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5 Benefits of Combining Your Plastic Surgery Procedures


Suppose you are considering plastic surgery and are interested in improving the appearance of two or more areas of your face or body. In that case, you may want to consider combining multiple procedures in a single surgery. This approach to plastic surgery can have significant benefits over scheduling each procedure individually. From decreased downtime… Read Full Article

5 Key Differences Between Tummy Tuck & Liposuction Surgery


Having a lean, toned midsection is a common aspiration for both women and men. When diet and exercise alone can’t achieve this goal, thousands of people turn to plastic surgery each year to improve the appearance of their waistline. Tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) surgery and liposuction are two of the most popular procedures to create a… Read Full Article

The 10 Most Popular Areas to Treat with Liposuction


According to a recent American Society of Plastic Surgeons report, over 265,000 Liposuction procedures were performed in 2019. Unlike other plastic surgeries, whose numbers decreased during the pandemic, Liposuction remained in demand, with more than 211,000 procedures performed in 2020. This level of popularity is a testament to how Liposuction has consistently shown that it… Read Full Article

Top Tips for a Faster and Easier Recovery from Mommy Makeover Surgery


Although having a child can be one of the most amazing and meaningful experiences in a woman’s life, her body goes through an extreme amount of stress during pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding. These activities cause physical changes that can make a woman feel like her body has transformed into one she no longer recognizes. Although… Read Full Article

6 Plastic Surgeries That Give Your Confidence a “Lift”


Sagging skin is a natural, albeit frustrating part of how our skin ages. But, skin can also lose its “snap back” for several other reasons that have little to do with the year we were born. Significant weight loss, pregnancy, and breastfeeding are some other factors that may contribute to excess or sagging skin on… Read Full Article

What is an Extended Tummy Tuck?


Both women and men can feel self-conscious about how their midsection looks, especially when dealing with the excess skin that frequently accompanies an extreme weight loss of fifty or more pounds. Loose, sagging skin and folds can strip people of the pride and confidence they deserve to feel after their weight loss success. An Extended Tummy… Read Full Article

The Top 7 Questions About Body Lift Surgery


Working hard to lose significant weight to improve your overall health is a huge accomplishment! Whether you’ve achieved this goal through diet and exercise or were assisted by bariatric surgery, your success should be celebrated. Even so, many people find they are left with a dissatisfying amount of excess skin around their abdomen, buttocks, and… Read Full Article

When Will I See Results After Liposuction Surgery?


Envisioning the results you will achieve with plastic surgery can be exciting! The anticipation of Liposuction surgery outcomes can make patients especially eager because your results can open up a whole new world of wardrobe options and body confidence. If you are considering Liposuction surgery, here is an overview of the recovery process, when you… Read Full Article

Recovery Timeline & Tips for Tummy Tuck Surgery


Tummy Tuck, or Abdominoplasty, is one of the most popular plastic surgeries in the world. But this by no means suggests that it is a simple procedure that requires little to no downtime. As is the case with any surgery, the skill and experience of your plastic surgeon are only part of the equation that… Read Full Article

Mommy Makeover – 5 Pieces of Advice from a Real Plastic Surgeon


Although the name may sound light and catchy, a Mommy Makeover is a serious surgery that requires an elevated level of skill and artistry from your plastic surgeon. Because it includes multiple procedures (typically tummy tuck, breast augmentation, and liposuction) performed during a single operation, a Mommy Makeover comes with a steeper financial commitment than… Read Full Article

Tackling the Top 5 Myths about Tummy Tuck Surgery


Tummy Tuck, or Abdominoplasty surgery, can be truly transformational to a patient’s body and self-confidence. Year after year, it consistently makes the top five list of most requested plastic surgeries in the world. Perhaps due to this popularity, Tummy Tuck surgery is also ridden with myths and disinformation that may leave some patients questioning if the… Read Full Article
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7 Things to Consider Before Moving Forward with a Mommy Makeover


