What type of fillers does Dr. Kwan use?Dr. Kwan uses several types of fillers, including what is known as Hyaluronic Acid. Hyaluronic Acid is a material that dissolves when injected, over a period of three months to a year. It is marketed by different companies under different brand names, but the most common brands used today are Restylane and Juvederm.
Restylane lasts for a short period of time, but is good for use around the eye and lip area. Juvederm is used in the nasolabial groove in the face and the cheek area. It also depends on the patients’ choice of the alternatives they would prefer to use. However, Dr. Kwan prefers to use Juvederm because it tends to last longer than Restylane.
There is another material known as Radiesse, which is a calcium bead. Radiesse is great for the cheekbone area, especially when patients are having facial sagging and have developed grooves in that area. It provides a little more of a lifting effect, and is also excellent for use around the nasolabial area. Dr. Kwan does not usually use Radiesse on the lips or the eyelid area.
Lastly, Dr. Kwan makes use of the filler known as Sculptra as part of his non-invasive skin procedures. This filler is an ideal solution for the restoration and correction of any signs of facial fat loss in patients. Facial fat loss is a very common condition among people who suffer from the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Since Sculptra is biodegradable filler, it is often used with dissolvable stitches. In order to get the finest of results, Sculptra can be used on nasolabial folds, cheeks and the frown lines. The desirable changes which result from the application of this filler are known to last as much as two years. With the aesthetic changes that it offers, patients can enjoy a youthful appearance and a life of happiness.
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Dr. Kwan is by far the most talented surgeon I have EVER crossed paths with. I came to Dr. Kwan after an under eye fat transplant, performed 'by another' plastic surgeon, which deformed my face. It was only until I was under Dr.Kwan's care that the deformity was corrected. Dr. Kwan literally gave me back my beauty. This was a priceless feeling. That was about 4 years ago, I can assure you ever since- Dr. Kwan is the ONLY plastic surgeon I trust my face and body to. I look forward to my body contouring procedure coming up in a few weeks!! :)
The staff treated me very kindly, with respect and genuine smiles. Dr Kwan is a real professional in my opinion. He took the time to listen to my story, addressed my concerns and took his time to walk me through the process and give me his opinion and explanation on his recommendation. I had my surgery in his practice and we went over everything again before I met up with the anesthesiologist, who was equally as nice and professional as everyone else at his practice. We started counting bikes ... and after bike #6 I fell a sleep. When I woke up, he was there to tell me I did great and before I knew it I was in a taxi cab back home with my best friend who came to pick me up. So I don't know if this is typical, but I had no pain whatsoever after the surgery. . I am very very happy with the results. Dr Kwan did an amazing job and I couldn't be more pleased.
I was invovled in an automobile accident last May, 2013. The outcome from the emergency room left me with 5 stitches on the bridge of my nose, and the tip of my nose was missing due to the severe impact of the accident. I called and scheduled an appointment to visit Dr. Kwan so he could assess my nose. Upon arriving to the office, I was immediately impressed with the facility, service, and profesionalism of his staff. Dr. Kwan met with me and examined my nose and in detail, he explained the approach he would take in order to get my nose like brand new again.On the day of my surgery, I was met by Dr Kwan, who performed the surgery, himself. His Anestigeologist was very informative and professional as well. The outcome of Phase 1 was a success. In addition to that, the staff even called my medication into the pharmacy that way it would be ready as soon as I left the office. My nose is 98% back to normal, I now look forward to Phase 2 to be completed. After that procedure is done I am positive my nose will look absolutely perfect and I will be back to my confident self again. Thanks Dr Kwan and Staff.
I have had several surgeries with Dr Kwan, and would recommend him highly. Liposuction of abdomen and love handles came out smooth. Upper eyelids look younger and refreshed, and the Basal Cell Cancer he cut out of my nose is not even visible, despite the fact that it was right along the rim of my left nostril.
I have been using Dr Kwan for over 10 years now. I have had many different procedures and all of them have turned out great. One of the breast augmentations had a crimp in the left breast and he had no problem going in to revise it to assure my satisfaction. I have always liked the way he answers each of my concerns and we go over everything for each procedure I've done several times to assure we are on the same page :) Take a list of any questions or concerns an I guarantee you will love your results no matter what procedure he is doing for you! .