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Aug 23

An abdominoplasty – or tummy tuck – is a surgical procedure that offers patients a method of achieving the abdominal tone they desire. For many, a tummy tuck is the second chance many have been looking for to slim and trim this area of their body while also improving its tone and appearance. The tummy tuck is […]

Oct 25

Both men and women who have excess fat in the midsection may struggle with controlling it using diet and exercise alone. This area is often stubborn when it comes to contouring it in a more natural manner. New York City area patients interested in targeting this area with plastic surgery may want to visit a […]

Feb 27

Unleash the abs you’ve always wanted. Love your wardrobe! Benefit from the skill of Board-Certified Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Dr. Edmund Kwan. Many of Edmund Kwan, MD’s patients refer to Dr. Kwan’s technical aptitude and artistic gifts. These skills show in how he sculpts contours to the patient’s personal preferences and needs for treatment, and […]

Sep 11

The abdominoplasty procedure, better known as the “tummy tuck,” is one of the most common cosmetic surgery treatments performed by plastic surgeons in the U.S. Only breast augmentation, liposuction, nose jobs, and eyelid surgery are performed more often than the tummy tuck. Abdominoplasty is a “powerhouse” treatment, because it can tighten muscles, shrink fat, and […]

Dec 12

Men and women in New York who are faced with extra bulk in the abdominal area are often worried about how they look to others. Whatever the reason patients consider surgery, Dr. Edmund Kwan may suggest the benefits of a tummy tuck. Why tummy tuck surgery? Tummy tuck surgery is: What is a tummy tuck? […]

Sep 12

It’s natural for our bodies to change as we age, but for some people, these changes can be drastic. Major life events such as pregnancy and dramatic weight loss can leave extra skin in the abdominal section of your body. The tummy tuck procedure from Dr. Kwan in Manhattan can remove excess tissue and skin […]

Jul 24

A tummy tuck may be performed under general anesthesia or local anesthesia with sedation. The duration of the procedure depends on the patient’s condition and the extent of work that is necessary to achieve desired results. Some patients may opt for a mini or partial tummy tuck, which is a less extensive surgery and takes […]

Jul 24

Patients in and around the New Jersey area who are unhappy with the contours of their body and have been fighting unwanted fat and skin laxity on the belly often take the time to schedule a consultation appointment and examination with a plastic surgeon in the area such as Dr. Edmund Kwan, MD. At Dr. […]

Jul 24

The tummy tuck is among the more popular procedures in cosmetic surgery because of its great benefits to the patient’s appearance. Following either a very large pregnancy, following surgery to the belly, or due to the aging process, the abdomen may become stretched out. Just doing a liposuction or trying to tighten the tummy with […]

Jul 24

It is common for Dr. Edmund Kwan to see women in his practice who have been through pregnancy and childbirth and want to improve their bodies. Pregnancy can cause many unwanted changes to the body, more specifically the midsection. The abdominal area can change in contours, may have excess skin, stretch marks, or even the […]

Jul 24

Every surgery has its risks. Dr. Edmund Kwan likes to ensure that every patient is sufficiently educated on the potential risks and complications involved in the surgery. The tummy tuck is a fairly major surgery in the spectrum of surgeries. It can be done very safely, but the tummy tuck involves making an incision in […]

Jul 24

All of us want to look and feel our best. Sometimes, we may have a problem with our midsection. Some patients, no matter how much they diet or exercise, may not be able to rid themselves of extra fat tissues on the abdomen, loose or sagging skin, or weak abdominal muscles caused by past pregnancies. […]