Meet Dr. Alison R Tendler
Dr. Alison R. Tendler, a board-certified ophthalmologist surgeon, specializes in oculoplastic treatments at ARTisan Skin and Laser Center in Sioux Falls, SD. As a skilled eye surgeon, Dr. Alison R. Tendler combines years of laser procedure experience with the latest technologies and services to put you in your best skin. With laser, facial, and injectable options for healthier, more youthful skin, ARTisan Skin & Laser wants to help you look and feel your best. See the world better -- See yourself Better! Dr. Alison R. Tendler leads a team of talented Artisans who are dedicated to making better vision and healthier skin possible. Her team is devoted to helping patients & clients see with clarity while feeling confident about their image!
Skills & Specialties
Dr. Tendler is devoted to helping patients look and feel their best at Artisan Skin and Laser Center. She believes that beauty is a form of ART. Like a masterpiece, your beauty needs to be created, cultivated, preserved, and repaired at times to a more youthful state.
Dr. Alison R. Tendler and her team look forward to assessing your skin, creating a personalized treatment plan, and helping you implement a skin care program that gets results. With the latest aesthetic technologies and medical-grade formulations, our laser, skin care, injectable, and noninvasive treatments can reveal stunning outcomes in your skin.
Education & Training
A South Dakota native, Dr. Tendler decided to attend medical school at the University of South Dakota, where she graduated with honors with a Doctorate in Medical Physiology. Dr. Tendler then furthered her knowledge with a three-year ophthalmology residency at the University of Minnesota. Upon the finality of her residency, Dr. Tendler completed a rigorous corneal and anterior fellowship with Dr. Michael Belin of the Cornea Consultants of Albany at Albany Medical College in New York, NY. Dr. Belin was instrumental in the development of laser vision correction and served as a core investigator for the VISX laser. The instruction given to Dr. Tendler during her residency with Dr. Belin furthered her education extensively.
Hobbies & Personal Interests
In her spare time, Dr. Tendler loves to travel to nontraditional vacation destinations with her husband Paul. She likes to say that while she does not have a favorite destination, she cannot help but to compare each spot to Fiji, which she describes to be one of the most beautiful places she has ever experienced. In addition to traveling, Dr. Tendler and Paul enjoy many outdoor activities with each other and their daughter, including long walks, cycling, hiking, and time at the lake.
"I had BBL therapy this morning. What a great experience! Dr Powell and the entire team were fantastic. Everyone was so nice and accommodating. I was very comfortable during the procedure, and was able to go to work as soon as we were done. I will be going back for sure! I highly recommend Artisan and Dr Powell."
"The space is beautiful and my facial was unbelievably relaxing. Anna did a really fantastic job teaching me all about the different products she used during my facial. She customized treatment specifically for my skin and recommended product for me to use at home. I am loving the way my skin feels!"
"Artisan does a great job of making you feel comfortable & relaxed! I love my Diamond Glows there, everyone is friendly & does a great job!"
"I received a chemical peel with Allie a few months ago and have loved the long lasting glow that’s resulted! The peel was not painful, and didn’t need any down time so it’s a great first step and introduction for people new to resurfacing skin treatments. I felt the atmosphere was bright, clean and relaxing during the peel. I look forward to trying a microneedling, BBL, and halo in the future."
"Love Artisan! Recently had a Halo treatment there. Staff is friendly, knowledgeable, and professional. Definitely recommend Artisan Med Spa!"
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