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Survey Reports Rise in Worldwide Aesthetic Surgery

The annual global survey of aesthetic and cosmetic procedures shows a 19.3% increase in procedures performed by plastic surgeons in 2021, reports the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS). More than 12.8 million surgical and 17.5 million non-surgical procedures were performed worldwide, an increase of 33.3% over the last 4 years. Liposuction becomes top Continue Reading

Dr. Pasha Mostofi Joins Hedden & Gunn Plastic Surgery

We are very excited to announce that Pasha Mostofi, M.D., has joined the internationally known practice of Hedden & Gunn Plastic Surgery in Birmingham, Alabama. Dr. Pasha is skilled in the latest surgical and minimally-invasive procedures and believes in providing the highest quality of care for his patients. A cosmetic surgeon with outstanding surgical skills, Continue Reading

Male Breast Reduction Shown to Improve Life Quality

Enlargement of the male breast, called gynecomastia, can be a source of embarrassment and distress for teens and young men. Surgery to correct gynecomastia brings significant improvement in self-esteem and almost every aspect of quality of life, reports a study in the June issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the American Society Continue Reading

Annual Statistics for 2021 Reveal Significant Increases

Aesthetic plastic surgery saw a significant surge for face, breast and body procedures in 2021, according to annual statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). Aesthetic body procedures such as tummy tuck, buttock augmentation and liposuction were found to have increased by 63% from the prior year. Breast procedures such as breast Continue Reading

Resuming Exercise Soon After Breast Augmentation Found to Boost Satisfaction

Engaging in exercise shortly after breast augmentation surgery did not increase complications or compromise scar quality in a study reported in the January 2022 issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. In fact, the study found that patients who resumed exercise after only 1 week reported a Continue Reading

Skin Care Tips for a Lifetime

An active lifestyle and healthy daily habits are the keys to a lifetime of healthy skin. Taking good care of your skin helps you counteract the effects of aging, sun exposure and other environmental factors and maintain a more youthful appearance. As with any pursuit, keeping your skin looking young starts with the basics. Avoid Continue Reading