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‘Safe’ Liposuction Amounts Vary by Body Weight

Study proposes ‘relative liposuction volume threshold’ based on BMI What is the “safe” amount of fat to remove in liposuction patients? The answer depends on the patient’s body mass index (BMI), according to a new report in the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). The volume of fat that can Continue Reading

Body Contouring After Weight Loss Procedures on the Rise

Increase in weight loss surgeries has ripple effect in plastic surgery People who have lost a large amount of weight are sometimes dismayed to find that their skin has stretched and lost much of its elasticity. This condition is common for those who have lost weight after bariatric surgery, such as a gastric bypass or Continue Reading

Eliminate Stubborn Fat the Cool New Way

Eliminate Stubborn Fat Without Surgery or Downtime With CoolSculpting, people everywhere are getting a better view of themselves in the mirror. The CoolSculpting procedure at Hedden Plastic Surgery & Spa Greystone is cleared by the FDA for the treatment of stubborn fat in the abdomen, flanks and inner and outer thighs. CoolSculpting effectively targets fat Continue Reading

Fear No Mirror with CoolSculpting

Eliminate stubborn fat with surgery or downtime & look great from every angle When it comes to your reflection, you can be your own toughest critic. Even that favorite outfit can feel off-limits because of stubborn fat that resists diet and exercise. The CoolSculpting procedure shapes what you see without surgery or downtime, so you’ll Continue Reading

Body Contouring Shown to Benefit Bariatric Patients

Tummy tuck, other procedures improve health for people who have lost a large amount of weight A new study has found that people who lost weight after bariatric surgery, such as a gastric bypass, showed mental and physical health benefits after having body contouring to remove excess skin folds. In addition to reducing obesity-related health Continue Reading

Fat Transfer Buttocks Augmentation

The Brazilian Butt Lift procedure uses your own natural fat to form a fuller backside The Brazilian Butt Lift has become one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures at our Birmingham, Alabama practice and one of the fastest growing in the entire country. This body contouring technique is a two-stage procedure that includes liposuction Continue Reading

Transform Your Body Without Surgery or Downtime

CoolSculpting freezes & naturally eliminates fat with a non-surgical body contouring treatment Many of us get regular exercise and do our best to eat healthy, only to notice that the stubborn spare tire or muffin top just isn’t coming off. Now there’s a cool new solution – it’s called CoolSculpting, a patented, clinically proven, FDA 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

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