Gary J. Vicik, MD FAAD
Dr.Vicik has practiced in Belleville since 1975 as Dermassociates. Through the years he has seen many changes in the delivery of healthcare. Inspite of the pressures by government insurance and the pharmaceutical industry, he remains committed to a patient first approach. He wants each patient to have a positive experience at every visit.
Dr. Vicik graduated with a degree in medicine at St. Louis University, internship and residency with the Airforce at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. On completion of training, he was Chief of Dermatology at Scott AFB here in Illinois. In 1975, he opened a private practice, Dermassociates, on Main Street in Belleville. Besides Medical and Surgical Dermatology, he has participated in various clinical trials of new medications for FDA approval. For the past eight years the practice has expanded to include cosmetic dermatology under the DermaLuxe name and has an extremely talented staff for this practice. As of September 2017, the cosmetic practice has expanded to downtown Kirkwood under the name Luxe Looks Studio.
Abbie Calabio, RN, MSN, FNP-BC
NOT ALL COSMETIC INJECTORS ARE CREATED EQUAL... If you want stunningly beautiful and natural looking results, it's not the botox or the dermal filler that counts, it's the injector! And not all cosmetic injectors are created equal! Here's why Luxe Looks Derm Aesthetics exclusive injector is one of the most sought after in the Greater St Louis area and the Illinois Metro East.
Abbie Calabio, MSN, FNP-BC is an industry leader in medical aesthetics. She is a board certified nurse practitioner with over 13 years extensive experience in facial anatomy, advanced injection skills and skin rejuvenation treatments. Her artistic talent, skillful techniques and innate abilities has earned her the respect of her colleagues and loyal following of clients. While her true passion is cosmetic injecting and providing exceptional client results, she is also recognized as a leading clinical educator and trainer. While working for Merz Aesthetics, she was honored the distinguished award of Central USA Clinical Trainer of the Year in 2012. Abbie has also been a clinical trainer for Suneva Medical- Bellafill 5 year filler and a Diamond Level Bellafill provider. She has injected well over 1500+ syringes of Bellafill, a semi-permanent filler, in the last 5 years. Aside from her busy injecting schedule, she also is the owner/founder of Face Rx, LLC and provides private hands-on injection training. She has mentored and trained some of the top cosmetic injectors in the country. Abbie's ultimate goal is to help each and everyone of her clients achieve optimal results by enhancing their appearance, confidence and overall happiness. You have one face. Trust your face to the experts. Trust your face to Abbie and Luxe Looks Studio!
Abbie is a Kirkwood resident with her husband, son and 2 calico cats. She is excited to be part of the vibrant downtown Kirkwood business district and to serve her community