Category Archives: Ask the Doctor

Welcome Dr. Ponce de Leon to the Dr. Shel Team!

On behalf of our entire family at Dr. Shel Wellness & Aesthetic Center, we would like to welcome Dr. Anne Marie Ponce de Leon to our team! Dr. Ponce de Leon is a native Houstonian and joins our team with more than 15 years of experience in traditional family practice in the Sugar Land area,… Read More »

Injectables and Fillers with Dr. Shel

Fillers and Injectables with Dr. Shel

Hello, I’m Dr. Shel. I’d like to educate you about what happens to our face, as well as to the anatomy of our face, what causes wrinkles, and what you can do about it without looking “done up”. So let’s talk about how do we age, the aging process, and what it causes on our face.… Read More »

How Does Fiber Help you Detox?

Toxins tend to stick to the colon and intestines while the other stuff moves out. The buildup of these toxins can have many negative effects on the body. It can stop nutrients from being absorbed, cause weight gain, and lead to various diseases including colon cancer. How Does Fiber Help? Eating more fiber will put… Read More »

Which is Better, Juicing or Blending?

Have you ever wondered if there is a difference in the health benefits between juicing and blending? If you are looking to start doing one of these two healthy options, wouldn’t it be nice to know which is more beneficial to your health before you invest in either a juicer or a blender. So let’s… Read More »

Birth Control – Which Options are Best for You?

As you know I am all about natural approaches, however birth control is a necessary part of life for many. I was recently interviewed by Elite Daily to give my opinions on the various types of birth control available to women today. With so many options it’s good to know how effective they are, and… Read More »

What do laser hair removal treatments feel like; how many will I need?

The lasers hand piece cools and soothes as it glides along your skin. When the pulse of light is delivered you may experience a mild pinching or stinging sensations. No local anesthesia or pain medication is typically required. Most areas require 6-8 treatments for optimal benefits; results depend on multiple factors such as: hair thickness… Read More »

What is the Titan?

A Titan procedure uses infrared light to heat the dermis deep beneath the skins surface. There is no surgery or downtime with this treatment and it is an ideal solution to tighten and lift skin on the face, abdomen and arms. Results are seen immediately and increase over time.

Is Botox safe to use?

Yes! Botox is a sterile, vacuum-dried purified botulinum. It is only injected by highly trained professionals. Botox is a non-surgical procedure to temporarily reduce frown lines and glabellar lines by blocking nerve impulses which causes the muscle to relax. These results last up to four months.

What is IPL?

The IPL (intense pulse light) is a photofacial and it is particularly suited for treating rosacea, sun damaged skin, large pores, age spots, and wrinkles. This is a perfect solution for your pigmentary setbacks.

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