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Michael C. Fasching, M.D.

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Is Winter the Best Season for Plastic Surgery Recovery?

Submitted by Dr. Fasching on Tue 12/04/2018 - 18:02

With our Minnesota winter fast approaching, seasoned residents understand there are some things we can’t do in the colder climate. The dropping temperatures prevent many activities, but there are a few items on our to-do list which winter offers a great opportunity to accomplish. Although exterior home repairs, lawn care, and most other outdoor activities…

Body Procedures to Book for the Fall

Submitted by Dr. Fasching on Wed 10/31/2018 - 23:03

Summer is over, and you can start to feel the cool breezes of Fall. For many, Fall is the time to start the process of a cosmetic procedure they have been thinking about for years. Perhaps it’s because they have been wearing fewer layers for several months and are disappointed in their body contours, or…

Liposuction: Where Do the Fat Cells Go?

Submitted by Dr. Fasching on Wed 10/03/2018 - 18:10

It’s hard to find someone who does not want to eliminate unwanted fat from their body. This fact is why liposuction is one of the most popular cosmetic surgeries performed today. Stubborn fat can be frustrating among patients who work hard to achieve a toned and tight body but have pesky fat pads remaining on…

Brachioplasty or Liposuction: Which Procedure Suits Your Needs?

Submitted by Dr. Fasching on Mon 07/16/2018 - 17:03

With the arrival of summer, the warm weather is allowing for cooler clothing options like tank tops, short-sleeved t-shirts, halters, and sleeveless dresses. These choices may bring some anxiety to both women and men who are not happy with the size or tone of their upper arms.  Aging allows stubborn fat to settle in the…

How to Tell if it’s Time for a Mommy Makeover

Submitted by Dr. Fasching on Wed 06/27/2018 - 09:45

Determining the best time for surgery changes for each patient, but there are some common signs that it may be time to think about intervention with plastic surgery. For some, they knew it was time for treatment when they no longer felt comfortable in their own skin — others were tired of not recognizing themselves…

Liposuction Common Treatment Areas

Submitted by Dr. Fasching on Wed 06/27/2018 - 07:07

Liposuction is a popular plastic surgery procedure that can help eliminate stubborn excess fat from many areas of the body, resulting in a more sculpted appearance. Read our infographic below to find out which areas are commonly treated for women and men. Schedule a consultation and see if you are a candidate for liposuction.

Go Sleeveless with Brachioplasty

Submitted by Dr. Fasching on Thu 06/21/2018 - 18:33

With the weather warming up and summer a few weeks away, it’s time to bring out the swimsuits, sundresses and sleeveless tops! While many sun worshippers are eager for this temperature increase, others may feel hesitant about wearing revealing attire and displaying their upper arms. If you find yourself among the latter, you understand that…

Common Misconceptions About Mommy Makeovers

Submitted by Dr. Fasching on Mon 05/14/2018 - 18:13

We have many patients who visit us with the express goal of restoring their figure. The changes age brings to a woman’s body, especially those who have been pregnant, can have a significant impact on the shape of your physique. The good news is cosmetic medicine can correct these changes. Every year, thousands of women…

Full vs. Mini Tummy Tuck – Knowing the Difference

Submitted by Dr. Fasching on Tue 04/03/2018 - 15:44

Spring is upon us and the reality of a summer wardrobe is fast approaching. Unfortunately, for many, the thought of wearing clothes which accentuate their abdominal contour is not pleasant. They are looking for a way to correct what diet and exercise cannot. Stubborn fat or hanging skin (or both) eliminates clothing selections which cling…

Look Like Yourself After a Facelift (How to Get Natural-Looking Results)

Submitted by Dr. Fasching on Wed 03/28/2018 - 17:28

Are you interested in having a facelift, but find yourself feeling concerned about looking like a different person afterward? If you are, then we have good news for you: Facelift techniques have come a long way in the last two decades. Modern facelifts are practically invisible to the untrained eye; the “stretched” look of yore…