About Us

About Us

Cyndie Witthuhn, ARNP-BC

Cyndie Witthuhn, APRN-BC

Cyndie Witthuhn, founder and owner of Advanced Aesthetic Solutions, is a nationally certified Nurse Practitioner with more than 30 years in the Lee County area. Her experience has included critical care, emergency room, Family Practice, Internal medicine and work with a plastic surgery practice. For the past 18 years Cyndie has specialized solely in the area of cosmetic and aesthetic enhancement. Her passion is to work with clients on a personal basis to help them achieve their personal goals of looking good and feeling better. Cyndie is trained in dermal fillers, Botox, Xeomin and Dysport, sclerotherapy, various laser procedures, PRP, hair removal, microneedling, IPL, medical grade peels, laser assisted vaginal rejuvenation and more. She also utilizes medical grade skin care products to assist in the overall plan of anti aging and corrective skin care goals.

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Joleen Lake, APRN-BC

Joleen Lake, APRN has been a certified family nurse practitioner since 2008. She began her nursing career in 1992 as a graduate of College of St. Mary in Omaha, NE. She completed her Bachelor of Science in nursing (cum laude) in 1994 from the College of St. Mary as well. Joleen has worked in a variety of nursing fields to include oncology, women’s health, medical aesthetics, and a college instructor. While teaching at Clarkson College in Omaha, NE, she also earned her Master of Science in Nursing degree in 2008. Joleen is certified in bio-identical hormone replacement through Worldlink Medical and also trained in advanced medical aesthetics and is looking forward to helping clients look and feel their best. She is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

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Cassandra Slota, APRN-BC

Commitment is an excellent word to describe Cassandra “Cassie” Slota, a board-certified Advanced Practice Registered Nurse. Cassie earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Old Dominion University in Virginia. Following her graduation, Cassie was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the United States Armed Forces. She even served as a critical care nurse at Walter Reed Army Medical Center before her honorable discharge as a captain. Finally, Cassie enhanced her knowledge by obtaining a master’s degree in nursing with a specialty in critical care from the University of Miami in Florida. In her role at Advanced Aesthetic Solutions, she is committed to providing the best experience and services to her clients every day.

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Sandi Hill, RN, ME
Critical Care Practitioner

Sandi Hill is an accomplished master aesthetician with more than 30 years of clinical and surgical aesthetics experience in Southwest Florida.

As a certified registered nurse, critical care practitioner and master esthetician, Sandi specializes in non-surgical techniques to rejuvenate and enhance the face and skin, including injectables – Botox, Dysport, Juvederm and Voluma – as well as micropeels with infusion, medical-grade peels, spider vein treatment, scar repair, intense pulsed light (IPL) laser, fractional and photo light rejuvenation treatments, collagen stimulation treatments and more.

Sandi received training via the American College of Surgeons and American Institute of Esthetics and holds an array of certifications demonstrating her expertise in micropeels, cosmetic Botox, collagen injections, laser treatments and more. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern Mississippi.

In her free time, Sandi enjoys music, reading, playing tennis, cooking, entertaining and supporting charity events.

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Lisa Kitner
Spa Manager

Lisa Kitner brings her experience in top-of-the-line service and luxury to Advanced Aesthetic Solutions as our spa manager. She has dedicated her career to connecting people to their inner beauty, power and poise. Lisa served for a decade as regional training manager for Estee Lauder; owned a successful image consulting business that addressed the whole woman inside and out; and served as director of training for several national brands. All her skills come together here, where she creates the ultimate self-care experience for our clients at every turn. Let Lisa know how she can help you become your very best.

