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MemoryGel Xtra Breast Implants

More beautiful options, soft and natural feel MemoryGel Xtra silicone gel breast implants are designed with you in mind. These FDA-cleared implants offer increased fullness and fullness without giving up the soft, natural feel that women prefer. In a blind comparison, 9 out of 10 women chose MemoryGel Xtra as feeling most like natural breast Continue Reading

Age Alone Doesn’t Increase Breast Reconstruction Complications

Breast reconstruction using a “free flap” technique is a safe procedure with a high success rate in older women who opt for reconstruction after mastectomy, reports a study in the December issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Although the risk of some complications Continue Reading

Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day Set for Oct. 18

Close the loop on breast cancer Research has shown that not all women are made aware of their options for breast reconstruction at the time of their breast cancer diagnosis. To promote awareness of breast reconstruction options, the 6th annual Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day, or “BRA Day,” is set for Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, with the aim Continue Reading

Get Your Body Ready for Summer

Winter and early spring can be the ideal season for cosmetic surgery Popular New Years’ resolutions for 2015 include losing weight, eating healthier and getting into better shape. However, some things can be harder to change than others. Skin on the face or body that has begun to sag, stubborn fat deposits and breasts that have Continue Reading

Patti LaBelle Joins Breast Reconstruction Campaign

Legendary singer named 2015 spokesperson for “closing the loop” on breast cancer The Breast Reconstruction Awareness Campaign has announced that Patti LaBelle, a legendary singer, author, and actress, has joined the American Society of Plastic Surgery and The Plastic Surgery Foundation to help women “close the loop” on breast cancer. As the Breast Reconstruction Awareness Continue Reading

Alabama Plastic Surgeon Honored for Breast Leadership

Dr. William Hedden named to LEAD Advisory Board Board-certified plastic surgeon William J. Hedden, M.D. from the Birmingham, Alabama practice of Hedden Plastic Surgery were chosen for the prestigious LEAD Program Advisory Board for 2014. Dr. Hedden met with other renowned plastic surgeons from throughout the United States Nov. 7-9, 2014, in Dallas to assist 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

Patients Follow Breast Reconstruction with Cosmetic Surgery

ASPS study participants seek body image improvement following mastectomy Although Breast Reconstruction can dramatically improve a woman’s self-esteem and sense of well-being following a mastectomy, it may not be the only step some patients take to improve their self-image. Breast reconstruction patients may also choose cosmetic surgery procedures such as Liposuction or Eyelid Surgery in a quest Continue Reading