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ThermiVa®: What to Expect


Radiofrequency vaginal rejuvenation is becoming increasingly popular because it creates noticeable results without the use of hormones or surgery. In my Honolulu plastic surgery practice, I offer ThermiVa, a radiofrequency-based treatment that uses energy to stimulate collagen growth, improve blood supply, and increase sensation in the area. This is an excellent treatment option for women who want to reduce some of the most bothersome vaginal symptoms that develop as the result of aging, pregnancy, hormonal fluctuations, and more. Vaginal laxity, dryness, occasional incontinence, and other symptoms can cause mental distress and even a diminished enjoyment of sex. For many patients, … Continue reading

A Less Invasive Rejuvenation with BOTOX® Cosmetic


Not too long ago there weren’t a lot of options for people wishing to restore a more youthful appearance to their faces. Really the only option available was facelift surgery. For those wanting to take a less invasive approach there werenít many options, but in recent years, facial rejuvenation procedures have made great strides. One of these great strides developed into BOTOX injections. Dr. Shim Ching has helped many men and women achieve a more youthful appearance in a non-invasive way through BOTOX injections. As we age our skin looses its elasticity and wrinkles, fine lines, crows feet around the eyes … Continue reading

Shim Ching, MD