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Successful scar removal treatment, tailored to every patient’s needs in NYC

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Edmund Kwan, M.D. knows that scars are more than skin deep. Scar removal treatment in NYC at the Manhattan office of Board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Edmund Kwan helps you gain confidence. Treatment is tailored to your specific needs, such as skin and scar type. All scars are not created equal All scars are evidence that your body has healed an area of your skin that was damaged. Scars come in many different shapes and sizes because so many factors influence how damaged skin repairs itself. A scar looks the way it does due to: What caused the injury … Continue reading

Scar removal treatment tailored to your skin’s unique needs and characteristics in Queens, NY

Dr. Edmund Kwan treats diverse patients in Queens NY for scar removal that works on your skin.

You no longer have to be reminded of unpleasant memories – from accidents to surgeries to acne outbreaks – thanks to expert scar removal treatment in Queens NY at the Flushing office of Edmund Kwan, MD. Discolored, raised, or depressed areas on your skin are reminders of often painful events, because they arise when your skin gets injured. The scar is your body’s way of healing. Your body responds to injury by making firm and flexible collagen fibers to fill in and reconnect wounded tissues. As your body heals, a scab forms, and sometimes, the scab falls off and your … Continue reading

Scar removal treatment suited to many skin types in Fort Lee, NJ

There is a treatment for every type of scar at the office of Dr. Edmund Kwan

As an Asian plastic surgeon, Dr. Edmund Kwan is accustomed to working with many different types of patients. This matters when it comes to scar removal treatment in Fort Lee NJ. There are many different types of scars. Some patients are more susceptible to certain scars due to their skin type or color. Knowing the true nature of any condition is the first step in developing an effective treatment plan and minimizing the risks of side effects from treatment, which are associated with some skin types. The anatomy of a scar Nearly everyone gets at least one scar. Many times, … Continue reading

New York doctor offers removal and treatment for existing scars

removal and treatment for existing scars

Scars are a reminder of past surgeries or injuries that a patient has endured throughout their lifetime. Some patients in New York may have scars that make them feel embarrassed or extremely self-conscious about their appearance, especially when they are on highly visible areas of the body and face. Dr. Edmund Kwan is a board certified plastic surgeon who can provide treatments such as scar removal for patients ready to improve their overall appearance as well as their self-confidence. Our doctor describes scar removal and the benefits Scar removal is the removal or reduction of scars that may have an … Continue reading

NY area doctor describes keloid scar removal

Keloid Scar Removal from Dr. Edmund Kwan

Patients in the NY area who are dealing with keloid scars know how troublesome they can be. These scars are a result of inflammation from past surgical procedures, pimples, ingrown hairs, or any form of trauma to a specific area of the body. They may even be uncomfortable for patients, itching, burning, or stinging. Patients of African and Asian descent are most at risk for developing these types of scars due to their darker skin pigmentation. However, Dr. Edmund Kwan, MD of the NY area offers surgical and non-surgical keloid scar removal for patients of all ages and ethnicities. There … Continue reading

How do you treat a keloid scar? What is a keloid?

Treat a Keloid Scar with Dr. Edmund Kwan

A ‘Keloid’ is a scar that can occur anywhere on the body. The presence of such scars is very common around the earlobe piercing area. However, they can appear anywhere on the face and/or the body. Keloid scars also tend to be more prominent in darker skin colors, so African Americans, Asians, Indians, and Hispanics tend to have an increased likelihood of suffering from these scars. Asians such as the Chinese tend to be more prone to ‘Keloid’ type scars, as well. Following any type of injury, inflammation, cut or infection, there’s a chance that patients will develop these types … Continue reading

Treatments for scars in the New York City area

Treatments for Scars from Dr. Edmund Kwan

Many types of scars can form on the skin. Patients in and around New York City may be faced with scarring on the face or body that can make them feel self-conscious. When problems such as this occur due to scars, it is important for patients to learn about effective scar treatments that can reduce or revise the visibility for full removal or reduction. Dr. Edmund Kwan is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon who understands the importance of looking and feeling your best. He has helped both children and adults in reducing or eliminating scarring from trauma. He is also … Continue reading

NY plastic surgeon describes the scar removal surgery

Dr. Edmund Kwan Describes the Scar Removal Surgery

It is common for Dr. Edmund Kwan, MD to see children or adult patients who are struggling with scars and are seeking surgery to help them remove them or reduce their appearance. Patients in NY have seen the team at Dr. Edmund Kwan, M.D. to educate themselves about the treatments available for reducing or eliminating scarring on the face and body. There are several different types of scars and no two are alike. There are many factors to take into consideration when it comes to determining the best type of treatment for an individual. Some of the types of scars … Continue reading

Why might patients consider scar removal treatment in NYC?

Treatments for Scars in the New York City Area

Scars may be the result of a wound, surgical procedure, or an injury. Depending on the way the wound heals, it may develop into a very unsightly scar. Some can become extremely obvious and unsightly, especially when they develop on areas of the skin that are exposed. This affects the appearance and self-confidence of those who have them, and may become a source of stress for many individuals who are worried about the way it makes them look. There are many methods of scar removal in NYC. Many patients may visit a dermatologist and use topical treatments and creams meant … Continue reading

Scar revision surgery in New York a precise procedure

Scar Revision

Scar revision consists of a precise surgical procedure that will reduce the appearance of a scar or scars. Scar revision may be performed on most scars, located on any part of the body. A scar may be reduced in appearance or removed altogether using advanced techniques that preserve the condition of the skin as much as possible. A scar may be revised by removal, and also through the placement of some sort of implant in order to create more evenness in the overlying skin. There are several different types of scars that may appear on the skin. Most often, scars … Continue reading



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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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