Honolulu Oculoplastic Surgeon
1600 Kapiolani Boulevard, Suite 105, Pan Am Building
Honolulu, Hawaii 96814 US

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5 out of 5 stars Facelift

68 Year Old with Sagging Jowls and Wrinkled Neck Needed Help! - Honolulu, HI

I was tired of looking into the mirror and seeing someone I didn't recognize. Dr. Higa is also my Ophthalmologist and helped me with an eyebrow lift and removed the bags under my eyes. This procedure turned out well so I decided to let him do my lower face. This procedure had an easier recovery with less bruising than the eye procedures, understandably. I asked Dr. Higa not to make my face...

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology

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Free

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Higa has hospital affiliations at Queens Medical Center, Honolulu HI Pali Momi Hospital, Aiea, HI Maui Memorial, Maui.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS, Zoology, UCLA
    Medical: MD, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Fellowships:
    Corneal and Refractive Surgery, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne
    Oculoplastic Surgery, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne
    Internship: Transitional, University of Hawaii
    Residency: Ophthalmology, University of Wisconsin, Madison

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Can I Change my Caucasian Eyes to Asian Eyes?

Meifang, Old post but still a relevant question. It is a straightforward procedure changing the eyelid shape. You may wish to lower you upper eyelid... READ MORE

Uneven incision on upper Asian blepharoplasty. Afraid that after a few months of recovering it'll stay looking this way. (photo)

Missy, I tell patients that the final outcome of the surgery may not be appreciated for 3-6 months following the procedure.  In your case, the lids ... READ MORE

Ptosis surgery failure? (Photos)

Fantasy,I'm curious as to what surgery was performed on your lids.  In your preop pics I can see an elevated crease which generally means that you ... READ MORE

Asian Eyelid Sugery - how to find a doctor and surgery fear. (photo)

Heart1234, The best way to determine who should operate on your eyes is to ask around, get a couple consultations, then look at before and after... READ MORE

Should I get eyelid surgery at 18? (Photo)

Ramlawarsame, From your picture it looks like you have upper eyelid ptosis. The muscle lifting the lid (levator) may be weak or partially detached... READ MORE

Why do my eyes get puffy to the point where it looks like I have monolids?

Namjoonie,There are a number of reasons why you can wake up with puffy lids. You may wish to see your primary care doctor to rule out: thyroid,... READ MORE

Swelling eyelids after 2 weeks Asian blepharoplasty

Seektolookyouth, it looks like your eyelid swelling is a normal part of the healing.  It is too early to know what the final outcome will be, but the ... READ MORE

Which type of (Asian) eyelid surgery am I a good candidate for? (Photos)

Luckystars, your eyelids appear to have a bit of extra skin.  Suture procedures would not address this and you may still have extra skin following ... READ MORE

49 old Japanese seeks double eyelid surgery to get large open attractive eyes. What method is best to fulfill my wish? (photos)

HVACprincess, from your pictures it looks as though you use a significant amount of brow and lid muscle action to raise your lids. You would benefit... READ MORE

My sister and I have been told that because we have permanent eyeliner, we will never be able to have this surgery. Is it true?

LoKuri16, there is no contraindication to having eyelid surgery.  Keep in mind, however, if your eyeliner is really wide (high), lid surgery may ... READ MORE

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