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New Study Says Liposuction Lives Up to Promise

Barring extreme weight gain, Liposuction permanently removes excess fat New research reveals that Liposuction lives up to its promise to permanently remove excess fat from stubborn areas unless patients experience extreme weight gain. The study, recently reported by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), found that fat cells don’t return to treated areas and Continue Reading

Celebrating 10 Years of BOTOX Cosmetic

Botox was approved in 2002 to treat frown lines The year 2012 marks 10 years since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved BOTOX Cosmetic to temporarily improve the look of moderate to severe frown lines between the brows in people ages 18 to 65. A decade ago, this approval made headlines because it Continue Reading

Treat Your Varicose Veins with EVLT

Minimally-invasive laser procedure closes problem leg veins You know it’s time to address your unsightly and painful varicose veins, but aren’t sure how. Varicose veins are actually a symptom of venous reflux, also known as venous insufficiency. Other symptoms include tired, heavy and aching legs as well as muscle cramping, burning and throbbing in the Continue Reading

Study Says Breast Augmentation Improves Life Quality

Women note significant gains in several key areas Women who had breast augmentation surgery reported substantial improvements in key quality of life areas, according to a study reported by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). The biggest increases were seen in breast satisfaction, psychosocial well-being and sexual well-being, with more than 80% of the women Continue Reading

Lose the Muffin Top with CoolSculpting

Eliminate stubborn fat the natural way and say goodbye to muffin tops and love handles It’s not what you lose, it’s what you gain. So say goodbye to stubborn fat and say hello to the body you once had with CoolSculpting – a clinically proven, FDA-cleared, completely non-surgical treatment without downtime. This revolutionary technology targets Continue Reading

Glowing Skin with Laser Skin Resurfacing

Also known as a laser peel, Laser Resurfacing is a proven rejuvenation treatment for facial skin Laser Skin Resurfacing is a minimally-invasive treatment used to reduce the appearance of facial wrinkles and skin irregularities to give your skin a vibrant, youthful glow. When laser light is directed upon irregular skin, the damaged skin is removed Continue Reading

Jewel Named Breast Reconstruction Spokesperson

Singer/songwriter joins international effort to increase awareness Many women who have bravely battled breast cancer and had life-saving surgery must also grapple with the question, what’s next? That’s why the United States and 20 other countries are joining an international effort to increase awareness about options for Breast Reconstruction after having a mastectomy. The initiative, which was Continue Reading

Lashes Thinning as You Get Older?

You can more than double your lash fullness in 16 weeks with Latisse Eyelash Treatment Your lashes may have thinned over the years, which is completely normal. Just as the hair on your head can thin with age, so can your eyelashes. LATISSE solution is a prescription treatment for hypotrichosis used to grow eyelashes, making Continue Reading

Liposuction is No. 1 in 2011

Almost 9.2 million cosmetic procedures were performed last year, say annual cosmetic surgery stats The number of cosmetic surgery procedures increased again last year, with Liposuction and Breast Augmentation leading the list of the most popular procedures. Among nonsurgical cosmetic procedures, Botulinum Toxin Type A (BOTOX Cosmetic and Dysport) was the top choice, followed by Continue Reading

Cellulite Reduction with Cellulaze

The search for a more effective way to treat dimply cellulite is finally over! The Cellulaze Cellulite Laser Workstation is a longer-lasting, one-time treatment to reduce the appearance of cellulite. This unique laser treatment, now available at Hedden Plastic Surgery, attacks the brittle structure beneath the skin that’s the real cause of cellulite’s dimpled appearance. And Continue Reading