Honolulu Plastic Surgeon
1380 Lusitana Street, Suite 702
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813 US
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5 out of 5 stars Mentor Breast Implants

From Bs to Ds with Dr. Benjamin Chu - Honolulu, Hi

Dr. Chu was the most thorough doctor I've ever met. Consultation is free of charge, and he really took his time explaining all your options for breast augmentation. He presents a powerful powerpoint presentation with many pictures and statistics. Then, he lets you touch all the different type of implants, and what the pros and cons of each implant entails. Then, you pick your surgery date. I...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

From Flat to Full – Honolulu, HI

Its been three weeks since the procedure and i feel great! While the pain and tightness of stretched skin is real, my clothes fit so much better. I went from a AA to almost a C which is enough for me since i dont strip for a living. After sacraficing to put three children through school it was time to do something for myself. If you feel like you need to do something for yourself, i say...

5 out of 5 stars Mentor Breast Implants

Even Better Than Expected! - Honolulu, HI

Prior to my breast aug, my husband and I scoured the internet for pictures of what we considered to be the ideal breast aug. We looked for pictures that compared well to my pre-op body, shape and size. We compiled them and showed them to Dr. Chu to give him an idea of what we were looking for. Today, six weeks post-op, we went back to our list to compare- and mine currently beat them all out...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Love the Results! - Honolulu, HI

Had my breast augmentation done by Dr. Chu and everything came out great. The healing process was just as he described but I actually didn't even use the pain medication (Vicodin) after the 2nd day. I'm 4'11'' and 90lbs, pre op I was a B cup... got 350cc implants. Now I am a D cup but it looks so natural. I was scared about being put to sleep but he assured me that everything would be fine.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Thank God for Referrals -Honolulu, HI

And they look natural and feel soft ;)

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

I was in very little pain - Great Experience - Honolulu, HI

Im glad I chose Dr. Chu. In my initial consultation, he used a machine to simulate what my resukts would be. He walked me through the entire process step by step. He takes measures with antibiotics and antiseptics than most surgeons and I was in very little pain due to the numbing medicine he put inside. I highly recommend.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Implants

About 5 Weeks Post-op & Happy with my Results! - Honolulu, HI

I've always wanted larger breasts (ever since I reached puberty and realized I didn't have any), but didn't seriously consider breast implant surgery until I was about 22. Breast augmentation used to seem too invasive to me, but I had met a few other women who had got it done and reassured me that it wasn't as big of a deal as I thought. I went to consultations with a few different surgeons...

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Thank You, Dr. Chu! You Did a Great Job! - Honolulu, HI

I had my breast implant surgery in December 2012. My breasts and overall figure look even better that I had hoped! My cup size is perfect and my scars are so small, you can hardly tell I had surgery. 

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

I am absolutely satisfied. - Breast Augmentation - Honolulu, HI

Right from the consultation, Dr. Chu and his staff were very professional and friendly. They had put me at ease with their knowledge and care with going through the augmentation. Dr. Chu also was able to lift my breasts with out doing a breast lift but the augmentation only. He and his staff were able to address all my question and concerns. Dr. Chu came highly recommended and now I know why. I am absolutely satisfied with my breast augmentation with Dr. Chu and thank him for what he has done for me.

5 out of 5 stars Breast Augmentation

Absolutely Amazing! - Honolulu, HI

The surgery went very well...so well that I did not take any pain killers, except for extra strength tylenol. I did everything that Dr. Chu asked us to before and after the surgery and my breasts are perfect. I am a professional model and the breast augmentation has been very beneficial. I get compliments on them all of the time and they are so soft that it would be hard to tell that I have...

Personal Statement

My practice is based upon providing the highest level of cosmetic surgical procedures and care. I strive to stay abreast of the latest surgical techniques. I utilize the very best tools and implants.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery

Memberships

American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS)
American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)

Consultation Fee

$50. Use of Vectra 3D XT computer simulation with all breast and face procedures

Awards & Recognition

RealSelf Top Doctor

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Chu has hospital affiliations at University of Hawaii Department of Surgery; Queen's Medical Center.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS in Biology, University of Hawaii, 1980
    Medical: University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine, 1984
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residencies:
    General Surgery at Guthrie Clinic, PA, 1989
    Plastic Surgery, University of Massachusetts, 1992

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Which implant is better? Mentor, Natrelle or Sientra (silicone)

If you look at the physical characteristics of each implant they differ slightly in shell thickness and implant fill. The more filled the implant the... READ MORE

Is it normal to start swelling a lot at 4 months post op Tummy Tuck & Liposuction? (photos)

If your tummy was quite flat after your tummy tuck and starts to bulge out more 4 months after the surgery it is often related to loosening of the... READ MORE

Is this normal 2 days after the operation? The pleats? Should this heal normal over time? (Photos)

The reason why pleats occur after a tummy tuck is related to the fact the upper skin edge is slightly longer than the lower skin edge.  If carefully ... READ MORE

Why do so many doctors use drains when drainless Tummy Tucks seem to have no "cons" aside from longer under anesthesia?! (photo)

It would seem like if you used drains for abdominoplasty you would be able to move around sooner and there would not be any unsightly tubes hanging... READ MORE

Open bleeding wounds breast lift/reduction? (photo)

Thanks for your question. The T junction of a breast reduction incision is the most delicate area of a breast reduction surgery. If the incision was... READ MORE

One Breast More Swollen and Sore 10 Days Post Op? (photo)

The photo you have shown the left breast looks much larger and higher than the right. If the left breast was previously symmetrical at day one and... READ MORE

Would a 421cc or 457cc be better for my body frame and the look I want? (Photo)

Looking at your before pictures and your wished for breasts, the two do not look anything alike. You have wide spaced nipples and your breast size... READ MORE

8 weeks post op, can I go bigger? (photos)

From your dimensions of a rib cage of 28" that would make you a 32 Bra size and the preop bust size is 33" which would make you a 32B cup. So you are... READ MORE

Breast Implants Not Dropping 3 Months Post Op? (photo)

Yes according to the photos your implants still look too high but at least they look fairly symmetrical. The size of the implant is not too large but... READ MORE

How Long Do I Have to Keep Taping my Breast Reduction Scars to Reduce Scarring?

After a breast reduction if the breast is not poorly supported or you are very physically active the motion and tension on the incisions will... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. Chu

Benjamin Chu, MD, FACS has shared 14 before and after pictures with 28 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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