Although the name “Mommy Makeover” sounds light and simple, the procedure itself is actually one of the most complex performed in plastic surgery. Because it includes multiple surgeries during one operation, a Mommy Makeover takes intense planning and preparation on the part of the plastic surgeon and the patient! If you are a woman who… Read Full Article
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Body Lift Basics


The rewards that come with extreme weight loss are substantial. Less joint pain, decreased risk for heart disease, reduced cholesterol levels, and a serious boost in self-confidence are just a few of the immense benefits of significant fat loss in an obese individual. Yet, with these rewards can also come a large amount of excess,… Read Full Article
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Give Your Confidence a Boost with Butt Lift Surgery


According to the National Plastic Surgery Statistics Report, the number of Butt Lifts performed in the United States has increased by over 100% since 2000. Turn on any cable reality show or open the latest celebrity magazine, and it quickly becomes apparent that contemporary culture places a great deal of emphasis on the derriere! Our… Read Full Article
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Breast Fat Grafting – Is it Right for You?


Decade after decade, Breast Augmentation continues to be one of the most popular plastic surgeries globally and at Edina Plastic Surgery! Enhancing their breasts’ size, shape, and volume makes hundreds of thousands of women feel more confident in their appearance every year. For those seeking an option that is 100% natural and does not involve… Read Full Article
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Pregnancy After Tummy Tuck Surgery – What You Need to Know


Each year, thousands of women undergo Tummy Tuck surgery to help them reclaim their pre-baby bodies. Although no one can argue that the birth of a child is a joyous occasion, the long-term effects of pregnancy on a woman’s abdomen can make her feel anything but celebratory. As a result, many women pursue Abdominoplasty surgery,… Read Full Article
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Build Your Bikini Confidence with Tummy Tuck Surgery


Bikini season is right around the corner. How confident do you feel about baring your midsection? If you’re unhappy with the amount of loose, sagging skin in this area, Tummy Tuck Surgery may be able to help you achieve a flatter, more contoured abdomen and build your confidence to take on a two-piece! “Tummy Tuck,… Read Full Article

Mommy Makeover – You have more options than you think!


The joys of motherhood are many. Unfortunately, several of the undesirable changes your body goes through during and after pregnancy are as well. Even if you are lucky enough to bounce right back after your first baby, subsequent pregnancies and deliveries can take a serious toll on your body. Loose abdominal skin, deflated breasts, and changes… Read Full Article
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4 Common Factors Found in Great Liposuction Results


Year after year, Liposuction continues to rank in the top three most popular plastic surgeries worldwide. Why? When performed by a skilled surgeon, Liposuction can completely reshape your body’s contours by removing stubborn pockets of fat and restoring youthful definition to your midsection, thighs, flanks, and arms. But, Liposuction surgery is often misunderstood and sometimes… Read Full Article

10 Tips for the Best Tummy Tuck Results


According to the American Board of Plastic Surgery Statistics Report, over 123,000 Americans chose to improve their abdominal area’s appearance with a Tummy Tuck, or abdominoplasty surgery, in 2019.  It’s no wonder this surgery continues to be one of the most requested worldwide. A Tummy Tuck can remove excess skin and fat, flatten your stomach,… Read Full Article
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Should I Lose Weight Before Plastic Surgery?


Contrary to popular belief, plastic surgery cannot solve every issue you may have with your appearance. Although every plastic surgeon wishes that he or she could wave a magic wand and make any problems patients have with their weight disappear, the truth is that most of them will encourage you to be close to or… Read Full Article
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4 Reasons to Schedule Your Surgery Over the Holidays


Have you been considering plastic surgery but have always seen the downtime necessary for recovery as an obstacle? If so, the holiday season may be the perfect time to schedule your surgery. Although the end of the year is often synonymous with family get-togethers and holiday parties, it is also the season during which many… Read Full Article
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Mommy Makeover Surgery – It’s not JUST for Moms!


