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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

Alabama Plastic Surgeons Honored for Breast Leadership

Dr. William Hedden and Dr. Christopher Schaffer named to LEAD Advisory Board Two board-certified plastic surgeons from the Birmingham, Alabama practice of Hedden Plastic Surgery were chosen for the prestigious LEAD Program Advisory Board for 2014. William J. Hedden, M.D., and Christopher J. Schaffer, M.D., met with other renowned plastic surgeons from throughout the United Continue Reading

ArteFill – Beauty That Lasts

Distinctive in the world of injectables, ArteFill provides both immediate and lasting results ArteFill collagen dermal filler is an exceptional aesthetic treatment that is FDA-approved for the correction of wrinkles known as smile lines. What makes ArteFill different is a unique mixture of bovine collagen and biocompatible microspheres. The collagen goes to work at once, Continue Reading

Celebrating the BRAve Faces of Breast Cancer

Third annual Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day USA is October 15, 2014 The third annual Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day USA, organized by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and The Plastic Surgery Foundation (The PSF), will take place on October 15, 2014, in cities across the country. The goal of BRA Day USA is to Close Continue Reading