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Abdominoplasty Reduces Back Pain, Incontinence After Childbearing

Study finds that Tummy Tucks improve common symptoms after labor and delivery In addition to restoring the pre-pregnancy shape of the abdomen, an abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) with muscle repair can improve back pain and urinary incontinence after childbearing, reports a study in the March issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of Continue Reading

Body Shaping, Non-Invasive Procedures Rise in 2017

New Statistics Reveal the Shape of Plastic Surgery The annual plastic surgery report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) shows continued growth in cosmetic procedures over the last year. The statistics also reveal that Americans are turning to new and innovative ways to shape their bodies, as minimally-invasive cosmetic procedures have increased nearly 200% Continue Reading

Dr. Hedden Recognized as 2018 Top Doctor

William J. Hedden, M.D. was named as a Top Doctor for 2018 by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. This list of top physicians is presented each year to assist patients in locating outstanding plastic surgeons and other healthcare providers in their area. Castle Connolly Top Doctors are selected each year following an extensive process where physicians Continue Reading

Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day Set for Oct. 18

Close the loop on breast cancer Research has shown that not all women are made aware of their options for breast reconstruction at the time of their breast cancer diagnosis. To promote awareness of breast reconstruction options, the 6th annual Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day, or “BRA Day,” is set for Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, with the aim Continue Reading

Dr. Jude LaBarbera, Dr. Stephen Gunn Join Practice

Birmingham, AL Plastic Surgeons Offer Free Consultations The Hedden Plastic Surgery family is very excited about adding plastic surgeons Stephen Gunn, M.D. and Jude LaBarbera, M.D. to our practice. Dr. LaBarbera and Dr. Gunn are seeing patients at our cosmetic surgery center in Birmingham and satellite office in Auburn, Alabama. “We are very excited about Continue Reading

Fat Reduction, Skin Tightening Procedures Gain Popularity

Latest plastic surgery statistics show new trends Americans want to put their best face and body forward, reveals the annual plastic surgery report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. According to the ASPS, more than 17 million cosmetic procedures were performed in the United States in 2016. Top 5 surgical and minimally-invasive procedures Of the Continue Reading

Stop Underarm Sweat with miraDry

miraDry now – clean, confident, carefree forever When the temperature is unpredictable, your underarms can be too. When you need to take off a layer make sure your underams are dry and ready, miraDry is your solution for sweat-free underarms in as little as one easy treatment. With miraDry in Birmingham, Alabama, you can take Continue Reading

New Injectable Targets Under-the-Chin Fat

KYBELLA offers long sought remedy for double chins Finally, there’s a game-changing solution for fat beneath the chin. KYBELLA® is the first injectable treatment FDA approved to treat stubborn chin fat. Treatments with Kybella at Hedden Plastic Surgery are designed to melt away the fat, tighten the skin and let you say goodbye to your Continue Reading

Join Hedden Plastic Surgery on SnapChat

Follow Dr. William Hedden and his staff throughout the day on SnapChat to get a glimpse of what it’s like behind the scenes at our Birmingham, Alabama plastic surgery practice. To join Dr. Hedden on SnapChat for before & after pictures of different procedures and videos from the operating suite, just follow these easy instructions: Just open SnapChat Continue Reading

Cosmetic Procedures Total Almost 16 Million in 2015

Breast augmentation is most popular cosmetic surgical procedure The popularity of breast enhancement and botox continued last year, according to the 2015 National Plastic Surgery Statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgery. The top 5 cosmetic surgical procedures in 2015 were breast augmentation, liposuction, rhinoplasty, eyelid surgery and tummy tuck. The top 5 cosmetic minimally-invasive procedures were botulinum Continue Reading