We believe that educating our patients is an important part of establishing a long lasting relationship. We focus on skin health and customize a treatment plan that is individualized for each patient. Our licensed, trained and certified providers pride themselves on staying current in the latest and best technologies with continuing education. Our goal is for our patients to receive the best skin health results possible!
Kara Welle, Owner/Licensed Aesthetician/Laser Specialist Kara Welle is a licensed Aesthetician and Certified Laser Specialist. She began her career in 2002 specializing in medical aesthetics and has perpetually advanced in the industry. Kara is currently pursuing her role as a medical laser educator and is currently an independent contractor for Edge Systems (Hydrafacial) and Bella Medical (The Perfect Peel). Kara has provided hundreds of non-surgical laser treatments from resurfacing of aging and acne scarred skin, as well as pigmentation correction. Her current certifications and passion is providing advanced technologies for fat and cellulite reduction and effective non-invasive skin tightening treatments. She has perfected treatment protocols for patients suffering from melasma. Kara’s vast experience with chemical peel procedures, (Skin Pen) microneedling, Hydrafacial and combination therapies complete her “bag of beautiful tricks”! While modest about her experience and training, Kara is a joy to her patients starting with her ability to bring laughter into any conversation—it is the best medicine. Combining a realistic and effective Skin Health treatment plan for each patient, then delivering remarkable, expected improvement, her patients keep her busy through constant recommendations. An educator by nature, Kara also offers a complete didactic and hands-on training program available to medical aestheticians. Kara is an integral part of the team at Mesna Plastic Surgery, and has eagerly assisted in the development of an extraordinary staff for the new Aesthetica skin health & wellness clinic located in Edina and Woodbury.
Christopher Balgobin, MD. Dr. Christopher Balgobin is the owner of Arijai Aesthetics in Lakeville, MN. He is a board certified physician who specializes in cosmetic injections of Botox cosmetic to reduce wrinkles and dermal fillers to enhance lips and cheeks, reduce sunken eye troughs and mouth lines. He has trained with premier local cosmetic injectors and a facial plastic surgeon. He is a cosmetic injection trainer himself and Dr. Balgobin is one of a very few injectionist who employ an advanced dermal filler You may see Dr. Balgobin appear weekly on his Fox 9 Sunday morning news segment at 7:35 am. He also contributes to other media for WCCO, national health companies and print media. His likeness was placed on a Minneapolis light rail train from April through June 2013 for Fairview Health Services.