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Get the nose you’ve always wanted – Queens NY surgeon understands Asian patients’ rhinoplasty needs

A board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Edmund Kwan

Nose reshaping is the third most popular cosmetic surgical procedure in the United States, following only breast augmentation and liposuction as the surgeries most frequently performed by plastic surgeons. While three of the top five surgical procedures focused on the body, three of the top five minimally-invasive or nonsurgical treatments focused on the face. Why are so many people willing to go under the knife to transform their noses? The nose is a central feature of the face. It’s hard to miss! A well-shaped nose contributes heavily to overall facial balance, while an overly large nose, or one with humps, … Continue reading

New York plastic surgeon understands Asian patients’ unique needs to achieve their goals with nose job surgery

Asian Nose Job in New York at the office of Edmund Kwan, MD.

While every patient is different, as a board-certified surgeon with experience treating many patients of Asian descent, Dr. Edmund Kwan understands these patients’ unique anatomies. There are considerable ethnic nasal and facial variations. These differences are important, because they influence the best approach or technique taken for rhinoplasty or Asian Nose Job in New York at the office of Edmund Kwan, MD. In general, Asian patients tend to want to address the following features with rhinoplasty procedures; Short nasal bones Wide or bulbous tips Wide nasal bases Inadequate projection, when the tip doesn’t point out enough Rounded, flared, and overly … Continue reading

Who is the best rhinoplasty surgeon available in New York?

rhinoplasty surgeon available in New York

One of the most prominent features of the face is the nose. It can make or break one’s overall appearance. When patients have a nose that is imperfectly proportioned or misshapen, they may be drawing unwanted attention to their face. This can cause others to notice the imperfections of the face more than the other features. Patients in Manhattan, New York who are interested in visiting the best surgeon for rhinoplasty can visit Dr. Edmund Kwan. Who is Dr. Edmund Kwan? Dr. Edmund Kwan is a surgical professional who has nearly two decades of plastic surgery experience. He provides quality … Continue reading

Who is the best rhinoplasty surgeon near Manhattan?

Dr. Edmund Kwan is the best rhinoplasty surgeon near Manhattan

Most people have heard of the phrase “nose job” and may even know someone who has had one, but do you really know what a nose job is? The rhinoplasty procedure is a surgery to reshape the nose and restore balance to the face. Because the nose is the most prominent feature on the face, it can be a source of embarrassment for many people. If you are looking for the best rhinoplasty surgeon in the Manhattan area, look no further than Dr. Edmund Kwan. What is Rhinoplasty? The rhinoplasty surgery can elongate or reduce the size of the nose, … Continue reading

NYC patients ask, “Is there a plastic surgeon near me for a rhinoplasty procedure?”

rhinoplasty plastic surgery from plastic surgeon in NYC

Having an attractive, proportionate nose is important to many people in the NYC area, which is why it’s one of our most common plastic surgery procedures. If you are dissatisfied with the appearance of your nose, Dr. Edmund Kwan can help. Why patients choose rhinoplasty? The rhinoplasty procedure (commonly referred to as a nose job), is the only way to permanently change the way the nose looks. Rhinoplasty can reshape this central feature; ultimately change the look of your entire face. Being embarrassed or unhappy with your appearance can impact your self-esteem. Rhinoplasty can improve your life by giving you … Continue reading

Which New York residents are good candidates for nose surgery?

Dr. Edmund Kwan of New York has seen many patients in his practice requesting nose surgery. A rhinoplasty is a surgical treatment that is done to recontour the nose cosmetically. It can be done to change the appearance of the nose or to reconstruct the nose to facilitate breathing or address birth defects. In most cases, it is done to transform the nose aesthetically. Patients who consider rhinoplasty want to make changes such as: Reduce the overall size of the nose. Enlarge an unusually small nose. Alter the bridge or tip of the nose. Remove an unattractive hump on the … Continue reading

How long does it take to recover from a rhinoplasty procedure?

In the majority of cases, patients recover from a Rhinoplasty procedure in about a week or two. However, a patient can certainly go out and about in public after several days. The most common postoperative symptoms that patients experience are black and blue eyes and some swelling. Nasal splints will also be used in some cases. These splints will remain for several days for the purposes of keeping everything in place and to minimize swelling. However, the nasal splint won’t spare a patient from the persistent yet mild swelling which will be present for a few weeks. Overall, most patients … Continue reading

What are the benefits of an Asian rhinoplasty procedure in NYC?

Many Asian patients who visit Dr. Edmund Kwan of NYC are often interested in enhancing their appearance by having a rhinoplasty procedure performed. A rhinoplasty is also known to most Americans as a “nose job” and it can be done to change the shape and size of the nose. Most patients who are of Asian ethnicities may desire to have their nose made slimmer by reducing and narrowing the nasal bone. This is not done to make the face look more Caucasian, but rather to give patients an ideal Asian nose regardless of what they were born with. Some patients … Continue reading


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