Shim Ching, MD: Asia Pacific Plastic Surgery Blog

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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What You Need to Know: Breast Reduction

Each year thousands of women in the United States undergo breast augmentation procedures to increase the size of their breasts. Many wonder why any women would want to reduce the size of her breasts, but what people don't know is that many women struggle both physically and emotionally due to large breasts. Physical ailments such …

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Plastic Surgery Financing

The decision to undergo any cosmetic procedure can be made more difficult as the problem of how you are going to afford it becomes more clear. At Asia Pacific Plastic Surgery Inc., we understand that the costs of a procedure may keep a person from achieving the results they seek. Some patients choose to save …

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Ear Surgery Options

Children with overly-prominent ears can be subject to terrible teasing from their peers causing them to lose confidence and suffer low self-esteem. This emotional scarring can occur in children and teens and last on up to adulthood. Board certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Ching has helped many Honolulu area children, teens, and adults achieve higher self-confidence …

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