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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 experienced in reducing hypertrophic and keloid scars, which are often large, widespread, and can be a source of embarrassment.

During an initial consultation appointment, Dr. Edmund Kwan can determine the type of treatment best for handling a specific scar. He will examine the area in which the scar is present and ask patients about the scar itself. Has it changed shape or size? Has it been there since birth or developed later? Is it uncomfortable, itchy, or bothersome in any way? Once Dr. Edmund Kwan has evaluated the scar, he can then make suggestions as to how to treat it.

Scar treatments will vary depending on the size, location, and type of scar. Dr. Edmund Kwan may provide skin grafting or may remove the scarred tissue and suture the area to reduce the present scarring. This can all be determined during the initial visit and evaluation, and patients will be educated on the suggested method of treatment from a quality professional who has years of experience diagnosing and treating many types of scarring on the skin.

Visiting a board certified cosmetic surgeon such as Dr. Edmund Kwan can help patients in rejuvenating their appearance and feeling better about themselves. Contact his practice in New York City today to learn more about scar revision and elimination with a wide range of treatments known to be safe, effective, and affordable for all budgets. In many cases, scar revision and treatment may even be covered by health insurance, and our office can help handle claims and determine if you may be eligible for a lowered payment due to insurance coverage. Take the time to invest in yourself and learn about scar treatments.

 
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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.
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    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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