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NYC surgeon offers fat removal procedures such as liposuction

Sometimes, diet and exercise can be attempted for many years before patients are able to see the results they desire. Other times, it may not achieve the reduction of fat in specific areas of the body. There are some parts of the body where fat can be stubborn and difficult to address. This may be in the buttocks, thighs, arms, and abdominal area. When patients come to Dr. Edmund Kwan of NYC to ask about procedures for fat removal, many are introduced to liposuction surgery.

Liposuction is one of the most recognized cosmetic surgical procedures today. This treatment is known for removing fat deposits from specific areas of the body to achieve better contouring. It is not meant for weight reduction, but instead to redefine specific areas for a smoother, more attractive look.

The best candidates for liposuction are individuals who are 18 or older and physically healthy. Most of our patients are within their ideal weight limit but are interested in improving their body contours in areas where diet and exercise have been unable to make a difference. Patients are encouraged to book a consultation appointment with their plastic surgeon to discuss the procedure and learn what it entails so they have a better understanding of what they are undergoing.

Liposuction is a surgery and is done in our practice under general anesthesia. Patients will need to arrange transportation from the office after their procedure and will be given prescription medications for pain management. Additionally, we will provide aftercare instructions to reduce the chance of infections and other issues that may arise if the treatment area is not cared for properly. There will be some downtime necessary for patients to heal, but this is often just a few days away from work and strenuous exercise before easing back into regular activities.

Dr. Edmund Kwan and his team can provide patients with not only liposuction, but other cosmetic procedures for the face and body. Call today to book a consultation visit and learn about all we have to offer for new and existing patients in and around the area of New York City.

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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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