Shino Bay Aguilera

BeYouthful_coverFRONTShino Bay Aguilera, Be Youthful
(Shino Bay Books, September 2014)

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Also available in Spanish: Se Joven



Miami’s top cosmetic dermatologist reveals his secret Fountain of Youth. Now you can look good, feel great—and remain young looking for the rest of your life.

In Be Youthful, you’ll learn:
• Advanced techniques the professionals use to restore facial fat and contour tissue for a younger, more natural-looking appearance.
• Why women should do everything in their power to become “billionaires” of collagen and elastin before confronting the drastic changes of menopause
• The factors that cause ongoing damage to the skin—and how to protect yourself against them.
• Tips for preventing and treating the seven most common skin disorders seen in the doctor’s office.
• Skin requirements for every decade—from your twenties to your seventies—including protocols for the proper use of cleansers, toners, moisturizers, and sunscreen.
• Professional makeup tips to help women of any age look spectacular.
• Incredible benefits and possibilities of laser light technology in medicine and aesthetic surgery.
• Why being youthful is as much a product of your thoughts and feelings as your genetics.
• Reasons you can never start taking care of your appearance too early.


Shino Bay Aguilera, D.O., is a board-certified cosmetic dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon, a fellow of the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology, and an expert in cosmetic laser technology and age-reversal techniques. A former medical director of Nova Southeastern University’s dermatology residency program, Dr. Aguilera also has taught dermatology at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, the University of Miami, Suncoast University, and the Universidad del Rosario in Colombia. Originally from Panama, he holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, and the Western University of Health Sciences.

While attending school, Dr. Aguilera worked as a top fashion and runway model. While pursuing this vocation, he developed a deep understanding of beauty and how to optimize it, and a passion for the art and science of aesthetics. He is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery, and the Broward County Dermatology Society.

Dr. Aguilera is founder of the Shino Bay Cosmetic Dermatology, Plastic Surgery & Laser Institute, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, which has been named a laser center of excellence by Cynosure Lasers, the world’s leading laser manufacturer. He is participating in ongoing FDA clinical trial studies whose aim is to determine the best treatment protocols and maximize the safety and efficacy of emerging laser technology. His institute is an advanced physician training center for the United States and Latin America.

A top-requested international physician trainer and keynote speaker, Dr. Aguilera travels the world teaching physicians the proper use of the newest laser advances and cosmetic injectable technologies, such as Sculptra Aesthetic™, Botox®, and Allergan®. He is bilingual and has made frequent appearances on English and Spanish television news programs for networks that include CBS, NBC, MegaTV, and Telemundo. Dr. Aguilera developed two new surgical techniques using fillers, Precise-Sculpt (with Sculptra Aesthetic) and HD Sculpt (with Radiesse™). He is the author or coauthor of numerous articles published in different medical and cosmetic journals.

Dr. Aguilera has received many honors, including the prestigious national award for “Best Nonsurgical Facial Enhancement” from the Aesthetic Academy in 2011 and 2012. He is also a humanitarian. His well-rounded medical expertise includes a multitude of non-profit and volunteer work. Dr. Aguilera has served as an assistant medical director for Hospice of the Palm Beaches and volunteered his services to hurricane shelters helping displaced people. Using his own funds to travel and donating his own supplies, he periodically volunteers skin cancer screenings and other important dermatological services to people in impoverished countries around the world who cannot afford healthcare.

Dr. Aguilera lives and works in greater Miami-Fort Lauderdale, Florida.