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Cosmetic Procedures Increase 12% in 2013

Liposuction, Breast Augmentation, Injectables top list of popular procedures The number of cosmetic surgery procedures performed in the United States in 2013 increased by 12% over the previous year, according to the 17th annual statistics released by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). Liposuction and Breast Augmentation were again the two top cosmetic 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

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

Cosmetic Procedures Top 10 Million in 2012

Breast Augmentation, Liposuction head list of most popular cosmetic surgery procedures More than 10 million surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic procedures were performed nationwide in 2012, according to the 16th annual statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). Breast augmentation and liposuction were the top cosmetic surgical procedures. Botulinum toxin type A (including Continue Reading

Effective Acne Treatments for Breakouts and Scarring

Look forward to a clearer future at our Birmingham, Alabama Skin Care Center Are you tired of acne that just doesn’t seem to go away? If so, you are not alone because almost 85% of people have acne at some time in there lives. Although very common, acne can cause social and psychological distress – Continue Reading

Celebrating 10 Years of BOTOX Cosmetic

Botox was approved in 2002 to treat frown lines The year 2012 marks 10 years since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved BOTOX Cosmetic to temporarily improve the look of moderate to severe frown lines between the brows in people ages 18 to 65. A decade ago, this approval made headlines because it 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