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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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March 22, 2017

Breast augmentation is an incredibly effective way to add volume and symmetry to the chest. Carefully inserted underneath breast tissue, implants help shape and enhance the bust, producing a fuller, more womanly, and more attractive upper body. Breast implants are inserted through small incisions that, while placed in inconspicuous locations, can leave some residual scarring. Both the breast implant insertion location you choose and the care you take before and after surgery is essential for minimizing scars and producing a smooth and natural-looking appearance.

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March 08, 2017

Breast augmentation is still the #1 plastic surgery procedure in the U.S. Call Greenville breast surgeon Dr. Ted Vaughn at 864-223-0505 to learn what this procedure can do for youThe American Society of Plastic Surgeons has just released its annual plastic surgery statistics and, not surprisingly, breast augmentation still holds the top spot. Rounding out the top five are liposuction, rhinoplasty,...

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February 01, 2017

Act now for ideal breast augmentation results come summertime. Call Greenville plastic surgeon Dr. Ted Vaughn at 864-223-0505 to learn more.Dr. Ted Vaughn was the first plastic surgeon in South Carolina to offer a pain pump for the control of postoperative breast augmentation discomfort. In combination with other pre and postoperative steps, this should help ensure a swift and...

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January 19, 2017

You may need to give up e-cigarettes prior to plastic surgery. To learn more, call Greenwood plastic surgeon Dr. Ted Vaughn at 864-223-0505 todayIt is recommended that patients stop smoking at least six weeks prior to any plastic surgery procedure. Nicotine is a vascular constrictor that prevents blood from reaching the surface of the skin, delaying the healing response and increasing risks for adverse results. Thick scars, poor...

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January 05, 2017

Ready to let your double chin go? Call board-certified Greenwood, SC plastic surgeon Dr. Ted Vaughn at 864-223-0505 to learn how we can help

The beginning of a new year is always a good time to reassess goals and let go of those things that do not serve you. Certainly, some of this is emotional, but some of it is more physical in nature. That double chin, for example. Maybe it’s time to stop carrying it around. It serves no useful...

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