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New study examines breast augmentation trends

Inframammary incision, submuscular implant placement become more common Surgical trends in cosmetic breast augmentation using implants have changed over time, according to a study in the December 2023 issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). The study included data on 31,700 breast augmentation cases Continue Reading

Post-Pandemic Plastic Surgery Sees Growth

Looking at a post-pandemic world compared to data from 2019, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) has seen significant growth in the number of procedures performed overall. Patients are no longer putting off the procedures they have been considering, which may be attributed to more time spent working from home and the flexibility that Continue Reading

Aesthetic Procedures Rise in 2022

The number of aesthetic plastic surgery procedures in 2022 rose 14% over the previous year, according to the latest data from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (Aesthetic Society). The increase was fueled by the increasing popularity of nonsurgical procedures such as skin treatments, body contouring, fillers and neurotoxins, the report said. Top 2022 Continue Reading

The PDO Thread lift

The PDO Thread Lift is a procedure that uses a dissolvable sutures to tighten and lift your skin. It can be used in areas like sagging jowls, loose necklines, loss of cheek volume, fine lines and wrinkles. PDO Threads are made of colorless polyester that breaks down in your body after about 6 months. The Continue Reading

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