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.

Dr. Szachowicz's Blog

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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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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Vitamins in Skin Care – Part I

Vitamin A, also known as retinoic acid, is an anti-oxidant with two powerful anti-aging properties: it stimulates the skin to make new collagen, and blocks the breakdown of new collagen. Regular use of Vitamin A containing products also keeps the pores clean, helps even out pigmentation, and softening fines lines and wrinkles. Dr. Szachowicz’s , BeneVita, includes …

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Upper Eye Rejuvenation

TransBleph eyelid surgery combines both upper eyelid surgery and brow surgery for rejuvenation. The TransBleph Eyelid/Browlift rejuvenation procedure has been very well received by our patients. With just a simple incision in the upper eyelid crease, the brows are elevated into a more youthful position and then any excess skin is removed from the eyelid …

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Belotero Balance for Lipstick Lines

Until recently, there were only a few offerings to improve the appearance of the vertical lines that form on the area of the skin under the nose and above the lips. However, treatment of these vertical lines using traditional , often results in an overdone look which is not flattering. The new and improved way of …

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Xeomin – The Newest Kid in the Botulinum Family

Comparisons The main difference between Xeomin and the other botulinum toxins on the market, Botox or Dysport, is that Xeomin is more pure. It contains only botulinum toxin A, without any attached proteins. The attached protein just protects the botulinum toxin in its natural state but does not add any benefit to its wrinkle reduction …

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Welcome to Our New Blog

Hello! Welcome to the new blog and website of Facial Plastic Surgery, in Edina, MN. Our plastic surgeon, Dr. Szachowicz, can help you achieve the look you want. Visit our blog for more information about our practice and any updates or specials in the future!

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