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Dr. Hedden Voted 2018 Best of Birmingham

William J. Hedden, M.D., has been named one of the best plastic surgeons in Birmingham as a finalist in the 2018 Best of Birmingham listing from Birmingham magazine. “I want to express my heartfelt thanks to all of our patients who voted for us this year,” said Dr. Hedden. “Our entire cosmetic surgery team has Continue Reading

Plastic Surgery Statistics 2017 Infographic

Breast reduction, buttocks augmentation show increases More than 17.5 million cosmetic procedures were performed in the United States last year, according to the 2017 Plastic Surgery Statistics Report. Each year, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons presents comprehensive statistics on both surgical and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures. Minimally invasive procedures totaled 15.7 million in 2017, Continue Reading

More Men Turning to Plastic Surgeons for Body Image, Confidence

New statistics reveal increase in male cosmetic procedures The 2017 Plastic Surgery Statistics Report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons reveals that a conversation about body image is emerging among men. More than 1.3 million cosmetic procedures were performed on men in 2017 to enhance their looks and build confidence. The statistics show that Continue Reading

Body Shaping, Non-Invasive Procedures Rise in 2017

New Statistics Reveal the Shape of Plastic Surgery The 2017 annual plastic surgery report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) shows continued growth in cosmetic procedures over the last year. The statistics also reveal that Americans are turning to new and innovative ways to shape their bodies, as minimally-invasive cosmetic procedures have increased nearly 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

Fat Reduction, Skin Tightening Procedures Gain Popularity

Latest plastic surgery statistics show new trends Americans want to put their best face and body forward, reveals the annual plastic surgery report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. According to the ASPS, more than 17 million cosmetic procedures were performed in the United States in 2016. Top 5 surgical procedures Of the nearly 1.8 Continue Reading

Men’s Aesthetics on the Rise with Botox

Infographic – Men are shifting the perception of BOTOX Cosmetic Though injectable treatments are more popular for women, an increasing number of men are treating their moderate to severe crow’s feet and frown lines between the brows with BOTOX Cosmetic. Men have many of the same concerns as women: that Botox will look fake or that treatments take too Continue Reading

Selfie Surge Drives Rise in Lip Enhancement

Record number of Americans plumping their lips, new data shows In the age of social media, more people are looking to show off the perfect pout in their pictures. The selfie craze may be one of the reasons a record number of women and men underwent Lip Augmentation last year. Growth was seen in lip enhancement with Continue Reading

Cosmetic Procedures Total Almost 16 Million in 2015

Breast augmentation is most popular cosmetic surgical procedure The popularity of breast enhancement and botox continued last year, according to the 2015 National Plastic Surgery Statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgery. The top 5 cosmetic surgical procedures in 2015 were breast augmentation, liposuction, rhinoplasty, eyelid surgery and tummy tuck. The top 5 cosmetic minimally-invasive procedures were botulinum Continue Reading

Dr. Hedden Named RealSelf Top Doctor

Dr. William J. Hedden has been named a Top Doctor on RealSelf.com. Dr. Hedden was recognized for empowering patients with reliable information about many different topics related to cosmetic surgery. RealSelf Top Doctor status is awarded to a select group of doctors who have demonstrated an ongoing commitment to answering consumer questions and are transparent Continue Reading