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Nov 25

Women who have experienced changes in their breasts over time often feel uneasy about how their chest appears when wearing revealing clothing. They may find themselves hiding their body in spaces such as the pool or beach and might avoid situations where others may see them without clothing. It is not uncommon for the breasts […]

Jan 12

There is no single “perfect breast lift in NYC” at the offices of Dr. Edmund Kwan, MD. The surgical technique depends on many factors unique to each patient, including: Breast size and shape Level of desired improvement Body frame and proportions Some of these characteristics may make you a good candidate for a breast lift […]

Jul 26

Plastic and reconstructive surgery allows patients in the NYC area to achieve more attractive body contours that can improve their self-confidence and overall quality of life. When women come into the practice of Dr. Edmund Kwan, M.D., they oftentimes want to enhance their breasts. Over the years through weight changes, pregnancy, breastfeeding, and the natural […]

Jul 26

Breast lifting is a surgical procedure involving the lifting of breasts that sag. Breasts, like any other part of the body, will sag with the aging process. In many patients, breasts may sag following pregnancy. Skin can become stretched out or can become more deflated, which means breasts will no longer be firm but flattened […]

Jul 26

Breast lift surgery involves the removal of extra skin and the recontouring of the breast mound to give the patient a better shaped breast. This is done through three techniques – periareolar, lollipop or anchor type incisions. All three may be effective, given the requirements of the patient. If the patient’s breasts are very saggy, […]

Jul 26

Most patients do not experience much pain with a breast lift. So the recovery period is generally between one to two weeks. Most patients can go back to their routine two weeks later, or three weeks at the most. So recovery tends to be quick and easy. During the weeks of recovery, breast lift patients […]

Jul 26

Costs associated with breast lift surgery have the tendency to vary. Depending on the type of breast lift procedure performed, the costs can range from $5000 to $10,000. However, this too can depend on the patient’s choice of wanting to do the procedure with a limited incision or by combining it with a breast augmentation […]

Jul 26

In his eighteen years of experience in plastic and reconstructive surgery, Dr. Kwan has seen many patients who are more concerned about the “firmness” of their breasts rather than their size. Women who are satisfied with the overall size and shape of the breasts, but feel embarrassed or otherwise uncomfortable with the lack of firmness […]

Jul 26

Many changes can happen to a woman’s body over time and can transform the way her body is contoured. When women go through changes such as pregnancy, weight loss, or aging, the appearance of their breasts can change. Breasts can be of an adequate size, but sag. Dr. Kwan can correct this for women in […]