Piedmont Plastic Surgery Blog

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January 26, 2018

winter skin careYou might not think of South Carolina as a state with a noticeable winter, but as long-time Greenwood-area residents know, winter here can sneak up on you a little. And one area where winter can really do a number on you is the health of your skin.

If you don't take special steps to protect your skin, the winter weather can really affect it, and not in a good way. Put simply, skin care is more important than ever during winter.


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January 03, 2018

A Brazilian butt lift could be the best plastic surgery procedure to help you achieve your goals for the new year. Here we answer some of the most commonly asked questions about butt augmentation, but if you have more questions about how a Brazilian butt lift can help you achieve your cosmetic goals, please give Piedmont Plastic Surgery a call today at 864-605-3151 to arrange your personal consultation with board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Ted Vaughn.


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October 23, 2017

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s a time to raise awareness about the disease that affects so many women in our lives. One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. It is estimated that more than 250,000 women will be diagnosed by the end of this year alone according to breastcancer.org.

Breast Cancer Reconstruction Options

The First Step Toward Recovery


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October 02, 2017

Choosing a Plastic Surgeon on Social MediaMany cosmetic surgeons promote their practice using social media, like Facebook and Instagram, just as many other businesses do in the internet age. Social media has become the new word-of-mouth recommendation. You can see patient results, reviews, and office and doctor photos from the convenience of your phone. While social media might be your starting point for selecting a plastic surgeon, it shouldn’t be the only resource for your decision-making....

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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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