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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Office Update

Due to the rapidly evolving nature of the COVID-19 crisis, the government of South Carolina as well as Mayor Tecklenburg and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) have all recommended that nonessential services be suspended until further notice. In order to comply with these guidelines and to protect the... Continue Reading

How to Get Rid of Jowls

Jowls along the jawline and lower cheek regions are a very common result of the natural aging process. Fortunately, there are effective ways to get rid of jowls, and our board-certified plastic surgeons offer advanced options designed to achieve this goal.  Ultimately, jowls are formed by sagging skin and underlying... Continue Reading

Can You Reduce Your Breast Size with Diet and Exercise?

When the pain and uncomfortable symptoms caused by large, heavy breasts place burdens on your daily life, the need for a more manageable breast size can become a medical necessity as much as a cosmetic concern. There are many patients in Charleston, Mount Pleasant, and Summerville who ask our plastic... Continue Reading

Allergan® Recalls BioCell® Textured Breast Implants

You may have heard in the news recently that Allergan®, a prominent manufacturer of breast implants, has voluntarily recalled their BioCell® textured implants because of a rare concern regarding the late development of an unusual type of cancer known as ALCL (Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma). According to recent studies, this... Continue Reading

Recovery Tips After Tummy Tuck

Most patients are understandably eager to return to their daily routines and show off their slimmer, sleeker body contour following a tummy tuck procedure. The desire to bounce back as soon as possible after abdominoplasty is expected, but taking the adequate amount of time to recuperate after surgery is vital—both... Continue Reading

Why Do Breasts Sag?

Breast sagging or droopiness—medically referred to as breast ptosis—develops naturally as the body changes and ages, with the descent of breast tissue presenting as a universal aesthetic concern for most women at some point in their lives. The gradual drooping of breasts can be caused by a combination of factors,... Continue Reading

How Breast Shape and Nipple Position Factor into Breast Augmentation

Many women are not necessarily looking for larger breasts when seeking breast enhancement, but rather a prettier shape. Perhaps they feel their breasts have too much droop, or their nipples are not where they want them to be. This is when understanding breast proportion and aesthetics is so important. This... Continue Reading

Breast Enhancement Surgery— In the Summer?

Why is the summer as good a time as any for breast enhancement surgery? Well, unlike the face or other parts of the body (arms, legs, etc.), the breasts remain relatively unexposed. Whether you are considering breast augmentation, a breast lift (or both), or breast reduction, summer is an excellent... Continue Reading

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Office Update

Due to the rapidly evolving nature of the COVID-19 crisis, the government of South Carolina as well as Mayor Tecklenburg... Continue Reading

How to Get Rid of Jowls

Jowls along the jawline and lower cheek regions are a very common result of the natural aging process. Fortunately, there... Continue Reading