Meet the Staff | Eyelid & Facial Plastic Surgery Associates

About our Staff

Laura Boyer, RN

Aesthetic Nurse Injector

Laura is a native Texan. After her nursing degree, she gained experience in Plastic Surgery while also attending workshops and national meetings to stay up-to-date on the latest techniques and products. She has been personally trained by Dr. Amato to provide the highest-level treatments to her patients to help them achieve the results they desire. In her time away from work, she enjoys spending time with her family, being outdoors, and exploring all that Austin has to offer.

Laura provides a variety of aesthetic treatments including cosmetic Botox, Xeomin, Dysport and Filler Injections along with our new Microneedling Pixel8 RF treatments. 

Ashley Knowles

Practice Administrator 

As a Practice Administrator, Ashley brings 13 years of experience in the cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery industry to our patients.  Ashley manages the day-to-day functions of the practice for the surgeons and staff. Her greatest priority is to maintain an efficient and enjoyable experience for every patient.  Outside of the office, Ashley enjoys spending time with her husband and her two adorable children.

Irvin Lopez

Medical Assistant

As a medical assistant,  Irvin brings 3 years of experience in the cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery field, and 5 years in the Ophthalmology field.  Irvin strives to make his patients feel welcome and cared for and will go out of his way to make sure they have a positive experience at our practice. Irvin is very passionate about what he does and enthusiastically offers a proactive approach to delivering exceptional patient care. On his time away from the practice, Irvin loves exploring new restaurants, going for early morning runs in Lake Austin, and spending time with his newborn niece

Kyndell Samuel

Front Office Coordinator

Kyndell is a born and raised Austinite. After many years of Medical Assisting experience in different specialties she decided to transition to Medical Administration. She loves engaging and interacting with patients. She believes commitment, honesty and a positive attitude accomplishes the key to success as well as happiness in every aspect of life.  While away from the clinic, she loves spending time with her son, friends and family. Her hobbies include running, being outdoors exploring, attending live music shows or being curled up on the couch with a book.