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Top Tips for Choosing the Best Breast Implant Size


Each year, tens of thousands of women in the United States have breast augmentation surgery to enhance the size and shape of their breasts and elevate their body confidence. Breast implants continuously rank in the top five of the most popular plastic surgeries performed worldwide. With a satisfaction rate of over 98% and thousands of… Read Full Article

Top Tips for a Smooth Thigh Lift Recovery


Thigh lift surgery may not be as commonplace as breast augmentation or liposuction when it comes to plastic surgery, but that doesn’t make it any less life-changing for patients who are frustrated with the appearance of their thighs. The skin quality of our thighs can change dramatically as we age, especially if we experience significant… Read Full Article

How to Ace Your Arm Lift Recovery


According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, over 21,000 arm lifts were performed in 2022. That’s a 23% increase over 2020. Although not as glamorous as breast augmentation or well-known as tummy tuck surgery, arm lifts continue to grow in popularity and can be equally transformative to a patient’s body and confidence! This upper… Read Full Article

6 Ways to Maintain Your Liposuction Results After Surgery


If you have had or are planning to have liposuction surgery to enhance the shape of your body, you may be wondering the best way to maintain your results. Plastic surgery is an investment, both financially and in oneself. That investment should be protected so you can enjoy the confidence you feel in your new… Read Full Article

5 Common Myths About Breast Implants


Breast augmentation has been in the top three most requested plastic surgeries worldwide for decades. On average, about 300,000 women in the United States decide to enhance their confidence with breast implants each year. Even though breast augmentation enjoys immense popularity with patients, several circulating myths about the procedure may make some cautious about pursuing… Read Full Article
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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

What is a Mini Tummy Tuck?


With the approach of Summer and swimsuit season looming just around the corner, many of us find ourselves scrutinizing our bodies in preparation for a wardrobe that covers less of our problem areas and exposes more skin. In truth, we all have areas of our bodies that we are dissatisfied with. Some can be significantly… Read Full Article

Why is Liposuction the Most Popular Plastic Surgery Worldwide?


Breast augmentation has enjoyed its position as the most popular plastic surgery in the world for years, but according to new data from the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS), there’s a new first-place winner in town. Over 1.9 million liposuction procedures were performed worldwide in 2021. That is almost a 25% increase from… 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

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

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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Why Accreditation Matters & Credentials Count in Plastic Surgery


Patients should demand the absolute highest of standards when pursuing any medical treatment, including Plastic Surgery. Even though the government requires medical licensing for all those who practice medicine, it is still voluntary for a physician or medical facility to seek accreditation. At Edina Plastic Surgery, we believe our patients deserve the best. That’s why… 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
Breast Augmentation Recovery

Real Tips for Recovery After Breast Augmentation Surgery


Having Breast Augmentation surgery can be one of the most exciting chapters in your life. For some, this surgery helps turn back the clock and regain the shape and fullness their breasts once had. For others, a Breast Augmentation can bring the body’s proportions into better balance and help them embrace the shape they’ve always… 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

Is Breast Reduction Surgery Right for Me? 3 Ways to Tell If You’re a Good Candidate


Think Plastic Surgery, and you’re probably more inclined to envision procedures that increase, not decrease a woman’s cup size. Yet, each year tens of thousands of women decide to undergo Breast Reduction surgery. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons national plastic surgery statistics, 43,591 breast reduction procedures were performed during 2018. The procedure has tremendously high patient satisfaction and… 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

Twin Cities Live TV show: 3D Imaging Camera


In interviews on Twin Cities Live, Edina Plastic Surgery physicians describe the important benefits of the clinic’s new technology that can show patients what to expect from their surgery results – with precise details and in three dimensions. Read Full Article

Edina Plastic Surgery featured on The Doctor’s TV show


On November 21, 2013, Dr. Nathan Leigh from Edina Plastic Surgery was featured on the nationally aired The Doctor’s TV show. How did the producers from the Doctors TV Show choose Edina Plastic Surgery for this segment? In April our practice got a call from one of the producers from The Doctors’ TV Show in… Read Full Article

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