Ask Dr. David Whiteman of Southern Plastic Surgery: January 2024

Plastic surgery used to be a somewhat taboo subject. Despite how much someone wanted to pursue plastic surgery as a way to improve their appearance, there was still a social stigma about discussing plastic surgery for many people. Thankfully, those days are long gone. And as society generally has gotten more comfortable being open about

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Southern Plastic Surgery Spotlight Testimonial: Cathy

Choosing a plastic surgeon can be difficult. After all, there are no shortage of excellent options to choose from in a city like Atlanta. In my personal experience, what separates the best plastic surgeons from the rest is the little things. Those small details that may seem minor at first, but ultimately make the patient

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Ask Dr. Whiteman: Understanding Mommy Makeover Surgery

Every patient’s cosmetic surgery journey is different. This is especially true in the case of a highly customizable procedure like mommy makeover surgery. A mommy makeover combines multiple body contouring surgeries like a tummy tuck, liposuction, and cosmetic breast surgery into one combination procedure to provide comprehensive and long-lasting rejuvenation all over the body. However,

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Ask Dr. David Whiteman: Expectations After Breast Lift Surgery

Every patient’s plastic surgery experience is different and expectations will vary from person to person. However, as a double board-certified plastic surgeon of many years, I understand just how important it is to help my patients establish and maintain realistic expectations from their cosmetic procedures. That doesn’t mean that patients should not be excited for

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Performing A Breast Lift With No Vertical Scar

Scarring after plastic surgery is possibly the most common concern that I hear from prospective patients here in my office. Regardless of the specific procedure being performed, no one wants a big, visible scar to ruin the results of their cosmetic procedure. This is why I am always very aware of this concern and do

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