Recent News

Derm Course Graduates!

Congratulations to the 14 staff members who have finished the Dermatology Technician course! It’s a 35-hour home-study online course to better understand dermatologic conditions and how we can best help our patients.  Seven of these staff members went on to complete the 6-month practical course and become Certified Dermatology Technicians!! They are: Marné Carmichael Walsh, […] Read More >

IRONMAN® Skin Cancer Screening with Melanoma Research Foundation

Over the course of four days, October 7-10th, more than 40 volunteers screened 400+ people at the IRONMAN® World Championship’s IRONMAN® Village thanks to Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) and Dr. Monica Scheel’s Free Skin Cancer Screening. Each year Dr. Monica Scheel hosts a volunteer training on Monday night prior to the screening where volunteers are […] Read More >

CO2 Laser Skin Resurfacing

CO2 Laser Skin Resurfacing: Mindy By Patsy Colvin, PA-C CO2 Laser skin resurfacing is recommended for moderate to severe skin wrinkles, brown spots, loss of elasticity, sun damage and minimizing scars due to acne, surgery or accidents. The CO2 Laser penetrates deepest of all our lasers, and uses fractional technology, which enhances healing. Treatment with the […] Read More >

Erbium Laser Skin Resurfacing

Erbium Skin Resurfacing and the Treatment of Pre-Cancers By Patsy Colvin, PA-C The Erbium Laser is a state-of-the-art advancement for the treatment of aging and sun-damaged skin. It resurfaces the skin by vaporizing the top layers where pre-cancers, or Actinic Keratoses, are forming. The pre-cancers slough off and new, invigorated, healthy skin forms after laser […] Read More >

Dr. Scheel’s Waimea Office Update

Dr. Scheel’s WAIMEA Office is Now Open 5 Days a Week! By Marné CarMichael Walsh Aloha from Waimea! We have expanded to our NEW location at the Carter Professional Center, 65-1230 Mamalahoa Hwy Suite C-24, making it more convenient for our clients in North and South Kohala. Many patients have extended their gratitude for our […] Read More >

What’s New: Xeomin!

A new Botulinum Toxin, Xeomin, will be available October 9th in our office! Xeomin has been used worldwide since 2005 but was FDA approved for the United States in 2011. What we like about Xeomin is that it is a purified neuromodulator, meaning the accessory proteins that are unneeded are removed. It’s known as the […] Read More >

Hualalai Employee Health Fair

In August, Dr. Monica Scheel Dermatology attended the Hualalai Employee Health Fair and visited with 65-75 employees. Stephanie Ayau, our dermatology nurse, was there to educate on prevention and detection of pre-cancers and skin cancer. Linda Jo Kolder, CDT, was present to show clients their sun damage in our UV box and to explain ways […] Read More >

IRONMAN® Skin Cancer Screening

The Melanoma Research Foundation and Dr. Monica Scheel Dermatology are partnering again to screen athletes, families, community members and IRONMAN® expo attendees on Oct 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th! Last year, we screened over 300 people! At a normal screening, we expect to find one melanoma for every 100 people screened. At this screening we […] Read More >

MS Ride Goes BIG

Dr. Monica Scheel Dermatology was the official “Sun Protection” sponsor for the Hawaii MS Bike Ride.  The ride, which is put on to raise awareness and money for Multiple Sclerosis research and treatments, consisted of two days of cycling from Waikoloa to Kapaau and then Waikoloa to Kona.   The total riding was 115 miles.   Dr. […] Read More >