An expert in the field of acne, Alissa Chasen holds a bachelor’s degree with honors from the University of Houston then completed 750 clock hours of training in esthetics at the Avenue Five Institute, where she finished first in her class. Alissa is a Licensed Esthetician specializing in Medical/Clinical Esthetics.
Alissa has 19 years of experience in health care, dermatology, and acne, previously holding a wellness position with Methodist Health Care System’s Institute for Preventative Medicine, then pharmaceutical positions with Bristol-Myers Squibb and the dermatology division of Sanofi-Aventis. Alissa has completed training in the anatomy and physiology of acne and pharmacology of prescription-level and over-the-counter (OTC) acne medications.
In 2015, with the input of supporting dermatologists, cosmetic chemists, and acne specialists, Alissa helped formulate the first acne-only skin care line for six distinct acne types, POREspective, which is available to acne sufferers around the country.