I’ve worked in emergency medicine and urgent care for twenty years, Over the last three years, I’ve transitioned into working in dermatology and aesthetic medicine full-time.”
What brought you to PUR?
“The opportunity to work with a clinic of this caliber was one that I could not pass up. The PUR team is a leader in the industry and they inspire me in new ways each day.”
What do you love most about being in the aesthetics industry?
“I love the opportunity to bring therapies to all demographics of people. We all deserve to project our best selves, which starts with how we see ourselves when we look in the mirror.”
What are three words your friends and coworkers use to describe you?
“Gentle, Thoughtful and Sincere”
Describe your patient care style.
“I make myself completely present in each patient interaction. I see it as a journey that we take together and if I can listen intently, I’ll be able to provide that patient with the results their envisioning.”
What is your must-have SkinMedia skincare product and why?
“Skinmedica’s Lytera 2.0 Pigment Correcting Serum – I love this hydroquinone-free option that works to fade stubborn pigment and helps make my skin glow.”
What is your favorite treatment at PUR and why?
“I love the combination of IPL with the Fractionated 1540 laser. Together, these laser treatments create an advanced system that is not only excellent at rejuvenating the skin, but is also safe enough for my olive complexion.”
When you’re not at PUR, how do you like to spend your time?
“Our family of six loves to hike, bike, cook, dance, road trip and star gaze together.”
What’s one thing most people don’t know about you?
“Many people would never guess that I am 100% Colombian!”
Here at PUR Skin Clinic, our team of experienced, professionally trained and licensed providers bring you over 40 years of combined experience, offering you the most advanced cosmetic dermatology treatments. Click here to book a consultation or schedule your next appointment with Michelle.