Shim Ching, MD: Asia Pacific Plastic Surgery Blog

What You Need to Know: Breast Lift

Gravity, genetics, aging, and weight loss are inevitable and, eventually, will affect our bodies. For many women, pregnancy and breastfeeding will also result in changes to their bodies. One of the most notable changes caused by all these factors is the appearance of women's breasts. Women dissatisfied with their breasts, due to sagging, or lost …

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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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A Less Invasive Rejuvenation with BOTOX® Cosmetic

Not too long ago there weren't a lot of options for people wishing to restore a more youthful appearance to their faces. Really the only option available was facelift surgery. For those wanting to take a less invasive approach there weren't many options, but in recent years, facial rejuvenation procedures have made great strides. One …

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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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Liposuction: A Quick Overview

Many people (men and women alike) are dissatisfied with an area of their body that has been resistant to the effects of diet and exercise. Genetics can play a large role in where we gain and hold on to weight. If you are in good health, but have localized pockets of fat, you may be …

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Eyelash Lengthening in Honolulu

Long, luscious, feminine lashes are commonly envied and cited amongst women’s top most desired facial features. Ever since “batting your lashes” to flirt became popular (origin is unknown, but is suspected to be around the 16th century) long, beautiful lashes have been something to be envied. Until recently, though, little could be done aside from …

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Full Facial Rejuvenation: Facelift and Other Options

These days, there are many options for facial rejuvenation — so many that it can feel confusing or overwhelming as you first begin researching. These options range from noninvasive (i.e., does not pierce the skin) to minimally invasive to the more invasive and dramatic surgical procedures. If you are looking for a facial rejuvenation procedure …

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