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Is there a cosmetic plastic surgeon in Manhattan who performs tummy tucks?

Dr. Edmund Kwan is the best cosmetic plastic surgeon in Manhattan who performs tummy tucks

Tummy tucks are a popular cosmetic procedure that gives individuals a flatter, better looking stomach. The procedure works by removing excess skin and fat to firm and smooth the abdomen. Tummy tucks are an excellent solution for loose and sagging skin, excess skin, and weakened abdominal muscles. Tummy tucks are not designed to be a weight loss tool. At the office of Dr. Edmund Kwan, patients in Manhattan can fall in love with their midsection thanks to the tummy tuck procedure.

Candidates for tummy tucks

Curious if you are a viable candidate for tummy tucks? See if you meet these criteria:

  • You’ve set realistic goals and expectations
  • You are healthy and do not have any pre-existing medical conditions
  • You are close to your ideal body weight
  • You are done being pregnant

The Initial Consultation

If you are considering a tummy tuck, the first step is a consultation. During this visit, we do a full examination, assess your physical health, and discuss realistic expectations and goals. We will walk you through the steps of the procedures including the incisions and the risks involved. Finally, we will show you before and after pictures of tummy tucks that we have completed. After this appointment we can determine if you are a candidate for a tummy tuck.

The Procedure

All tummy tucks are performed under general anesthesia. During the procedure, an incision will be made above the pubic area from hip to hip. The doctor will then separate the skin from the abdominal wall to remove fat and repair muscles. If there is excess skin on the upper abdomen, a second incision will be made around the belly button.

Results

Patients will immediately notice a firmer, flatter stomach. After about two weeks, the drains will be removed and swelling will continue to go down.

If you’re in Manhattan and want to learn more about tummy tucks, call the office of Dr. Edmund Kwan at 212 734 4488.

 

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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!! :)
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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    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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