Clemson Eye’s medical aesthetics specialists are trained in the most advanced non-surgical aesthetic products and treatments available today.
Aesthetic consultations are free. You have flexible scheduling options at all of our Upstate clinic locations. Request an appointment online or call 864-622-5005 toll‑free.
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Balaji Perumal, MD
Balaji Perumal, M.D. is an Ophthalmic Plastic, Facial Cosmetic and Reconstructive Eye Surgeon. Dr. Perumal has specialized interest and training in all areas of reconstructive and cosmetic oculofacial surgery including periocular skin cancer and lesions, eyelid reconstruction, ptosis repair, cosmetic blepharoplasty eyelid surgery, orbital tumors, endoscopic brow lift for droopy eyebrows, entropion and ectropion repair, lacrimal system & tearing disorders and thyroid eye disease. He has written multiple articles and chapters on these subjects.
Dr. Perumal works to help patients look their best with facial rejuvenation, using a range of non-surgical cosmetic treatments to smooth fine lines and wrinkles. He performs cosmetic eyelid plastic surgery including “eyelid lifts” or blepharoplasty to achieve a more youthful appearance.
Education and Training
Dr. Perumal attended the University of Pennsylvania and received his Medical Degree at Duke University School of Medicine. This was followed by an Internship at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He then completed a Residency in Ophthalmology at the Kresge Eye Institute where he won multiple awards for top research in the program. After residency, he was selected for and completed an intensive two year fellowship sponsored by the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) at Albany Medical Center.
Accomplishments and Honors
Dr. Perumal is a member of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS). In the United States there are only about 600 total members. Membership involves multiple examinations, a thesis, and extensive surgical experience. He is also a board certified member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Perumal enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. In his free time his interests include fly fishing, hiking, and tennis.
Janice Sasser, FNP BC
Janice Sasser, FNP BC, a registered family nurse practitioner, has been nursing for over 30 years at GHS, St. Francis Health Care Systems and in private medical practices. Over the past 10 years, Janice has dedicated her career to providing medical aesthetics services to clients in the Greenville area. She works closely with our Aesthetic team and doctors to provide the most innovative treatments available today.
Janice has performed over 5000 laser, filler and injectable aesthetic treatments using the most advanced techniques, specializing in skin tightening, correction, and rejuvenation through the use of lasers, dermal fillers and injections, such as Botox®. She is the first provider in South Carolina to offer treatments with the revolutionary Halo® by Sciton®, the world’s first hybrid fractional laser. Janice also offers a full line of prescription strength skin care treatments, like Obagi® and Skinmedica®, to maintain beautiful and healthy skin.
Trained in the most advanced non-surgical cosmetic products and treatments available today, aesthetics consultations with Janice are complimentary. She offers flexible scheduling options at our Greenville clinic, located at 360 Pelham Road, Greenville, SC.
Liz Oglesby, RN, BS
As a former aesthetician specializing in skin care, facial treatments and waxing, Liz brings a unique blend of medical and cosmetic expertise. Her medical career has allowed her the opportunity to serve the residents of Oconee County in Critical Care, Palliative Care, and Cardiac Rehabilitation. Liz continues to provide nursing care to patients in Oconee Heartlife within the Greenville Hospital System.
Liz is skilled in the use of neuromodulators such as Botox and Dysport, dermal fillers, and is receiving hands-on training with Janice Sasser on skin tightening, photo light rejuvenation, and the Sciton Halo laser. She is committed to bringing her clients the most innovative techniques and procedures while maintaining a safe and professional environment.
Liz offers a full line of prescription strength skin care treatments, like Obagi and Skin Medica. She is also offering flexible scheduling to accommodate her clients’ needs and is offering complimentary consultations!
Shelley Ahmed, LE
Shelley Ahmed, has joined Clemson Eye’s aesthetic team in our new Greenville clinic. She is a trained and licensed medical aesthetician.
Shelley will work closely with our medical professionals, Janice Sasser and Tammie Masters, performing custom facial treatments to help clients have the best possible skin.
Shelley and Janice will also offer Saturday sessions and evenings for working clients. She and all the Clemson Eye aesthetic staff offer complimentary consultations.
Cynthia is a patient services coordinator with a special focus on aesthetic services.
Kathy Gray, LE
Kathy Gray has been a Licensed Massage Therapist for 16 years and a Licensed Aesthetician for 14 years. She is licensed in the states of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. She is nationally certified by the National Certification Board for Massage Therapy and Body Work. Kathy’s hands help soothe your aches and pains and help facilitate the body’s own natural healing powers.
Massage services include therapeutic massage, aromatherapy and reflexology. She was the recipient of the “Golden Hands Award” in South Florida. As an instructor in esthetics she stays abreast of the latest developments in the skin care industry and will customize facials and a skin care plan for your own unique needs.
Kathy is also a Licensed Aesthetician with 14 years in medical skin care. She performs customized treatments using chemical and enzymatic peels, Novlash eye lash extensions, dermaplaning, microneedling (SkinPen), and brow services.
