From the Delaware Owners - having been born and raised in Dover and Smyrna, we felt that the Newark/Wilmington area would be the perfect location for the first Delaware Ideal Image center. Our goal is to provide Delaware and the surrounding areas with state of the art laser hair removal center with a warm and inviting atmosphere where your safety, comfort and customer service come first. Let our highly trained medical team provide you a more permanent solution to help save time, look better and walk out with confidence. We invite you to stop in and enjoy a cup of coffee with us while we show you how laser hair removal can change your life forever!
Laser hair removal at Ideal Image in Wilmington, Delaware has changed so many lives in such a significant way. Here are a few of our guests sharing their experiences with us on video.
Dr. Newswanger was born in Lancaster, PA, but she completed her undergraduate training at the University of Delaware where she developed a love for Delaware and its beautiful beaches. She then completed an MS at Penn State University in Exercise Physiology. Dr. Newswanger maintained an interest and passion for exercise and fitness. She completed medical training at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine where she received an academic scholarship from the US Navy.
Dr. Newswanger's residency training was completed at Naval Hospital Jacksonville, Florida where she served as chief resident. She then continued her Navy career at National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Newswanger was deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003. She is currently a Navy Reservist and considers her service to the country one of her greatest accomplishments. Dr. Newswanger is board certified by The American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians and the American Board of Family Practice. In her free time, she enjoys fishing and spending time at the beach.
Patricia grew up in the beautiful town Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania in big house full of love and 5 siblings. She graduated from Garnet Valley High School with high honors and went on to attend Indiana University of Pennsylvania where she majored in Food and Nutrition, Psychology, and English. It was there that she developed a love for outdoor sports like skiing and snowboarding, and began modeling and selling cosmetics to support her new hobbies. Patricia also has written short stories and poems and was published the first time while still in college.
She then returned to the Fulton Paper Company Family Business where she had grown up watching and learning business and sales from her father. She remained there for 15 years until she became a mom, her most cherished and challenging role. She returned to the work force later as a Decorator, teaching and speaking throughout Delaware, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Patricia firmly believes in giving back and after seeing the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, she trained and studied to become a Mass Disaster Volunteer for The Red Cross. This was their highest level of trained volunteer and the first to be sent following major disasters. She is also the Delaware Valley Chapter Ambassador for the Alzheimer's Association, and started a program named The Unknown Soldier where she teachs children and adults how to sew and make gifts, such as Christmas stocking that they fill with gifts and send to our soldiers around the world. Finally Patricia enjoys water sports like skiing and wakeboarding. Like many, she is most at peace on the water.
Jen is a registered nurse licensed in both Delaware and Pennsylvania. She graduated from Gwynedd Mercy College in 2006 with her Bachelor's Degree in Nursing. She played both soccer and lacrosse in college. She has spent the first 6 years of her career working in pediatrics before joining the Ideal Image team. Jen is newly married and enjoys spending time with her husband, family and friends. She also enjoys travelling and reading.
Doreen is a registered nurse licensed in both Delaware and Pennsylvania. She graduated with honors from Wilmington University. Doreen has had a diverse nursing career; she has worked in many specialty fields such as trauma, oncology, and surgery, in addition to being a nursing instructor. Doreen loves the beach. She splits her time between her homes in Delaware and Ocean City, Maryland. She has a husband, three children, two dogs, and a chinchilla. Doreen loves her job at Ideal Image and calls it her "fun job"
Martha first came to Ideal Image as a guest and was so satisfied that she joined our team of Laser Treatment Providers. Martha has a dual career as a Dental Hygienist and an RN and has worked with lasers in the field of Ophthalmology. She has two grown children and has been married for 30 years.
Heather grew up in Upstate New York, then moved to Connecticut where she went to college and received her degree in Nursing. Since becoming a nurse she has worked in a variety of areas such as Hospice, Emergency Medicine, Long Term Care and settled into a career at Ideal Image. She has lived in Delaware for 1 ½ years. Some of her other interests are computers, crafting and gardening. Her “baby” is her schnauzer Bailey. She is very happy to have found a home with the Ideal Image family!
Tara was born and raised in Dover, DE. She graduated from Mount Saint Mary’s University in 2006 with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. She then attended nursing school at Beebe School of Nursing and graduated in 2009. She spent the first 6 years of her nursing career in the hospital setting caring for medical-surgical, oncology and pediatric patients. Tara enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoys the beach and reading in her free time.
Gina is a registered nurse who graduated from Widener University in 2005 with dual Bachelor’s degrees in Nursing and Spanish. Gina has had a diverse career in nursing with jobs including trauma, neurology, hospice, and corrections but is happy to have found a home at Ideal Image. When not working, Gina enjoys spending time with her boyfriend and traveling whenever possible. She is also a huge soccer fan and has season tickets to the Philadelphia Union which she attends at any chance she gets.
Amy was born and raised in Malvern, PA. She has worked in various nursing fields such Home Care, Occupational Health and Physicians’ offices before finding her home her with Ideal Image. Amy enjoys working out and playing with her mini doxin name Liberty Bell.
Susan was born in South Amboy, New Jersey and moved to Wilmington when she was 4 years old. She attended Thomas McKean High School where she was a member of their award winning band for all four years and was fortunate to be able to travel to different parts of the country as a result. Susan has always had a passion for fitness and nutrition. She enjoys working out and living a healthy lifestyle which ultimately led her to a career at LA Weight Loss. Helping people make lifestyle changes and seeing their progress and success is so rewarding to her. She currently lives in Bear, Delaware with her husband and two children, a son 21 and a daughter who is 13.
Melissa was born and raised in Ohio, near Cleveland. Melissa completed her Medical Assistant Training at Delaware Skills Center in Wilmington, Delaware, where she received her certification in Administrative and Clinical Medical Assistant, as well as her Certifications in Phlebotomy and EKG. She is a single mother of three great kids, ages fifteen, twelve, and six. Melissa has been living in Delaware for the last four years and absolutely loves it here. She loves photography and painting and does both in her spare time. Melissa loves interacting with the guests in the Delaware Ideal Image Clinic.
Heather was born and raised in Delaware. She is currently in school for Human Services with a focus in Substance Abuse Counseling. When not working two jobs or studying she likes to work out and go kayaking in the warmer months. Heather loves being a part of the Ideal Image Family and working in our Guest Services Department assisting our guests in making their experience the best it can be.
Samantha was born and raised in Delaware and graduated from Newark High School in 1998. She has a five year old daughter, who is her life. She has traveled a little over the years but definitely wants to do more. She is very happy to be a part of such a great company and loves being a part of the Ideal Image Family.
Our Newark-Wilmington Ideal Image laser hair removal center is conveniently located at Center Pointe Plaza on Churchman's Road. Easily accessible via I-95 on exit 4B (Churchman's/Stanton Exit) if coming North or South on I-95. Center Point Plaza is located across the street from the Christiana Hospital. Ideal image is between Firebird's Restaurant and Verizon Wireless. The Newark-Wilmington Ideal Image laser hair removal center is also near the Christiana Mall, Delaware Technical and Community College, and the Delaware Park Slots & Casino.
Center Pointe Plaza also has many retailers such as Olive Garden, Red Lobster, Pot Stickers, Home Depot, Marble Slab Creamery, Deer Park Hot Dogs, and TJ Max.