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Why Summer Is a Great Time for a Non-Surgical Mommy Makeover

Summer has a way of reminding us that we haven’t quite reached our fitness goals, not to mention concerns like cellulite or stubborn baby weight that can leave many moms self-conscious in a swimsuit. Luckily, there are plenty of med spa treatments that you can include in a nonsurgical mommy makeover during summer break to … Read more

How Med Spa Treatments Fit with Your Breast Augmentation

Sun damage, wrinkles and sagging skin on the upper part of the chest are common cosmetic concerns for many women. The good news is that these worries can be addressed with nonsurgical treatments that can be added to your breast augmentation. This means that you won’t have to schedule a separate appointment, and your nonsurgical … Read more

What Should You Stock Up on before a Mommy Makeover?

After your mommy makeover, expect to take anywhere from 2 to 4 weeks to rest, recover and heal at home. While tenderness, discomfort, swelling and bruising will gradually diminish over time, there are some post-op mommy makeover tips you can follow to make yourself comfortable in the first few days after your procedure. To get … Read more

Why There Isn’t a “Best Age” to Have Breast Reduction Surgery

When considering if breast reduction surgery could be right for you, your exact age matters much less than what stage of life you are currently in. For example, a younger woman might decide that it is best to get a breast reduction before settling down and focusing on her family. Alternatively, a woman going through … Read more

Will Your Breast Augmentation Scar Be Obvious in a Bikini?

One of the most common questions that women have before getting breast augmentation is, “What will the scar look like?” While all surgical incisions will leave some amount of scarring, a skilled plastic surgeon should be able to place incisions in such a way that they will be easily hidden beneath a bikini top. This … Read more

How Soon Can You Get a Mommy Makeover after Having a Baby?

One of the most common questions that women ask about a mommy makeover is, “How long do I have to wait after childbirth to get one?” Generally speaking, you’ll need to wait at least six months to give your body time to until you’ve completely recovered from childbirth before getting any kind of elective procedure. … Read more

How Breast Reduction Could Perk Up Your Confidence

Large breasts can not only cause back, neck and shoulder pain, but they can also make some women feel self-conscious and uncomfortable wearing certain clothing or doing certain physical activities. Breast reduction could be a viable solution to all of these concerns, giving you a boost of confidence and other perks, too. Give Your Self-Image a Boost … Read more

3 Dos and Don’ts to Get Ready for Your Mommy Makeover

Preparing for your mommy makeover should be an exciting time. You are taking some time out of your busy schedule to do something nice for yourself that will hopefully help you live your best life. Amid all of the excitement, however, it’s important to make sure your pre-mommy-makeover checklist is complete. Use these quick mommy makeover prep … Read more

The Best Breast Implants to Fit Your Lifestyle

One of the most common questions we get during breast augmentation consultations is, “What’s the best type of breast implant for me?” There are so many different variables that go into answering this question that there’s not a quick cookie-cutter answer. To help you figure out what the best breast implants for you are, consider these three … Read more

3 Cosmetic Treatments to Embrace a New Year, New You Mantra

Amid the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, don’t forget to do something nice for yourself, too. If you’ve been toying with the idea of getting a cosmetic treatment or two, put it at the top of your resolution list so you can put your best face forward this year — literally. These are … Read more

How “Tweakments” Can Make Your Mommy Makeover Even Better

Whether you’re looking for cosmetic treatments to add to your surgical mommy makeover or are planning a nonsurgical approach completely, there are lots of “tweakments” to choose from to help you reach your goals. These are just a few of the ways that you can use cosmetic treatments to get the most bang for your … Read more

Should You Worry about Breast Implants Making You Sick?

Since the FDA requested that pharmaceutical company Allergan recall certain textured breast implants back in July, some women have questioned whether or not they should have their implants removed. Despite scary stories online, the risk of your breast implants making you sick is still very low. That said, if you’re experiencing any strange symptoms, it is always … Read more

3 Cosmetic Treatments that Pair Perfectly with Plastic Surgery

Thinking about pairing your plastic surgery with nonsurgical cosmetic treatments? Using a combination of cosmetic treatments along with plastic surgery may give you the best possible results. With the addition of cosmetic treatments to complement plastic surgery, you could be on your way to looking your best in no time. Profound® RF for Skin Tightening … Read more

3 Breast Enhancement Options Perfect for a Mommy Makeover

After you have children, your priorities shift. Boozy brunches become Saturday soccer practices. Dry shampoo replaces a myriad of hair products. But you’re still you. If you find that your body no longer matches the idea you have of yourself, a mommy makeover with a breast enhancement can help you feel like yourself again. Here are 3 … Read more

Does Your Breast Reduction Include a Breast Lift?

