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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

Dr. William Hedden Awarded Top Doctor

Following an extensive process of peer nomination and physician-led review, William J. Hedden, M.D. was selected as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor. These doctors are annually identified to help healthcare patients find the best physicians in a range of medical specialties. After being nominated by their peer physicians, doctors are carefully reviewed in respect to medical education, training, 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

Non-Scalp Hair Transplants See Popularity Surge

Hair restoration procedures for face, chest, eyelashes increase 95% worldwide, new survey finds The latest trend in hair restoration surgery is proving to be anything but a passing fad. A new member survey conducted by the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) shows that more people are seeking non-scalp hair restoration procedures to enhance everything from Continue Reading

Dr. Hedden, Dr. Schaffer Named Top Doctors

Two of Hedden Plastic Surgery’s board-certified plastic surgeons have been named Top Doctors on RealSelf.com. Dr. Christopher J. Schaffer and Dr. William J. Hedden were recognized for their focus on empowering patients with reliable information. RealSelf Top Doctor status is awarded to a select group of doctors who have demonstrated an ongoing commitment to answering Continue Reading

‘Safe’ Liposuction Amounts Vary by Body Weight

Study proposes ‘relative liposuction volume threshold’ based on BMI What is the “safe” amount of fat to remove in liposuction patients? The answer depends on the patient’s body mass index (BMI), according to a new report in the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). The volume of fat that can Continue Reading

Demand for Hair Loss Treatments Continues Growth

Worldwide hair restoration surgeries increase 76% since 2006, survey finds The annual member survey by the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) shows that more men and women are turning to hair restoration surgery as a permanent, natural-looking solution for hair loss. Surgical hair restoration procedures performed worldwide jumped by 76% from 2006 to Continue Reading