Facial Plastic Surgery: Edward Szachowicz, MD
7373 France Ave. S Suite 508
Edina, MN 55435
Phone: (952) 835-5665
Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

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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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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 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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Rhinoplasty – 7 Days to a New Profile

Few meaningful changes in life can occur in a week, but getting a new profile is one of them. Rhinoplasty or nose re-shaping, is most commonly done for when people are considering having a smaller nose, more definition to the tip or maybe even correcting some crookedness. Commonly, people also request rhinolpasty procedures to fine …

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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

Clenching your teeth or chewing gum can add bulk to the lower jaw area as the chewing muscle (masseter) enlarges. People have even related that they fractured teeth with extra-ordinary clenching, as well as having headaches, TMJ pain and abnormal tooth wear.  is now being used to contour the outer jaw, especially in women who …

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