Be As Beautiful As You Are ...

at Face Forward A Medical Spa

Face Forward is proudly owned and operated by Dr. Roma Franzia, a board certified physician. Located on Chicago's North Shore, the practice was established in 2007 with the vision to provide unsurpassed skin and body rejuvenation in a tranquil and relaxing setting at affordable prices. Face Forward ensures that each client receives personalized treatment… beginning with the first visit.

Face Forward skin care services combine state-of-the-art treatments with tried and true procedures, such as, Botox, fillers, vascular treatment, laser hair removal, chemical peels, microdermabrasion, facials and many other popular rejuvenating procedures - all designed to improve the appearance of the skin using the most innovative equipment and skin products available. Dr. Franzia's compassionate approach, artistry and gentle technique make Face Forward the ultimate experience in beauty.

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Licensed Medical Aesthetician

With over 17 years in the industry, Peggi has established herself as one of the most sought after and knowledgeable skin care specialists on the North Shore. Since graduating from Pivot Point International Academy of Cosmetology in Chicago, her loyal clientele following adore her engaging personality and her passion for perfecting their skin care needs. Peggi feels that educating her clients is one of the most important aspects of her job. She knows that great skin is rarely achieved with a “one size fits all” approach. From chemical peels, advanced laser treatments, and non-ablative skin resurfacing, Peggi’s excellent assessment skills enable her to provide clients with a customized treatment plan to meet their skincare goals. 

Dr. Roma Franzia

Medical Director

Dr. Franzia established Face Forward, A Medical Spa, in 2007 and serves as the Medical Director. Dr. Franzia is appreciated for her naturalistic philosophy of aging gracefully, not different. Dr. Franzia is committed to enhancing or restoring your natural beauty with results that do not appear unnatural. Dr. Franzia is board certified and specializes in minimally invasive and non­invasive medical aesthetic procedures such as: Botox, fillers, Kybella, and laser treatments. Dr. Franzia has received advanced training, education, and certification in all the treatments and products offered at Face Forward. 


Erin Gillard
Licensed  Medical Aesthetician

Erin, the newest member of our team, joins us with over 15 years of experience. She attended world-renowned training at Elizabeth Grady School of Aesthetics in Boston. Erin specializes in customized medical grade skin care services including facials, chemical peels, dermaplaning, microneedling, laser resurfacing, and body sculpting. Her attention to detail ensures each client experience is thoroughly planned while her natural desire to care for others makes her treatments fully restoring to the mind, body, and spirit. Erin believes in being a life-long student. She continuously expands her knowledge of skincare by attending education classes, collaborating with industry leaders, and studying the latest developments in aesthetic trends. With Erin, the client will never receive the same treatment twice because she believes skin constantly changes.

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