Non-Surgical Treatment Options or Minimally Invasive Surgery is becoming increasingly more popular. Dr. Short, a board-certified plastic surgeon, primarily practicing in Indianapolis, Indiana, is a leader in non-surgical treatments. Our most popular non-surgical treatments performed by Dr. Kimberly Short include Botox, Dermal Injectable Fillers, and Mesotherapy, as well as Skin Resurfacing and a physician-supervised skin care program. Dr. Kimberly Short is a Faculty Member and National Trainer for the Botox National Medical Education. Dr. Kimberly Short is a Faculty Member for Radiesse™ Medical Education Development (a dermal injectable filler). Dr. Short also served as a consultant for Juvederm™, Evolence®, and Prevelle Silk™ (dermal injectable fillers). Dr. Short also participated in the FDA approval trial study for Juvederm. With Dr. Short’s expertise as an injector and trainer, she will utilize her training and skills to provide the most effective and comfortable technique to her patients.

Dr. Kimberly Short is able to utilize her training with anatomy and surgery to provide facial rejuvenation and body contouring without surgery. Dr. Kimberly Short is able to restore the youthful appearance in the face by adding volume, “plumping out” lines, wrinkles, depressions, folds, and lips for facial rejuvenation. Dr. Short is able to improve the facial contours on a wide spectrum of patients who desire only to improve minimal wrinkles or lines or add small volume to the lips without any recovery period to a “liquid facelift” providing surgical type of results with a few days of recovery time. Dr. Kimberly Short is able to offer patients a reduction in localized areas of fullness without liposuction by performing mesotherapy. Dr. Short will develop an individualized treatment plan based on the patient’s desires and expectations. These non-surgical treatment options are performed in the office under a topical or local anesthetic with minimal to no downtime. We now also provide Pro-Nox, which provides relief of pain and anxiety. Thus making non-surgical procedures more comfortable. This is provided for an additional cost. The advancement in non-surgical treatment options is very exciting and Dr. Short is dedicated to providing the latest, more effective options to patients.



Botox injections are the fastest growing non-surgical cosmetic procedures in the United States. Many are aware of using the purified protein to areas such as the frown lines, forehead, and crows feet. Botox, which is FDA approved, relaxes the facial muscles to reduce the appearance of the line or wrinkle. The popularity of the procedure stems from no recovery period and has an excellent safety record. Botox will last approximately 4-6 months.

The uses of Botox are expanding. Since Dr. Short is a member and trainer of the National Education Faculty for Botox, she has performed as an assortment of advanced uses of Botox. Botox has been found to be very effective in upturning the lateral eyebrows to achieve a non-surgical browlift. Botox can be used to reduce the paper like crinkles under the eyes and creases around the chin. Other effective treatment options for Botox, which is less well known, are to treat the “bunny” lines on the side of the nose, correction of lip asymmetries, vertical and horizontal neck lines and folds, decreasing the gum line with smiling, upturning of the nasal tip, vertical lip lines and the oral commissures.

Skin Care Treatment (LA BELLE FEMME)

“The Beautiful Woman” – is the Aesthetic Division of The Gillian Institute.

Dr. Kimberly Short’s skin care program represents advanced training in skin care products, laser training, skin care treatments and each skin care specialist will recommend a specialized treatment program customized to each patient.

With a physician-mediated Aesthetics program, Dr. Kimberly Short is able to offer patients medically based treatments and home care programs that are “results” oriented to meet her patient’s skin care goals. Dr. Kimberly Short is passionate about the exciting and the ever-changing field of Aesthetics. The Gillian philosophy of using skin care options and non-surgical treatments to provide a beautiful, natural-looking restoration in patients is desired.

Patients are impressed and confident with La Belle Femme‘s communication, artistry, and skill level. Each licensed aesthetician offers a compassionate, caring and yet very professional attitude at the Gillian Institute where patients feel a genuine sincerity and trust level their recommendations. Our aesthetics staff has over 20 years’ experience in the Aesthetics industry and in the plastic surgery field. Dr. Short is on the cutting edge of technology and offers the latest advancements in skin rejuvenation programs and laser treatments to patients. Our licensed aestheticians perform advanced skin care treatments under the supervision of Dr. Kimberly Short. As a patient, not only will you be under the care of our licensed aestheticians, but you will also have available the knowledge and expertise of a board-certified plastic surgeon.

Our advanced training in skin care products and skin care procedures will allow each a specialized treatment program. As a physician-supervised Aesthetics program, La Belle Femme is able to offer patients medically grade formulated compounds specifically designed by Dr. Kimberly Short. These special compounds are only formulated by Dr. Kimberly Short and offer patients unique benefits of a home skin care program with visible, permanent results. Our medically grade skin care products and prescription strength compounds will enhance the results obtained with our in-office skin care treatments.

A personalized skin care regimen for your type of skin can provide a remarkable improvement in the overall condition of your skin. Begin your journey to a more radiant you by scheduling a consultation with one of our licensed aestheticians to customize a personalized program for your skin care. We offer availability for skin care treatments and products at both our Northside and Southside locations for your convenience.