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Take Control of Your Varicose Veins

Look and feel better fast with EVLT Laser Varicose Vein Treatment When you feel that throbbing sensation and see the blue twisted protrusions on your legs, you know you can’t afford to put off vein treatment any longer. So what should you do next? It’s important to know that you can take control of your Continue Reading

FDA Approves Restylane for Lip Augmentation

Restylane becomes first Hyaluronic Acid Filler approved for lips Medicis, the makers of Restylane Injectable Gel, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved its application to expand the approved use of Restylane to include lip augmentation. Restylane’s approval for lip enhancement means that significant testing has been conducted, including a recent study Continue Reading

Round vs. Contoured Breast Implants

Women come in all shapes and sizes – that’s why breast implants do too Shape is an important decision when considering the best breast implants for you. Breast Implants are available in two basic shapes – round and contoured, or “teardrop.” Round breast implants are currently the most popular option for breast augmentation, but some Continue Reading

Liposuction Linked to Lower Levels of Harmful Fat

Study finds that Body Contouring patients experience reduction in triglyceride levels Most people who have Liposuction or a Tummy Tuck do so to look better, but a new study says the procedures may also have significant health benefits. The research found that liposuction and abdominoplasty patients experienced reductions in both triglyceride levels and white blood Continue Reading

Plastic Surgery Society Launches Public Safety Campaign

Any physician can wear a white coat, but not all are board-certified in plastic surgery The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is urging prospective plastic surgery patients to “Do Your Homework” when selecting a doctor. That’s the name of the Society’s new public safety campaign – recently unveiled at its annual meeting in Denver Continue Reading

Celebrity Event Designer Teams Up with Dr. Hedden

Scot Wedgeworth prepares for new reality show with cosmetic touchup As Tuscaloosa’s Scot Wedgeworth tapes his new TV show, he wants to look his absolute best for the cameras. That’s why he’s joined forces with Dr. William J. Hedden as the star event coordinator, floral designer and entertainer gets ready for prime time with a Continue Reading

First Signs of Aging Often Appear on the Face

The way you look can have a lot to do with the way you feel A change on the outside can change the way you feel on the inside when the telltale signs of aging start to appear or for people who are unhappy with a facial feature. Feeling more attractive can allow your self-confidence Continue Reading

Alabama Plastic Surgeon Joins Elite Advisory Board

Dr. Hedden among nationwide group of leading Breast Augmentation Surgeons Dr. William J. Hedden of Hedden Plastic Surgery in Birmingham, Alabama was selected as one of 35 top cosmetic and plastic surgeons who will help shape to the future of breast augmentation. Dr. Hedden is a member of the Mentor LEAD Program Advisory Board, whose Continue Reading

Anyone Can be Affected by Varicose Veins

New minimally-invasive EVLT laser emerges as gold standard for treatment Varicose veins don’t discriminate. They can happen to anyone regardless of gender, size or age. Experts say that varicose veins affect 40% of all women and 25% of all men in the U.S. today. Painful and unsightly, varicose veins can be an indicator of more Continue Reading