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2016 Keiki Surf Classic

What a great day at the 21st annual Keiki Surf Classic at Banyans! This event, organized by pro surfer Shane Dorian, is the so-called "The Eddie for Groms" or “The Eddie Aikau of kids contest." Forty-something years ago as a kid, Shane first ventured out into the lineup at Banyans. At the time, he had [...] Read More >

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 >

Kybella: Double Chin Got You Down?

By Dr. Monica Scheel The American Society of Dermatology Surgery recently found that two-thirds of patients surveyed are bothered by excess fat under their chin, also known as a double chin. This is the same proportion of patients bothered by wrinkles around their eyes! Many of these patients bothered by a double chin are between [...] Read More >

Maintaining a Youthful Glow

Experts at New Beauty reached out to Dr. Scheel to find out how celebrities in their 40s, like Elizabeth Hurley, maintain their youthful glow in middle age.  Look for her answers in the January 2016 issue of New Beauty in the Readers Ask section. As a preview, here are three tips she would tell you [...] Read More >

New Icon 1540 Laser in Waimea!

By Marné CarMichael Walsh PA-C Rejuvenate your skin with our new, high-speed, fractionated Icon 1540 skin tightening laser now available in our Waimea office! The new Icon 1540 is a non-ablative, high speed, fractional resurfacing laser that uses 2 different microlenses for greater depth of penetration with minimal downtime. It treats a variety of skin [...] Read More >

Dr. Scheel Named Hawaii Top Doc

In September 2015, Dr. Scheel was honored to be named one of Hawaii's Top Doctors for 2015 by Honolulu Magazine! 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, conducted the peer [...] Read More >