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Perfect your pout with Restylane Silk filler for lips in Fort Lee, NJ

pretty woman is applying botox for her lips

You won’t pout over the appearance of your lips after treatment at Edmund Kwan, M.D.’s New Jersey office. Skillfully administered by Board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Edmund Kwan, and his professional team, Restylane for lips in Fort Lee, NJ creates the pucker you’ve always wanted or restores the pout you used to have. Restylane Silk isn’t “just” a volumizer; this product from the popular Restylane family of dermal fillers is proven to successfully soften lines around the mouth and to define the shape of the lips. Since Restylane Silk is an advanced product made up of small and smooth … Continue reading

Lift, define, and smooth with the Restylane® family of filler products in NYC

Dr. Edmund Kwan in NYC is experienced with Restylane dermal filler products to get natural results, safely.

Many people are familiar with the Juvéderm® family of dermal fillers. With so many great fillers products on the market, Edmund Kwan, MD encourages you to get to know Restylane® Filler in NYC. There is sure to be a filler product best for your unique features and needs, and properly vetted by Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Edmund Kwan. The beauty of Restylane® Like Juvéderm®, Restylane® is made from hyaluronic acid. This moisturizing substance is present in the skin and is also a naturally-occurring lubricant in the eyes and joints. HA-based fillers are popular, because they are generally safe to use … Continue reading

Specialist in NYC answers your FAQs about Botox: “Do Injections Help Migraines?”

Dr. Edmund Kwan in NYC answers your FAQs about Botox: Do Injections Help Migraines?

As one of the world’s most popular cosmetic procedures, you’ve probably heard of Botox and its wrinkle-reducing powers. But Botox actually originated as treatment for chronic medical conditions; first, for crossed eyes and eye twitching and, later, for the neck pain of cervical dystonia. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved its use for conditions like blepharospasm in the 1980s, almost 15 years before Botox Cosmetic got the FDA’s stamp of approval to treat those glabellar or frown lines between the eyebrows. In 2010, patients with Chronic Migraine were presented with an alternative to conventional medications that merely treat the … Continue reading

Dermal fillers like Juvéderm help patients in Manhattan look younger

Juvéderm dermal filler from plastic surgeon in Manhattan

Dermal fillers are a popular cosmetic option that can fight the signs of aging and rejuvenate your face. Juvéderm has emerged as one of the top choices for patients in Manhattan. When administered by experienced Manhattan dermatologist, Dr. Kwan, it helps patients look and feel their best. How Juvéderm works Your skin has three layers, the epidermis – outer layer, dermis – in the center, and hypodermis – the deepest layer. Inside the dermis are many molecules such as hyaluronic acid, elastin, and collagen. When we are young, our dermis has larger amounts of these components, which makes it look … Continue reading

New York area plastic surgeon discusses the benefits of non-invasive anti-aging solutions such as the Juvéderm filler

Juvederm Filler Procedure From Dr. Edmund Kwan

Many men and women are embarrassed at the signs of aging. After the age of 30, the skin begins to lose its natural stores of collagen and elastin, which maintain the youthful look patients want. Dr. Edmund Kwan and his team in New York City encourage patients to look at the options available to them when it comes to restoring their youthful appearance without plastic surgery.   Dr. Edmund Kwan finds that many patients who have mild to moderate signs of aging can enjoy the benefits of a less invasive option such as cosmetic injectables including dermal fillers. Dermal fillers … Continue reading

Who should perform a Botox procedure?

Botox Injection Procedure From Dr. Edmund Kwan

In the United States, patients who seek treatment through Botox injections would visit plastic surgeons, cosmetic surgeons or dermatologists. However, doctors in other fields are also qualified to handle the injection of Botox provided that they have the know-how and the experience to treat any complications which may arise from the treatment. Common complications include the droopiness of the eye and the face. Doctors who administer Botox injections should have the knowledge and the medication to handle these complications in case they occur. Duration of Results The results achieved through Botox injections typically last for about six months and following … Continue reading

What type of fillers does Dr. Kwan use?

Botox Injection Procedure From Dr. Edmund Kwan

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 … Continue reading

NY area plastic surgeon shows how laugh lines look before and after Botox

Botox Injection Procedure From Dr. Edmund Kwan

Many patients who are faced with imperfections on the face that may contribute to the appearance of aging—including the development of laugh lines—are often ready to speak to a doctor about treatment. Dr. Edmund Kwan of the NY area is a plastic surgeon who often sees men and women who are unhappy with their aging appearance. Many believe that the only way to achieve a more attractive appearance is with invasive plastic surgery including a face lift. However, this is not always the case. Many concerns that patients have about their aging appearance can be easily addressed with treatments such … Continue reading

What is a Botox® Injection?

Botox Injection Procedures From Dr. Edmund Kwan

In the words of leading and expert plastic surgeons, a Botox® injection or a Botox® shot is a toxin which has the ability to paralyze a muscle up to its neuromuscular junction.   In essence, when Botox® is injected into a muscle, it becomes paralyzed by the toxin. The key benefits of Botox® are its applications with facial muscles present in the areas like the forehead, brow and eyelid. When Botox® is injected to the facial area, the facial expression muscle is essentially taken away. However, this is not a bad thing since the brow and forehead wrinkle muscles are … Continue reading

Who is a candidate for wrinkle injections in NY?

Wrinkle Injection Procedures From Dr. Edmund Kwan

A youthful appearance is just an injection away!   At Dr. Edmund Kwan MD Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in NY, patients can undergo surgical procedures and non-invasive treatments to improve their appearance. When wrinkles, lines, and folds are the problem, wrinkle injections can be the solution!   Dr. Edmund Kwan offers a wide variety of injections, including dermal fillers and neuromodulators to smooth the texture of the face and provide a way for patients to turn back the hands of time. Botox is used to target muscles on the face to keep them from contracting. When these contractions are reduced, … Continue reading


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V-Line Surgery

Jaw reduction, Chin implant, Chin Shaping
This procedure involves establishing a V-shape contour of the lower face by modifying the jaw line.

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