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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
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The 411 on Financing Your Plastic Surgery with CareCredit®


Are you interested in Plastic Surgery but need flexibility with financing your procedure? At Edina Plastic Surgery, we offer several options to fit our patients’ lifestyles and budgets, including CareCredit®. Our team has successfully helped hundreds of our patients find the best solution to meet their needs and accomplish their goals year after year through… Read Full Article

Removing & Replacing Your Breast Implants


Explore Your Options with Explant Surgery Breast implants are one of the most requested plastic surgery procedures in the world. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, over 313,000 breast augmentations were performed in the United States in 2018. Breast implants can restore youthful fullness and volume to the breasts, enhance the balance of your… Read Full Article

Feel Confident & Secure Going Sleeveless


Bare your arms proudly with Brachioplasty “Arm Lift” Surgery Are you fit and healthy, but the skin on your upper arms seems to sag with a deflated, flappy appearance? Have you lost a substantial amount of weight through diet and exercise or bariatric surgery and are now left with large amounts of heavy, loose skin… Read Full Article

Edina Plastic Surgery is Now Open


New COVID-19 protocols to ensure the health and safety of our patients and staff Our surgeons and staff are so excited to welcome you back to Edina Plastic Surgery! We want to extend our deepest gratitude for your patience and loyalty as our practice has navigated its way through the COVID-19 crisis. As of Wednesday, May… Read Full Article

Coronavirus – Facts Over Fear Series


Your most pressing questions about COVID-19 answered The unknown can be a powerful catalyst for anxiety. Because of the vast array of sources we now turn to for information and news in the 21st century, trying to obtain factual and un-sensationalized information can be difficult. For this reason, Edina Plastic Surgery will be addressing some… Read Full Article

9 Ways to Boost Your Body’s Natural Defenses & Increase Your Immunity


If the Coronavirus Pandemic has been causing you to take a second look at your overall state of health, you’re not alone. Over the past few weeks, the sale of certain dietary supplements has skyrocketed and home-based and online fitness programs are enjoying heightened popularity and subscriptions. Our current situation has prompted tens of millions… Read Full Article

COVID-19 VS. the Flu


How the two viruses vary and why the differences matter Have your discussions with family and friends regarding the Coronavirus promoted the question, “What’s the big deal – isn’t COVID-19 just like the flu?” Many comparisons have been drawn between the two viruses that cause respiratory disease, but there are important differences between them. Understanding… Read Full Article

Simple Strategies


Help Prevent the Spread of the COVID-19 & Reduce Your Risk of Contracting it After the World Health Organization declared the Coronavirus a pandemic this month, many of us started taking a closer look at how we could safeguard ourselves from contracting the virus and help prevent its spread throughout the United States and World.… Read Full Article

Scar Tactics


The common causes of poor scarring after surgery and how you can heal beautifully If there is an incision, there will be a scar. Although advancements in surgery have made leaps and bounds over the past century, “scar-less surgery” is a medical frontier that has yet to be conquered. In plastic surgery, patients need to… 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

Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon VS. Cosmetic Surgeon


The difference makes all the difference. This past February, the Florida Senate proposed a bill which would allow the Department of Health to have more regulatory power over the cosmetic surgery industry. If passed, the department would be able to take legal action against doctors and clinics in the case of serious injury or death.… Read Full Article

5 Reason Why You Should Choose Edina Plastic Surgery


Deciding to have plastic surgery may be easy, but navigating through your options of where and whom to go for your procedure can be confusing and intimidating. What makes one practice or physician superior to another? Will you be able to afford your surgery? How do you know if your physician is an expert in… Read Full Article

A Legacy of Leadership


Clinic Manager, Orla McClure retires after 42 years of service and dedication To most of us, the time of being committed to one job, company, or even career path for more than 20 years is an archaic notion of the past. Therefore, the idea of being employed with one institution for over 4 DECADES sounds… Read Full Article

Plastic Surgery vs. Cosmetic Surgery: What’s the Difference?


Many think that cosmetic surgery and plastic surgery are terms that can be used interchangeably, but that is not the case. Although closely related, they are not the same and vary greatly in the education and training behind them. Plastic surgery is a medical specialty that is certified by the American Board of Medical Specialists.… 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

Taking the fear out of plastic surgery


Here are four factors that can help take the fear out of having plastic surgery: 1. Information is power. The popular quote “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself” is very applicable for patients considering plastic surgery today. In the past many people have opted to avoid plastic surgery procedures even when… Read Full Article

Trends in Plastic Surgery


The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) has released their annual plastic surgery procedural statistics, showing a three percent growth in cosmetic procedures over the last year. According to ASPS, there were 17.1 million surgical and minimally-invasive cosmetic procedures performed in the United States in 2016. “As cosmetic procedures become more common we are seeing… Read Full Article

Patients find that doing multiple procedures at once minimizes their down time and saves costs


Why do patients prefer doing multiple plastic surgery procedures at one time? AnswerWith the advent of much-improved anesthesia techniques that allow a safer anesthetic with fewer after-effects, combined with the popularity of such shows as “Extreme Makeover”, requests for multiple procedures at one setting are increasing rapidly. Many patients are delighted with the result of… Read Full Article

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