Category Archives: Breast Augmentation

A woman poses after getting breast augmentation.

Have You Heard of Hybrid Breast Augmentation?

Breast augmentation remains one of the most commonly performed cosmetic surgery procedures in the U.S. But the breast enhancement results most women sought 10 or 15 years ago aren't necessarily what patients want today. Fewer women are asking for the attention-getting DD-cup size increase, instead opting for results that look proportional and more natural. This …

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A woman lays down after getting scar-less breast augmentation surgery.

What Is No-Scar Breast Augmentation?

Did you know it was possible to get breast implants without having scars on the breasts? It's true. Dr. Shim Ching can insert implants through incisions made in the natural fold of the armpit, avoiding making incisions at the base of the breast or on the lower edge of the areola. It's actually not an …

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A woman is happy after getting breast revision surgery.

Breast Augmentation Revision: No Need to Worry

One of the most common questions asked by breast augmentation patients at our Hawaii practice is how long breast implants last. It's a reasonable concern because even though most patients are happy with the results of their procedure, most patients understand that breast implants won't last forever. If you ask online about when you should …

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A woman takes off her bra after getting breast augmentation.

Bigger Isn’t Always Better for Breast Augmentation

Even though you've probably read stories about celebrities, including Chrissy Teigen and Heidi Montag, having their breast implants removed, breast augmentation remains one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures performed in the U.S.. Still, breast augmentation patients—at my Hawaii practice and nationwide—now tend to want results that look more natural than they did, say, …

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Breast Implants – The Myths & The Truth

The Real Story On Many Breast Augmentation Questions It's understandable that there are so many myths about breast implants and breast augmentation surgery in Hawaii. A cosmetic procedure that can produce such dramatic changes, and provokes so much discussion, tends to lend itself to misinformation spreading very quickly. This page is aimed at correcting some …

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5 Things to Consider When Choosing Implant Sizes

Each prospective  patient who visits our Honolulu office typically has some idea of the size she wants. And while breast augmentation can be completely transformative, the possibilities aren't limitless. In this post, let's explore some of the factors to consider before you settle on a size: Your research. One good way of starting to narrow …

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