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Cosmetic Procedures Top 10 Million in 2012

Breast Augmentation, Liposuction head list of most popular cosmetic surgery procedures More than 10 million surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic procedures were performed nationwide in 2012, according to the 16th annual cosmetic surgery statistics from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS). Breast Augmentation and Liposuction were the top cosmetic surgical procedures. Botulinum Toxin Type Continue Reading

More Men Opting for Cosmetic Surgery

Increases in Nose Reshaping, Eyelid Surgery, Botox, Laser Hair Removal seen among men With an eye toward social and professional success, more men of all ages and from all walks of life are embracing cosmetic plastic surgery procedures and their potential for improvement. Cosmetic surgery has gone mainstream in the past decade and men are Continue Reading

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

The Birmingham, Alabama Mommy Makeover

Find the New You for the New Year If you feel like you can never regain the youthful figure you once had before having children, take heart. Birmingham, Alabama Mommy Makeovers with the board-certified plastic surgeons at Hedden & Gunn Plastic Surgery can help you reclaim your body so you can look and feel like Continue Reading

FDA Approves Restylane for Lip Augmentation

Restylane becomes first Hyaluronic Acid Filler approved for lips Medicis, the makers of Restylane Injectable Gel, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved its application to expand the approved use of Restylane to include lip augmentation. Restylane’s approval for lip enhancement means that significant testing has been conducted, including a recent study Continue Reading

First Signs of Aging Often Appear on the Face

The way you look can have a lot to do with the way you feel A change on the outside can change the way you feel on the inside when the telltale signs of aging start to appear or for people who are unhappy with a facial feature. Feeling more attractive can allow your self-confidence 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

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