Don’t let the name fool you. Although “Mommy Makeover” surgery is a popular choice for tens of thousands of mothers each year looking to reclaim their pre-baby bodies, it is also an excellent option for non-moms! If some of the improvements you’d like to see in your appearance include a flatter tummy, more contoured midsection,… Read Full Article

5 Ways to Fade & Treat Your Tummy Tuck Scar


According to the Plastic Surgery Statistics Report, more than 123,000 Americans decided to trim and smooth their waistlines with Tummy Tuck Surgery (abdominoplasty) in 2019. Tummy Tucks are consistently one of the most requested plastic surgeries from year to year. Despite its popularity and high patient satisfaction, abdominoplasty does present a drawback for some people in… Read Full Article

Removing Excess Skin After Weight Loss


Losing weight can transform your health and overall life. The rewards of reducing your Body Mass Index (BMI) extend well beyond a decrease in blood pressure and risk of cardiovascular disease; they can also include a major boost to your self-confidence! But, some unwanted side effects frequently mirror the results of significant weight loss. Sagging, deflated… Read Full Article

What to Expect After Your Mommy Makeover Surgery


Motherhood is one of the most transformative experiences a woman can have during her life, in both mind and body. After conception, the female body spends almost 40 weeks evolving to support the creation and growth of the life inside of her. Although small in size, babies can take an enormous toll on a woman’s body.… Read Full Article

Top Tips for Preparing for Plastic Surgery


Deciding on the plastic surgery that will best meet your aesthetic goals, and finding the perfect plastic surgeon to help you achieve them, aren’t the only factors that go into planning for surgical success. YOU play a pivotal role. How well a patient prepares themselves weeks, if not months before their surgery, can significantly influence his… Read Full Article

Reshape Your Resolutions with Liposuction


How surgical body contouring can help you reach your 2020 body goals Each year, millions of Americans resolve to lose weight and reshape their bodies through diet and exercise. Even with significant weight loss and muscle gains, many find that they still have stubborn pockets of fat that seem to be resistant to their efforts… Read Full Article

Brazilian Butt Lift Surgery


What’s all the buzz “behind” this popular, yet controversial procedure? Unless you haven’t been “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” you’re probably aware that the new ideal dimensions for your derriere have grown in size. Gone are the days of waif-like supermodels with skinny legs that go for miles and extend up into barely-there bums. This… Read Full Article

Male Breast Reduction Surgery for Gynecomastia


Effective surgical solutions to restore your confident edge This morning, millions of both adolescent and adult men will wake up, look at their chest in the mirror, and feel embarrassed or concerned about the appearance of their breasts. Although rarely discussed in public or even amongst men themselves, Gynecomastia, or enlarged male breasts, is incredibly… Read Full Article

Body Lift Surgery After Extreme Weight Loss


You’ve done it! You set a goal to lose 60 to 90 pounds over the course of two years, and you accomplished it! You feel proud of your discipline and success, and all of your markers for health like blood pressure and cholesterol have improved. But, now it seems that there is something new to… Read Full Article

Reshape Your Body. Reshape Your Life.


Patient Profiles from Edina Plastic Surgery “I lost 72 pounds over 18 months and have never felt more proud of myself,” says Lisa, a 48-year-old high school teacher from Edina, Minnesota. “I worked out with a trainer three days a week, did my own workouts two days a week, kept a super clean diet, and… Read Full Article

Defy the “Dad Bod” with Surgical Body Contouring


Move over “Mommy Makeover!” More men are turning to surgical solutions to stay looking as young as they feel, especially after becoming new fathers. The term “Dad Bod” hit the mainstream a few years back and describes the body state of a man who has experienced weight gain, loss of muscular definition and a “softening”… Read Full Article

The Multiple Benefits of the “Mommy Makeover”


Motherhood changes a woman both mentally and physically. Some of these changes are readily embraced, like the joy of a growing family and the day-to-day wonderment of seeing your child’s personality blossom. But with those remarkable changes in daily life can also come some that make a woman feel unlike herself and diminish her confidence… Read Full Article

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