Meet Our Staff

Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is experienced, and each member of our team is dedicated to patient care. The women and men who visit Refreshed Aesthetic Surgery & SkinCare will be treated with warmth and professionalism.

If you're considering cosmetic plastic surgery or a non-surgical facial rejuvenation procedure in Aliso Viejo, Newport Beach or other community in and around Orange County, please request a consultation online to personally meet with Dr. Timothy R. Miller, or call 949-482-1752 to schedule an appointment.

Our Staff

Paulene Dao

Licensed Medical Aesthetician

Paulene has been a licensed Esthetician for 17 years. She graduated from the Institute of Cosmetology and Esthetics in Houston, Texas; one of the industry's four most recognized cosmetology and esthetic schools in the United States.

With years of experience working as a clinical medical esthetician, she is an expert in treating a variety of skin problems including pigmentation issues (melasma), cystic acne, adult onset acne, eczema, rosacea, as well as sun damaged and aging skin. Paulene has been a trainer for HydraFacial MD® (our most popular facial) and is an expert in the application of peels and biologically active skin care products.

What sets Paulene apart is how she approaches skin; she takes a results-oriented, scientific approach to every skin problem. Her goal is to ensure all options are explored before recommending a customized treatment plan. Additionally, she is passionate about educating her patients on skincare and skin maintenance. She engages with each client as the unique individual they are, and deeply believes that every individual deserves a personalized solution that truly meets their goals.

Paulene is experienced in treating the skin of all ethnicities, of both men and women, and of all ages. She truly is someone who likes to help people, and finds great satisfaction in being able to put a smile on their faces when they see the impressive results of her treatments and care.

Contact us or call our office (949-482-1752) to schedule your complimentary consultation with Paulene.

Our Staff

Alexia Salud

Patient Coordinator

Alexia has a keen interest in working in the healthcare field to aide individuals, families and communities in sustaining optimal health. When given the opportunity Alexia volunteers for ‘Walk for a Cure’ and is very passionate about helping others recover and maintain their quality of life. She is CPR certified and has over 4 years of experience with working with children of special needs and disabilities. She is currently attending Saddleback College to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree.

Our Staff

Danielle Cardenas

Patient Coordinator

Danielle attained her cosmetology license to work as a Medical Aesthetician and has been working in the cosmetic industry for over thirteen years. Throughout the years, Danielle has found a passion in the field inspired by not only the advances in skin care, but by the clientele she has worked with. This inspiration has pushed her to create a better foundation in the business aspect of the aesthetic field.

She is currently finishing her degree in Business Communications in hopes to utilize and grow the tools she has acquired to strengthen and maintain client relationships. She is CPR certified and when Danielle is not at Refreshed Aesthetic Surgery & SkinCare, she spends her time with her two sons, husband and sisters, where they enjoy playing sports and watching movies.

Our Staff

Sandi Knox

Practice Manager, Surgical Coordinator

Sandi is the manager and surgery coordinator of Refreshed Aesthetic Surgery and SkinCare. She has over 15 years of experience working in the field of facial plastic surgery and has been working with Dr. Miller for over 12 years.

Sandi will work closely with you before and after your procedures and is always available for questions or concerns. She is dedicated to helping our patients achieve their aesthetic goals and will by your side throughout the entire process.