If you’re unhappy with the size, shape or position of your breasts, know that there are several options to choose from. The right procedure for you will depend on your specific needs and goals, as well as your natural anatomy. One of the most common questions that women ask about their breast enhancement options is, … Read more

How Breast Reduction Can Transform Your Breasts

If you’re thinking about getting a breast reduction , you probably have a few questions. Read up on these breast reduction facts to help you get an idea of what you can expect before and after your procedure. Breast Reduction Is Possible for Virtually Any Breast Size  Contrary to popular belief, breast reduction isn’t only for women … Read more

4 Tips for Being Active after Breast Augmentation

Getting up and moving after your breast augmentation can have its benefits, but you do need to make sure you’re not overdoing it. These four tips should give you a better idea of what kind of exercise restrictions you’re looking at after breast augmentation and how to ease your body back into your workout routine. Give Yourself … Read more

Breast Augmentation Anesthesia – 3 Big Questions

We get a lot of questions about anesthesia, especially from women considering breast augmentation. It’s completely natural to feel a little anxious about this aspect of enhancing your breasts, but asking questions and doing a little research are the best ways to give you peace of mind. To get you started, here are the answers … Read more

A Quick Look at Anesthesia Options for Plastic Surgery

Prior to most surgical procedures, some type of anesthesia will be used to control pain and keep you comfortable during the procedure. However, anesthesia for plastic surgery is often one of the biggest concerns that people mention during their consultation. This quick guide should help you ease your worries and better understand your anesthesia options. … Read more

3 Questions to Ask before Your Breast Reduction

Does the size of your breasts ever keep you from exercising, playing sports or wearing certain clothes? Do you end up with sore, red shoulders under your bra straps after a long day? If you answered yes to one or both of these questions, a breast reduction could be the solution you’ve been looking for. But before … Read more

Dr. Harrington Presents Sientra Study Results

Dr. Harrington is a scheduled “Global Hot Topic” speaker at the ASAPS Aesthetic Meeting 2018  in New York. The conference gathers ASAPS members together to evaluate techniques currently in the patient spotlight, as well as identify how to separate hype from reality. The 10-year study on Sientra breast implants  specifically looked at the long-term performance of cohesive silicone gel (“gummy bear”) breast implants. Study results … Read more

Should You Pick a Female Plastic Surgeon for Your Boob Job?

So you’ve decided to get breast implants, but now you’re not sure which plastic surgeon to choose. Picking a top female plastic surgeon is an important factor for many women, especially when planning an intimate procedure like breast augmentation. Look for these three qualities to help you choose the best plastic surgeon for your needs. … Read more

3 Ways to Pamper Yourself before the Holidays

The holidays are on the horizon. While we all love celebrating with family and friends, dealing with the logistics of everything (like traveling, hosting dinners, attending parties and shopping) can be downright exhausting. It’s a good idea to indulge in a little pampering before all the chaos. Here are the best procedures to look younger … Read more

How Dysport® Erases Wrinkles without Freezing Your Face

Aging gracefully doesn’t have to mean settling for lines and wrinkles that make you unhappy. On the other hand, nobody wants to look fake or frozen. Thankfully, it doesn’t have to be one or the other. Dysport® is FDA-approved to help treat signs of aging without making you look expressionless or overdone.* How Dysport Works Dysport … Read more

Become Liberated from Incontinence!

Are you leaking when sneezing, coughing or exercising? Do you wake up to find that you’ve urinated in your sleep? Do you have the sensation of urinating during sexual intercourse? If you’ve answered “yes” to any of these questions, you may be suffering from urinary incontinence. An uncomfortable condition, urinary incontinence is urine leakage as … Read more

How Many CoolSculpting® Treatments before You See Results?

