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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

Hair Surgeons Tab Zeta-Jones, Dempsey for Best Hair

Survey of world’s leading hair experts also finds Hair Transplant patients more willing to discuss procedure Members of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) know good hair when they see it — and they like what they see in Catherine Zeta-Jones and Patrick Dempsey. As part of the ISHRS 2011 Practice Census, 44% 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

Get Silky Smooth Skin with Laser Hair Removal

Imagine saying goodbye to shaving, waxing or tweezing – forever! The speed and comfort of Laser Hair Removal is great news for anyone who wants to get rid of unwanted hair. This virtually painless procedure targets unwanted hair at the source with laser energy directed to the hair follicles. The Birmingham, Alabama Certified Laser Technicians 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

Freeze Away Stubborn Fat with CoolSculpting

Innovative new non-invasive Body Contouring procedure now available in Birmingham, Alabama CoolSculpting is an exciting new procedure for men and women with problem areas such as belly bulges, love handles and back fat. Based on proven science and approved by the FDA, CoolSculpting gently and effectively targets and cools unwanted fat cells to induce a Continue Reading