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Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Dylan Walling, was riding his motorcycle on State Highway 93 en route to his grandmother’s house in Eleva when the unimaginable occurred.
Cryolipolysis, also known as CoolSculpting, is a noninvasive cosmetic procedure that uses controlled cooling to eliminate fat cells underneath the skin that are resistant to diet and exercise. Here are 10 things you can do during your procedure.
While not harmful, a double chin can make people appear older than they are, and few people want that. Surgery is an option, but there now is an option that is not as costly and is less invasive.
Polly Browne, 54, a North Mankato, Minnesota resident and elementary education professor at Mankato-based Bethany Lutheran College, didn’t have symptoms, but she knew something wasn’t quite right with one of her breasts. An otherwise healthy person who had not long ago received a normal mammography report, Browne decided she needed to see her primary provider, Susan Laabs, M.D., Family Medicine.
It’s common to find someone whose life has been affected by breast cancer — a friend, sister or mother has likely received the difficult news that they have breast cancer. It’s more common than you might think. One in nine women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their lives. For the vast majority, this is difficult, frightening and overwhelming. In addition to digesting the information provided about cancer, there’s also the option for breast reconstruction to consider.
When you think of plastic surgery, what comes to mind? Is it high-priced procedures in Beverly Hills to make movie stars more glamorous? Plastic surgery is actually a very broad field that not only includes cosmetic and aesthetic surgery, but also hand and wrist surgery, surgical reconstruction and nonsurgical procedures.
Having droopy, tired eyes can make you feel like you've been handed lemons. Don't despair — make lemonade instead. Blepharoplasty can help you see better and look more youthful.