truespa skin care center is now offering

Laser Services

truespa skin care center and Carbon Surgical Associates, PC are joining hands to bring you PicoSure Lehigh Valley. Carbon County is the first to offer you the newest leading edge technology in cosmetic Laser Services.

PicoSure Laser is FDA approved and a “non surgical” medical service that is truly the most advanced system for clearing and removal of tattoos. Advanced removal of pigmentations and offering maximum skin revitalization for healthier and younger looking skin that helps common aging related issues such as improving fine lines, wrinkles, texture and so much more! Skin Revitalizations can also be used for hands, arms, neck, and chest.
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Dr. Michael F. Martinez, MD, FACS
Carbon Surgical Associates, PC

         Located in Palmerton, Pennsylvania and founded in 1989, Carbon Surgical Associates has established itself in Northeastern Pennsylvania as the premier clinic for minimally invasive and non-invasive surgical procedures.  From the introduction of laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the early 90’s to the performance of the first hand assisted laparoscopic surgery for the treatment of benign and malignant colo-rectal disease at the Blue Mountain Health System, Dr. Martinez has remained committed to providing the highest quality of care to the residents of the region.  This commitment to providing the most advanced technology is why Carbon Surgical Associates is proud to offer the Picosure laser as a superior method of treating a continuously expanding host of conditions such as unwanted tattoos, benign pigmented lesions as well as skin revitalization and anti-aging therapy.

          Dr. Martinez earned his medical degree in 1995 from Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He completed a general surgery residency program in 2000 at the Guthrie Clinic of Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pennsylvania. He became a diplomat of the American Board of Surgery in 2001. Dr. Martinez was re-certified in 2009 after he scored in the top 16% nationally on the general surgery re-certification examination. Dr. Martinez is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the American Medical Association and the Pennsylvania Medical Society.  In addition to his time with Carbon Surgical Associates, he currently holds a position as an Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery with The Commonwealth Medical College in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

          When he’s not in the operating room, Dr. Martinez is an accomplished athlete.  He’s finished 13 marathons, including 5 Boston Marathons and he was the fourth American finisher in the 2002 Casino Niagara International Marathon.  Most recently, he finished his first full Ironman Triathlon in Lake Placid, New York.  He has been the Medical Director for the St. Luke’s Half-marathon in Allentown, PA since 2001. His dedication to personal fitness has had a profound impact on his professional life, where he has developed a strong interest in helping fellow athletes recover from surgical conditions and achieve their personal bests.

Patricia A Schaefer LE
Oncology Skin Care Specialist
Permanent Cosmetic Specialist
truespa skin care center

    Tricia Schaefer, Medical Aesthetician, Permanent Cosmetics Specialist, Oncology Skincare Specialist, and Owner of truespa skin care center. Tricia is passionate about medical skincare as well as skin aesthetics. Tricia has practice in Lehigh Valley area since 2000. During Tricia’s career she has had the privilege of practicing along with Plastic Surgeons and also Dermatologist which allowed her to gain an excellent foundation with multiple certifications to build her knowledge in aesthic skincare and laser services.

    Early in her career, Tricia has always focused on “keeping up with the times” with continuous education with the newest laser technology, skin care services, and products lines. Tricia is honored to work with Dr. Martinez with the newest state of the art laser technology, PicoSure.

    Tricia has a special interest in formulating lasers and aesthic skin care tailored to every patient’s budget, lifestyle, and skin type. Tricia sees patients at our office by appointment Monday through Friday and is happily married for 26 years; her and her husband have two beautiful daughters and recently became grandparents.