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About us

The Story of Island Retreat

Island Retreat is nestled in the charming picturesque coastal community of Portsmouth, Rhode Island. It is located just ten minutes from historic Newport in the Old Almy landmark. Under the guidance of Dr. Christopher Hummel and Licensed Aesthetician, Alicia Bjornson, Island Retreat provides a wide range of advanced skin care and laser treatments in a medical setting and successfully treats the concerns of  both young and mature women and men. After a private and complimentary consultation, recommendations for the most appropriate treatment are made to ensure the most effective results.The way you feel about your personal appearance has a strong impact – good or bad – on the way you feel emotionally. The spa’s mission is to provide medical-grade procedures that help make you feel and look your best. 

No matter what the age, healthy skin is a big factor in a happy and confident life!

Meet the Team

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