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Our Aestheticians

The experience and expertise in all areas of your skin
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Claudia Snook, LE, Skin Care Specialist

ClaudiaSnook-webClaudia has been with Ocala Plastic Surgery for over 20 years, after receiving a degree and certification as a medical aesthetician from CFCC. She has been a tremendous attribute to our office and has had the unique opportunity to work with our Board Certified Plastic Surgeons during which time she has gained knowledge and expertise to further exceed the satisfaction of her loyal patients.

Her passion for skin care stems from a personal struggle with acne as a teenager. This enables her to help her patients with correction of their main concerns by uncovering the reasons why these issues occur. In this ever changing field, her continuing education allows her to expand the ability to improve her patient’s lives. Her goal is to provide the most comprehensive consultation in order to attain the very best result.

Melissa J. Tuttle, LE, Skin Care Specialist

MelissaTuttle-webMelissa has been working in the field of aesthetics and with plastic surgeons for over 12 years, Melissa became a Licensed Facial Specialist in April of 2012, receiving her Facial Specialist Diploma from Bly’s School of Cosmetology in Gainesville, Florida.  She has taken advanced courses in various techniques and procedures to better serve her patients.  Melissa specializes in clinical skin analysis, facials, chemical exfoliation, microdermabrasion, and micro-needling.

Melissa loves and enjoys her job and strives to make each and every patient love the skin they are in.

Cynthia J. Sabala, LME, Skin Care Specialist

Education and Professional Background
Cynthia J. Sabala graduated with Phi Theta Kappa distinction in Aesthetics with over 1,500 hours of education and training in human anatomy, skin physiology, microbiology, chemistry, electrotherapy, European and lymphatic drainage massage, and other advanced therapy modalities. Additionally, she is a certified facilitator in the American Cancer Society’s Look Good Feel Better program dedicated to improving the quality of life for women undergoing cancer treatment. Cynthia also possesses a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art and Design. Her professional background includes 10 years as a fashion industry art director in New York City and 15 years as a medical illustrator and pharmaceutical marketing communications consultant in NYC, Princeton, NJ and Philadelphia, PA. Passionate about art, beauty, and health care, Cynthia provides the perfect integration of these disciplines in her practice of Medical Aesthetics. With Cynthia’s expertise, you can be refreshed, renewed, and revitalized today!


Professional Skin Care
Highly skilled in the evaluation and treatment of skin conditions, Cynthia J. Sabala is devoted to helping her clients achieve and maintain good skin health. Her warm, engaging, and compassionate manner provides every individual with an exceptional treatment experience resulting in a refreshed, renewed, and revitalized appearance.

Cynthia consistently produces superior solutions through advanced medical aesthetic procedures, which include:

  • Customized Facials – anti-aging; deep hydration; anti-acne
  • Chemical Peels – skin resurfacing and age spot reduction
Dermaplaning – exfoliation with facial hair removal
Microdermabrasion – exfoliation and re-texturizing
  • Micro-needling – collagen induction therapy and scar revision
Waxing – eyebrow sculpting; upper lip, cheek, and chin hair removal



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