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 scarring on the face and body.
There are several different types of scars and no two are alike. There are many factors to take into consideration when it comes to determining the best type of treatment for an individual. Some of the types of scars to consider are:
- Acne scars
- Hypertrophic scarring
- Trauma scars
- Keloid scars
- Surgical scarring
Dr. Edmund Kwan, MD has over 18 years of experience in NY assisting patients with cosmetic and medical needs and can determine the most appropriate way of addressing these unwanted scars. For some, surgery may be used to remove excess scar tissue, while others may be able to reduce the appearance of scarring with the application of silicone gel or dermal fillers to flatten out scars and make them less noticeable. The choice can be made between patient and doctor, as Dr. Edmund Kwan, MD will educate the patients on their options and help them make a knowledgeable decision with all factors considered. A medical history will be completed during the initial evaluation as well as an examination of the scars in question.
If you have considered scar reduction or removal surgery or treatment, our team of professionals is here to help. Dr. Edmund Kwan is a board certified plastic surgeon who is also an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. He puts his patients’ needs and desires first and can assist them in finding ways of feeling more confident in their appearance. Contact him today to book an evaluation and consultation appointment. We welcome new patients to work with our team and enjoy a positive experience in achieving a more attractive appearance in NY.