As an attending physician and active partner at NuYuMediSpa in Beirut, Lebanon, Dr. Amany Sabbagh is on a mission to impact her community for the better. At the clinic, she helps a wide range of clients reclaim their self-confidence and achieve their best selves. When not helping her clients at NuYu, Dr. Sabbagh is reaching out to over 10,000 followers on social media to spread her message of self-confidence, inner beauty, and being true to oneself. From science-based beauty advice, to empowering messages of self-love, she strives to connect with her followers in a meaningful way.
Dr. Sabbagh’s journey to becoming a physician began at a young age. As one of six children, she grew up in an active household. Her father, a medical representative for a pharmaceutical company, was devoted to the upbringing of her and her five siblings. He was actively involved in his community, often helping sick residents to arrange pro bono consultations with local doctors. “I grew up thinking that helping people is life’s most noble cause and that doctors were the greatest people. I was determined to grow up and be one,” says Dr. Sabbagh.
Today, Dr. Sabbagh helps clients struggling with their personal appearance and self-confidence. She helps her clients heal on the inside, by making them feel more beautiful on the outside. Her patients come to her with a variety of concerns, from cosmetic procedures to anti-aging, and she works to bring their personal vision to life. At the same time, she is extremely conscious of promoting healthy practices that will help her clients form good habits and sustain their overall wellness for years to come. “There were people in my life who helped me reach where I am today, and my life is all about giving back the same way I received when I was most in need,” she says. A large part of this is giving her patients the tools to practice long-term mental, emotional, and physical wellness.
On social media, Dr. Sabbagh is especially vocal about healthy habits and useful tips. She provides content for all kinds of questions demonstrating just how powerful and educational social platforms, like Facebook and Instagram, can be. From treating acne, to updates on innovative anti-aging treatments, she makes sure that her followers are getting the most accurate, up-to-date information. Her posts, on Instagram in particular, are inspiring and provide a platform for women to ask relevant questions or voice concerns. On the lighter side, she also discusses beauty products to teach her followers how to improve their skin and glow up! Recently, she has also been sharing ways to stay safe and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic which can be lifesaving in many cases. On area in particular that Dr. Sabbagh is passionate about is making sure than all sectors of society are celebrated. From Teacher’s Day to the month of Ramadan, she provides relevant and tailored content for all her followers.
With all the negative stigmas surrounding cosmetic procedures, Dr. Sabbagh’s online presence can help change the narrative. Her social media content constantly reminds her audience of the importance of proper safety and being well informed. As a physician, she makes sure that her clients have all their questions answered before undertaking any treatments or alterations. This comes from a deep-seeded sense of responsibility for the well-being of her patients, instilled in her by her father, and learned first-hand during nine plus years of experience. Inspiring, compassionate, and knowledgeable, Dr. Sabbagh makes it clear that if you are with her, you are in good hands.