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The Gastric Balloon Weight Loss System

New nonsurgical bariatric option helps patients lose three times the weight Many people have found that their weight loss experience leaves them with few options between dieting, exercise and invasive bariatric surgery. Now, this gap in obesity treatments is being filled by the FDA-approved ORBERA™ Gastric Balloon, a nonsurgical solution for men and women who Continue Reading

‘Safe’ Liposuction Amounts Vary by Body Weight

Study proposes ‘relative liposuction volume threshold’ based on BMI What is the “safe” amount of fat to remove in liposuction patients? The answer depends on the patient’s body mass index (BMI), according to a new report in the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). The volume of fat that can 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

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

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

Fear No Mirror with CoolSculpting

Eliminate stubborn fat with surgery or downtime & look great from every angle When it comes to your reflection, you can be your own toughest critic. Even that favorite outfit can feel off-limits because of stubborn fat that resists diet and exercise. The CoolSculpting procedure shapes what you see without surgery or downtime, so you’ll Continue Reading

Body Contouring Shown to Benefit Bariatric Patients

Tummy tuck, other procedures improve health for people who have lost a large amount of weight A new study has found that people who lost weight after bariatric surgery, such as a gastric bypass, showed mental and physical health benefits after having body contouring to remove excess skin folds. In addition to reducing obesity-related health Continue Reading

Fat Transfer Buttocks Augmentation

The Brazilian Butt Lift procedure uses your own natural fat to form a fuller backside The Brazilian Butt Lift has become one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures at our Birmingham, Alabama practice and one of the fastest growing in the entire country. This body contouring technique is a two-stage procedure that includes liposuction Continue Reading

Transform Your Body Without Surgery or Downtime

CoolSculpting freezes & naturally eliminates fat with a non-surgical body contouring treatment Many of us get regular exercise and do our best to eat healthy, only to notice that the stubborn spare tire or muffin top just isn’t coming off. Now there’s a cool new solution – it’s called CoolSculpting, a patented, clinically proven, FDA Continue Reading