About Reflections Medical Spa
At Reflections, we offer esthetics, body treatments, and health management services with a personalized touch. The owner Sara— one of our R.N.s — gets to know her clients on a personal level.
What makes us unique? Reflections works comprehensively with other health care professionals to treat the whole you and enhance your natural beauty with our non-invasive treatments.
Sara Fugazzotto, RN BSN
Sara is a Registered Nurse and Certified Dental Assistant. She earned her Associates Degree in Liberal Arts at Bristol Community College, Nursing Degree from Quincy College, and just completed a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing at the University of Massachusetts, Boston campus. Sara developed a passion for esthetic nursing. She has earned a certificate from the National Laser Institute for botox and dermal filler injectables. Sara is highly active in continuing education, taking numerous private onsite and offsite courses focusing upon injectables, skin rejuvenation, and other aspects of esthetic management. Sara is an active member of the American Academy of Facial Esthetics. Sara is intimately involved in teaching as well. She is the Educational Coordinator for the Institute for Comprehensive Implant Therapy and Esthetics (ICITE), spending quite a bit of time helping to formulate courses and plan organizational events both nationally and internationally with the ICITE’s Director, Dr. Paul Fugazzotto. As an ICITE faculty member, Sara teaches during the ICITEs Master Practice Growth Program, and is the primary speaker at the ICITEs Dental Ambassador Program. Most importantly, Sara blends clinical skills and an artistic sense when performing therapies for clients and patients, delivering optimal results with a minimum amount of treatment. Sara’s cultural competence ensures that she treats every client and patient as an individual. In addition to Sara’s undeniable talent with esthetic therapy, she works closely with Dr. Fugazzotto in the treatment of muscle pain and TMJ disorders. Sara’s diagnostic insight, technical capabilities and concern and empathy for all clients are unsurpassed.
Paul A. Fugazzotto, DDS PC
Dr. Paul Fugazzotto received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from New York University in 1979, and his Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study from Boston University in 1981. He is a visiting lecturer at Tufts University, Harvard University, and the University of Ancona in Ancona, Italy. Dr. Fugazzotto is a fellow of the International Team for Implantology (ITI). Fellowship in the ITI is by election only. Dr. Fugazzotto is the past national director of the US ITI Study Clubs and Editor in Chief of the journal Implant Realities. Dr. Fugazzotto has also authored three text books, including; “Decision Making in Implant and Regenerative Therapy.” Dr. Fugazzotto lectures extensively, both here and throughout the world, on the topics of periodontal therapy, regrowing lost bone, esthetics, and implant therapy.
Edgar H. Ballenas, MD
Dr. Ballenas has been certified in medical esthetics since 2004. He is a Board Certified Emergency Medicine Physician and an Associate Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Physicians. Dr. Ballenas is certified to offer treatments in the field of permanent hair reduction, photo skin rejuvenation, removal of pigmented and fine vascular lesions. Also, Dr. Ballenas is certified in performing injectables (Botox, Dysport and fillers). Dr. Ballenas is also proud to offer body sculpting lipolysis to relieve individuals of those areas which can not be reduced by diet or exercise.
Shannon Barrett, R.N.
Shannon is a Registered Nurse who earned her degree from Massasoit Community College. She has worked in the medical field as a dialysis nurse. Shannon also has a long-standing passion for the beauty industry. She is also a hair stylist and has held a cosmetology license for 13 years. Shannon has joined our team after listening to many of her salon clients talk about wanting to look younger and rejuvenated, Shannon decided to combine her nursing and cosmetology talents and work in the esthetic nursing field. This allows her to address both the needs and desires of her patients and clients. We are excited to have Shannon as a member of our team. Shannon is deeply committed to continuing education so as to best help her patients and clients. Shannon recently earned a certificate from The Aesthetic Institute of Massachusetts for Botox and Dermal Filler Injections.