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Alabama Plastic Surgeons Honored for Breast Leadership

Dr. William Hedden and Dr. Christopher Schaffer named to LEAD Advisory Board Two board-certified plastic surgeons from the Birmingham, Alabama practice of Hedden Plastic Surgery were chosen for the prestigious LEAD Program Advisory Board for 2014. William J. Hedden, M.D., and Christopher J. Schaffer, M.D., met with other renowned plastic surgeons from throughout the United Continue Reading

Celebrating the BRAve Faces of Breast Cancer

Third annual Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day USA is October 15, 2014 The third annual Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day USA, organized by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and The Plastic Surgery Foundation (The PSF), will take place on October 15, 2014, in cities across the country. The goal of BRA Day USA is to Close Continue Reading

Body Contouring Shown to Benefit Bariatric Patients

Tummy tuck, other procedures improve health for people who have lost a large amount of weight A new study has found that people who lost weight after bariatric surgery, such as a gastric bypass, showed mental and physical health benefits after having body contouring to remove excess skin folds. In addition to reducing obesity-related health Continue Reading

Breast Implants – More Than Just a Matter of Size

Bra cup size not the only consideration for women who are thinking about breast augmentation Achieving a beautiful result with breast augmentation involves more than just going from one bra cup size to another. Breast implant size, shape, profile and placement are all considerations for women who want to enhance their figure with aesthetically-pleasing breasts. Continue Reading

Breast Lifts Gaining in Popularity

Breast enhancement procedure has grown 70% since 2000, say annual plastic surgery statistics As factors such as aging, pregnancies and weight loss take their inevitable toll on the body, more women than ever before are looking to lift their breasts to a more youthful position. According to the latest statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons Continue Reading

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

Look More Refreshed and Alert with Eyelid Surgery

Do your eyes still express the inner vitality and radiance that you feel, or do they make you look sad, fatigued and older? Over time, our eyelids may droop, sag or become puffy because of factors such as aging, genetics and sun exposure. Allergies and sinus conditions can also take their toll, causing the eyes Continue Reading

Fat Transfer Buttocks Augmentation

The Brazilian Butt Lift procedure uses your own natural fat to form a fuller backside The Brazilian Butt Lift has become one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures at our Birmingham, Alabama practice and one of the fastest growing in the entire country. This body contouring technique is a two-stage procedure that includes liposuction Continue Reading

Survey Finds Hair Restoration on the Rise Worldwide

Good hair never goes out of style in any corner of the world, and results released of a new member survey conducted by the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) shows men and women are going to great lengths on a global scale to restore hair loss. Today, more people than ever are taking Continue Reading