Manhattan 212 734 4488
Flushing 718 661 4580
New Jersey 201 947 3636
Get Directions

Blog

Avoiding a flat facial profile in the NYC area

Avoiding a flat facial profile Dr kwan NYC area

It is common for Asian patients to be dealing with a specific type of facial shape. The Asian face is often large, flat, and wide with prominent cheekbones and jawbones. The forehead has a tendency to be extremely flat or ever retruded, as well as the chin. This is a common complaint for patients who want to get away from the flat facial profile and achieve better harmony in their facial proportions. Dr. Edmund Kwan, MD of the NYC area may suggest plastic surgery to reconstruct the bones of the face through contouring procedures. To avoid the flat facial profile, … Continue reading

What is the basic procedure of a facelift?

basic procedure of a facelift by Dr kwan

The basic procedure of a facelift involves making incisions around the ear and the temporal area behind the ear in order to pull up and elevate the skin. Following the elevation of the skin, the facial muscle is tightened, lifted up, the skin is pulled, and the excess skin is neatly removed. This entire surgical procedure is deftly executed with completely concealed incisions which contribute to producing a completely natural and aesthetic looking end result. Permanency of Results The results of a facelift procedure generally last about 5 to 10 years, depending on the patient and how well they take … Continue reading

What is a facelift?

cosmetic surgery procedure for facelift

A facelift is a cosmetic surgery procedure which is used to tighten the skin of the face as well as to lift areas of the face that’s hanging. Hence, a facelift, essentially, improves the wrinkles on the face of a patient and also the sagginess of the face and neck area. The cosmetic procedure of a facelift involves undermining the skin covering the face and redraping it along with the muscle. In addition, the fat is also tightened and the fat underneath the face is redistributed and tightened higher. As a result, the structure of the face that is sagging … Continue reading

NYC plastic surgeon explains a mini facelift

surgeon explains a mini facelift

Facelifts are a great way for patients to reduce the signs of aging and restore a more youthful appearance. As patients age, they may notice that they have sagging skin, loss of volume in the face, and deal with fine lines and wrinkles throughout. They may be unhappy with their jowls or neckline, and want a younger, more defined appearance. While full facelifts can be costly and quite invasive, there is another alternative for individuals who have specific areas of the face and neck that they want to address; the mini facelift. NYC plastic surgeon, Dr. Kwan of Edmund Kwan, … Continue reading


This book will give you many useful tips, so you can make better choices toward preventing chronic diseases and living a longer, healthier life.

Learn More

V-Line Surgery

Jaw reduction, Chin implant, Chin Shaping
This procedure involves establishing a V-shape contour of the lower face by modifying the jaw line.

Read more

Aesthetic Surgery Journal Facial Implant of Asian Patients

by Edmund Kwan, M.D.

Read the Journal