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A Different Rhinoplasty Approach for Asian Patients

As a plastic surgeon specializing in Asian cosmetic procedures, I understand that the unique facial structure of Asian patients demands a different rhinoplasty approach. In Honolulu, our Hawaii rhinoplasty patients come from various racial and ethnic backgrounds, but they share the goal of having a nose that is in harmony with the rest of their face. That’s why it’s so important that a surgeon understands the nuances of working with many different patients. Nose surgery for an Asian patient usually involves creating an aesthetically attractive nose that is larger by carefully grafting cartilage and using silicone implants. The implants are used to … 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