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Men and women from New Jersey and surrounding areas treated with tumescent liposuction as the gold standard

The most common liposuction technique used by plastic surgeons is the “tumescent” technique. This advanced type of cosmetic surgery includes the surgeon injecting a considerable amount of fluids into the area of the body which has been targeted for liposuction to be performed. These fluids are composed of saline, numbing medicine and a waking constrictor called adrenaline. The objective behind using such solutions is to minimize bleeding and its resulting complications, as well as to reduce postoperative pain. Clinical studies of tumescent liposuction have also revealed that patients are better able to experience optimal results through this innovative technique. The tumescent technique was made famous by Dr. Jeffrey A. Klein and has the advantage of being recognized as the process that can also offer the quickest recovery together with the most aesthetic outcomes.

During tumescent liposuction, the surgeon first administers the precise dosage of fluids. A cannula, which is a long flexible metal tube, is inserted through tiny incisions into the relevant areas of the body. This tube, also attached to a suction machine, is expertly guided by your skilled surgeon to remove the desired amount of fat cells beneath the skin.

While the tumescent technique is the most popular and commonly used method to perform a liposuction procedure, newer technologies have also been introduced. These include ultrasound and laser techniques. Even though the ultrasound technique is not popular among plastic surgeons due to a higher rate of complications, the laser technique has been welcomed with optimism. Another recent technological addition is power-assisted liposuction, where a machine helps the surgeon successfully remove unwanted fat in the relevant areas of the body.

Overall, for the majority of cosmetic surgeons, including New Jersey cosmetic surgeon Dr. Kwan, the traditional tumescent liposuction technique is the gold standard.

The most common areas of the body for liposuction include the abdomen, thighs, knees, calves, ankles, hips, neck, and face. Liposuction is safe when performed in the right environment and handled by experienced professionals. Dr. Edmund Kwan has over eighteen years of experience treating patients with expert care. If you are ready to enjoy your best body contours, contact us for your consultation.

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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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