21Dr. Kovanda Awarded 2015 Reader’s Choice Award, Sun Media
It’s official. The votes are in for Sun Media’s 2015 Readers’ Choice Awards . . . Kovanda Plastic Surgery has won in the following category: Best Plastic Surgeon –as voted by readers of the Osseo-Maple Grove Press, South Crow River News, North Crow River News and the Champlin-Dayton Press!
14The Big Booty Trend: Here to Stay?
Thanks to a rash of well-endowed celebrities like Kim Kardashian, Beyonce and Jennifer Lopez, the rounder, fuller derriere continues to be the trend of the moment. Sensuous curves have replaced the twig-like bodies sought after in the past. For women who were not blessed with those curves naturally, plastic surgery may be a solution. However, […]
3Why Men are Choosing Botox (and Other Cosmetic Procedures) Today
The number of patients seeking Botox injections grew by a whopping 310 percent between 2000 and 2013, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. What is even more surprising is the fact that more than 385,000 of the patients getting the procedure in 2013 were men. Botox is just one of the aesthetic treatments […]
34 Questions to Ask Your Surgeon before Your Facelift
A facelift continues to be one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures performed today. The surgical treatment effectively lifts and tightens sagging facial skin while smoothing away fine lines and deeper creases. Many options are available for facelifts today, allowing surgeons to tailor the procedure to the unique needs of the patient. If you […]
2Put Extra Fat to Good Use with Innovative Body Contouring Options
Tired of looking at those love handles or muffin top? Ready to bid that extra fat farewell? Instead of getting rid of unwanted fat pockets, use them to your advantage. With the latest body contouring options, you can take fat from places you don’t want and use it to augment those areas that could […]
Abdominoplasty Minneapolis, St Paul, Maple Grove, Twin Cities
35 year old female finished having children noticed pain in her core muscles with even simple activities like gardening. She had large 10 pound babies and wanted to restore her body back to "normal". She also wanted breast augmentation without scars on the breasts.
Age : 35 Gender: Female Ethnicity: Caucasian
Reason for Undergoing Treatment: Shape and discomfort
54 year old female undergoing breast reduction surgery for insurance wants to do cosmetic abdominoplasty at same time. Patient has post pregnancy changes she would like to have her body returned back to "normal". Both procedures performed safely under 3.5 hours total.
Age : 54 Gender: Female Ethnicity: Caucasian
Reason for Undergoing Treatment: Unknown
52 year old female with history of Roux Y gastric bypass surgery with over 100 pound weight loss. Her main complaint was the hernia with excessive skin with recurrent rashes, odor and discomfort with clothing or activity. She wanted to fix the hernia and have excess skin of upper and lower abdomen removed at the same time.
Age : 52 Gender: Female Ethnicity: Caucasian
Reason for Undergoing Treatment: Hernia and rash
24 year old female with history of 75# weight loss with diet and exercise presents for cosmetic tummy tuck and breast augmentation. This patient did not want scars on her breast, so the implants were placed through the abdominoplasty incision (TABA trans abdominoplasty breast augmentation). She is shown at 6 weeks when the scarring is the worst and improves with time.
Age : 24 Gender: Female Ethnicity: Caucasian
Reason for Undergoing Treatment: Cosmetic
20 year old female with a double fold of skin (pannus) hanging below both the belly button, and pubic bone. She had recurrent rashes, infection and odor and required a panniculectomy with moving of the belly button to take care of both areas as well as ventral hernia repair.
Age : 20 Gender: Female Ethnicity: African American
Reason for Undergoing Treatment: Rash and excess skin