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Category Archives: Breast Augmentation

Your Breast Implant Options at the Initial Consultation

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Thousands of women every year in the United States alone decide to enhance the size of their busts through breast augmentation. In Honolulu, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Ching has helped countless patients achieve the results they desire. He understands that there are many reasons women may choose to undergo breast augmentation, and that every woman brings her unique needs, challenges, and goals to the consultation. Dr. Ching works hard to listen and understand his patients’ needs so that he can create the best surgical plan to meet those needs, producing results that are both beautiful and natural-looking. When coming in for … Continue reading

A Quick Overview of Breast Augmentation

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  Getting breast augmentation in Honolulu, Hawaii can be accomplished safely and successfully. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Shim Ching offers the latest silicone gel breast implants, along with saline breast implants, for your breast augmentation. You can see results of Dr. Ching’s actual breast augmentation patients by visiting our photo gallery. Breast augmentation increases the size and improves the shape of a woman’s breasts. Breast implants can also improve the appearance of asymmetrical breasts. Breast augmentation surgery involves several options including the size and shape of implants and the location of the incisions. Possible incision locations: At the base of … Continue reading

4 Quick Tips for Breast Augmentation Recovery

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I consider recovery after breast augmentation surgery at my Honolulu practice to be a team experience. My breast augmentation patients and I work together to ensure the recuperation is as comfortable and brief as possible. Because each patient is unique, the exact nature of recovery differs from case to case. We’re all a little different. A patient’s age, body type, and cosmetic goals influence a surgeon’s approach to breast augmentation, including the incision location and whether implants are placed in front of or behind the pectoral muscles. Those decisions, in turn, impact what a patient can expect during recovery. For … Continue reading

A Speedy Breast Augmentation Recovery: 4 Things You Can Do

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Many patients I consult with about breast augmentation at my Honolulu practice are most concerned about the recovery: How long will it take? How uncomfortable will it be? There’s no precise answer to those questions, since every patient’s breast augmentation recovery is unique. You can tip the odds in your favor for a smooth recovery, though, by following the detailed instructions I provide. It’s also helpful to know what to expect, which is why I spend a great deal of time talking about how your enhanced breasts will look and feel in the days and weeks following surgery. I also use … Continue reading

Shim Ching, MD