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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

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

Cosmetic Surgery Jumps 9% Last Year

Breast Augmentation, Liposuction top list of most popular cosmetic surgical procedures Plastic surgery procedures increased almost 9% last year compared to 2009, say annual statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Breast augmentation was the most popular surgical procedure for the third year in a row. The top nonsurgical procedure was Botulinum Toxin Continue Reading

Popularity of Cosmetic Surgery Rises Among Men

Facelift, Ear Surgery, Liposuction among procedures that saw biggest increases in 2010 Cosmetic surgery isn’t just popular with women anymore. While their fairer counterparts still account for most cosmetic surgery procedures, a growing number of men are turning to plastic surgery to look younger. New data from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons finds that 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

Dr. Hedden Receives Patients’ Choice Award

Honor based on positive patient feedback The patient reviews are in, and Dr. William J. Hedden has been selected as a recipient of the coveted Patients’ Choice Award 2010. This recognition reflects the difference physicians make in the lives of their patients, as voted on by thousands of patients each month. More than 100,000 patients Continue Reading