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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

Face, Breast, Body Procedures Increase in 2021

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