in Austin, Texas
Rene’ Thomas, RN, BSN
Aesthetic Nurse Injector
Rene’ attended Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. René started her nursing career in the Emergency Room, but found her passion in facial plastic surgery and has been working with Dr. Buckingham since 2006. René has attended numerous aesthetic injectable courses, but it has been through her extensive training with Dr. Buckingham that her knowledge of facial anatomy and technique has been perfected. René is a provider of injectable treatments such as Botox, Dysport, Restylane, Restylane Silk, Restylane Lyft, Restylane Kysse, Juvederm, Voluma, Vollure, Volbella, Belotero, RHA and Growth Factor hair loss. Along with her advanced skill level, her caring and compassionate character will provide a safe and comfortable environment during your treatment.
René excels at correcting problem areas with an expert artistic eye. She will accentuate your best features and help you to look like your best self, naturally. Click here to view our monthly special.
Sarah Morse, RN, BSN
Aesthetic Nurse Injector
Sarah Morse has been a Registered Nurse since 2018, where she attended New Mexico State University, and graduated with her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing. Sarah began her career as a Labor and Delivery nurse and found her love for the aesthetic field when she moved to Austin and joined the Buckingham Center in 2021. Sarah was able to begin her career in aesthetics by assisting Dr. Buckingham and Dr. Smith as a surgical nurse, while also training and shadowing closely with the MDs and Rene’ on both injectable and laser treatments.
Over the last two years, Sarah has continued her education by attending three National Sciton Laser Summits as well as the American Academy for Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Annual meeting. Sarah offers both laser and injectable treatments which include: BBL, Moxi, Halo, Radiofrequency Microneedling, Botox, Dysport, Daxxify, Sculptra, as well as fillers from Juvederm, Galderma, and Revance. Sarah will help to create a treatment plan that will best meet your aesthetic goals while also keeping you looking natural and refreshed.
Nicole Elek, RN, BSN
Aesthetic Nurse & Laser Specialist
Nicole moved to Austin, Texas from Whitefish, Montana in 2015. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Concordia University Texas before beginning her nursing career in the Intensive Care Unit. She found a love for aesthetics after joining the Buckingham Center team as an OR nurse, alongside Dr. Buckingham and Dr. Smith. Through this she found the beauty and importance of helping patients feel just as beautiful on the outside, as they are on the inside.
Shortly after, she started practicing as an aesthetic nurse provider, specializing in laser treatments. Nicole provides a variety of laser treatments such as; Broad Band Light (BBL), Moxi, Halo, and Radiofrequency Microneedling.
She has attended multiple Sciton Laser Seminars, expanding her knowledge to provide her patients with skillful, safe, and advanced treatments that are tailored to meet her patients’ specific skin goals so they look and feel their best.