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What to expect on the day of your plastic surgery

posted in News, Uncategorized by Dr. Douglas L. Gervais MD, F.A.C.S.

I’m often asked in consultations to describe what actually happens on the day of surgery at Minneapolis Plastic Surgery. That gave us the idea to create this short video from the perspective of the patient—showing exactly what you can expect …


How Your Surgeon’s Skill Impacts Breast Augmentation Outcomes

posted in by Dr. Douglas L. Gervais MD, F.A.C.S.

All board-certified plastic surgeons possess the technical skills to perform breast augmentations, but only the best plastic surgeons have the artistic eye and experience to consistently craft beautiful breasts.

Many things go into a successful breast surgery. My team and …

In-person plastic surgery consultation

These three questions will help you choose the best plastic surgeon for you:

1) Are you board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS)? If yes, are you participating in and have you completed the required Maintenance of


What Are the Benefits of a Mommy Makeover?

posted in Mommy Makeover by Dr. Douglas L. Gervais MD, F.A.C.S.

There are few natural occurrences that put as much stress on the human body as childbearing and childbirth. There’s stress that comes after that, of course, mostly in the form of raising children. A Mommy Makeover procedure is designed to


New Year, New You

posted in Breast Augmentation Revision, Liposuction by Dr. Douglas L. Gervais MD, F.A.C.S.

Plastic Surgery Procedures Inspired by New Year’s Resolutions

With 2020 quickly approaching and 2019 essentially in the rearview mirror, it’s a good time to reflect on where you are now and where you’d like to be in the future. Sometimes


What Size Should You Be to Get Liposuction?

posted in Liposuction by Dr. Richard H. Tholen MD, F.A.C.S.

Busting Some Liposuction Myths

As one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures in the country, there are definitely some common conceptions about what liposuction is, what it can do, and who should use it. Not all of those conceptions …


Getting Ready for Fall With Plastic Surgery

posted in Body Procedures, News by Dr. Douglas L. Gervais MD, F.A.C.S.

Inspiring Transitions

Autumn is a time of transition. The leaves fall lazily from their branches but not before changing color. The kids go back to school but not before a hefty dose of summer activities and back-to-school shopping. The air


A Few Tips on the Timing of Your Plastic Surgery

posted in Face Procedures, Skin Procedures by Dr. Richard H. Tholen MD, F.A.C.S.

Electing When to Get Plastic Surgery

One of the luxuries of elective plastic surgery is that there’s no rush. The time frame for surgery, ultimately, is up to you and your surgeon. You can delay the procedure for several months,

The Mobile Phone Changes Things

The mobile phone is ubiquitous, and so too is the technology embedded within it. That means, wherever you turn, there’s a camera waiting to snap your picture. Perhaps it’s because of this—a friend could come …


Trending Procedures in 2016

posted in News by Dr. Richard H. Tholen MD, F.A.C.S.

Looking at the Trending Procedures in 2016

As we creep up on the midpoint of the year, it’s common to see plenty of articles reflecting on the trending procedures of last year and predicting the next innovations to break through. …

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