If you’ve tried time and time again to sweat off the extra pounds around your belly, on your back or nearly anywhere else but to no avail, it’s probably safe to say you’re a little frustrated. But the truth is that sometimes, diet and exercise just aren’t enough to get rid of stubborn pockets of … Read more

7 Questions You Should Ask at Your Viveve® Consult

If you don’t quite feel like yourself after pregnancy, childbirth or simply due to the effects of the natural aging process, you’re not alone. Many women feel self-conscious about the way their vaginal region looks or feels after a major change in their lives, which can have a negative impact on their body image and … Read more

Is Liposuction or CoolSculpting® Right for Your Body?

When it comes to feeling frustrated with your appearance even after reaching your ideal target weight, the choice comes down to one of two body contouring options: liposuction or CoolSculpting® . Both treatments can directly target common problem spots like the love handles, and both are extremely popular and have proven track records.* But how can … Read more

5 Questions to Answer before Getting CoolSculpting®

Many people feel that it’s difficult or even impossible to get their ideal body contours through diet and exercise alone. This common problem arises largely because it’s impossible to predict exactly where excess weight may be lost from in terms of your physique. Even after reaching your goal weight, you may still notice isolated bulges … Read more

Saline? Silicone? Exploring Your Breast Implant Options

Breast augmentation isn’t a one-size-fits-all procedure, nor a one-breast-implant-type-suits-all scenario. If you’re considering breast implants, chances are you’re looking for increased volume and breasts which appear bigger overall. How you achieve this will be a personal decision, based on the outcome you want, your natural body shape and which of the breast implant types you prefer. Saline … Read more

3 Unexpected Emotional Benefits of a Mommy Makeover

You probably know that having a mommy makeover is designed to target the physical changes that women notice most often post-pregnancy. Not as well-known, however, are the emotional benefits that can come with having a mommy makeover.* Here are a few bonus mommy makeover perks that you may not have considered. Get Your Sexy Back Motherhood is undoubtedly … Read more

What to Expect as You Recover from Plastic Surgery

The decision to have plastic surgery is an exciting one. You’ve done the research, found the right plastic surgeon, and booked your procedure. What happens afterward? How Long Will It Take to Recover from My Surgery? Your plastic surgery recovery time will vary depending on what you have done. Some common procedures such as breast … Read more

Should You Ask Santa to Bring You Liposuction?

Christmas is just around the corner. While you make sure to get the perfect gift for everyone on your list, what will you be asking Santa for this year? Maybe your holidays would be even brighter if you gave yourself the gift of plastic surgery.  Liposuction targets disproportionate deposits of fat and can be done almost … Read more

Keeping It Real: Plastic Surgery Myths Debunked

They say that the truth is stranger than fiction, and that very well may be the case when it comes to plastic surgery myths versus facts. With so much information circulating out there, it can be difficult to discern what’s true and what’s simply not. Here are some of the most common plastic surgery myths … Read more

Your Essential Guide to Injectables

Injectables have become some of the most popular nonsurgical cosmetic procedures in the United States, likely because of their convenience. Injectables are often referred to as “lunchtime” procedures, because you can schedule them during your lunch break and return to work immediately after your appointment.* There are a number of options from which to choose when … Read more

Can Plastic Surgery Help Your Career?

Whether we like to admit it or not, image plays an important role in our daily lives, including in the workplace. How you look and carry yourself can say a lot about you and even open doors to career opportunities. While professional qualifications are essential to landing a job, your appearance and self-confidence are also … Read more

Get That Summer Body with CoolSculpting

It’s time to break the ice (literally) with some long, hot summer days. If you have been waiting patiently for warmer weather but are a bit hesitant about the skimpier clothing that comes with the season, have no fear! CoolSculpting can help both men and women get ready to show off their body in bikinis … Read more

8th Annual Minnesota Snow Run

As you may know, Dr. Jenn and her staff were greatly involved in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in October of 2013. Breast cancer, reserach and women’s health is all very important to the girls of HPS. As a team, we are dedicated to educating both men and woman about the importance of … Read more

Breasts ‘R’ Us

Welcome! I am new to this blogging thing, and am very excited to share my thoughts and expertise with you through this venue! My goal is going to be to write a brief note on a different topic every 2 to 3 weeks. Please feel free to let me know if there is something in … Read more

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