Our Staff

Julie Llamas, Med Spa Master

Aesthetician and Laser Technician

Julie Llamas

Julie Llamas is our Master Medical aesthetician; She comes to Image Enhancement Center with an extensive medical background with more than eighteen years off experience in Dermatology.

She is a licensed Paramedical Aesthetician. She graduated from The Institute of Cosmetology & Esthetics in Houston. Julie has been practicing facial rejuvenation for more than eighteen years.

She has an extensive training for acne, melasma and Rosacea, as well as advanced chemical peels and skin resurfacing from Baylor College Dermatology. In addition, Julie is Board certified from the National Laser Institute, Trusculpting Body Contouring and Sciton BBL Forever Young. She is customer service driven and detail oriented from start to finish.

Julie continues to expand her knowledge of aesthetics by attending annual conventions, seminar and lectures. She is dedicated to remaining current in his exciting and growing industry, while maintaining long term client relationships with the best care available.

Afsha Maknojia

Registered Nurse

Afsha Maknojia

Afsha Maknojia  earned her Bachelors of Science degree from Texas Woman’s University in 2005. She has been an RN for 12+ years, and has many different types of experience including Pediatric, Postpartum, Nursery and Post OP. Over the last 9 years, she has been working in the Aesthetic field of nursing that she always had passion for. “Helping people feel better about their appearance is very gratifying” Afsha says. Afsha is an expert injector with extensive training in neuromodulators (Botox, Dysport) and dermal fillers (Juvederm, Restylane, Radiesse). “I spend a lot of time consulting with my clients to make sure they trust me with the procedures we decide upon, then we take a conservative approach” she says. Her expertise is in listening to her patients and customizing an individualized treatment plan based on the client’s needs. Afsha looks forward to helping people feel their best.




Christiane Menelas

Registered Nurse

Christiane-Menelas-RNChristiane Menelas has been a registered nurse for 22 years, with extensive experience in ICU, trauma, and emergency medicine. She joined Dr. Kern and his team in 2012, after completing multiple courses at the National Laser Institute in Dallas, to cross train as a nurse injector, as well as a certified laser technician.

Christiane has a large following of patients that love her techniques, and trust her opinions on rejuvenating the aging face. Her favorite treatments besides injectables, are the vampire facial, the Forever Young BBL, and the Pico Genesis, for reversing the aging process, and promoting a beautiful complexion. She continues to learn new and exciting things in aesthetics by attending seminars, and workshops, to offer her patients the latest advances in beauty and health.