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What is involved in a facelift in the Manhattan area?

When patients have been unable to achieve the desired results of turning back the hands of time with cosmetic injectables, it may be time for them to consider the benefits of a facelift in Manhattan. Facelift procedures are often done when alternative solutions no longer work. Dr. Edmund Kwan is a Board-certified plastic surgeon who can assist with a variety of facelift procedures to bring back a youthful look quickly and easily!

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What is a facelift?

The facelift procedure is a popular choice for many patients in Manhattan. The procedure is done to pull the skin upward and tighten it, resulting in fewer fine lines and wrinkles. While injectables such as neuromodulators and dermal fillers can help for a while, it may get to the point they are no longer effective in addressing concerns. This is when facelift procedures should be considered.

What is involved in a facelift?

The procedure is done in a hospital setting by our Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Edmund Kwan. He essentially removes a section of skin from the forehead area and then lifts the face upwards. For some patients, a midface lift may be more helpful. For this, the skin is tightened and pulled toward the ear area into the hairline.

Dr. Edmund Kwan can help!

If you have been unhappy with alternative treatments such as cosmetic injectables for addressing the unwanted signs of aging, plastic surgery may be the answer. With a variety of facelift options, Dr. Edmund Kwan can assist with achieving a more youthful appearance. He has practices conveniently located in the areas of Manhattan, Flushing, and New Jersey, and accepts new patients at each. Contact one of his offices today to schedule an appointment and discuss your options for improving skin laxity and fine lines and wrinkles negatively impacting your appearance.

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