Welcome to Urban Effects Medspa

Urban Effects Medspa was created around its owner’s passion for skin! We strive to achieve excellence in improving our patient’s skin health and appearance. Our patient relationships are built on integrity and trust. We have been working in the medical and aesthetic skin care industry for more than thirty years. We value education, communication and creating real results!

Susan’s multi-discipline work experiences in facial plastic surgery, dermatology and endocrinology provide valuable insight into how to not only achieve results, but exceed your expectations.

Urban Effects Medspa is located in Clive on the Waukee side of Des Moines. We offer the latest proven, nonsurgical, anti-aging treatments such as BOTOX ,® Juvéderm® Voluma, Restylane Silk, RestylaneLYFT and Sculptra. We offer Sciton® laser technology including Forever Young BBL™, Profractional™ skin resurfacing, Skin Firming SkinTyte™, truSculpt body contouring, Contour Microlaser Peel™ & NANOLaserPeel™ and BBL™ Hair reduction treatments.

Our experienced aestheticians provide customized facials, chemical peels and clinical skin care from OBAGI®, SkinMedica®, REVISION® Skincare  and Colorescience® skin beneficial mineral makeup.

Susan Cross ARNP, FNP-BC

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Your first step to healthy, beautiful skin is with a VISIA® Complexion Analysis consultation. The VISIA® system’s multi-spectral imaging and analysis provides a clear, multi-dimensional portrait of your complexion, which contributes to your overall appearance.
The first step to healthy skin is a VISIA® Complexion Analysis. The VISIA® system allows us to develop customized treatment options, improve patient satisfaction and track treatment progress.
Schedule a Complimentary VISIA Skin Analysis today!

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