Shim Ching, MD: Asia Pacific Plastic Surgery Blog

Virtual Consultations During COVID-19

Let’s Talk! Consultations from the Comfort and Safety of Your Home Dear Patients: The spread of COVID-19 (also known as the Coronavirus) is impacting all of us here in Honolulu at Asia Pacific Plastic Surgery.  Our patients’ health and well being are always a top priority in our practice. There have been no reported cases …

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A man goes over his questions with his doctor about receiving a CoolSculpting® treatment.

Questions Everyone Asks About CoolSculpting®

As CoolSculpting continues to grow more popular at my Honolulu, HI, practice and across the country, I’m receiving increasingly frequent questions about what it is, what it feels like, and whether it actually works. If you’re curious about whether the treatment is worth a try but aren’t quite sure what to expect, you’re certainly not …

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A man looks happy as he is complimented by his girlfriend about his hair.

3 Compliments You’re Likely to Get After ARTAS Hair Restoration

It’s typically easy for people to see that someone looks better after undergoing ARTAS hair restoration at my Honolulu, HI, practice. Still, they can’t always put their finger on what exactly has changed. Compliments after hair restoration can take many different forms. Some men are even surprised to find the compliments they receive don’t necessarily …

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A woman happily puts her legs out of the car post thermiva treatment.

3 Ways ThermiVa® Can Help You Live More Freely

Vaginal rejuvenation with ThermiVa at my Honolulu, HI, practice does more than just physically rejuvenate your body; it provides a new level of freedom from common issues related to feminine health. If you struggle with concerns such as urinary incontinence or insecurity during intimacy, you know that a lack of confidence in these areas can …

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Woman lounging on beach in Hawaii after liposuction at Asia Pacific Plastic Surgery

What Laser Liposuction Does That Shapewear Can’t

When it comes to achieving a slim silhouette, shapewear has become a go-to solution. People love the way spandex garments smooth out their stubborn rolls and bulges to create a more streamlined shape, but this typically means sacrificing comfort and convenience. With laser liposuction at my Honolulu practice, you can comfortably enjoy the shape you …

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Woman admiring boyfriends hair after hair restoration in Hawaii

3 Reasons ARTAS is the Hair Loss Solution You’ve Been Looking For

If you’ve been struggling with hair loss, hair restoration with the ARTAS robotic Follicular Unit Extraction system may be your answer. This high-tech system has revolutionized the way I perform hair restoration treatments at my plastic surgery practice in Honolulu, Hawaii. With short recovery times, strategic hair tracking capabilities, and the need for only a …

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