Facial Plastic Surgeon and Professional Caring Staff Serving Peoria, IL
At the Facial Plastic Laser Surgery Center & Med Spa, we care about each individual patient. Our surgeon and staff are dedicated to serving you, taking the time to listen and explain each procedure thoroughly and answer all of your questions.
To develop the right individualized treatment plan for each patient, our physician and staff stays on top of the latest breakthroughs in proven medical technology.
Our center is headed by Christopher Lansford M.D. FACS who is board certified by two eminent organizations, the American Board of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, as well as the American Board of Otolaryngology.
In addition to our plastic surgeon, our clinic includes a licensed esthetician that is certified in a number of areas:
We also provide services including facials, peels, microdermabrasion, makeup consultations, and waxing. Services are customized to meet your needs.
Our comfortable office is run by friendly and knowledgeable staff members who make sure our clients receive courteous attention.
The surgical scheduler assists with scheduling procedures and appointments. Other roles include coordinating pre-operative testing and keeping patients informed of procedures, both on-site and at surgery centers in the area.
Our nationally-registered certified medical assistant is available to answer patients' questions about treatments and products. She also records patient information into electronic medical records, helps with in-office procedures, and assists our medical team and clients in many capacities.
We work hard to create an environment where our patients feel welcomed and supported. Whether you have a question about a procedure or need assistance with scheduling, our staff is here for you.
We invite you to take some time to review our doctor and staff profiles, and check out our facilities. Click to view:
Office Surgical Suite Yes - Accredited by A.A.A.H.C. (1996)
Dr. Christopher Lansford is double Board Certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Board of Otolaryngology. In 1999 Dr. Lansford graduated from The University of Michigan Medical School. He completed a General Surgery internship at Duke University Medical Center in 2000 and a residency in Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery 2004, serving as chief resident his final year. Dr. Lansford returned to The University of Michigan in 2004 and completed a Fellowship in Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery and Microvascular Reconstruction in 2005. Dr. Lansford is a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery, and the American Head and Neck Society. Dr. Lansford grew up in Champaign, Illinois and returned with his wife and two children to central Illinois in 2006.
Melissa Fravala, Licensed Esthetician
Melissa’s love for skincare began at an early age. After obtaining her Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from Illinois State University, she kept falling back on the idea of a career in Aesthetics. After some time, she finally decided to obtain her Aesthetics license in 2011 in Peoria, IL. She began her career in St. Louis, MO and had the opportunity to train extensively in St. Louis and Chicago. She eventually transitioned back to the Peoria area where she calls home. Melissa is certified in PCA skincare, IPL Photo Facial treatments, Ultrasound treatments, Laser Tattoo Removal, and Light Sheet Hair Reduction. She is also trained in special occasion and camouflage makeup application, Dermaplaning, Microdermabrasion, full body waxing, and more. She provides makeup and skincare consultations, customized facials, and PCA Peels. Melissa’s goal is to not only provide exceptional service, but to help her guests feel and look their best. She always makes sure to help others feel 100% comfortable discussing their skincare needs and concerns. With Melissa, you can determine together what the best solution is to help you reach your goals and feel great, inside and out.
“I don’t consider what I do work. It’s a passion. I am blessed to be able to come into the spa and spend my day with such wonderful people”
"I have enjoyed my facial experiences with Melissa for several years now. There is no better day than to come home feeling refreshed, pampered, and to see my skin glowing after a visit with her. Melissa always takes time to tailor my skin care regime to suit my unique skin needs. She is always careful to design a product line that will respond best to my finicky skin. Her knowledge of products, application and even length of time for each treatment is second to none. Besides her amazing esthetic knowledge, she is also a professional and compassionate woman. She looks to give you the time and detail you need to have the best experience possible."- Jennifer S.
"Melissa is an amazing and professional aesthetician! I have come to her for facial services and waxing treatments. Her facials are so relaxing and she makes waxing as painless as possible. I highly recommend her for your pampering needs!"- Amy G.
"My facials with Melissa are always spectacular! I leave my treatment refreshed, rejuvenated and relaxed. Melissa makes sure to learn your needs and helps you reach your skincare goals… all while helping you feel pampered. She has a special therapeutic touch and her techniques feel better than massages! I’d recommend Melissa to anyone looking to improve their skin as well as those looking for the best spa-like experience. She’s the best!" - Kendra M.
Professional Support Staff
Holly Berryman, NRCMA
Holly Berryman, NRCMA
Holly is a Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant. She is a vital member of our patient care delivery team; assisting Dr. Lansford with recording patient information into the electronic medical record, updating patient care plans, physician orders and medications. She also assists with in-office procedures, obtaining lab specimens, providing patient education and many more duties. Holly can help answer questions about clinical products, treatments and procedures. The most rewarding part of her career is working directly with patients and developing a good, strong, and caring professional relationship with them.
Amanda Wood, Surgical Scheduler
Amanda Wood, Surgical Scheduler
Amanda is Dr. Lansford’s Surgical Scheduler and is also a vital member of the patient care team, assisting both Dr. Lansford and his patients in the scheduling of surgical and diagnostic procedures and post-operative appointments. She also coordinates all pre-operative testing, pre-certification and authorizations. Amanda schedules procedures both on-site and at area day surgery centers and hospitals and helps keep patients informed when and where their procedure will be performed thus relieving some of the stress and anxiety patients normally have prior to surgery.