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Dec 15

When the skin is affected by trauma or injury, it responds to the healing process by leaving behind a scar. In some situations, the scarring left behind from previous procedures or injury to the skin may be unsightly, prominent, and embarrassing. Patients with scars on the face or other noticeable areas may approach a plastic […]

Jun 06

There are countless products available online and at the drugstore that claim to work wonders on everything from wrinkles to age spots. Some products claim to work miracles on scars. Many of these over-the-counter and home remedy “miracle-workers” have little research behind them to support their claims. We encourage you to trust the health and […]

Jan 16

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 […]

Nov 23

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 […]

Sep 11

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 […]

Dec 12

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 […]

Jul 24

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 […]

Jul 24

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 […]

Jul 24

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 […]

Jul 24

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 […]

Jul 24

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 […]

Jul 24

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 […]