Yearly Archives: 2019

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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A patient is happy with his hair restoration results

Introducing ARTAS®, The World’s First Robotic Hair Transplant System

When it comes to hair restoration at my Honolulu, Hawaii, practice, there is no shortage of options for creating long-lasting results. For men and women looking to restore full, thick hairlines, I offer a variety of treatment choices including advanced technological approaches designed to create the most dramatic effects with the least discomfort and downtime. …

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Learn about the unexpected benefits of breast augmentation

Breast Augmentation Promotes Mental Well-Being for Honolulu Patients

Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Shim Ching says his breast augmentation patients in Honolulu often report improvements in emotional health. Honolulu, Hawaii (January 2015) — Dr. Shim Ching ( says a recent study exploring the potential mental health benefits of cosmetic surgery for female teens with significant breast asymmetry reflects the experience of his own  patients …

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Learn about our unique approach to breast augmentation

Honolulu Plastic Surgeon Offers Strategies for Choosing Breast Implants

Dr. Shim Ching, a plastic surgeon in Honolulu, gives advice for breast augmentation patients who have more implant options than ever to choose from. Honolulu, Hawaii (September 2015) — Breast implant options have multiplied in recent years, and Dr. Shim Ching (, a plastic surgeon in Honolulu specializing in breast enhancement, says the range of …

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Learn about the ease of modern tattoo removal

3 Things You Didn’t Know About Laser Tattoo Removal

Laser tattoo removal at my Honolulu practice is incredibly effective but still very misunderstood. Nearly all of my prospective patients have questions and concerns about what it feels like and what kind of time commitment it requires. In this blog post, I'd like to clear up some of those uncertainties to ensure you know exactly …

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