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Category Archives: Breast Reduction

Traditional vs. Bellesoma™ Breast Reduction


When it comes to plastic surgery procedures like breast reduction, I believe my patients deserve to have options. I am one of the few plastic surgeons in Honolulu to offer both traditional breast reduction surgery and the Bellesoma Method, also called the Ultimate Breast Method. In this blog post, let’s take a side-by-side look at both of them to help you choose the right fit for you. Traditional breast reduction is appropriate for women whose breasts are disproportionately large or heavy. Often, prospective patients complain of aches and pains that radiate to their neck and shoulders. Additionally, having significantly large breasts can … Continue reading

The Secret to Scarless Breast Reduction


Making the choice to undergo breast reduction surgery, also known as reduction mammoplasty, can be difficult. It’s a big step, but it can make a major difference in a person’s life, taking away a great deal of physical and emotional stress. Is a scarless breast reduction right for you? The first thing we like to talk about with patients is their reason for undergoing breast reduction surgery. Some of the reasons my Honolulu patients have for undergoing this popular surgery are: Breasts that are too large and unproportionate to their body frame Asymmetrical breasts (one is much larger than the … Continue reading

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 as chronic neck, back and shoulder pain often symptoms of our breast reduction patients in Honolulu. Simple activities that many take for granted, like exercise and sleeping, can be more difficult, uncomfortable and even painful for those with larger breasts. In addition to the physical … Continue reading

Shim Ching, MD