Dr. Joseph Campanelli

Facial Plastic Surgery
Bloomington, MN
31 years experience male

Locations

Lifestyle Lift

Bloomington, MN

Address

7900 International Drive, Suite152, Bloomington, MN
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

(952) 814-9130

About

Bio

Dr. Campanelli MD, is a Board-Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon. He graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School, completed his residency at Loma Linda and Facial Plastic Surgery training in the USAF. He specializes in aesthetic facial surgery.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Facial Plastic Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

91 Answers
74 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
1-2 weeks: In a 34 year old, recovery from a facelift should only be 1-2 weeks. If you select additional procedures such as laser resurfacing, it may take a li... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Probably: Most aging issues in your 30's can be addressed with less invasive procedures than a facelift. My experience is that there is usually one predominate... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Mobile mass attached: Sebaceous cysts originate within the skin and are therefore attached over the mass. There is a layer of fat underneath the cyst that makes them movab... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Mobile mass attached: Sebaceous cysts originate within the skin and are therefore attached over the mass. There is a layer of fat underneath the cyst that makes them movab... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Modified Facelift: Although I have never performed a "quicklift", I am familiar with the procedure. It is essentially a modification of a standard facelift, using a sho... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Normal sensation: After surgery it is normal to have a feeling of tingling, itching or stinging. People often describe this as bugs crawling on their skin. Rest assur... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Generally safe: Nasal steroids have been found to be very safe when used for prolonged periods of time. There are risks such as adrenal suppression, but these are mo... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Possibly: There are several different causes of a chronic runny nose some of which can be treated. See an ENT for an evaluation.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
There is no best way: Often times consumers are sold on 'secret' treatments for acne. This is because acne is a difficult problem without a best way to treat all cases. S... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Less common now: With the advent of neurotoxins, fillers, and lasers the frequency of face lift surgery has decreased. It is still a very common aesthetic procedure.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Standard Acne Care: Tretinoin and Clindamycin are standard care for acne.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Problem-based : The only way to know how to answer this question is to understand what caused the extra facial mass in the first place. It may be fat, bone, enlargeme... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Stitch Abscess: Absorbable stitches can last for months and are recognized by the body as a foreign material. Like any other foreign material, they can become infect... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
There is no best way: Often times consumers are sold on 'secret' treatments for acne. This is because acne is a difficult problem without a best way to treat all cases. S... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Not directly: Abuse of medications tends to lead to improper hygiene causing dental disease.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Yes: This is one of the known side effects of steroid use.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Not dangerous: Elective cosmetic surgery is very safe provided that you start with a board certified facial plastic surgeon or general plastic surgeon.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Generally safe: Liposuction is generally a very safe procedure when done by a board certified facial plastic surgeon, general plastic surgeon or dermatologist. Ther... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Consider counseling: Although there are options for less expensive rejuvenation options than a facelift, it is very important that you understand that a facelift is not a ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Facelifts Last 10yrs: The results from a facelift are permanent in the sense that you will always look better than if you had never done anything at all. You will continue... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Fillers and Botox: The idea behind a 'liquid facelift' is that it is possible to obtain rejuvenation of the face through the use of volumizing agents and neurotoxins. C... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Ok if no perforation: Hydrogen peroxide is an inexpensive way to clean excess wax from the ear. This is done by placing the peroxide in the ear about ten minutes before a ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Limited options: This is best treated with laser. A series of light facial peels may be beneficial in reducing the appearance of the scars.
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
No one procedure: In the right candidate, the use of several different modalities can be used to rejuvenate the face. The closest would be a combination of Smartlipo a... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Possible but rare: Polyps or cysts in the maxillary sinuses are very common. Unless they are obstructing the opening to the sinus, they are completely benign and nothin... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
No "cure": Dark circles are the result of seeing the underlying muscle through the skin of the lower eyelid as well as some shadowing. There are some topical pro... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Reduction possible: There are a number of light based therapies to permanently reduce facial hair but they do not work in all patients or all situations. The best result... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Unlikely: Juvederm is hyaluronic acid, a natural component of skin. Because of this, your body should see it the same way it does all the rest of the hyaluroni... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Actually, yes.: You are 28 years old and there are numerous alternatives. Non-invasive skin tightening, laser resurfacing, volumizing agents (filler/fat) are all opti... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Ulthera Different: Ulthera gives great results. In fact we even guarantee the results in our clinic. It is not however a substitute for liposuction. We do however use ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Smell concerning: The symptoms you describe are almost always the sign of something serious, especially after just completing a course of antibiotics. Consult an ENT f... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Topical treatments: Include silicone gels and daily massage. We have been impressed by a new product called scar recovery gel. More invasive procedures include carbon... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Give Latisse (bimatoprost) time.: The most common reason for Latisse (bimatoprost) not working is that it hasn't been used long enough. Make sure that you have used it as directed for... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
No: Sebaceous cysts must be removed surgically. There are some tricks that can be used to minimize scarring but there is no creme, oil or ointment that wi... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
See a dermatologist: There are many causes and treatment should start with a good evaluation. The best person for this is a dermatologist.
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Can be easily done: Because of the cosmetic implications, this should be done by a plastic surgeon. Make sure that the mole is sent for pathology if at all suspicious.
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Other Options: Rather than having a neck lift, consider a Lifestyle Lift or a MACS lift. Both of these procedures are designed to be able to get you back to work in... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Really Depends: The amount of swelling is highly dependent on the technique used. Lifestyle Lift and MACS Lift have generally mild swelling. Traditional facelifts h... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Try bromelain: For a young person, bromelain can be a good choice. It is derived from pineapple and is very safe to take. You can normally find it in a health food ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Need to be seen: A mole that was removed and does not heal is suspicious for skin cancer. You should be seen by a dermatologist for an evaluation.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Sebaceous Cyst: The most likely thing is a sebaceous cyst which is benign. It should be evaluated and removed while it is still small. In this location, i would rec... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Yes, needling helps: There is good evidence to show that micro-needling such as with the derma-roller is beneficial in reducing the appearance of scars. Keep in mind the ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Chin or neck?: Many people describe fullness in the neck as a double chin. A cleft is very different. Treatment options for the neck include facelift, Smartlipo, li... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
2-3 week recovery: Generally, it takes about 2-3 weeks to get a sense of the success of nasal airway surgery. It's important to keep the nose moist. I recommend nasal ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Probable burn: It sounds as though the skin absorbed too much thermal energy and you have a mild burn. This may take several weeks to heal. Stay away from any furt... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Itching is normal : During the healing process, the body releases special proteins that guide the repair and remodeling. One of the side-effects is itching. This will s... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Please don't squeeze: It is possible to cause release of sebaceous material under the skin when you try and 'pop' pimples. This causes an inflammatory reaction, possible i... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
Clicking normal: There are a number of muscles in the throat that contract when you swallow. As they contract, clicking noises can occur. This is normal and of no co... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
CO2 Laser: This is considered the gold standard for the treatment of acne scarring at the present time.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Campanelli
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
No: Acupuncture use very fine needles that are placed superficially. There is little risk of scarring if done correctly.
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Testimonials
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Campanelli is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Campanelli is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I now have a better idea of wrinkles vs. sagging skin and a facelift.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! is carbamonide peroxide ok as well? thank you so much!!
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This was very helpful. Thanks! thank you for such a quick reply!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Minnesota Medical School, MN
Graduated 1992MD

Residency

LOMA LINDA UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 1997

Residency

CEDARS-SINAI MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 1993

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