Patients in New York who are considering improving the appearance of their face with plastic surgery are welcome to speak to Dr. Edmund Kwan about the facelift procedure. A facelift is a surgical treatment that is used to reduce fine lines, wrinkles, and skin laxity in the facial area. The procedure is used to turn back time for patients with moderate to severe signs of aging.
Manhattan, New York area patients are urged to consider Dr. Edmund Kwan for their facial plastic surgery because:
- He has board certification with the American Board of Plastic Surgery
- He has almost two decades of experience
- The results he provides exceed expectations for many of his patients
Describe the facelift procedure
Dr. Edmund Kwan performs the traditional facelift under general anesthesia as an outpatient procedure. During the surgery, incisions are placed along the hairline on the scalp and behind the ear. Then, the underlying tissue is tightened, as well as the skin. Excess skin is removed at this time. Then, the surgeon stitches the skin back in place behind the ear and on the scalp where it will eventually become inconspicuous. This ensures patients do not have scarring on noticeable areas of the face.
A note about crow’s feet and forehead folds
Dr. Edmund Kwan will advise patients that a traditional facelift procedure will not correct issues such as forehead folds and crow’s feet because it focuses on the lower two-thirds of the face. If you are interested in combatting these issues as well, talk to our team about further procedures which can be done to provide results on the upper portion.
Do you have questions about the facelift procedure?
Dr. Edmund Kwan, Board-certified plastic surgeon in Manhattan, New York, offers a variety of procedures that can be used to combat skin laxity, fine lines, and wrinkles. Call his facility to schedule a consultation at (212) 734-4488 or visit personally at 1016 5th Avenue in Manhattan, New York.