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Join Hedden Plastic Surgery on SnapChat

Follow Dr. William Hedden and his staff throughout the day on SnapChat to get a glimpse of what it’s like behind the scenes at our Birmingham, Alabama plastic surgery practice. To join Dr. Hedden on SnapChat for before & after pictures of different procedures and videos from the operating suite, just follow these easy instructions: Just open SnapChat Continue Reading

Selfie Surge Drives Rise in Lip Enhancement

Record number of Americans plumping their lips, new data shows In the age of social media, more people are looking to show off the perfect pout in their pictures. The selfie craze may be one of the reasons a record number of women and men underwent Lip Augmentation last year. Growth was seen in lip enhancement with Continue Reading

CoolSculpting – It Comes Down to Science

Look and feel great from every angle with the latest body contouring technology CoolSculpting is the cool new way to say goodbye to areas of fat that are stubbornly resistant to diet and exercise. Nonsurgical treatments with this innovative technology at Hedden Plastic Surgery & Spa Greystone cause fat cells to freeze and die before Continue Reading

Cosmetic Procedures Total Almost 16 Million in 2015

Breast augmentation is most popular cosmetic surgical procedure The popularity of breast enhancement and botox continued last year, according to the 2015 National Plastic Surgery Statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgery. The top 5 cosmetic surgical procedures in 2015 were breast augmentation, liposuction, rhinoplasty, eyelid surgery and tummy tuck. The top 5 cosmetic minimally-invasive procedures were botulinum Continue Reading

Dr. Hedden Named Top Doctor

Dr. William J. Hedden has been named a Top Doctor on RealSelf.com. Dr. Hedden was recognized for empowering patients with reliable information about many different topics related to cosmetic surgery. RealSelf Top Doctor status is awarded to a select group of doctors who have demonstrated an ongoing commitment to answering consumer questions and are transparent Continue Reading

‘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

Earn Rewards on Treatments with Cosmetic Injectables

Enjoy discounts and savings while maintaining your youthful beauty Recent years have seen tremendous growth in the field of soft tissue fillers and botulinum toxin products for women and men alike. To attract customers in this competitive market, the makers of popular injectables such as BOTOX Cosmetic, Dysport, Juvéderm and Restylane have introduced rewards programs that Continue Reading

Restylane Silk – Subtle, Smooth and Soft

Hedden Plastic Surgery offers new FDA-approved treatment for “lips and lines” If you are looking for a subtle lip enhancement and smoothing of the lines and wrinkles around your mouth, a new product from the Restylane® family may be right for you. Restylane Silk is the first and only dermal filler specifically designed for your Continue Reading

Contacts Shown to Increase Risk of Droopy Eyelids

Study of identical twins finds more drooping in hard vs. soft contact lenses Contact lenses help millions of people see the world more clearly. However, research at the annual Twins Day Festival in Twinsburg, Ohio, found that contacts can contribute to droopiness of the upper eyelids. Of the 96 sets of identical twins studied, those 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