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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

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

What’s the Best Injectable for You?

Popular options for facial rejuvenation smooth wrinkles, add skin volume Wrinkles that show up on the face and forehead are often some of the first visible signs of aging. Not only does the skin begin to lose support and elasticity as time goes by, but repetitive movements of facial muscles can cause the skin to Continue Reading

Dr. Hedden Teaches TUBA Breast Augmentation Seminar

Transumbilical Breast Augmentation presentation focuses on patient safety, quality results William J. Hedden, M.D., explained that Transumbilical Breast Augmentation, or TUBA, is a very safe and effective way to perform breast augmentation procedures during a recent seminar attended by some of the world’s foremost aesthetic surgeons. Dr. Hedden’s presentation was part of The Aesthetic Meeting Continue Reading

Celebrities Inspire Increase in Arm Lifts

New statistics released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) show that the popularity of Arm Lifts for women has skyrocketed a staggering 4,378 percent in just over the last decade. The trend fueled, in part, by sleeveless fashions for women and more focus on celebrities with strong arms. In a recent poll, women Continue Reading