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Will a Full Facelift Improve My Neckline?


What do you feel ages you most about your appearance? Although we may assume that ‘my face’ is the answer most people give, ‘my neckline’ is also a wildly popular answer. The delicate skin of the neck is excessively prone to premature aging due to genetics, lifestyle, UV damage, and the natural aging process. As… Read Full Article

Will I Have Noticeable Scars After Facelift Surgery?


According to the American Society of Plastic Surgery’s (ASPS) 2022 Procedural Statistic Report, over 72,000 Americans chose facelift surgery to help combat the visible signs of aging and restore a more youthful appearance. Although it is extremely popular, many people considering facelift surgery are concerned about how noticeable any scarring will be after the procedure.… Read Full Article

Am I Too Young for a Facelift?


According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons 2022 Procedural Statistic Report, over 70,000 patients underwent facelift surgery to turn back the clock on aging skin and rejuvenate their appearance. In the same year, over 400,000 patients opted for non-invasive skin tightening procedures that utilize laser or other modalities, like ultrasound energy, to help reclaim… Read Full Article

7 Eye-Opening Facts About Eyelid Lift Surgery


Are you bothered by drooping excess skin on your upper eyelids? Are puffy bags or sagging skin under your eyes making you look tired and older than your years? If so, it may be time to consider blepharoplasty surgery. Commonly called an “eyelid lift,” blepharoplasty surgery is not only effective for significantly improving the appearance… Read Full Article

Full Focus Facelift VS. Traditional Facelift – What’s the Difference?


Facelift surgery is never a one-size-fits-all or cookie-cutter procedure. Each patient’s face and how it ages is unique to the individual. As a result, a facelift is one of the most highly customized plastic surgeries, making your plastic surgeon’s credentials, skill, and experience vitally important. At Edina Plastic Surgery, we have taken our caliber of… Read Full Article
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Dermal Filler VS Plastic Surgery 5 Ways to Know When Surgery Is Best


The world of injectable fillers has experienced an incredible boom in popularity over the past decade. Not only have a barrage of new products entered the market, but the FDA has approved several new treatment areas. These innovative, minimally-invasive volume enhancers excel at smoothing wrinkles, defining jawlines, and plumping lips, but can dermal fillers replace… Read Full Article

5 of the Best Facial Plastic Surgery Combinations


Have you been considering facial plastic surgery like blepharoplasty or a facelift to rejuvenate your appearance? Do you have multiple areas of your face that you would like to improve? If so, you may be a great candidate for combining facial plastic surgeries to enhance your overall result. This strategy not only saves you the… Read Full Article
5 most popular surgeries for Men

The 5 Most Popular Plastic Surgeries for Men


Plastic surgery for men is becoming increasingly popular. Data from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS) has shown an approximate 55% increase in plastic surgery procedures in men from 1997 to 2018 and a 28% increase since 2000. The ASPS also reports that more than 280,000 men in the United States had elective… Read Full Article

Brow Lift VS Eyelid Lift – Which One is Right for Me?


As we age, our faces lose supportive fat, muscle tone, and even bone mass. The rate at which our skin produces collagen and elastin, two components of skin crucial for keeping it firm and plump, also significantly declines. As a result, we may notice loose, sagging skin along the jawline, neck, forehead, eyebrows, and eyes.… Read Full Article

Your 4-Week Facelift Recovery Guide


According to the Inaugural American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS) Insights and Trends Report, facelift surgery was the second most popular surgery in 2022, behind liposuction. That means thousands of women and men went under the knife that year to achieve the fresher, more youthful-looking appearance that facelift surgery can deliver. If you are considering a… Read Full Article

3 Ways Brow Lift Surgery Can Make You Look Younger


Is a heavy brow area making you look tired, sad, or older than you feel? Like the rest of our face, our brow region loses collagen, muscle, and bone mass as we age, making the skin susceptible to sagging. As a result, our upper face can appear heavy and drooped. A surgical brow lift can… Read Full Article

6 Tips to Make Your Facelift Results Last Longer


A great Facelift result should make you look like a younger, more refreshed version of yourself, not like a different person. To achieve optimal results, you must seek a board-certified plastic surgeon to perform your procedure. In the right hands, a surgical Facelift can turn back the clock on your appearance by ten years or… Read Full Article

How Young is Too Young for Cosmetic Rhinoplasty Surgery?


