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Body Shaping, Non-Invasive Procedures Rise in 2017

New Statistics Reveal the Shape of Plastic Surgery The 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 200% Continue Reading

Double Chins Take a Double Hit from CoolSculpting

Non-invasive treatment improves appearance of lax tissue and chin fat Allergan Inc. has announced that the CoolSculpting® treatment is the first and only non-surgical fat reduction technology to be FDA-cleared for improving the appearance of lax tissue in conjunction with submental fat, or fat beneath the chin. CoolSculpting for the double chin is already clinically 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

Spa Greystone Named 2017 Luxury Day Spa Finalist

World Luxury Spa Awards recognize commitment to service excellence In recognition of excellence in the luxury spa and wellness industry, Spa Greystone has been named a Luxury Day Spa Finalist in the 2017 World Luxury Spa Awards. These awards are presented each year to spas that display a sustained commitment to service excellence and outstanding Continue Reading

Dr. Stephen Gunn Joins Practice

Birmingham, AL Plastic Surgeon Offers Free Consultations The Hedden Plastic Surgery family is very excited about adding plastic surgeon Stephen Gunn, M.D. to our practice. Dr. Gunn are seeing patients at our cosmetic surgery center in Birmingham, Alabama. “Our entire staff is very excited about the addition of such a talented surgeon and his passion Continue Reading

Gastric Balloon Wins 2016 RealSelf Award

ORBERA Weight Loss Balloon named ‘Most Worth It’ for bariatric patients The ORBERA Gastric Balloon was named the winner of the RealSelf “Most Worth It” Award for 2016 in the Bariatric Treatment category. Celebrated as this year’s most effective weight loss treatment based on reviews from real consumers, the gastric balloon received last year’s highest customer Continue Reading

Chin Fat Meets It’s Match

Defeat the double chin with Kybella, CoolMini Submental fat in the area beneath the chin has traditionally been one of the hardest places to reach for people who want to reduce their double chin. Now, two new chin fat busters at Hedden Plastic Surgery & Spa Greystone are non-invasive and FDA-cleared to treat this very common 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 and minimally-invasive procedures Of the Continue Reading

Sculptra Aesthetic – Restore Your Skin’s Structural Elegance

Are you ready for a dermal filler that helps restore the inner structure of your skin? Sculptra Aesthetic works within the deep dermis to stimulate collagen production and restore a fuller, more youthful appearance. Sculptra treatments at Hedden Plastic Surgery are used to correct shallow-to-deep facial wrinkles and folds with results that can last up Continue Reading

Get the CoolAdvantage at Spa Greystone

Next generation of CoolSculpting technology adds comfort, reduces treatment time Now you can contour your body with shorter treatment times and greater comfort than ever before. The new CoolAdvantage applicator at Spa Greystone is part of the next generation of CoolSculpting treatment technology that features a larger cooling area and enhanced cup design for freezing away unwanted fat. Continue Reading