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Category: Plastic Surgery

Top Plastic Surgery Trends for 2024

Over the past decade, advancements in plastic surgery have paved the way for procedures to become safer and more effective than ever. As a result, the industry has seen a steady rise in new trends over the last few years, including common surgeries marketed with fresh, catchy names. Although titles like the “ponytail facelift” and… Read Full Article
Fillers vs Plastic Surgery

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 Popular Reasons People Pursue Plastic Surgery

Who gets plastic surgery and why? If images of Upper East Side socialites and West Coast aspiring actresses spring to mind, it may be time to update your thinking. Contrary to industry stereotypes, the average plastic surgery patient (71%) makes around $60,000/year, is under 50 years old (64%), and has never had plastic surgery before.… Read Full Article

6 Ways to Prep Your Skin & Hair Before Plastic Surgery

Preparing for plastic surgery requires a lot of planning ahead, especially when it comes to work and family life. From putting in for time off work to preparing your home for a comfortable recovery and prepping meals– there are a lot of boxes to check off before you enter the operating room! Your Plastic Surgeon… Read Full Article
Asymmetrical Breasts

Balancing Asymmetrical Breasts with Plastic Surgery

Breasts are one of the most distinctly feminine and visible characteristics of a woman’s body. Although the size, shape, and positioning of breasts can vary greatly from woman to woman, a woman’s breasts generally match one another in appearance. Even though it is common for breasts to appear slightly different from each other, some women… 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
mommy makeover patient

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
body lift patient

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
Pain after Surgery

Pain After Plastic Surgery

Tips for dealing with discomfort after your procedure Any surgery, regardless of it is a breast augmentation or having your tonsils removed, will have some degree of pain that follows it. Soreness and discomfort are most pronounced the first day after surgery when the effects of local anesthetic wear off. However, much can be done to… Read Full Article
Smoking and Plastic Surgery

How Smoking Sabotages Plastic Surgery

It’s no news flash that smoking and surgery don’t mix, but putting an end to lighting up may be even more critical when it comes to the intricacies of Plastic Surgery. Your surgeon will undoubtedly tell you to quit the habit for at least six weeks before and after your surgery. The truth is, he… 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
schedule your surgery

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

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

How to Get the Most Out of Your Plastic Surgery Consultation

Tips on preparing and key questions to feel confident and ready! At Edina Plastic Surgery, we understand that scheduling a consultation with one of our surgeons is a big step for most people. Even if you have spent months researching the procedure you’re interested in, discussing it face-to-face with a real person can feel intimidating.… 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

The Perfect Pair

Plastic Surgery combinations that complement each other and enhance your results! There is a balance to beauty. Studies show that the human eye perceives specific ratios and proportions more attractive than others when it comes to the appearance of our face and body. A skilled plastic surgeon will consider these “aesthetic algorithms” during both your… Read Full Article

Is Fat the Filler of the Future?

The Benefits of Fat Transfer for Face & Body Fat. The word has a negative connotation for most of us. Whether it’s the inch we can pinch on our upper arms or the love handles we’d love to lose, fat is generally something we’d all like to get rid of. But, have you ever seen… Read Full Article

The Changing Face of Plastic Surgery

Top Trends to Watch for in 2020 The New Year is a time for reflection, reassessment, and self-reinvention for millions of people all over the world. With the dawn of an entirely new decade in 2020, the resolution to improve aspects of our lives like our health and appearance may feel even more significant. If… Read Full Article

Scheduling Plastic Surgery by the Season

Why “when” you schedule may matter. You’ve done it! After months of research, weeks of staring at before and after photos online, and multiple consultations to learn more about your desired procedure – you have decided to partner with a board-certified plastic surgeon and schedule your plastic surgery. Congratulations! The entire team at Edina Plastic… 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

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

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