Piedmont Plastic Surgery Blog

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

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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December 08, 2016

Are you considering liposuction in the Greenwood area? Call board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Ted Vaughn at 864-223-0505 to learn moreDo excess deposits of fat – localized or throughout your body – cause you to feel less confident or appealing? If so, there are a number of reasons to begin considering the possibility of liposuction. While not everyone is a good candidate for the procedure, Greenwood, South Carolina...

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December 01, 2016

Greenwood plastic surgeon Dr. Ted Vaughn offers three different breast implant placement options:

  • Subglandular – below breast tissue, but above chest muscles
  • Submuscular – below chest muscles and breast tissue
  • Dual Plane – partially below chest muscles

There are benefits and limitations to each of these breast augmentation options, and no single placement will meet the needs of every woman. During your breast augmentation consultation at our Greenwood, South Carolina office...

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November 28, 2016

Plastic surgery is often thought of for its aesthetic benefits alone. Indeed, these benefits are remarkable and, if the improvement of your physical appearance is your entire goal, plastic surgery is the best option. However, if you have just lost significant weight and are now struggling with physical limitations due to excess fat or skin throughout the body, plastic surgery may also be useful in helping improve your overall health.


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November 10, 2016

Kybella® is the first FDA-approved nonsurgical treatment for the removal of submental fat (fat below the chin) – commonly known as “double chin.” Greenwood plastic surgeon Dr. Ted Vaughn is pleased to offer this nonsurgical alternative to facial liposuction and welcomes an opportunity to discuss your candidacy for the procedure. Please call 864-223-0505 to schedule a consultation and learn more.

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October 19, 2016

If you desire optimal contours in time for the holidays, now is the time to act. Call South Carolina plastics surgeon Dr. Ted Vaughn at (864) 365-4151 to schedule a consultation

CoolSculpting® is a nonsurgical procedure that utilizes cool energy to target and destroy stubborn fat cells. This nonsurgical body contouring option is completed in our Greenwood, South Carolina plastic surgery office without any incisions, anesthesia, or surgical risks, and can offer remarkable results...

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October 05, 2016

If you are looking for a breast reconstruction surgeon in South Carolina, please call board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Ted Vaughn at 864-223-0505 todayBreast Reconstruction Awareness Day (BRA Day) is October 19th. An annual event, this year’s BRA Day is slightly different, coming almost one year after the passage of the Breast Cancer Patient Education Act (BCPEA). The BCPEA, passed in December 2015, required the Secretary of Health and Human Services to create and implement an...

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September 21, 2016

Facelift surgery gently lifts skin and underlying tissue in the neck and lower face to produce a look that is smoother, tighter, and more youthful. The techniques used for this procedure have evolved over time to allow for highly natural-looking results that can last for several years, making facelift an appealing choice for many of our patients. But can a person be too young for a facelift? And, if so, are there alternatives for addressing unbecoming signs of aging?


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September 07, 2016

Do you have questions about the safety of breast augmentation? Call board-certified Greenville, SC breast surgeon Dr. Ted Vaughn at 864-223-0505 for honest answersBreast augmentation is the most popular plastic surgery procedure in the United States. In 2015 alone, 279,143 breast augmentation procedures were performed by board-certified members of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. This was slightly down from 2014,...

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August 30, 2016

Greenwood, SC plastic surgeon Dr. Ted Vaughn can help eliminate your love handles for good. Call 864-223-0505 to learn moreLove handles, those bulges of excess fat and skin on and around the waist line, can be both unsightly and embarrassing. These collections of fatty tissue can also limit clothing options and impact physical ability, and even the most vigorous of exercises may prove useless at reducing their appearance or bulk.

If you have struggled with...

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