Asian Cosmetic Surgery Requires Expert Technique
America is described as a melting pot, but the individual characteristics of the many ethnic cultures that feed the pot are different and unique and present unique challenges in the field of facial plastic surgery. To successfully assist his Asian patients, it is critical that a Manhattan facial plastic surgeon have a thorough understanding of the tremendous variation in both the physical characteristics and cultural preferences that define beauty in each distinct Asian culture.
One of the nation’s top specialists in Asian cosmetic surgery, Dr. Edward Kwak is dedicated to providing women and men of Asian ancestry with the highly-specialized cosmetic surgery procedures they desire to improve and enhance their appearance. To ensure that he could meet his patient’s needs, Dr. Kwak travelled to Korea to learn the latest techniques in Asian plastic surgery from Korea’s most prominent plastic surgeons.
Dr. Kwak offers his patients unparalleled skill and knowledge in the performance of cosmetic surgery procedures frequently requested by men and women of Asian ancestry, including Asian cheek reduction, Asian jaw bone reduction, Asian rhinoplasty (nose surgery) and Asian eyelid surgery.
The author of several scientific papers, Dr. Kwak has written extensively about the special requirements of Asian plastic surgery. In an article that appears on eMedicine.com (click the link above to read the doctor’s entire article), Dr. Kwak says that people of Asian ancestry defy the traditional stereotypes, noting, “Because of geographical diffusion and interracial breeding, the physical characteristics of people of Asian descent show tremendous variation.” In addition to variations in skin pigmentation, skin thickness and the placement and shape of facial characteristics, the doctor adds, “The standard of beauty also varies among societies.”
“The facial plastic surgeon,” the doctor cautions, “should be aware of the anatomic and cultural differences among individuals of Asian descent when cosmetic surgery is being considered;” adding that “cosmetic procedures require special considerations that are unique to Asian patients.”
If you are seeking Asian cosmetic surgery, contact Dr. Kwak today to arrange a private consultation.