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About Us

Vain Aesthetics & Wellness is an anti-aging wellness center led by a medically supervised team of Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, and Esthetician. We strive to provide the best natural aesthetic solutions, and weight management and wellness options through diversity, integrity, and clinical excellence. Our passion for positive self-reflection and optimal wellness dictates our service and principles. Sevices include Vitamin IV infusions/injections, medical weight management, microneedling, chemical peels, facials, body waxing, Neurotoxin injectables, dermal fillers, telemedicine visits for Acute illnesses, and Pre-op Clearance


The Medical Provider & Aesthetic Injector

Kiawana Priestley is our Nurse Practitioner and Aesthetic injector. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2006, and her Master of Science in Nursing and Family Nurse Practitioner degree from Prairie View A&M University in 2011.  She holds certification with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and is an active member of the Obesity Medicine Association, American Association of Nurse Practitioners, International Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Nurses (ISPAN), and Allergan Medical Institute.

Kiawana encompasses a vast array of expertise in wellness, medical weight management, aesthetics, family medicine, chronic disease management, and urgent care.  She is also an esteemed Nurse Practitioner mentor and clinical instructor, providing a wealth of knowledge to aspiring Nurses and Nurse Practitioners.

Her passion lies within creating a positive self-reflection and promoting wellness within others through diversity, integrity, and clinical excellence. As a dedicated medical and aesthetic practitioner, she takes pride in her unique ability to provide natural aesthetic results and enhance total wellness in clients.   Her longevity in the industry, phenomenal client interaction, and diligent approach to holistic patient care makes her a sought after provider in the community.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and 4 daughters, traveling, and watching Lifetime! 


The Medical Director

Frank J. Ponce, III, MD, MPH, is a member of the American Association of Family Physicians (AAFP), American Medical Association (AMA), Harris County Medical Society (HCMS), Texas Academy of Family Physicians (TAFP) and Texas Medical Association (TMA). In his free time, Dr. Ponce enjoys boating, golfing, skiing, billiards and watching college basketball.

The Clinic Manager


Jimaniece “Gem” Berry is our Clinic and Operations Manager.  Gem obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Relations/Advertising and Health Education, and in Corporate Communications and Marketing from University of Houston.  She  plans to pursue her Doctorate of Nursing Practice in the near future. 

Gem has 15 years experience as a specialty pharmaceutical sales representative and is clinically trained in over 10 specialties, including, but not limited to weight loss, diabetes, endocrinology, women’s health, oncology, neurological, and psychiatry. She also has experience as a health educator in the biometric testing space,  and spent time as a faculty advisor and teacher at The University of Maryland.
Before her career in healthcare, Gem worked in politics for several years with former New York State Governor and Senator. As a community liaison and policy analyst, she was able to make a positive impact on healthcare policy and legislation.
Gem is also an advocate for mental health awareness. She was recently crowned United States of America’s Ms. Texas 2024. Through her pageant platform, “Total Sparkle: Beyond the Pill,” she is able to advocate for mental health awareness, raise money for local charities that assist those with mental health diagnosis and/or those in crisis! 
In her spare time she enjoys cooking, fishing, baking her famous peach cobble, traveling and hanging out with her 2 children at the beach!


The Medical Aesthetician

Sage is our Medical Aesthetician and Medical Assistant. She started her journey as an Esthetician in 2021.  Her decision to pursue a career in Esthetics and skin health started from the personal journey of healing her own skin. Sage is also a Medical Assistant, and  is  committed to expand her knowledge even further.
Her passion is making others look, and feel better about themselves. Sage enjoys spending her free time with her husband and her dog, Dixie.
Sage offers:
•Chemical peels

•Body and facial waxing
• Brow Tinting



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