Welcome to True Radiance Medispa! We offer a broad array of advanced skincare treatments and cutting-edge laser technology to fit a variety of skin care concerns and anti-aging needs. Our list of procedures is comprehensive, from body contouring and laser hair reduction to botox, hair restoration, skin-resurfacing, bioidentical hormone replacement and so much more. Our breadth and depth of knowledge in combining these treatments allows us to enhance and improve even the most difficult blemishes and signs of aging.

Raleigh

Our patients travel from all-over North Carolina as well Virginia and Florida because they know they can trust our knowledge and experience. Our Medical Director, Owner and Innovator, Dr. Jennifer Yap is an expert in age-management and lectures extensively. In addition, each of our providers have had at least 10-20 years of skincare experience and education. Having performed thousands of injectables, laser treatments and different skincare services means that we integrate the art and science of beauty to deliver the results you want.

We are passionate about what we do! It is our honor and privilege to help you on your journey of being the best that you can be both inside and out.

Medical Director- Dr. Jennifer Yap

Dr Yap lives in Raleigh. She finished her undergraduate studies at Smith College in Northampton, MA, and soon after  completed  a Masters in Public Health from Columbia University in New York focusing on wellness and prevention. She felt that a significant source of disease in the US was obesity and improper diet and then went on to Columbia University’s Institute of Human Nutrition Graduate School to understand how to tackle this issue. Inspired to treat people on an individual basis, she decided to pursue medical school at University of New England so that she could take a holistic approach to medicine. She finished her residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and uses her knowledge of the musculoskeletal system and combines it with her passion for nutrition, hormones and prevention to do age-management medicine. She focuses on weight management, hormone balance, movement and proper supplementation. In addition, she has had  extensive training in lasers, skin care, botox and fillers to compliment health and beauty on the inside as well as outside.


Collette Balbero, Lead Esthetician

Collette has spent over 30 years dedicated to her passion for skincare. Twenty of those years she worked as Head of Aesthetics for The Museum Spa and Laser Center. She began her career as a Clinique Counter Manager while finishing her Associate’s Degree in Arts from Broward Community College. Collette then went on to receive her Cosmetologist License in 1981 and was trained extensively in skin care by Joel Gerson, author of Guide to Esthetic Skin Care. She pioneered Medical Esthetics as one of the first Medical Aestheticians in the state of North Carolina. She also served as a National Certified Examiner for Esthetics and as a State Board Examiner. Collette holds numerous certifications including advanced medical skin care, advanced skin analysis, manual lymphatic drainage, advanced microdermabrasion, Master’s certification in microneedling and IPL / AFT laser photofacial. She is a member of the Society of Plastic Surgical Skin Care Specialists, Aesthetics International Association, N.C. Aestheticians Association. She has also contributed to publishing articles written in Skin Deep and New You magazines. Collette is happily married for 32 years with two children and a grandson.


Kyle Barr, Nurse Injector

Kyle has been a nurse for 11 years with an extensive background in emergency medicine, as well as urgent and primary care. Three years ago, she expanded her training and expertise to include aesthetic nursing. Kyle has had in depth training to become certified in cosmetic injectables, lasers and skin care treatments. Her attention to detail and precise placement of injectable products, contributes to her clients achieving the best results possible. Starting each treatment with an open discussion of goals and expectations, Kyle seeks to give her clients a comfortable experience from beginning to end. Kyle strives to give her clients a natural and youthful appearance because she recognizes that for many people, looking better means feeling better!


WILSON

Cathy Giffin, RN – Cathy is an amazing artist and a compassionate heart. She has been working in the dermatology and medical aesthetic arena for over 20 years. Her experience is extensive from botox and fillers to hair laser treatments, facials, chemical peels, fraxel, and much much more. She is a great medley of grace and skill. She will most likely be one of the friendly faces you see in our Wilson office.

Kristie Johnson, RN – Not just a pretty face, Kristie is the motivator, the marketer and one of our trained specialists. She has performed thousands of botox injections/fillers and has training in many aesthetic procedures including chemical peels, Silk Peel, facials and other ablative and non-ablative technologies. She always loves learning about the latest technology and has a passion for making people feel wonderful and beautiful.

Allison Baldwin– A licensed experienced aesthetician, Allison is the embodiment of spa. With over 20 years of experience working in multiple medical aesthetic roles as well as owning her own successful celebrity spa in Asheville, Allison has decided to move to Eastern NC to spend more time with her family. Lucky for us because she handles the majority of hair laser treatments, skin tightening, body contouring and skin care treatments at the spa! You will love her gentle soul and relaxing joie de vivre.