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: Telling Our Story

Storytelling is incredibly powerful and something that connects us all. That’s certainly been true of my time here at Southern Plastic Surgery since I founded the practice over 30 years ago. Every patient and every surgery is unique and tells their own story of cosmetic rejuvenation and self-improvement. Which is why we thought it would

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What Are The Benefits of a Drainless Tummy Tuck?

In my experience, while no two tummy tuck patients are the same, the overwhelming majority of them come to my office with very similar goals in mind. To remove excess skin and tissue from the abdominal area and achieve a more trim and fit-looking abdominal area. However, that doesn’t mean that all tummy tuck procedures

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How Long Will My Plastic Surgery Results Realistically Last?

During plastic surgery consultations with my patients, a few very common questions will inevitably always come up. One of those questions is “how long will my results last?” And while I would love to be able to tell my patients that their new appearance after surgery will last forever, this simply is not reality. That

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Ask Dr. Whiteman: Which Tummy Tuck is Right For Me?

Tummy tuck surgery has remained incredibly popular for many years now due to its unique ability to recontour the abdominal area. The procedure is used to help both men and women achieve a flatter, and healthier-looking abdomen by removing loose, excess skin and repairing damaged abdominal muscles that can cause the appearance of a belly

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