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Contacts Shown to Increase Risk of Droopy Eyelids

Study of identical twins finds more drooping in hard vs. soft contact lenses Contact lenses help millions of people see the world more clearly. However, research at the annual Twins Day Festival in Twinsburg, Ohio, found that contacts can contribute to droopiness of the upper eyelids. Of the 96 sets of identical twins studied, those Continue Reading

Body Contouring After Weight Loss Procedures on the Rise

Increase in weight loss surgeries has ripple effect in plastic surgery People who have lost a large amount of weight are sometimes dismayed to find that their skin has stretched and lost much of its elasticity. This condition is common for those who have lost weight after bariatric surgery, such as a gastric bypass or Continue Reading

Botox – What Women Want to Know

Cost, product safety top list of concerns about BOTOX Cosmetic Many women are familiar with the brand name BOTOX® Cosmetic (onabotulinumtoxinA), but the results of a recent study revealed some of what they really want to know. In a survey of more than 2,200 women, 54% wanted to learn how much Botox costs. The survey Continue Reading

Facial Rejuvenation Benefits from Long-Term Maintenance

Skin products, sunscreen, injectables and laser treatments can delay surgical facelift need Aesthetic experts say that a paradigm shift is occurring in how plastic surgeons address facial aging. A panel of aesthetic plastic surgeons recently agreed that the best way to address facial aging is to establish a long-term maintenance plan that takes advantage of Continue Reading

Skin Revitalization with Microdermabrasion

A fast and effective way to reduce superficial skin damage at Spa Greystone As time marches on, years of aging and exposure to the sun can cause the skin to develop irregularities such as facial wrinkles, rough skin and age spots. Microdermabrasion is a popular lunchtime treatment used to exfoliate damaged skin cells and reveal Continue Reading

Bigger Bottoms Tops in Cosmetic Surgery Growth

Buttock augmentation one of fast growing procedures in 2014 A robust rise in Buttocks Augmentation contributed to a 3% increase in cosmetic procedures over the past year, according to annual statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. The ASPS found breast augmentation, nose reshaping (rhinoplasty), liposuction, eyelid surgery and facelift to be the top five cosmetic Continue Reading

Targeting Unwanted Hair at the Follicle

Laser Hair Removal offers a clear alternative to tweezers, razors and waxes Some people find the presence of hair on certain areas of the body to be unsightly or embarrassing. Others tire of the hassles of shaving, tweezing, waxing and other methods of hair removal. If you are one of these people, silky smooth skin Continue Reading

Eliminate Stubborn Fat the Cool New Way

Eliminate Stubborn Fat Without Surgery or Downtime With CoolSculpting, people everywhere are getting a better view of themselves in the mirror. The CoolSculpting procedure at Hedden Plastic Surgery & Spa Greystone is cleared by the FDA for the treatment of stubborn fat in the abdomen, flanks and inner and outer thighs. CoolSculpting effectively targets fat Continue Reading

Get Your Body Ready for Summer

Winter and early spring can be the ideal season for cosmetic surgery Popular New Years’ resolutions for 2015 include losing weight, eating healthier and getting into better shape. However, some things can be harder to change than others. Skin on the face or body that has begun to sag, stubborn fat deposits and breasts that have Continue Reading

Patti LaBelle Joins Breast Reconstruction Campaign

Legendary singer named 2015 spokesperson for “closing the loop” on breast cancer The Breast Reconstruction Awareness Campaign has announced that Patti LaBelle, a legendary singer, author, and actress, has joined the American Society of Plastic Surgery and The Plastic Surgery Foundation to help women “close the loop” on breast cancer. As the Breast Reconstruction Awareness Continue Reading