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Liposuction is No. 1 in 2011

Almost 9.2 million cosmetic procedures were performed last year, say annual cosmetic surgery stats The number of cosmetic surgery procedures increased again last year, with Liposuction and Breast Augmentation leading the list of the most popular procedures. Among nonsurgical cosmetic procedures, Botulinum Toxin Type A (including BOTOX Cosmetic and Dysport) was the top choice, followed Continue Reading

Plastic Surgery Society Launches Public Safety Campaign

Any physician can wear a white coat, but not all are board-certified in plastic surgery The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is urging prospective plastic surgery patients to “Do Your Homework” when selecting a doctor. That’s the name of the Society’s new public safety campaign – recently unveiled at its annual meeting in Denver Continue Reading

Cosmetic Surgery Jumps 9% Last Year

Breast Augmentation, Liposuction top list of most popular cosmetic surgical procedures Plastic surgery procedures increased almost 9% last year compared to 2009, according to the 2010 annual cosmetic surgery statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. Breast augmentation was the most popular surgical procedure for the third year in a row. The top Continue Reading

Popularity of Cosmetic Surgery Rises Among Men

Facelift, Ear Surgery, Liposuction among procedures that saw biggest increases in 2010 Cosmetic surgery isn’t just popular with women anymore. While their fairer counterparts still account for most cosmetic surgery procedures, a growing number of men are turning to plastic surgery to look younger. New data from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons finds that Continue Reading

Mommy Makeovers a Growing Trend in Cosmetic Surgery

Birmingham, Alabama Plastic Surgeons offer procedures for post-pregnancy women Following pregnancies and childbirth, women may feel self-conscious about the changes that have taken place to their bodies. The Mommy Makeover is a combination of cosmetic surgery procedures designed to help you regain your youthful figure with breast augmentation, liposuction and a tummy tuck. Each makeover Continue Reading

Dr. Hedden Receives Patients’ Choice Award

Honor based on positive patient feedback The patient reviews are in, and Dr. William J. Hedden has been selected as a recipient of the coveted Patients’ Choice Award 2010. This recognition reflects the difference physicians make in the lives of their patients, as voted on by thousands of patients each month. More than 100,000 patients Continue Reading

Plastic Surgery Videos and Animations

The plastic surgery and medi-spa professionals at Hedden & Gunn Plastic Surgery and Spa Greystone are firm believers that informed choices are the best choices. As a result, we have designed our website – www.HeddenMD.com – to be a consumer resource that is filled with valuable information on the latest procedures and treatments. This information Continue Reading

It’s a Man’s World!

From 2005-2009 there was a whopping 55% increase in minimally invasive cosmetic procedures among men, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. While the jump in demand isn’t unique to the gender,  it speaks to many men’s desire to boost their looks – often through treatments that don’t cause a lot of bruising or require Continue Reading