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The Birmingham, Alabama Mommy Makeover

Find the New You for the New Year If you feel like you can never regain the youthful figure you once had before having children, take heart. Birmingham, Alabama Mommy Makeovers with the board-certified plastic surgeons at Hedden Plastic Surgery can help you reclaim your body so you can look and feel like yourself again. 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

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

FDA Releases Update on Silicone Gel Breast Implants

Agency stands by 2006 approval after review of follow-up studies When silicone gel-filled breast implants were approved for general use in 2006, the two breast implant manufacturers were required to conduct ongoing follow-up studies on their safety. Five years later, the FDA’s first major review of the manufacturer studies finds that silicone breast implants are Continue Reading

Mommy Makeovers a Growing Trend in Cosmetic Surgery

Birmingham, Alabama Plastic Surgeons offer procedures for post-pregnancy women Following pregnancies and childbirth, women may feel self-conscious about the changes that have taken place to their bodies. The Mommy Makeover is a combination of cosmetic surgery procedures designed to help you regain your youthful figure with breast augmentation, liposuction and a tummy tuck. Each makeover Continue Reading

New Breast Augmentation Trends

Birmingham, Alabama Breast Augmentation patients choose from latest options in breast enhancement Women who want to increase the fullness and enhance the shape of their breasts are increasingly turning to the latest breakthroughs in breast augmentation to fulfill their desire for a more attractive figure. Cosmetic surgery to enlarge the breasts is the most popular Continue Reading

Silicone or Saline? TUBA or Under the Arm?

So many choices! Many women desire larger, perky breasts, but many of those women are so overwhelmed with all the choices to make to achieve the right look for their bodies. Should I choose silicone or saline? 350 or 400 cc’s? Go through the navel or under the breast? TUBA Procedure — After an incision at Continue Reading

TUBA – Breast Augmentation with a Hidden Scar

Shh, your secret is safe with us. Let’s be honest, many of us dream of a more proportioned figure; larger breast, smaller waist, perfectly rounded hips and back side. But many of us do not want the whole world knowing that we altered our not so perfect figures or faces with a bit of cosmetic Continue Reading

TUBA Breast Augmentation

Less invasive, endoscopic Breast Augmentation procedure Transumbilical Breast Augmentation, or TUBA, is a new endoscopic breast enhancement technique offered by Hedden Plastic Surgery in Birmingham, Alabama. TUBA is currently the least invasive method of breast augmentation, affording our patients with larger, shapelier breasts and a quick and comfortable recovery.

How to Choose Breast Implant Size?

There is no perfect way to estimate what cup size a patient will be after adding a certain amount of cc’s. At Hedden Plastic Surgery in Birmingham, Alabama, we perform more than a thousand breast augmentations per year, and what we find to be the most anxiety-producing part of the procedure for the patient is choosing Continue Reading