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Botox® & Fillers: What’s the Difference?

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As plastic surgery gets more popular, more people are asking questions around various procedures, treatments, methods, and more. Here at Midsota Plastic Surgeons, we have found that men and women are especially interested in non-surgical and injectable treatments. For example, a lot of our patients ask the question, “What’s the difference between Botox and a filler?”

This is a good question to ask because it isn’t initially clear what the difference are between Botox and dermal fillers. “Are they the same thing?” you ask. No, while both are injectables, Botox and fillers are not the same.
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FAQ: Laser Hair Removal

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What is the best way to achieve silky smooth and hair-free skin? When compared to shaving, tweezing, and waxing—laser hair removal has them all beat! Just because laser hair removal is a patient favorite, doesn’t mean that men and women do not have questions.
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Reveal a Trim Physique with Surgical Body Contouring

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A long, tedious, and often difficult process—achieving your weight loss goal should be a time of celebration and jubilee. Yet, for many men and women, the presence of excess and sagging skin masks their great success and puts a damper on their weight loss achievement. With hopes high, patients are increasingly coming to Midsota Plastic Surgeons for our assistance in helping them achieve the body that they have worked so hard for.
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Celebrate Your Survival by Restoring Your Appearance After Breast Cancer

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As a breast cancer survivor, you have endured many ups and downs as you have battled this life-altering disease. Beyond the emotional challenges, there are many physical changes as well. While losing one or both breasts may be among the most obvious, additional smaller changes take place and can be just as unsettling. Even after beating cancer, hair loss and skin issues can make it difficult to feel like your old self. Along with breast reconstruction options, Midsota Plastic Surgeons is pleased to offer other aesthetic options to help you restore your confidence and make you feel as whole as possible again.

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Winter Refresh! Why You Should Get a Laser Resurfacing Treatment Now

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With dipping temperatures, winter is not the season we choose to bare a lot of skin. It is for just this reason that winter is the ideal time of year to undergo laser skin treatments. Excellent for minimizing brown spots, fine lines, and wrinkles, and uneven skin texture and tone of the face, chests, and hands—laser treatments at Midsota Plastic Surgeons are a great way to rejuvenate your skin this winter.  
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Make the Switch to Permanent Cosmetics

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Permanent cosmetics are designed to make your life easier. With your eyes lined, eyebrows filled, and lips already colored, you can be sure you are ready to take on your days head on—and with a pretty face to boot.
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Breast Augmentation with Breast Lift May Be the Solution for You

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Breast augmentation alone is not always enough when it comes to achieving a rejuvenated and youthful bust line. While some women only want an increase in breast size and don’t need a lift, others will have improved breast shape and definition if a lift is also performed. Whereas a breast augmentation successfully enlarge the size of the breasts and restores lost fullness, a breast lift rebalances the skin of the breast to its volume and centers and resizes the nipple and areola.
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Summer Skin: What Is In Your Sun Bag?

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Summer is here and has brought with it the bright Minnesota sun. We at Midsota Plastic Surgeons want to help you keep your skin healthy. Here, Chelsey Bell of our MedSpa gives us the lowdown on her top summer skincare product recommendations.
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Why Individuals Who Wear Contacts Seek Out Blepharoplasty

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Somewhat discouraging for those of us with less than stellar vision, a recent study published in the Aesthetic Surgery Journal shows that contact lenses contribute to what is known medically as ptosis. Manifesting as a drooping upper eyelid, ptosis proves to be more than aesthetically displeasing as a sagging upper lid can inhibit one’s vision. Researchers found that those who did not require contact lenses had experienced far less of a drooping upper lid than those who wore contact lenses.
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Better Together: Platelet Rich Plasma & Microneedling

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As of late, platelet rich plasma based cosmetic treatments have been a growing trend in the beauty industry. Amongst a long list of others, celebrity beauty icons Angelina Jolie and Kim Kardashian have touted the wondrous results that platelet rich plasma rejuvenation can offer. While only recently garnering the attention they deserve, platelet rich plasma treatments have been performed for nearly ten years.

Performed in unison with microneedling, at Midsota Plastic Surgeons, platelet rich plasma proves to be age-defying with the ability to completely rejuvenate one’s facial appearance. Each restorative in their own right, together, microneedling and platelet rich plasma come together to create a beautiful and lasting restoration.
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PATIENT REVIEWS

“I want to say Thank you to Dr. Heath and the staff at Midsota. Every time I came into the center I was welcomed. Dr. Heath made me feel very comfortable discussing my options for breast reduction. I was kept well informed and felt very safe and secure during the procedure and all of my office visits.”

Rita N.

“The beautiful job Dr. Houle did with my DIEP flap reconstruction surgery was the final chapter in my successful survivor story of breast cancer. Thank you for restoring my feeling like a “whole” woman again.”

Janet

“Dr. Yang did an absolutely amazing job on my lower eyelid surgery. I am so completely happy with the results. Thank you is all I can say! Recommending to anyone considering!”

Karen P.

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