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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

Celebrity Event Designer Teams Up with Dr. Hedden

Scot Wedgeworth prepares for new reality show with cosmetic touchup As Tuscaloosa’s Scot Wedgeworth tapes his new TV show, he wants to look his absolute best for the cameras. That’s why he’s joined forces with Dr. William J. Hedden as the star event coordinator, floral designer and entertainer gets ready for prime time with a 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

Anyone Can be Affected by Varicose Veins

New minimally-invasive EVLT laser emerges as gold standard for treatment Varicose veins don’t discriminate. They can happen to anyone regardless of gender, size or age. Experts say that varicose veins affect 40% of all women and 25% of all men in the U.S. today. Painful and unsightly, varicose veins can be an indicator of more Continue Reading

Freeze Away Stubborn Fat with CoolSculpting

Innovative new non-invasive Body Contouring procedure now available in Birmingham, Alabama CoolSculpting is an exciting new procedure for men and women with problem areas such as belly bulges, love handles and back fat. Based on proven science and approved by the FDA, CoolSculpting gently and effectively targets and cools unwanted fat cells to induce a 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

Leg Vein Screenings

Schedule your evaluation in Birmingham or Auburn Hedden Plastic Surgery is now offering Leg Vein Screenings at our Greystone Cosmetic Center home in Birmingham and at Hedden Plastic Surgery & Auburn Medispa in Auburn, Alabama. These screenings are performed to check for symptoms of Chronic Venous Insufficiency, which include enlarged, discolored veins that are not 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

Plastic Surgery Videos and Animations

The plastic surgery and medi-spa professionals at Hedden Plastic Surgery & Spa Greystone are firm believers that informed choices are the best choices. As a result, we have designed our website – www.HeddenMD.com – to be a consumer resource that is filled with valuable information on the latest procedures and treatments. This information includes a Continue Reading