Piedmont Plastic Surgery Blog
Serving Greenwood, Greenville, Columbia, South Carolina & nearby Augusta, Georgia
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...Read More
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.
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.
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...Read More
Breast 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...Read More
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?
Love 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...Read More
Breast implants, particularly advanced options like the gummy bear implant, are designed to last for years. They may not, however, last for a lifetime, making breast implant revision surgery an eventuality for many women who have undergone breast augmentation.
While there are many reasons you may wish to consider breast implant revision or replacement, five of the most common are: