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Liposuction is No. 1 in 2011

Almost 9.2 million cosmetic procedures were performed last year, say annual cosmetic surgery stats The number of cosmetic surgery procedures increased again last year, with Liposuction and Breast Augmentation leading the list of the most popular procedures. Among nonsurgical cosmetic procedures, Botulinum Toxin Type A (BOTOX Cosmetic and Dysport) was the top choice, followed by Continue Reading

The Birmingham, Alabama Mommy Makeover

Find the New You for the New Year If you feel like you can never regain the youthful figure you once had before having children, take heart. Birmingham, Alabama Mommy Makeovers with the board-certified plastic surgeons at Hedden Plastic Surgery can help you reclaim your body so you can look and feel like yourself again. Continue Reading

FDA Approves Restylane for Lip Augmentation

Restylane becomes first Hyaluronic Acid Filler approved for lips Medicis, the makers of Restylane Injectable Gel, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved its application to expand the approved use of Restylane to include lip augmentation. Restylane’s approval for lip enhancement means that significant testing has been conducted, including a recent study Continue Reading

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

Spa Greystone’s Expansion Set to Open Soon!

6,000 square feet of a heavenly get-away is nearing completion and is planned to open later this summer. The interior beauty and tranquility of the new Spa Greystone will be a major draw for those trying to escape the fast pace of life. Overlooking beautiful Butterfly Lake, the Medi-Spa sits on the second level of 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

Rejuvenate for the Holidays

As we approach the holidays and think about the gifts we want to give to others, why not do something for yourself? Put your best face forward for holiday gatherings by rejuvenating your appearance with the wide range of injectable fillers – Botox, Juvederm, Restylane and more – available at Hedden Plastic Surgery & Spa Continue Reading

It’s a Man’s World!

From 2005-2009 there was a whopping 55% increase in minimally invasive cosmetic procedures among men, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. While the jump in demand isn’t unique to the gender,  it speaks to many men’s desire to boost their looks – often through treatments that don’t cause a lot of bruising or require Continue Reading