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Surgical or Nonsurgical? For Facial Rejuvenation, Ask a Plastic Surgeon

It's not surprising that the popularity of nonsurgical options for facial rejuvenation continues to increase. Dermal fillers and injectables such as BOTOX® Cosmetic are safe and effective treatments that can temporarily reduce the lines and wrinkles that arise as patients begin to age, and they now enjoy the same popularity as traditional facial procedures, such …

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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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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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Am I a Candidate for Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)?

Men and women who have recently undergone a dramatic weight loss, women who've had multiple pregnancies, as well as people who have a difficult time losing weight in their midsection may be good candidates for  (tummy tuck) with Honolulu surgeon Dr. Shim Ching. Abdominoplasty, also known as tummy tuck, is a procedure in which the excess …

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