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Patients Follow Breast Reconstruction with Cosmetic Surgery

ASPS study participants seek body image improvement following mastectomy Although Breast Reconstruction can dramatically improve a woman’s self-esteem and sense of well-being following a mastectomy, it may not be the only step some patients take to improve their self-image. Breast reconstruction patients may also choose cosmetic surgery procedures such as Liposuction or Eyelid Surgery in a quest Continue Reading

Women ‘Very Satisfied’ with Buttocks Augmentation

Brazilian Butt Lift combines Liposuction with Fat Transfer to buttocks in ‘2 for 1’ procedure For women considering plastic surgery in the quest for a curvier backside, the Brazilian Butt Lift is an option that is growing increasingly popular. The procedure not only adds volume to create more definition to the buttocks, but also has Continue Reading

Body Contouring Improves Long-Term Weight Control

Patients who undergo surgery to remove excess skin are less likely to regain weight after a gastric bypass, reports a new study Many patients who have a gastric bypass regain much of their weight in the following years, putting them back at an increased risk of obesity-related health problems. According to a new study in Continue Reading

Breastfeeding Doesn’t Cause Sagging in Augmentation Patients

New study finds that breastfeeding does not worsen or cause breasts to sag in women with breast implants Women are often concerned about the effect that breastfeeding could have on the appearance of their breasts, especially after they have invested in breast augmentation. A new study reported by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) Continue Reading

Botox Cosmetic Approved to Treat Crow’s Feet

Botox has been used off-label for years to smooth the appearance of crow’s feet and other fine lines on the face. Now, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved BOTOX Cosmetic (onabotulinumtoxinA) to temporary improve the appearance of moderate to severe lateral canthal lines at the sides of the eyes, known as “crow’s feet,” Continue Reading

Complication Rates Low with ‘Lipoabdominoplasty’

Study presents report on combined technique for Liposuction, Tummy tuck Liposuction and Abdominoplasty, or Tummy Tuck, are common cosmetic plastic surgery procedures that are often performed together. A combined technique called “lipoabdominoplasty” provides excellent patient outcomes with a low rate of complications, reports a study in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open, the official open access Continue Reading

Dr. William Hedden Named 2013 LEAD Surgeon

Select plastic surgeons chosen to help guide future of breast implants William J. Hedden, M.D., of Hedden Plastic Surgery was recently selected to join a prestigious group of board-certified plastic surgeons who will assist in molding the future direction of breast augmentation. Dr. Hedden will again join Mentor Worldwide’s LEAD Advisory Board for 2013, which Continue Reading

Reveal the Real You with CoolSculpting

Transform your body without surgery or downtime Show off the body you’ve always dreamed of with CoolSculpting – the non-surgical body contouring treatment that freezes stubborn fat and naturally eliminates it from your body. The procedure involves no needles, no surgery and, best of all, no downtime. Most patients are able to return immediately to Continue Reading

Glo Minerals Makeup at Spa Greystone

glo minerals is a mineral makeup system uniquely designed for skin care professionals and their clients. The award-winning formulations deliver unsurpassed coverage, UV and environmental protection and an exceptional spectrum of mineral pigments from the hottest hues to timeless color classics. Talc-free and non-comedogenic, glo minerals provides the ideal choice for even the most sensitive skin. Clinically Continue Reading

Comfort & Confidence with Breast Reduction

If overly large and heavy breasts are causing your bra straps to dig into your skin, you are not alone. Many women with overly bountiful bustlines not only have back, neck and shoulder pain but also find themselves limited in the physical activities they are able to participate in. Breast Reduction removes excess breast tissue Continue Reading