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Facial Rejuvenation Benefits from Long-Term Maintenance

Skin products, sunscreen, injectables and laser treatments can delay surgical facelift need Aesthetic experts say that a paradigm shift is occurring in how plastic surgeons address facial aging. A panel of aesthetic plastic surgeons recently agreed that the best way to address facial aging is to establish a long-term maintenance plan that takes advantage of Continue Reading

Bigger Bottoms Tops in Cosmetic Surgery Growth

Buttock augmentation one of fast growing procedures in 2014 A robust rise in Buttocks Augmentation contributed to a 3% increase in cosmetic procedures over the past year, according to annual statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. The ASPS found breast augmentation, nose reshaping (rhinoplasty), liposuction, eyelid surgery and facelift to be the top five cosmetic 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

Get Your Body Ready for Summer

Winter and early spring can be the ideal season for cosmetic surgery Popular New Years’ resolutions for 2015 include losing weight, eating healthier and getting into better shape. However, some things can be harder to change than others. Skin on the face or body that has begun to sag, stubborn fat deposits and breasts that have Continue Reading

Alabama Plastic Surgeons Honored for Breast Leadership

Dr. William Hedden and Dr. Christopher Schaffer named to LEAD Advisory Board Two board-certified plastic surgeons from the Birmingham, Alabama practice of Hedden Plastic Surgery were chosen for the prestigious LEAD Program Advisory Board for 2014. William J. Hedden, M.D., and Christopher J. Schaffer, M.D., met with other renowned plastic surgeons from throughout the United Continue Reading

ArteFill – Beauty That Lasts

Distinctive in the world of injectables, ArteFill provides both immediate and lasting results ArteFill collagen dermal filler is an exceptional aesthetic treatment that is FDA-approved for the correction of wrinkles known as smile lines. What makes ArteFill different is a unique mixture of bovine collagen and biocompatible microspheres. The collagen goes to work at once, 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

Hedden Plastic Surgery Offers Juvéderm Voluma XC

New filler from the Juvéderm family replaces lost volume in the cheeks The selection of volume-enhancing dermal fillers available at Hedden Plastic Surgery & Spa Greystone now include Juvéderm Voluma XC injectable gel, the latest member of the Juvéderm family of fillers. This new product is ideal for patients in the Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama area who Continue Reading