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Fat Injections in the face are excellent anti-aging treatments for patients in NY

Fat Injections in the face

If you are interested in eliminating the appearance of wrinkles and acne scars to gain a more youthful appearance, you should consider fat injections in the face from Dr. Kwan, a NY area plastic and reconstructive surgeon. The fat is harvested from another area on your body and is injected into the face to fill creases, soften wrinkles, and enhance facial contours.

What to expect

Autologous fat injections are an outpatient procedure done right in our NY Office. They can be completed in about an hour, depending on the area, and are done with local anesthetic.

Dr. Kwan begins by removing fat from another area of your body, usually the hips or abdomen. The fat is put into a centrifuge to remove any impurities. Dr. Kwan will then inject the fat into the desired area. These injections are done multiple times in the specific area to create a “fat graft.”

The recovery

You may notice some bruising or swelling in the donor and injection sites. This is temporary and will subside within a few weeks. There is minimal downtime with fat injections, so expect to return to normal routines soon after treatment. It’s important wear sunscreen and limit UV exposure to protect the area.

Results from fat injections

After the procedure, you will notice results immediately. Many patients are concerned because the area seems to be “too full.” This is due to swelling and will diminish during healing. Final results can be expected in about three months.

The body will naturally absorb the injected fat over a period of three to six months. It’s important to follow-up with us if you want to maintain your results.

Fat injections in the face are a safe and effective way to rejuvenate your appearance. If you are in the NY area, call 718 661 4580 for an appointment.

 

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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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