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Meet the Staff


Our practice is committed to taking excellent care of our patients. Patients come to us to look their best, and we are committed to that goal for the long term. We provide a full spectrum of therapies for the face and body, including laser treatments, advanced skin care, and office procedures. We pay meticulous attention to detail regarding all aspects of your care. Our goal is to form lasting, mutually rewarding relationships with all of our patients, a concept we call Patients for Life.



My name is Melinda Buss and I started out as a Freelance make-up artist in 1998. After realizing I had a passion for skincare, I decided to further my education by attending Raphael's School of Beauty in Brunswick, Ohio and graduated in 2003 as a Managing Esthetician. I sought employment in a more medical based office after several different employment opportunities and began working for Dr. Orafu at Ohio Laser & Wellness Centers in 2009. While working here at the laser center, I’ve grown in my field tremendously! I have continued learning new techniques and services by attending seminars and conferences for skincare, chemical peels, dermaplaning, radio-frequency, and MicroNeedling. My favorite treatment is Medical MicroNeedling because patients so often experience such great results! With my experience and education, I’m qualified to address all your skincare needs! I enjoy an active lifestyle outside the office with my family.




My name is Lynn Cobb. I graduated from National Beauty College in 2006 and have been licensed by the state of Ohio as a Managing Esthetician for 10 years. My post graduate education includes, SkinMedica, ZO skincare, Jet peel any many other certifications for our other treatments. I'm dedicated to serve all your anti-aging and skincare needs, and want to provide you with the right treatment plan to meet both your short term and long term goals. It is important to me to be able to take care of people by keeping their skin healthy and helping them look and feel their best! I attended Akron University for 2 years. I enjoy spending time with my family and continuing my education on health and skincare.



My name is Kiley Ventling. I've been in the Esthetics field for 9 years. I knew I wanted to choose a career in which I helped people feel and look their best. I wanted to choose a job that would help increase a person’s self-esteem and self-worth. I first attended Ashland University where I graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Exercise Science and minored in Coaching. Once I graduated from Ashland, I wanted to focus my efforts into Esthetics because I enjoyed researching and investigating skincare products and ingredients. I attended the Aveda Institute of Columbus to receive my Aesthetics training. I've worked in a variety of different areas within aesthetics, but my favorite is working at a medical spa. In a medical setting, results are seen and achieved sooner than more of an organic approach. I specialize in chemical peels and really enjoy Medical MicroNeedling treatments. I like performing facial massages to help reduce puffiness and excess lymph in the face. I love that there are procedures that can be done to improve the skin’s youthfulness without having to go under the knife. I strongly think that at home skincare is a vital key to changing and maintaining the look of the skin. I prefer working with medical grade skincare products because it is more of a results-oriented approach. Outside of work, I enjoy almost all outdoor activities. I love going on hikes through the woods with my husband and Old English Sheep dog. Also, I like to mountain bike and snow ski. Anything that gets me outside and a part of nature is where I'm at.



My name is Elizabeth E. Mowery CT, LCT. I started at Ohio Laser & Wellness Centers in 2009. I have been a Cosmetic Therapist (Electrologist) for 8 years. I was licensed by the Ohio State Medical Board in 2008 and attended Lorain Co. Community College in Lorain, OH. I enjoy removing unwanted hair and all the wonderful things it does for my patients. I see their self-confidence improve and reduce of ingrown hairs and razor rashes. I wanted to be able to provide all of the latest treatment advancements in hair removal so I also attended the Cosmetic Therapy Training Center in Columbus, OH and became a Cosmetic Therapist licensed by the State of Ohio Medical Board in laser hair removal. I also attend specialized training classes on Epilator for Apilus Senior II. I enjoy learning, so I am continuously taking advanced training courses each year. The most important things in my life include my faith in God and attending church,my family and friends, my church family and spending time with them all. In my spare time, I enjoy reading devotions, baking, riding the Harley with my husband, and staying at our property along the Muskinghum River; enjoying the peace and quiet!



Dr. Orafu and Ohio Laser & Wellness Centers would like to welcome Karen, the newest member of our team. Karen is a licensed Cosmetic Therapist and certified laser technician. She started in the beauty industry doing nails, and became an Esthetician shortly after that. She fell in love with the lasers, so she went back to school, the SouthEastern school of Electrology in Lexington, KY and became a Cosmetic Therapist. She has dedicated her career to removing unwanted hair in any part of the body.

She loves helping people feel beautiful and more confident. She is originally from the Dayton/Cincinnati area. She enjoys decorating her home, cooking and working in her garden. She likes to make everything pretty!

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