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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

An International Approach to Plastic Surgery

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Plastic surgery is a field in which new technology is constantly being adapted for the benefit of patients. At Asia Pacific Plastic Surgery in Honolulu, Hawaii, I’ve continued to keep up with the latest innovations in cosmetic treatments. That’s something I’ve pursued throughout my training and career, including at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and especially during my residency at McMaster University, a Canadian institution highly regarded for its excellence and groundbreaking work. The intersection between technological advances and plastic surgery occurs both in the U.S. and internationally, which is why I have pursued additional surgical training in … Continue reading

Shim Ching, MD