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Larry Helwig

President & CEO

Clearskin Institute of Laser Aesthetics / Phoenix Medical, Inc.

Larry graduated from Arizona State University with his BSN and after a few years working ICU’s and Neurosurgery, went on to specialize as an Emergency Nurse Practitioner.

For the last 25 years he has specialized in all phases of non-surgical aesthetics and has developed the most advanced methods for treating and training in the country.

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Larry developed the following:

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Dr. Ann Elizabeth Watwood

Medical Director

Dr. Ann Elizabeth Watwood is a Naturopathic Medical Doctor who specializes in cosmetic dermatology, anti-aging medicine, and women’s health. She is certified in advanced laser skin care treatments, Botox, Dermal Fillers, and Bio-identical Hormone replacement therapies.

She is a graduate from Arizona State University with a BA in Anthropology and received her medical degree from the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine.

Dr. Watwood is dedicated to helping her patients look and feel their best. Her passion lies in Aesthetic Medicine. By addressing all aspects of a person’s life in the treatment, she can help people to become healthier so they feel better, look better, have more energy, and are happier. She does this by treating both internal issues that affect aging, such as nutrition and hormonal imbalances, as well as the external signs of aging, such as sagging skin and wrinkles. She stays informed on all the cutting edge research to make sure all of her patients are receiving the top of the line healthcare. She teaches courses for basic and advanced laser treatments and dermal fillers, as well as course for PDO threads lifts. She also speaks at conferences and private events for several different laser companies.

She is passionate about health and wellness, and her goal is to help all patients overcome their health and beauty obstacles in the safest and most effective way possible.

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Hayley Pisano

Nurse Practitioner

Hayley is a family nurse practitioner, board certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She began her career in medical aesthetics in 2005 as an aesthetician and laser technician.

In 2013 she graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelors in Nursing and graduated in 2018 from Grand Canyon University as a family nurse practitioner. Her previous nursing experience includes working in the emergency room, home IVIG infusion RN, Endocrinology, as well as an Aesthetics Injector.

Hayley’s hospital and ER experience has motivated her to focus on educating and treating with preventive wellness healthcare. She utilizes a more integrative method to treating clients with a preventive and holistic approach to concerns in aesthetics, nutrition, endocrinology and overall health and well-being.

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Tavai Zaysoff

Administrations Manager/ Director of Aesthetic Education

Tavai is a recent Magna Cum Laude ASU graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Communication. During her collegiate years she was also a member of Kappa Delta Sorority. She uses her college experience to oversee front desk operations and day to day logistics. Tavai has also began to grow the marketing department within Clearskin adding more outside marketing as well as focus on social media marketing.

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Syerra Bayne Lopez


Syerra is an individual with a high internal need to succeed. Syerra graduated early from high school while going through an aesthetician training program at the same time.Follwed immediately by getting her laser tech liscense.

Getting her aesthetician and CLT license in the fall of 2020 she applied for, and was accepted, into the internship program at Clearskin Institute. This one – year program prepared her for treating patients with multiple advanced technologies and for a leadership role in aesthetic training by performing over 100 treatments of multiple modalities.

As an aesthetician, certified laser technician and certified laser trainer she is helping manufactures, students, physicians and sales reps gain the knowledge and skill necessary to successfully promote and treat patients with the new and ever changing technology available today.

As a person who is always willing to learn and share her knowledge, she will always be successful in the fast changing field of aesthetics.. You cannot purchase the wonderful attitude she brings to her career, but with proximity you get to share in it.


Starr Hughes


Starr went into Aesthetics school directly out of high school, studying at Avalon School of Cosmetology obtaining her Aesthetician License in 2019. She has always had a passion for skin and always knew she wanted to play a key role in helping people look and feel better about themselves.

For over a year she enhanced her sales skills by working in sales and sales management at Justice. Following that she applied to and was accepted into Clearskin Institute’s internship program in February of 2021.

She continues to grow with the many technologies and will be taking the Laser Certification course soon.