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NY area plastic surgeon offers chin augmentation

Patients seeking better proportions to their face and their facial profile may be bothered by a poorly defined jaw line and chin. When men and women in the NY area are seeking a way to better contour the bottom portion of their face, they may be introduced to a procedure known as chin augmentation.

Chin augmentation is a method of reconstructing the chin area for either a more prominent chin or a less prominent one. Patients who want a less prominent chin may benefit from a procedure in which the jawbone is filed down for more of a sloping look and less protrusion. However, patients who want to build up the chin area may benefit from the placement of chin implants.

Chin implants are like many other facial implants used in today’s plastic surgeries. The implant can be used to improve a weak or small chin or help provide better harmony to the elements of the face. Dr. Edmund Kwan, MD of NY uses implants to provide better balance to patients’ appearance.

Chin implants are best for patients who have a sloping chin that blends into their neck and can result in the appearance of no chin or too small of a chin. In many cases, these patients may also complain of having a “double chin” because of excess fat on the neck area. In some situations, Dr. Edmund Kwan, MD may suggest that patients have liposuction done on the neck area to improve the results of the chin implant and make it more distinct. This can greatly enhance patients’ facial profile as well as confidence.

People in and around the area of New York City are welcome to contact Dr. Edmund Kwan, M.D. to learn about chin augmentation and the many other rejuvenation procedures available to patients who are new or existing to his practice. Patients are able to book a consultation visit with Dr. Edmund Kwan during which x-rays may be taken and a physical examination is completed to check patients and determine which treatment options may be best for helping them in obtaining their most desirable facial contours.

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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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