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Category Archives: Liposuction

The Finer Points of Laser Lipo

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  Even though many patients considering liposuction at my Honolulu practice think of it as a procedure to remove excess fat from the abdomen or thighs, laser liposuction works to target small areas, including the face and neck. Additionally, patients who come in for laser lipo can tighten loose skin while removing excess fat, something that traditional liposuction doesn’t offer. Some of the more popular areas treated for our patients are the abdomen, arms, face, waist, thighs, hips, and neck. Laser lipo also offers other advantages compared to traditional liposuction: It tightens loose skin. It can treat small areas. It has … Continue reading

Laser Liposuction: Slimmer Body, Tighter Skin

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One of the most popular body contouring procedures I perform is liposuction. At my Honolulu practice, liposuction is popular with men and women alike, because it’s a safe and effective method for removing localized areas of fat that yields excellent results. For some people, however, the recovery and downtime associated with traditional liposuction is a drawback. To minimize the recovery after liposuction, we primarily perform laser liposuction, often called laser lipo. My practice was the first to offer laser liposuction in Hawaii, a minimally invasive technique that requires smaller incisions than traditional liposuction and stimulates collagen growth. New collagen helps tighten your … Continue reading

SlimLipo™: How Laser Liposuction Improves on the Traditional Method

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Are exercise and fad diets just not cutting it? When diligent habits can no longer produce the results you want, liposuction at our Honolulu practice can sculpt away the unwanted fat. SlimLipo pairs liposuction with a laser, a combination that melts away fat deposits and stimulates the growth of new collagen, leaving you looking trim and sexy. Unlike traditional liposuction, the SlimLipo procedure is incredibly versatile. It can be used to target several problem areas, including the thighs, knees, ankles, butt, stomach, love handles, face, neck, chin, back, chest, and arms. Because some of these areas are more prone to bleeding, … Continue reading

Liposuction: A Quick Overview

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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 a good candidate for liposuction at our Honolulu practice. Liposuction is a procedure in which tiny incisions are made in the troubled area and a long, skinny tube called a cannula is inserted to vacuum out the excess fat cells. Liposuction can be performed on virtually … Continue reading

Shim Ching, MD