Preventative Medicine & Wellness

Disease prevention and health promotion is one of White Oak Center’s key goals. Dr. Shikhman continuously counsels our patients on issues of healthy lifestyle, physical fitness, stress management, and proper nutrition.

Our prevention and wellness care programs include detoxification, anti-aging protocols, and facial rejuvenation.


Preventative Medicine - White Oak MedicalScientific research is revealing many of the processes that cause physical aging as the years pass, and with that understanding comes the opportunity to slow the aging process. We’re learning that many common diseases can be avoided by eating, or not eating, certain foods, keeping our bodies fit, and protecting ourselves from environmental threats.

Dr. Shikhman helps many people to feel young and vigorous again. She will recommend an anti-aging protocol that would fit your current health condition and lifestyle.

Facial Rejuvenation

If you want to erase years from your face and looking for a better alternative to BOTOX® and cosmetic surgery, Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture is for you.

Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture (or Acupuncture Facelift) is a non-surgical cosmetic procedure that results in a reduction in the signs of aging. Depending on the individual needs, specific points are chosen on the face, ears, neck, hands and legs to manipulate the movement of energy.

Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture has been shown to increase blood flow and collagen production. Other beneficial effects include: improvement of facial muscle tone and metabolism, reduction of bags and sagging, elimination of fine lines and diminishing of wrinkles, improvement in facial color, increase in skin hydration, reduction of double chin and drooping eye lids, increased blood and lymph circulation, tightening of pores, reduction in acne.

The secondary benefits of Facial Acupuncture include a reduction of TMJ pain, decongestion of sinuses, benefits for eyes, ears and brain, stress reduction, sleep improvement, improvement of self-esteem.

Dr. Shikhman is certified in Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture. She completed her training with Dr. Virginia Doran, who is the world’s leading expert in this field.

To learn more about benefits of preventive medicine, please call 203-323-0500 to schedule a free 20 minute consultation or make an appointment.