Linda Smith

Linda Smith

If you’ve ever thought about your eyelashes, then Linda Smith is someone you should get to know. Linda is an experienced Xtreme Eyelash certified specialist, and she loves making your eyes look beautiful! Linda’s extensive training and knowledge makes her your eyelash expert in Southwest Florida, and you won’t believe what she can do for you. Prior to immersing herself in the world of eye beauty, Linda worked in the dental health field, specializing in oral surgery and periodontics as a dental assistant. Her passion is making people feel good about themselves, and just like the satisfaction of seeing her dental patients smile, she loves the satisfaction of giving her clients a brand new look with their stunning Xtreme lashes. In her spare time Linda is an avid runner and fitness enthusiast. She loves working out, water sports, travel and cooking healthy meals with her wonderful family.

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Kari Mieshelle, M.E.
Permanent Makeup Artist

Kari Mieshelle loves making people feel beautiful from the inside out. A master esthetician, she brings more than 25 years’ experience in the beauty industry to Advanced Aesthetic Solutions. Kari helps her clients look and feel their best by providing experienced professional treatments that enhance natural beauty and boost confidence. Originally from the mountains of Utah, Kari and her husband of 30 years recently moved to Cape Coral, Florida. This mother of two – and grandma of three – loves to stay active and practice yoga, meet new people, discover great places to eat and spend time with her dogs.

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Christine Picciano
Licensed Medical Esthetician and Laser Specialist

Christine Picciano is a licensed medical esthetician and laser specialist with 20 years of experience in medical esthetics. She specializes in all phases of skin care with special focus on laser skin rejuvenation, anti-aging and acneic skin types, and provides expertise in creating customized home skin care regimens for optimal results. Christine earned her bachelor’s degree in hospital administration and health care management from St. Joseph’s College and trained at the International Dermal Institute in New York as well as Florida School of Electrology. She has extensive training and certifications in laser and light-based therapies, photo-rejuvenation, radio frequency microneedling, skin tightening and medical-grade chemical peels.

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Melody Keyser, LME
Licensed Medical Esthetician

Melody earned her Associates of Science degree in Esthetics at the Heritage Institute. She began her career at Message Envy in Colorado where she was quickly promoted to lead esthetician. Her advanced role focused on customized facials, peels and microdermabrasion.

Ms. Keyser recently returned to the Fort Myers area where she attended Gulf Coast Academy. She has completed extensive education, training and certifications in microneedling, dermaplaning, hydrafacials and medical grade peels. Her passion for skin care helps her customize treatment plans for the individual needs of her clients.

When not working, Melody loves spending time with her family and exploring new adventures.

Mercedeh Reynolds Permanent Makeup Artist

Mercedeh Reynolds
Permanent Makeup Artist

Mercedeh has been helping women look and feel their best since 2005 as a licensed aesthetician and certified permanent makeup artist and trainer. She prides herself on her beautiful art work and she specializes in the arts of permanent makeup, beauty care and skin aesthetics.

Mercedeh is constantly honing her craft with extensive trainings in the ever-evolving beauty industry, and expanding her services with the latest proven techniques. She has trained and collaborated with some of the top world renowned artists and beauty educators. Mercedeh has developed her artistic skills and perfected the latest, highly sought after award winning technique Microblading, and state of the art feathering techniques to deliver the beautiful, natural-looking results her discerning clients demand.

Mercedeh offers a variety of manual and machine techniques and styles to suit all permanent makeup needs, including: Hair-stroke, Powder, & Microblading Eyebrows, Eyeliner or Eyelash Enhancement, Full Lip color, Eyebrow Corrections, and the safest all natural solution for cosmetic tattoo Removals.
“Mercedeh’s keen eye for detail, beauty expertise, and her passion for perfection truly sets her work apart.”

Suzette Freeman, Spa Manager

Suzette Freeman
Receptionist/Customer Service Representative

Suzette Freeman is originally from Miami and worked as a paralegal for many years after moving to Fort Myers. In 2002, she decided to go to school to become an esthetician. Suzette has a passion for skin care and considers herself a “skin care junkie.”

Suzette loves working at the front desk, greeting our amazing clients and making them feel special. As a bonus, she is fluent in Spanish.

In her free time, Suzette loves fashion, gourmet cooking, making craft cocktails and traveling. She is a mom to her two toy poodles, Chip and Cherri!