Due to her experience as a cosmetic theatre nurse and in dermal therapies, Shannon can offer her clients a very holistic approach to facial rejuvenation, always considering the face as a whole, the importance of aesthetic balance, and maintainable results.
If you want to remain natural and refresh your look, without appearing to have had anything done, come in and see Shannon for her ‘Tailor Made’ full facial consultation to discover how we can help you achieve this outcome.
Shannon is one of our highly trained Cosmetic Injectors with a Bachelor of Nursing and Vocational Graduate Certificate in Cosmetic Nursing. Since graduating in 2005, Shannon has worked in both medical and surgical settings, theatre, remote area nursing, and has even spent some time as a nurse aboard a cruise ship.
Shannon first joined Academy Face & Body as a theatre nurse at our onsite day hospital and Dermal Therapist where she performed comprehensive skin consultations, microdermabrasions, peels and IPL treatments.
Shannon is now a Cosmetic Nurse Injector and performs a vast range of treatments, including dermal fillers and wrinkle relaxers. She has a strong belief that cosmetic injectables should be used as tools to reshape and lift the face, and always in combination with a powerful skin care and maintenance regime. She cares about how her clients will look 10 years from now, and that maintaining well balanced and harmonious features is a journey.
Lyn has 15 years injecting experience and a renowned reputation in Perth. She trained as a registered nurse and midwife, working both in Australia and the UK where she specialised in neonates, theatre and recovery. Lyn also has experience in a range of dermal therapies such as IPL, microdermabrasion, peels and cosmeceuticals, so she can provide you with a holistic approach to your skin and facial rejuvenation.
Lyn is available Wednesdays, Fridays and alternating Tuesdays.
Fiona Salman – Director of Nursing
Fiona Trained as a registered nurse in the United Kingdom, graduated with a Diploma in Nursing Sciences from the University of Northumbria and worked for a large private cosmetic hospital in England before emigrating to Australia in 2004. Fiona is also a trained surveillance nurse in infection control.
After graduating Fiona worked as a theatre nurse in emergency/trauma theatres. She has had several years experience in anaesthetics, recovery and scrubbing in major teaching hospitals for the following specialities: general surgery, plastics, orthopaedics, urology, paediatrics, vascular and ophthalmic surgery.
Fiona’s role as Director of Nursing involves patient care, consultations, supervising clinical staff, assisting Dr Oates, Medical Director of Academy Face and Body and Academy Day Hospital with surgical procedures. Fiona’s administrative role includes developing and reviewing policies and procedures and maintaining licensing and accreditation regulatory standards for the Department of Health. Providing a friendly and professional environment for all patients at Academy Day Hospital is paramount in her role as Director of Nursing.
Susan Webb – Theatre Nurse
Sue joined Academy Day Hospital (on site at Academy Face & Body) in 2013 as a Theatre Nurse. She completed her Nursing Diploma in Ireland, where after she moved to Perth. Working for a major hospital as a theatre nurse, Sue went on to do her Operating Room Nurses Course, at Royal Perth Hospital.
Sue has stayed working in theatre because she loves the variety of cosmetic procedures and the outcome.
Her role at Academy Day Hospital includes pre and post operative care and assisting Dr Oates in Theatre.
Kym Cullen – Nurse Practitioner
Kym graduated as a Nurse Practitioner in 2009 with a Master’s Degree and joined our team in June 2016. Ongoing studies led to post-grad qualification as a surgical assistant in the areas of general, plastics and cosmetic surgery. Her role at Academy Face and Body is twofold, firstly assisting Dr Oates and his medical team in theatre, as well as pre and post-operative patient care.
With her strong interest in ageing, related changes in skin elasticity, and volume loss her second role as Cosmetic Injector at Academy Face and Body harnesses her passion for achieving natural results at any age naturally.