Courtney Hickman, LE
Courtney is a trained and Licensed Aesthetician with a holistic approach and understanding that skin health starts from within. She also focuses on customized medical facials, laser treatments, chemical peels, and microblading/cosmetic tattooing. Cosmetic tattooing, also known as permanent makeup includes eyebrows, eyeliner, and lip color. She completed her cosmetic tattoo training with Nouveau Contour in Orlando, Florida and holds many advanced training certifications. All of Courtney’s procedures will help bring out your natural beauty! Courtney works closely with the aesthetics team to ensure every client’s needs are met while utilizing the latest technology and the best recommended products for your skin. Courtney has a flexible scheudle that includes weekend and evening appointments. Courtney loves being outdoors and trying new things, especially new recipes! Book your free consult today!
Courtney loves being outdoors and trying new things, especially new recipes! Book your free consult today!
Beckie Hoddy, RN
Beckie Hoddy is the most recent nurse injector to join Clemson Eye Aesthetics. Her genuine care and natural beautiful results make her a perfect addition to the team. Beckie has been a nurse for the past 17 years. She started her career at Los Angles County USC Medical Center. There, she worked as a Burn ICU nurse under the supervision of the plastics team. She reconnected to her passion for aesthetics in 2017. Since then, she has been using Botulinum toxin and dermal fillers and has been working as a cosmetic nurse injector in the state of South Carolina.
Upon joining Clemson Eye, she trained directly under our Nurse Practitioner Janice Sasser, who also works alongside her with patients at our Greenville location. She’s incredibly passionate about helping patients look and feel their best and provides an individualized approach to treating patients through cutting edge non-surgical methods. Popular injectables Beckie uses frequently for facial rejuvenation include Botox & Dysport, dermal fillers such as; Juvederm, Voluma, Restylane, Restylane Silk, Restylane Defyne, and Restylane Refyne. Her favorite anti-aging laser is the use of BBL (Broad Band Light) and the Sciton Halo. Beckie also offers a full line of prescription strength skin care treatments, like Obagi and SkinMedica. She has early morning hours with a flexible schedule to accommodate her clients’ needs and is offering complimentary consultations at our Greenville clinic, located at 360 Pelham Road, Greenville, SC.
Kelly Kester, RN
Kelly is a Registered Nurse with 32 years of clinical experience. She began her career in the hospital setting working in ICU and Orthopedic/ Neuro unit. Upon leaving the hospital, she found her true passion of aesthetic medicine and spent 10 years working for a reputable Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in Boca Raton,Fl. Moving to the Carolinas to be closer to family, she’s spent the past nine years working in Aesthetic Med Spas. She enthusiastically continues to perfect her skills with advanced techniques through the use of dermal fillers, Botox, Xeomin, Dysport, Microneedling, Kybella, and body contouring with Coolsculpting. Kelly is knowledgeable of medical grade anti-aging skin care products such as Skinmedica and Obagi. Her primary objective is safety with an optimal aesthetic patient treatment plan to meet their goals.
Carrie Henderson, FNP-C
Carrie is an FNP-C originally from Miami, Florida. She and her husband and their 3 children moved here in 2009 because they loved everything Greenville has to offer. Carrie began her nursing career 25 years ago and has a worked in Labor and Delivery, Pediatrics and Internal Medicine. After obtaining her Masters in Nursing from Clemson, she decided to pursue her dream in Aesthetics. Carrie practices with a focus on patient education, safety and giving natural results. She is constantly seeking knowledge and skills to always provide the very best treatments for her patients. Carrie is skilled in the use of neuromodulators, dermal fillers, Kybella, Sculptra, and Obagi medical grade skin care. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, Clemson Football and enjoying Greenville.
Mary Lauren Antici, LE
Mary Lauren is a medically trained and experienced Licensed Aesthetician who has been helping patients look and feel their best for the past eight years. Over the years, she’s worked alongside dermatologists and other doctors to help treat skincare issues such as acne, rosacea, melasma and hyperpigmentation. Skilled in developing personalized treatment plans, Mary Lauren works with patients of all skin types to help achieve their skin care goals. In 2012, Mary Lauren received her certification in medical lasers by the National Laser Institute in Chicago. She is trained to perform laser treatments such as BBLs, laser resurfacing and hair removal. Mary Lauren brings years of experience with advanced exfoliation treatments such as chemical peels, enzymes, dermaplaning, microdermabrasion and LED Light Therapy. In addition, she is trained and certified to perform SkinPen microneedling procedures. Mary Lauren offers a full line of prescription strength skin care products, like Obagi and SkinMedica. She is excited to bring her expertise to Clemson Eye Aesthetics where she will be working closely with our Nurse Injectors to create the best skincare and treatment plans for her patients.
Whitney Pope, LE
Whitney is a trained and experienced Licensed Aesthetician, who specializes in laser treatments. She is trained in Sciton BBL, Skintyte, Profractional Resurfacing and laser hair removal. She also has experience with Microneedling (utilizing the SkinPen), Microneedling with PRP and Sculpsure Body Contouring. Other areas of expertise include dermaplaning, light to deep chemical peels, enzyme masks, customized facials, extractions, Allumera and LED light therapy. Whitney has experience with medical grade skincare products like Obagi, SkinMedica and Revision. Whitney works closely with our Nurse Injectors to create the best skincare treatment plans for her patients. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and son, James and Layton.