The Not-So Extreme Make Over

Cosmetic Deramtology in EaganNoninvasive cosmetic procedures deliver cutting edge results with no knife involved.

By Monica Wright
Illustrations by Brian Stauffer
Not So Extreme Make Over Article

Envious confusion. That’s what Charles E. Crutchfield, MD, medical director of Crutchfield Dermatology in Eagan, likes to promise patients who come in for nonsurgical cosmetic prcedures–not a fountain of youth or a drastic overhaul, but an air of mystery. “I want patient’s friends to be enviously confused,” he says. “I want them to look at the patient and not be sure what they have done to look so good.”

Results that leave ’em guessing are in high demand, boosting the popularity of noninvasive cosmetic procedures exponentially. From 2000 to 2004, the amount of nonsurgical procedures performed in the United States grew…