Facial Plastic Surgery: Edward Szachowicz, MD
4999 France Ave. S., Suite #210
Minneapolis, MN 55410
Phone: (952) 835-5665
Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Yearly Archives: 2015

New Uses for Botox: Facial Shaping of Jaw

Botox is now being used to contour the outer jaw, especially in women who have bulk or fullness in the masseter or ‘clench muscles.’ Most of my patients who are considering this treatment think that their outer jaw looks too square and too strong. Often this is accompanied by clenching or bruxing (grinding) of the …

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Study Finds That 65+ Patients Have No Added Risk From Cosmetic Surgery

A recent study of more than 129,000 senior patients having cosmetic surgery found no significant difference in the rate of complications for individuals older or younger than 65. The findings of the 5-year study were reported by plastic surgeons at Vanderbilt University. The study also looked at data for patients of more advanced age (over …

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Fillers Can Correct Volume Loss of the Forehead

Fillers are now seen as a viable way to replace lost volume in the forehead.  The central and lower aspects of the face have always been the central focus of volume correction with the growing appreciation of how contour and shape change, as fat in the face atrophies and shifts with aging.  With the acquired …

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New Offerings in Chemical Peels: Illuminize & Vitalize

About the Illuminize peel: A gentle ‘conditioning’ treatment which results in minor skin peeling Best for people with sensitive skin Minimal downtime About the Vitalizeee peel: Results in a even peel of the top layers  of the skin Peeling starts two days after the peel, and lasts for 1-2 days These chemical peels are not painful and …

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Dr. Szachowicz is Named TOP DOCTOR by Mpls-StPaul Magazine Poll

Dr. Szachowicz has again been nominated as one of the TOP DOCTORS in the state of Minnesota. Announced in the July 2015 issue of the Mpls-StPaul magazine, Dr. Szachowicz has been chosen from a survey of his peers. Selection was done from research surveys sent to 5,000 metro-area doctors and nurses. The question asked for nomination was 'to …

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Dr. Szachowicz is Nominated as One of the “2015 Best Doctors for Women”

Dr. Szachowicz has been awarded the distinction of being one of the select few to be nominated as Minnesota Monthly magazine's "2015 Best Doctors for Women." As seen in the July 2015 issue of the Minnesota Monthly magazine, the doctors selected for the Best Doctors for Women were among the magazine's most recent Best Doctors survey. Dr. Szachowicz …

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The Forgotten Hollow Temples

One of the most consistent methods of correcting hollow temples uses dermal fillers, such as:   and . These fillers, when placed in the fat pad below the temporal muscle, lift the entire temple region. The outer eyebrow position is also improved when the hollow is corrected. Instead of the outer edge rounding a steep corner, the outer …

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Jaw Reshaping With BOTOX® Cosmetic

You may be adding bulk to your lower jaw without knowing it. Clenching your teeth or chewing gum can inadvertently build up the chewing muscles (masseters). People have even fractured teeth with extraordinary clenching. Often this is accompanied by bruxing or clenching of the teeth at night. I use injections at my Edina, MN, practice …

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Hand Rejuvenation with Fat Grafting

Keys to Hand Rejuvenation: Remove age spots and spotty pigmentation Diminish the effect of prominent blue veins Soften the contour of the tendons Aging of the hands becomes noticeable when the skin on the back of the hands begins to thin and the bluish coloration of the veins becomes more evident. Even more pronounced aging …

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