Rhinoplasty was the number one cosmetic surgical procedure performed in 2020, according to the Plastic Surgery Statistics Report released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Although it is a popular procedure for a wide range of patients from diverse backgrounds, the demand for surgical nose reshaping has quickly risen in one age group in particular. Nearly half… Read Full Article

How Long Do Facelift Surgery Results Last?


Facelift surgery is designed to correct the common signs of facial aging a person may experience as they grow older. By removing excess skin and tightening underlying tissues, a Facelift can help turn back the clock ten years or more on the average patient – sometimes more! A successful Facelift will rejuvenate the face and… 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 a Facelift Can (and Can’t) Do for You


Facelift surgery is one of the most effective procedures to restore a more youthful-looking appearance. When performed by an experienced and skilled board-certified plastic surgeon, it can take years off a patient’s face with results that look entirely natural and beautifully refreshed. Even so, a Facelift does have limitations on what it can and can’t… Read Full Article

6 Non-Surgical Ways to Enhance Your Eyelid Surgery


According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons Plastic Surgery Statistics Report, over 325,000 Americans chose to go under the knife in 2020 to restore a more youthful appearance to their eyes. Eyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty, is a corrective procedure used to address both cosmetic and functional concerns related to the upper and… Read Full Article

The Ponytail Facelift – Trend VS Truth


Each day seems to welcome a new barrage of buzzwords in the beauty industry. This marketing phenomenon is especially true of plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures. Whether it’s a surgeon trying to generate renewed interest in a particular surgery by calling it something catchy or a social media influencer flaunting their latest’ tweakment” with a… Read Full Article
10 Things You May Not Know about Rhinoplasty Surgery

10 Things You May Not Know about Rhinoplasty Surgery


Every culture in the world has its unique standards regarding facial beauty. Although they may vary from region to region, one characteristic is consistent; features that are balanced and in harmony with the overall face are the most aesthetically pleasing to the eye. No other facial feature may illustrate this as blatantly as the nose.… Read Full Article

4 Surprising Facts About Male Facelift Surgery


According to a recent survey by the American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS), Americans have developed a more positive attitude towards plastic surgery than ever before during the COVID-19 pandemic. Over 11% of women surveyed reported that they are more interested in plastic surgery than before the pandemic. As it turns out, women aren’t the… Read Full Article

When to Say “Eye Do” to Eyelid Surgery


The delicate skin around our eyes is frequently the first place to show the visible signs of aging on our faces. Although non-surgical procedures like Botox® Cosmetic and laser treatments may soften crow’s feet and improve skin’s texture, surgical intervention may eventually be needed to address sagging skin and puffiness around our eyes. Eyelid Surgery,… Read Full Article
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What is the Best Age for Facelift Surgery?


According to the National Plastic Surgery Statistics Report, over 230,000 Americans refreshed their appearances with Facelift surgery in 2020. A successful Facelift surgery can turn back the clock on an aging face up to ten years, sometimes more. But, what is the ideal age to explore this rejuvenating surgery to ensure you get the best… Read Full Article
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Introducing the Full Focus Facelift by Edina Plastic Surgery


Edina Plastic Surgery is taking your Facelift surgery results to a whole new level! Our team of board-certified plastic surgeons has performed thousands of facelift surgeries over the decades. Their collective experience has brought into precise focus what steps and elements are needed to ensure you achieve the best results from your surgery. As it… Read Full Article
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Dos & Don’ts of Recovery After Rhinoplasty Surgery


