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Dec 12

New York patients who have had an injury to their facial area or were born with imperfections may want to work with a Board-certified surgeon such as Dr. Edmund Kwan to discuss facial reconstruction surgery. What is facial reconstruction? Facial reconstruction is one or several procedures that may be used to repair imperfections of the […]

Jul 24

The results which can be achieved through facial reconstruction surgery depend on the type of deformity the patient suffers from. Facial trauma patients can suffer from a number of different conditions. Some of them may not have bone injuries but several cuts which have left a disfiguring appearance due to several scars. These patients may […]

Jul 24

Many patients who visit the practice of Dr. Edmund Kwan to discuss facial reconstructive surgery are often well aware of the potential their appearance can have. Imperfections and injuries can result in a less-than-perfect look, which can be a source of embarrassment or low self-esteem for many patients in the New Jersey and NYC area. […]

Jul 24

Cosmetic surgery and reconstructive surgery are two separate branches of plastic surgery. The fundamental difference is that cosmetic surgery is an elective procedure, whereas reconstructive surgery is critically important. Reconstructive surgery is required in a situation where a part of the patient’s face or another external body part is damaged, broken, mutilated, burnt, disfigured, or […]

Jul 24

Reconstructive facial surgery is a surgery performed on the face of a patient who suffers from some sort of deformity caused due to facial trauma from incidents like car accidents, natural birth conditions, conditions of facial bone deformity, or even soft tissue deformity. In addition, reconstructive facial surgery involves patients who have had cancer surgery […]

Jul 24

The preoperative otoplasty appointment involves a detailed consultation with the patient that is critical to the success of the procedure. The plastic surgeon will conduct a close examination of the patient’s ears to estimate the extent of the problem. He will discuss the treatment options with the patient and explain how the ear will be […]

Jul 24

Reconstructive surgery involves restoration of any damaged or surgically removed external portion of the body. It includes restorations for cases such as; any major broken bones on the face in an accident or an assault, or restoration of a part that has been disfigured during tumor removal. If the patient has received a major permanent […]

Jul 24

The bruising and swelling from an otoplasty may last for about one to two weeks following the surgery. It varies from patient to patient, depending on their natural healing ability. Younger patients may in fact experience faster healing because of their stronger health and their body’s ability to repair itself. Bruising from an otoplasty is […]

Jul 24

Facial deformities are a problem often resulting from surgeries, trauma, or medical issues. Dr. Edmund Kwan, MD and his team in NYC can help patients overcome these aesthetic issues to help improve their self-confidence. No matter how the face was disfigured, our practice can assist in rejuvenating the appearance in a way that makes patients […]

Jul 24

The signs of aging may cause both men and women to feel very self-conscious about their appearance. Skin laxity can result in fine lines, wrinkles, folds, and drooping skin around the eyes and jowls. Patients may lose volume in their cheeks and begin to appear as though they are not well rested and rejuvenated. When […]