Skin Revitalization with Microdermabrasion

Microdermabrasion modelA 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 fresh, younger-looking skin. Usually performed on the face and neck, microdermabrasion is a non-invasive procedure that can also be used to rejuvenate the hands, chest and other areas at our full service day spa and skin care center. Continue Reading »

March 17, 2015 in Skin Rejuvenation, Spa Greystone
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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 surgery procedures in 2014. Last year’s most popular minimally-invasive procedures were botulinum toxin type A, soft tissue fillers, chemical peel, laser hair removal and microdermabrasion.

2014 National Plastic Surgery Statistics, 15.6 million cosmetic procedures
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February 27, 2015 in Body Contouring, Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery
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Targeting Unwanted Hair at the Follicle

Laser Hair Removal modelLaser 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 with Laser Hair Removal is within your reach. Both men and women have found Laser Hair Removal with the Certified Laser Technicians at Hedden Plastic Surgery & Spa Greystone to be an effective, long-lasting and often permanent solution for unwanted hair. Continue Reading »

February 20, 2015 in Laser Treatments
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Eliminate Stubborn Fat the Cool New Way

Fear No Mirror with CoolSculpting

Eliminate Stubborn Fat Without Surgery or Downtime

With CoolSculpting, people everywhere are getting a better view of themselves in the mirror

January 16, 2015 in Body Contouring
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Get Your Body Ready for Summer

Cosmetic surgery model in winter coatWinter 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 lost their youthful volume usually don’t respond to any amount of dieting and exercise. Getting started on these problem areas sooner than later can be the best way to shape up your body for beach vacations, poolside parties and outdoor fun. Continue Reading »

January 13, 2015 in Body Contouring, Breast Enhancement, Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery
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Patti LaBelle Joins Breast Reconstruction Campaign

Bra Day USA, closing the loop on breast cancerLegendary 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 spokesperson for 2015, LaBelle will be instrumental in educating and empowering breast cancer patients who are candidates for reconstruction. Continue Reading »

December 17, 2014 in Breast Enhancement, Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery
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Alabama Plastic Surgeons Honored for Breast Leadership

LEAD 2014Dr. 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 States Nov. 7-9, 2014, in Dallas to assist breast implant manufacturer Mentor Worldwide in shaping the future of breast aesthetics. Continue Reading »

November 13, 2014 in Breast Enhancement, Hedden Plastic Surgery
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ArteFill – Beauty That Lasts

ArteFill - immediate results, lasting improvementDistinctive 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, providing immediate support and visibly correcting wrinkles. ArteFill’s microspheres, which are not resorbed by the body, give your skin what it needs for lasting correction. Continue Reading »

October 20, 2014 in Botox/Dermal Fillers
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Celebrating the BRAve Faces of Breast Cancer

Bra Day USA, closing the loop on breast cancerThird 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 the Loop on Breast Cancer by ensuring that every breast cancer patient is informed about her breast reconstruction options and has the ability to choose the option that is best for her.
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October 6, 2014 in Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery
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Fuller, Longer, Darker Eyelashes with Latisse

LatisseFDA-approved product differs from lash conditioners

You may have seen over-the-counter products that condition the lashes. Latisse is different. Latisse is the first and only product FDA-approved to grow lashes fuller, longer and darker in people with inadequate or not enough lashes.

Available by prescription only, Latisse is believed to increase the percentage of hairs in the active growth phase as well as make the active growth phase longer. Continue Reading »

September 22, 2014 in Spa Greystone
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