Rhinoplasty, or “nose job,” is one of the most common plastic surgeries performed in the United States. In 2019, over 207,00 people decided to reshape their noses with cosmetic surgery, according to that year’s Plastic Surgery Statistics Report. Why is Rhinoplasty so popular? The nose holds a very prominent position on each of our faces.… Read Full Article
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7 Things to Consider Before Scheduling Eyelid Lift Surgery


If there is one feature on your face that has the most significant impact on your appearance, it is your eyes. Not only are they the first thing someone generally notices about us, but our eyes also help us express ourselves and communicate without words. So, when our eyelids begin to droop and look heavy,… Read Full Article
Neck Lift Surgery

6 Things You Need to Know About Neck Lift Surgery


Have you been taking greater notice of your neckline lately? If so, you’re not alone. Millions of Americans are now working from home and staring down at their reflections during countless ZOOM meetings and video conferences. This has prompted many of us to become a little more tuned in with our appearance and where and… 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

Plastic Surgery in the Press – The “Deep Plane” Facelift


If watching any of BRAVO Network’s “Real Housewives” shows is one of your guilty pleasures, you are probably in-the-know about cast member Sonja Morgan’s recent Deep Plane Facelift. She and almost every celebrity news facet have inundated the internet with her before and after images. And the truth is – the pictures ARE impressive. But,… Read Full Article

The Beauty of Balance – The Golden Ratio in Plastic Surgery


It is said that “beauty is in the eye of the beholder,” but what if those eyes are actually performing minute calculations to tell our brain what is beautiful? Is what we find attractive merely a personal preference, or can it be mathematically quantified and measured? Many believe that there are ideal dimensions when it… Read Full Article

Are You a Good Candidate for Facelift Surgery?


3 reasons why you may be. 3 reasons why you may not. There is one thing that ALL of us have in common regardless of our sex, race, income bracket, or the credentials behind our name. We are ALL getting older. Although we may be able to skirt the visible effects of the aging process… Read Full Article

Update Your Profile with Rhinoplasty Surgery


5 important things to know about a nose job There is nothing standard about Rhinoplasty Surgery. Your nose is one of the most prominent features of your face, and the emotional toll of being dissatisfied with its appearance can be devastating to your self-confidence. Whether you are unhappy with an abnormally large nose that throws off… Read Full Article

(Mini)mal Downtime… Maximum Results


The Top 5 Questions about the “Mini” Facelift The dramatic rise in the popularity of cosmetic injectables like Botox Cosmetic® and the Juvéderm™ family of dermal fillers over the past two decades has changed the face of aging (pun fully intended). Not only have these innovative products given patients more versatile solutions to address the visible signs of aging… Read Full Article

Put a Fresh Face Forward this Spring with Facelift Surgery


According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, over 120,000 patients chose surgical facelift as their solution for attaining a more youthful appearance in 2018. Although more and more non-surgical options such as injectables, lasers, and thread lifts seem to hit the market each year, none of these have had the high patient satisfaction rates,… Read Full Article

The “Mini” Facelift


By Robert C. Wilke, MD, FACS Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon, Edina Plastic Surgery People often tell me, “I feel young inside, but when I look in the mirror, that’s not the face that I see”. They want to project the healthy, natural and younger appearance that they still feel inside. Especially in this competitive work environment,… Read Full Article

Interesting facts about rhinoplasty


The demand for rhinoplasty remains very high. According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), in 2015 more than 145,000 people had plastic surgeons perform nose surgeries. Rhinoplasty isn’t always done simply for the cosmetic aspects. Often nose surgery is performed to correct medical issues. Many patients have breathing issues resulting from a… Read Full Article

Patient’s story: Rhinoplasty/nose surgery


What prompted you to have a rhinoplasty? I was 36 when I had my rhinoplasty. Ever since I was a child I always wanted to have nose surgery. My nose has always bothered me. I had a hump in my nose, the bridge was too wide, my nostrils were not even and the tip slanted… Read Full Article

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