Piedmont Plastic Surgery Blog

Serving Greenwood, Greenville, Columbia, South Carolina & nearby Augusta, Georgia

September 06, 2017

breast surgery optionsAs summer winds to an end, it’s time to start planning your plastic surgery procedures to look your best for the holidays this year. New Year’s is only four months away!

At Piedmont Plastic Surgery, we can help you select the right breast surgery options to achieve the look you want. Depending on your specific goals, you may be interested in:

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August 30, 2017

Skin Cancer ReconstructionBeing diagnosed with skin cancer is a frightening experience for anyone, but the good news is that 99% of skin cancers can be cured when detected and treated early. And with skin cancer reconstruction by an experienced plastic surgeon, you can reduce scarring and restore your appearance after skin cancer removal. 

Dr. Vaughn uses the latest excision and reconstruction techniques for our skin cancer reconstruction...

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July 27, 2017

If you have minor skin issues that you would like to correct without surgery or much downtime, a chemical peel may be a great choice. Chemical peels can treat a wide range of skin concerns, including:types of chemical peels greenwood sc

  • Dark spots
  • Acne
  • Acne scars
  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Uneven skin tone and texture

Our chemical peels are all performed by registered nurses, meaning that you can be...

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July 25, 2017

As we age, our skin slows its production of collagen and elastin and sun damage starts to take its toll, leading to wrinkles, sagging, volume loss, dark spots, and uneven skin texture. What can you do about these skin concerns? Well, there are a number of non surgical skin care treatments that can help restore youthful, healthy skin.how to take care of your skin

Here at the Piedmont Plastic Surgery skin care clinic, we offer:

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June 29, 2017

Mommy MakeoverAfter you have given birth, you probably feel like you have the perfect child who left you with a less than perfect body. You are not alone. Many mothers suffer from the same post-partum body issues. The good news is a mommy makeover can help you reclaim your pre-pregnancy body so that you feel like the beautiful, confident mother you deserve to be.

A mommy makeover is actually a combination of procedures tailored to your specific needs and can address...

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June 22, 2017

tummy tuck timingHave you been thinking about improving your figure with a tummy tuck but aren’t sure when it would be best to schedule your surgery? It may surprise you that many patients find that summer is the perfect time for tummy tuck surgery and recovery.

Although it will be a full six to eight weeks before you want to think about putting a swimsuit on after surgery, you might find that summer provides a more relaxed schedule for your recovery time.


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June 09, 2017

Top Skin Care Tips for SummerSkin care is always an important part of your beauty routine, but it is especially important in the summer months when your skin is more exposed to the elements. Follow these skin care tips to keep yourself looking young and refreshed for years to come.

  • Wear sunscreen. You probably hear this a lot, but it cannot be stressed enough. A recent RealSelf survey revealed that 70 percent of women aged 18 to 34 don’t use sunscreen regularly despite...
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June 02, 2017

Cosmetic Enhancements for Summer WeddingsJune is here and that means you likely have a wedding or two in your future or another special event planned for the summer. At Piedmont Plastic Surgery, we can help you look your best for all of your summer events with our non-surgical cosmetic enhancement options.

Depending on your specific goals, you may benefit from:

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May 03, 2017

Breast Augmentation RecoveryRecovery times for breast augmentation surgery vary by patient. Depending on the options selected for your procedure, such as implant placement and size, and your body’s natural healing ability, your recovery time can vary from the general timelines given here.

In general, most patients will be able to return to work, such as light desk work, within a week of surgery. You will need an initial 24-48 hours at home in the...

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April 26, 2017

Springtime Breast AugmentationWith Spring in full swing, it feels like a natural time for rejuvenating your appearance. Many women choose the Spring months for breast augmentation in order to be fully recovered to look and feel their best during the summer.  

Whether Spring is the ideal time for your breast augmentation is a personal decision that should be made based on your individual goals and schedule. Breast surgery will require you to take...

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