Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM – Open Evening and weekends, by appointment only

Welcome to Blue Mussel Aesthetics!

Co-founded by two advanced nurse practitioners with master’s degrees in nursing and more than 20 years of experience in critical care and flight nursing, Blue Mussel Aesthetics in Juneau, Alaska, is the premier medical aesthetics practice in the area. Practice owners Kathy Kartchner, APRN, FNP-C, and Rebecca Young, APRN, FNP-C, along with their dedicated medical aesthetic team, make it their goal to provide the highest level of aesthetic care to southeast Alaskans in a professional, comfortable, relaxed atmosphere. Additionally, the highly experienced team at Blue Mussel Aesthetics aims to develop a personal, meaningful relationship with each of their clients, so they can help them align their inner and outer beauty.

Our Complete List Of Procedures

  • Chemical Peels
  • IPL
  • Pearl Fractional Laser
  • Dermaplaning
  • Botox
  • Dermal Fillers
  • Kybella
  • CoolSculpting
  • Dermasweep
  • IV Hydration
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Laser Skin Rejuvenation
  • Laser Vascular
  • Microneedling
  • MonaLisa Touch
  • Toenail Fungus
800 Glacier Avenue. Juneau, Alaska 99801

Kathy Kartchner


Kathy Kartchner, co-owner of Blue Mussel Aesthetics, graduated from the University of Arizona in 1998 as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner with a Masters Degree in Nursing. In 2001 she relocated to Juneau Alaska to work as a critical care/ flight nurse… read more

Lindsey Leder


Lindsey Leder is a lifelong southeast Alaskan who graduated from the University of Alaska Anchorage in 2015 with her Masters Degree in Nursing. She has nearly a decade of medical experience and has worked in aesthetics since 2016… read more

Rebecca Young


Rebecca Young, co-owner of Blue Mussel Aesthetics moved to Southeast Alaska in 1996 to pursue a career in flight nursing. In 2001 she attended the University of Anchorage Alaska and obtained her Masters Degree in Nursing, specializing in Family Practice… read more

Lynn Hirschi

Medical Assistant

Lynn Hirschi moved to Juneau, Alaska in 2007 looking for adventure. She graduated from the College of Southern Idaho as a Certified Medical Assistant in 1994 and has over 20 years experience in the health care industry. She also works at a busy Family Practice Clinic… read more

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