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Liposuction Linked to Lower Levels of Harmful Fat

Study finds that Body Contouring patients experience reduction in triglyceride levels Most people who have Liposuction or a Tummy Tuck do so to look better, but a new study says the procedures may also have significant health benefits. The research found that liposuction and abdominoplasty patients experienced reductions in both triglyceride levels and white blood Continue Reading

Plastic Surgery Society Launches Public Safety Campaign

Any physician can wear a white coat, but not all are board-certified in plastic surgery The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is urging prospective plastic surgery patients to “Do Your Homework” when selecting a doctor. That’s the name of the Society’s new public safety campaign – recently unveiled at its annual meeting in Denver 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

Alabama Plastic Surgeon Joins Elite Advisory Board

Dr. Hedden among nationwide group of leading Breast Augmentation Surgeons Dr. William J. Hedden of Hedden Plastic Surgery in Birmingham, Alabama was selected as one of 35 top cosmetic and plastic surgeons who will help shape to the future of breast augmentation. Dr. Hedden is a member of the Mentor LEAD Program Advisory Board, whose Continue Reading

FDA Releases Update on Silicone Gel Breast Implants

Agency stands by 2006 approval after review of follow-up studies When silicone gel-filled breast implants were approved for general use in 2006, the two breast implant manufacturers were required to conduct ongoing follow-up studies on their safety. Five years later, the FDA’s first major review of the manufacturer studies finds that silicone breast implants are 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

Mommy Makeovers a Growing Trend in Cosmetic Surgery

Birmingham, Alabama Plastic Surgeons offer procedures for post-pregnancy women Following pregnancies and childbirth, women may feel self-conscious about the changes that have taken place to their bodies. The Mommy Makeover is a combination of cosmetic surgery procedures designed to help you regain your youthful figure with breast augmentation, liposuction and a tummy tuck. Each makeover Continue Reading

Dr. Hedden Receives Patients’ Choice Award

Honor based on positive patient feedback The patient reviews are in, and Dr. William J. Hedden has been selected as a recipient of the coveted Patients’ Choice Award 2010. This recognition reflects the difference physicians make in the lives of their patients, as voted on by thousands of patients each month. More than 100,000 patients Continue Reading