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Who is an appropriate candidate for breast reduction near NYC?

Dr. Edmund Kwan, MD is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon who provides a wide range of treatments for patients who want to address medical issues or cosmetic concerns. For some patients, breast reduction is often considered due to the many problems large breasts can create. Patients near the NYC area who have large breasts may experience a wide range of concerns that include:

  • Pinched nerves and poor circulation in the arms and hands due to breasts
  • Inability to stand properly and maintain appropriate posture for better body alignment
  • Pain and discomfort from bra straps rubbing or irritating the skin
  • Chronic headaches coupled with neck pain, shoulder pain, and back aches from excess weight on the front of the body
  • Skin irritation underneath the breasts in the creases
  • Inability to exercise or perform activities due to the breasts
  • Anxiety caused in situations where less clothing is worn, such as wearing a bathing suit or lingerie
  • Self-consciousness about the size of the breasts and attracting the wrong attention
  • Inability to move the arms or be as mobile as desired because of the size of the breasts

These are serious issues that must be addressed for one’s health, wellness, and self-esteem. When patients come to Dr. Edmund Kwan, MD with large breasts and many of the following concerns, it may be time for patients to take action and improve their quality of life and confidence with breast reduction surgery. Patients dealing with the above concerns are appropriate candidates for breast reduction surgery and should seriously discuss treatment with a quality surgeon.

Women who have been unhappy and discouraged with the size of their large breasts can still maintain a natural appearance while removing the weight and discomfort that can result in other medical problems. Dr. Edmund Kwan, MD ensures all procedures he performs look as natural as possible and maintains appropriate proportions of the breasts to the nipples and areolas. He discusses the procedure and expected results with patients before he schedules the surgery, and also consults with patients using photographs of past results to give individuals the idea of what they can expect after their procedure has been complete.

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  •  Edmund Kwan, M.D. - reviews by Tina R
    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!! :)
  •  Edmund Kwan, M.D. - Reviews Mascha N
    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.
  •  Edmund Kwan, M.D. - Reviews Rocky P
    I was involved 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 professionalism 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 Anesthesiologist 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.
  •  Edmund Kwan, M.D. - Reviews Glenn C
    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.
  •  Edmund Kwan, M.D. - Reviews T. Cannon
    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 and I guarantee you will love your results no matter what procedure he is doing for you! .
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