Category Archives: Rhinoplasty

A Different Rhinoplasty Approach for Asian Patients

As a plastic surgeon specializing in Asian cosmetic procedures, I understand that the unique facial structure of Asian patients demands a different  approach. In Honolulu, our Hawaii rhinoplasty patients come from various racial and ethnic backgrounds, but they share the goal of having a nose that is in harmony with the rest of their face. That's …

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Rhinoplasty Recovery After Correcting for a Dorsal Hump

Looking in the mirror every day and seeing a nasal bridge that looks convex and projects outwards can be depressing. If you’re getting rhinoplasty in Hawaii to fix this, it’s helpful to learn about dorsal hump  recovery options here in Honolulu. During dorsal hump rhinoplasty recovery, a splint may be used to stabilize the area. …

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How Rhinoplasty Can Address a Wide Nose

I have many patients come into my practice who are self-conscious about the width of the bridge of their nose. This appearance is usually due to wide nasal bones. When I perform  for Hawaii patients at my Honolulu practice, my approach to a wide nose begins with the nostril sills or the alar insertions — sometimes …

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The Inverted V: When Revision Rhinoplasty Becomes Necessary

One of the most common causes of an inverted V nasal malformation (i.e., a dip in the nasal bridge) is complication after rhinoplasty surgery. Unfortunately, correcting it requires a revision , which we perform for Hawaii patients. But how does the primary rhinoplasty procedure create this kind of problem? When a dorsal hump is removed during …

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The Overprojected Nose: How Rhinoplasty Adjusts Proportions

Aesthetically pleasing faces are usually defined by their proportions. Are the facial features in balance? An oover projectednose skews the proportions of the face, drawing attention to itself in the process. Through  here in Hawaii, Dr. Shim Ching can correct for an imbalance, bringing your facial features into better alignment. To perform a de-projection on an over …

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Why Patients Consider Rhinoplasty

Many men and women alike are dissatisfied with their noses. The reasons vary from structural issues to aesthetic ones. Nose surgery can dramatically improve overall facial symmetry and harmony and help improve nasal function. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Ching has helped many men and women achieve the nose they desire through  at our Honolulu, Hawaii …

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