Piedmont Plastic Surgery Blog

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December 23, 2014

A personalized, informative consultation with Dr. Ted Vaughn at Piedmont Plastic Surgery in Greenwood, South Carolina, goes a long way toward patient satisfaction prior to cosmetic surgery as well as less-invasive skincare procedures.

Our practice is proud to offer these consultations for $45-$75, depending on the nature of the procedure you discuss...

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December 10, 2014

At Piedmont Plastic Surgery in Greenwood, we know from working firsthand with South Carolina Plastic Surgeon Dr. Ted Vaughn, that American Board of Plastic Surgery Certification signals a thorough, caring and experienced professional.

As it turns out, a national survey indicates that cosmetic surgery patients and non-surgical procedure patients alike register a higher degree of satisfaction when they ...

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November 30, 2014

“I know nothing, but sign me up!”

That was “CBS This Morning” host Gayle King’s quip while introducing a recent segment on CoolSculpting, the revolutionary fat reduction procedure that is among the body contouring options at Piedmont Plastic Surgery, which serves patients from Greenwood, Greenville and the surrounding South Carolina communities.

Piedmont is offering a CoolSculpting event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Dec. 9, 2014. Feel free to ...

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November 20, 2014

The annual season of merrymaking has arrived. But we know at Piedmont Plastic Surgery in South Carolina that getting into the holiday spirit can be tough when a person feels less than satisfied with his or her looks.

Especially during the holidays, cosmetic procedures for a more shapely figure or rejuvenated face, performed by a surgeon as diligent and caring as Board-Certified South Carolina Plastic Surgeon Dr. Ted Vaughn, can be a luxury that gets bumped down the seasonal “to do”...

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October 30, 2014

When our South Carolina plastic surgery patients consider breast augmentation, one frequent question that many of them pose to Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Ted Vaughn at Piedmont Plastic Surgery, is whether or not the procedure will leave visible scarring. To be sure, breast augmentation, or the type of breast surgery, will require Dr. Vaughn to make delicate surgical incisions.

During a patient's initial plastic surgery consultation, Dr. Vaughn will review breast surgery incision options and determine...

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October 15, 2014

The recently-reported uptick in plastic surgery procedures nationwide indicates that just like our South Carolina patients, Americans are more-than-ready to look and feel their best on the downhill side of "The Great Recession."

According to statistics released earlier this year by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), Americans spent an estimated $12 billion on cosmetic surgery procedures in 2013, and that amount reflects a 12 percent increase over the previous year.

With nearly 364,000 procedures completed in 2013,...

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September 20, 2014

As Americans continue to recognize the urgency of adopting healthier lifestyles, those same people are learning that it may take more than weight loss alone to achieve their ideal figure.

South Carolina plastic surgeon Dr. Ted Vaughn is well-trained in performing body contouring surgeries after weight loss, which is a combination of cosmetic surgery procedures designed to address the unwanted skin and fat deposits that not only become more visible after shedding unwanted pounds but also become more prominent as we age...

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September 10, 2014

When patients seek out South Carolina plastic surgeon Dr. Ted Vaughn for breast augmentation surgery, they should feel confident that this is a safe, outpatient procedure performed by an experienced, board-certified professional.

But as with many medical measures, there may be some discomfort associated with recovery which can temporarily impact regular exercise routines.

The good news is that patients who resume modified exercise after breast surgery send to heal more quickly than those who skip recovery exercises.

Just be sure to talk with Dr. Vaughn during your private...

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August 10, 2014

Traveling abroad for plastic surgery has become increasingly popular, but there are good reasons to stay close to home in South Carolina for such surgeries.

Here are three reasons to book a consultation with a local plastic surgeon such as Dr. Ted Vaughn as opposed to getting involved with "medical tourism."

Doctor unfamiliarity: It may be more difficult to decipher an international doctor's training, education, professionalism, clinical practices and office environment without first paying a physical visit to the practice.

Thorough follow-up exams:...

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July 20, 2014

Liposuction is a surgical procedure in which fat is removed through small incisions. With liposuction, South Carolina plastic surgeon Dr. Ted Vaughn can remove stubborn deposits of fat from nearly any area of the body, restoring a slim, toned, and more attractive physique. Fat removal with liposuction is immediate, though results may take several weeks to be apparent.

CoolSculpting® is a nonsurgical treatment that freezes and kills fat cells to produce more desirable body contours. With this procedure, destroyed fat cells gradually release their deposits into the...

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