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Tummy Tuck Improves Life Quality in Overweight Patients

A Tummy Tuck yields high patient satisfaction and improved quality of life in patients who are overweight or obese. This is despite a substantial risk of complications, reports a study in the October 2019 issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). The study reported Continue Reading

CoolSculpting Wins 2019 NewBeauty Award

Fat-freezing treatment awarded for 6th consecutive year CoolSculpting noninvasive body contouring was chosen for the 2019 NewBeauty Award for Best Noninvasive Fat Eliminator. That’s 6 years in a row that CoolSculpting has been recognized as a game-changing fat reduction treatment that reduces stubborn pockets of fat that may not be helped by diet and exercise. Continue Reading

Endermologie Reduces Cellulite, Tones Skin

Relaxing lipomassage stimulates cellular activity LPG Endermologie treatments are performed using a deep massaging action sometimes called lipomassage. When used on the body and face, Endermologie mobilizes tissue beneath the skin and stimulates dormant cellular activity. Lipomassage treatments for smoothing the dimply appearance of cellulite, sculpting stubborn pockets of fat and toning the skin are Continue Reading

CoolSculpting for Men

Chisel your look without surgery or downtime More men than ever these days are shaping up their look with laser hair removal, massage and other popular options for men at Spa Greystone. If your goal is a more contoured and confident look without having to deal with surgery or downtime, CoolSculpting non-invasive body contouring at Continue Reading

More Men Turning to Plastic Surgeons for Body Image, Confidence

New statistics reveal increase in male cosmetic procedures The 2017 Plastic Surgery Statistics Report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons reveals that a conversation about body image is emerging among men. More than 1.3 million cosmetic procedures were performed on men in 2017 to enhance their looks and build confidence. The statistics show that Continue Reading

Abdominoplasty Reduces Back Pain, Incontinence After Childbearing

Study finds that Tummy Tucks improve common symptoms after labor and delivery In addition to restoring the pre-pregnancy shape of the abdomen, an abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) with muscle repair can improve back pain and urinary incontinence after childbearing, reports a study in the March issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of Continue Reading

Double Chins Take a Double Hit from CoolSculpting

Non-invasive treatment improves appearance of lax tissue and chin fat Allergan Inc. has announced that the CoolSculpting® treatment is the first and only non-surgical fat reduction technology to be FDA-cleared for improving the appearance of lax tissue in conjunction with submental fat, or fat beneath the chin. CoolSculpting for the double chin is already clinically Continue Reading

Gastric Balloon Wins 2016 RealSelf Award

ORBERA Weight Loss Balloon named ‘Most Worth It’ for bariatric patients The ORBERA Gastric Balloon was named the winner of the RealSelf “Most Worth It” Award for 2016 in the Bariatric Treatment category. Celebrated as this year’s most effective weight loss treatment based on reviews from real consumers, the gastric balloon received last year’s highest customer Continue Reading

Chin Fat Meets It’s Match

Defeat the double chin with Kybella, CoolMini Submental fat in the area beneath the chin has traditionally been one of the hardest places to reach for people who want to reduce their double chin. Now, two new chin fat busters at Hedden Plastic Surgery & Spa Greystone are non-invasive and FDA-cleared to treat this very common Continue Reading

Get the CoolAdvantage at Spa Greystone

Next generation of CoolSculpting technology adds comfort, reduces treatment time Now you can contour your body with shorter treatment times and greater comfort than ever before. The new CoolAdvantage applicator at Spa Greystone is part of the next generation of CoolSculpting treatment technology that features a larger cooling area and enhanced cup design for freezing away unwanted fat. Continue Reading