Recent News

3 Best of West Hawaii Awards!

We are truly honored to have been voted Best Physician/Doctor, Best Aesthetician and Best Business offering Facial and Body Treatments in West Hawaii! Our mission is genuine care for our patients, each other and the community we live in. We take extra time to get to know our patients and develop a treatment plan that […] Read More >

Now Offering Fractional CO2 Micro-Laser!

We are now offering Fractional CO2 Micro-Laser treatments! This new treatment utilizes our top of the line Fractionated CO2 laser but offers a lower intensity treatment for those who don’t have the time to commit to a full week of skin healing. Utilizing micro settings, the CO2 laser resurfaces the outer layer of the skin […] Read More >

Dr. Scheel Named 2016 Hawaii Top Doc!

Dr. Monica Scheel is honored to be named one of Hawaii’s Top Doctors again in 2016 by her peers! Every year, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a healthcare research and information company founded in 1991 by a former medical college board chairman and president to help guide consumers to America’s top doctors and hospitals, conducts a […] Read More >

Men and Cosmetic Medicine

By Patsy Colvin, PA-C Statistics show that MEN are the fastest growing segment of the cosmetic medicine population, now representing 10% of all cosmetic treatments. Men are particularly interested in minimally invasive procedures with little downtime. More than one million minimally invasive procedures were performed on men last year. Men are spending more time and […] Read More >

Reformed Sun Bunny

Before I began working with Dr. Monica Scheel in 2005, I was a former Southern California beach lifeguard, a lifelong swimmer and a bonafide sun worshipper. After consulting with Monica, I realized my skin was not “too far gone,” as I believed, and that she could help. Between better sun awareness, the use of hat […] Read More >

Top Beauty Doctor

New Beauty Magazine recognizes only 3.5% of 782,000 physicians as Top Beauty Doctors. A Top Beauty Doctor recognition means the doctor: Has the required education, knowledge and credentials Is properly board-certified and is practicing within scope Is identified as being among the best in their specialty Is an expert in aesthetic procedures

A Treatment for Melasma That Worked!

We love to hear from our patients! The following is a testimonial submitted by one of our melasma patients who saw a dramatic improvement in just a few months time. The 2014 Lavaman Waikoloa Olympic Distance Triathlon marked the beginning of my return to the triathlon scene and the day we celebrated my son’s one-year [...] Read More >

Congrats Tricia, Hawaii State Derm PA Rep!

Congratulations to our very own Patricia Achay, MSPA, PA-C, for being selected as the brand new Hawaii state liaison for Dermatology Physician Assistants! Patricia has sought out this leadership position and has a goal to have a meeting with all Derm PA’s in state at least once per year to review cases. As the new [...] Read More >

Mayor’s Worksite Wellness Award

Hawaii Island employers are transforming their workplaces and we are honored to have been selected as one of four employers recognized for their employee well-being programs by the Hawaii County's Mayor's Active Living Advisory Council! A total of 22 employers participated in the program and were evaluated on criteria such as leadership and support, a [...] Read More >

Expert Injector Designation

Dr. Scheel is the only provider in Hawaii to earn the coveted Expert Injector designation! All Expert Injectors are board-certified plastic surgeons, facial plastic surgeons, dermatologists and oculoplastic surgeons who have demonstrated extreme due diligence in regards to patient safety, reliable results, and consumer education. Expert Injectors are properly qualified to perform injectable procedures and [...] Read More >