Nuance Aesthetics

Who We Are

At Nuance Aesthetics, experience counts, expertise matters, and integrity is everything.

The word “nuance” is defined as a “subtle difference,” and at Nuance Aesthetics, that is our goal. If you are seeking a dramatic makeover, this is not the place. We strive for natural results from modern medical aesthetic treatments that help retain your youthful beauty using treatments that are quick, easy, and affordable.

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At Nuance Aesthetics, experience counts, expertise matters, and integrity is everything.

The word “nuance” is defined as a “subtle difference,” and at Nuance Aesthetics, that is our goal. If you are seeking a dramatic makeover, this is not the place. We strive for natural results from modern medical aesthetic treatments that help retain your youthful beauty using treatments that are quick, easy, and affordable. We partner with Allergan®, the market leader in aesthetic treatments to provide results that, as Allergan® puts it, “everyone will notice, but no one will know.”

Nuance Aesthetics is led by a team of dedicated care providers who believe in forming lasting relationships with patients. We have been open since July of 2015 and have combined the expertise and skill of Medical Director Dr. Jackson Rhudy (Roo-dee), and Jill Miller, our practice manager. Although our practice is new, our team has worked together for over 10 years and is already well-established in Salt Lake City for our patient-centered service.

Some of our top services are BOTOX® and Dysport® for wrinkle relaxation, the Juvederm® and Restylane® family of fillers to smooth fine lines and add volume, Kybella® for double chin reduction, and CoolSculpting® for fat reduction.

At Nuance Aesthetics, experience counts, expertise matters, and integrity is everything. Contact us today to schedule a consultation. We look forward to hearing from you!

Jackson Rhudy, MD, Medical Director

Dr. Jackson Rhudy is a board-certified physician who has been practicing in Salt Lake since 1974. After an initial career in emergency medicine, he developed an interest in the new technologies emerging in the field of aesthetics utilizing non-surgical techniques such as lasers, Botox, and injectable fillers. He sought training from leading experts in the aesthetic field at multiple locations in the US and Europe and in 2000 he founded an aesthetic practice called Light Touch Laser Skin Care Center. It rapidly became a leading aesthetic practice in the Salt Lake City area. In 2010, he sold the practice and focused on his other endeavor, Optimum Clinical Research– a private research site that performs clinical trials on new pharmaceutical drugs. But continuing demand from former aesthetic clients led to the formation of a new aesthetic practice in July 2015. Reuniting with a former colleague, Jill Miller, he started Nuance Aesthetics—a practice devoted to providing excellence in the field of non-surgical aesthetics by offering experience and expertise with the utmost integrity. Dr. Rhudy maintains his board certification in emergency medicine and is the only physician in Salt Lake City who is board certified in laser surgery.

Jill Miller, Practice Manager/Coolsculpting Practitioner

Jill Miller is the Practice Manager of Nuance Aesthetic. She has been in the medical aesthetic industry since 2006 working at Dr. Rhudy’s previous five-star aesthetic practice called Light Touch Laser Center and worked in a high-demand plastic surgery clinic specializing in face and body treatments. In 2015 she became a certified Coolsculpting Practitioner, attended the Coolsculpting University master course, and has been treating patients since.

She has huge compassion for animals, an artistic eye for beauty, as well as a sharp business mind, and attention to detail. Jill has extensive knowledge of the aesthetic procedures, technology, and skincare products that Nuance provides and can answer all your questions about treatment options, pricing, and scheduling. She attends multiple national conferences throughout the year to stay up to date on the latest procedures, legal, and business changes in the aesthetic field. Rather than discounting, Jill seeks to offer the highest value for your aesthetic dollar. She maintains active involvement with Allergan, Galderma, and our other vendors to bring exceptional offers and added benefits for our patients. Jill conducts business with the high standards of integrity that Nuance adheres to.

Gretchen Dennison, APRN, Aesthetic Practitioner

Gretchen Dennison has a master’s degree as a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner from Simmons University.  She has been specializing in anti-aging procedures and wellness full time for four years.  She has over 20 years’ experience in the medical field, and also holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Saint Michae’s College.  She has worked in many fields of medicine from oncology to the NICU, and general medicine.  She continues to moonlight as an urgent care provider so she is able to step in and lend a helping hand in all aspects of medicine.

The journey into anti-aging began after trying Botox Cosmetic for her 25-year struggle with migraines.  With her love for art and medicine, this industry is where Gretchen decided to build her career.  She enjoys enhancing a patient’s natural features with a multitude of techniques. Enhancing lips is one of her favorite procedures as lips are the heart center and made for kissing!   With a passion for learning, she continues her aesthetic education by attending conferences and training from industry leaders in an effort to keep her patients safe while delivering the latest technology and best practice.  She loves to educate her patients and enjoys the questions they ask; an informed patient is a safe patient!  Gretchen joined Nuance Aesthetics for their devotion to their patients, safety, innovation, and shared passion for the work we all love!

Gohar Grigorian, RN, Aesthetic Practitioner

Gohar is an experienced Registered Nurse since 2012. Art and medicine have always fascinated Gohar. She has a unique artistic talent for envisioning the aesthetic transformation and making it a reality. She is passionate about providing injection treatments that create beautiful and natural results. Her mission is not to alter one’s appearance, but rather to refresh and balance the face. She is dedicated to creating harmony between artistry and medicine.
With the foundation of skills acquired throughout her career, she applies her extensive background in Labor and Delivery to cater to the specific needs of her patients. Her focus on patient advocacy and safety is remarkable

Kaira Bennee, Master Aesthetician

Kaira has been in the skin and beauty industry for over 20 years. She has been a Master Aesthetician since 2003. She specializes in all skin types and conditions using various advanced skincare treatments. She is passionate and extremely knowledgeable about all things skin, beauty, and wellness.

Jada Rickheim, RN, Aesthetic Practitioner

Jada Rickheim is a registered nurse with a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University and 13 years of nursing experience. Throughout her 13 years as a nurse, Jada has worked in Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Life Flight, and most recently as a Nursing Supervisor at Park City Hospital and a concierge nursing service for Park City/Salt Lake. Throughout her career, she has continued seeking new learning opportunities and ways to care for patients. This motivation to never settle into one aspect of nursing led her into the field of aesthetics. The aesthetic world is a place she feels she can continue practicing as a nurse, but with a fresh perspective. Instead of healing patients from the inside, she sees aesthetics as a way of healing her patients from the outside. By creating a subtle lift, replacing volume, or stimulating collagen production for a glowing complexion; Jada is able to enhance her patient’s beauty and give them the confidence often needed to take that next step in life.

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