Ask Dr. Whiteman: Understanding Tummy Tuck Surgery

Every person ages differently. And even those that age more gracefully than others can experience aesthetic imperfections that make them self-conscious or unsatisfied with their appearance. The abdomen can be an area especially susceptible to visible signs of aging like loose, sagging skin. This is especially true in cases where a person has lost a

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True or False: Tummy Tuck Surgery

Accumulating aesthetic imperfections like loose skin and excess fat is perfectly normal as we age. And while aging can inevitably affect areas all over the body, some areas may be especially vulnerable to these unfortunate changes. The abdomen would certainly be in this category. Whether it be due to pregnancy, weight fluctuation, or natural aging

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Ask Dr. Whiteman: July 2021

Welcome to the latest installment in my ongoing “Ask Dr. Whiteman” blog series. For anyone unfamiliar, I like to use these blog posts to answer general questions about cosmetic surgery that I have received from patients during plastic surgery consultations. I have found that doing so can help educate prospective patients while also reducing common

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What Our Patients Are Saying About Southern Plastic Surgery

Patient feedback is critical to board-certified plastic surgeons. I am always happy to hear back from patients that I have helped by performing cosmetic surgery procedures in the past. Doing so allows me and my staff to touch base and maintain relationships with our patients, while also taking note of things we can do to

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Recent Trends in Plastic Surgery We Saw Last Year

Every spring, plastic surgery organizations like The Aesthetic Society release their annual reports. These reports use statistical analysis to document the last year in plastic surgery in the US. I personally take great interest in this information, as it can paint a more clear picture of recent plastic surgery trends as well as how my

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