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Category: Dr. Robert Wilke

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

Liposuction Surgery – What to Expect from Your Recovery and Results


According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeon’s (ASPS) annual plastic surgery statistics report, over 325,000 Americans enhanced the shape and contours of their body with liposuction surgery in 2022. That makes liposuction the most popular plastic surgery in the United States (it’s always in a close race with breast augmentation!), and it’s no wonder… Read Full Article

Breast Reduction VS Breast Lift Which One is Right for Me?


How a woman feels about the appearance of her breasts can have a significant impact on her confidence and self-image. Although genetics play a prominent role in both the shape and size of a woman’s breasts, several factors can dramatically change their appearance throughout her life, such as pregnancy, fluctuations in weight, aging, and even… 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

5 Things You May Not Know About Liposuction


Liposuction was the most requested plastic surgery worldwide between 2021-2022, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons annual statistic report. For the last five years, an average of 200,000 people per year in the United States have used this safe, surgical fat removal procedure to contour their bodies and elevate their self-confidence. Even with… 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

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

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

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

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
Eyelid Surgery blog

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

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

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

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

State of the Art in Breast Augmentation


By Robert C. Wilke, MD, FACS Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon, Edina Plastic Surgery Breast Augmentation is the most popular type of cosmetic surgery performed in the United States. It is likewise the most common surgery that I perform in my own practice at Edina Plastic Surgery. The surgery improves the aesthetics of the breast by the… 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 Magazine features Dr. Wilke


Dr. Robert Wilke’s medical mission work benefiting patients with congenital conditions in Peru was highlighted in Edina Magazine. The article describes how Dr. Wilke gives free surgical treatment to people who otherwise couldn’t afford procedures. Read Full Article

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