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2019 Plastic Surgery Statistics

Breast augmentation tops list of most popular cosmetic surgery procedures Breast augmentation was again the top cosmetic surgical procedure last year and minimally-invasive facial rejuvenation procedures continued their growth, according to the 2019 Plastic Surgery Statistics Report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Top 10 Cosmetic Surgical Procedures While ASPS anticipates a decrease Continue Reading

Plastic Surgery Predictions for 2020

The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) has released its 2020 predictions detailing what plastic surgery trends are expected in the coming year. Insights include trends for surgical and non-invasive options, and a forecast that sees a new generation of patients entering the market in earnest. With more than 2,600 members, the Aesthetic Society Continue Reading

Tummy Tuck Improves Life Quality in Overweight Patients

A Tummy Tuck yields high patient satisfaction and improved quality of life in patients who are overweight or obese. This is despite a substantial risk of complications, reports a study in the October 2019 issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). The study reported Continue Reading

Breast Reduction Benefits Seen in Younger Patients

Overly large, heavy breasts can affect qualify of life for teens, young women Breast reduction surgery is safe and effective for adolescents and young women whose lives are affected by excessively large breasts that cause pain and other concerns, says a study in the September 2019 issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical Continue Reading

‘Daddy-Do-Overs’ Rise in Popularity

More men choose plastic surgery in 2018, new statistics say Just as women can turn to the “Mommy Makeover,” more men are embracing the “Daddy-Do-Over,” a set of procedures performed to boost their confidence and improve their physical appearance. More than 1.3 million cosmetic procedures were performed on men in 2018 alone, says a new Continue Reading

Dr. William Hedden Recognized for Patient Care

The ratings are in and Dr. William Hedden has been named a Patients’ Choice Award 5-Year Honoree. This award honors doctors who provide excellent patient care and have received near perfect patient ratings on Vitals.com from millions of patients each year. Vitals annually recognizes doctors who consistently receive top ratings from their patients. The ratings Continue Reading

2018 Plastic Surgery Statistics

Surge in sculpting procedures reveals body enhancement trends New data released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) shows that nearly a quarter million more cosmetic procedures were performed in 2018 than the previous year. According to the ASPS annual plastic surgery statistics report, more than 17.7 million surgical and minimally-invasive cosmetic procedures were Continue Reading

MemoryGel Xtra Breast Implants

More beautiful options, soft and natural feel MemoryGel Xtra silicone gel breast implants are designed with you in mind. These FDA-cleared implants offer increased fullness without giving up the soft, natural feel that women prefer. In a blind comparison, 9 out of 10 women chose MemoryGel Xtra as feeling most like natural breast tissue. MemoryGel Continue Reading

Dr. Hedden Recognized as 2019 Top Doctor

William J. Hedden, M.D. was named as a Top Doctor for 2019 by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. This list of top physicians is presented each year to assist patients in locating outstanding plastic surgeons and other healthcare providers in their area. Castle Connolly Top Doctors are selected each year following an extensive process where physicians Continue Reading

Botox Shown to be Effective for Migraines

Study says botulinum toxin reduces chronic migraine attacks compared to placebo A growing body of evidence supports the effectiveness of botulinum toxin injections in reducing the frequency of chronic migraine headaches, concludes a study in the January issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Continue Reading