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Face, Breast, Body Procedures Increase in 2021

Aesthetic plastic surgery saw a significant surge for face, breast and body procedures in 2021, according to the 2021 Aesthetic Plastic Surgery 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 Continue Reading

Resuming Exercise Soon After Breast Augmentation Found to Boost Satisfaction

Engaging in exercise shortly after breast augmentation surgery did not increase complications or compromise scar quality in a study reported in the January 2022 issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. In fact, the study found that patients who resumed exercise after only 1 week reported a Continue Reading

miraDry for Underarm Sweat and Odor

If you are stressing over sweat, you’re not alone. The number of Americans who suffer from excessive sweat and/or hyperhidrosis is estimated to be 37 million. Fortunately, miraDry is the no sweat, no stress way to dramatically reduce underarm sweat and odor in as little as one non-surgical treatment at Hedden & Gunn Plastic Surgery. Continue Reading

Dr. William Hedden Named Among Best Plastic Surgeons

Newsweek has named William J. Hedden, M.D. one of America’s Best Plastic Surgeons for 2021. A board-certified plastic surgeon who practices in Birmingham, Alabama, Dr. Hedden has years of experience performing cosmetic plastic surgery procedures for the breasts, body, face and skin. “This recognition was earned by our incredible staff and our shared commitment to Continue Reading

Face Cosmetic Surgery Procedures Most Popular in 2020

‘Zoom Boom’ causes upsurge in demand More people are working at home during the coronavirus pandemic and spending much of their work time on Zoom and other video conferencing apps. Continually seeing their own faces and those of their colleagues on the screen has led to a “Zoom Boom” in demand for cosmetic surgery for Continue Reading

The Difference Between BOTOX and Juvéderm

BOTOX Cosmetic and Juvéderm Fillers are both effective for softening wrinkles and giving your face a more youthful look. But what’s the difference between these minimally-invasive injectable products? BOTOX is used for relaxing the facial muscles that cause dynamic wrinkles, while dermal fillers are used to add skin volume and improve the appearance of static Continue Reading