A surgical facelift is designed to improve deep wrinkles and excess, drooping skin on the face and neck. Typically, after this procedure, patients will experience some swelling or bruising, which should diminish throughout the recovery period. Some discomfort is also common the first few days following the treatment. Usually, Dr. David Durst will prescribe an oral medication to help alleviate ... Learn More
What Age is Best for a Facelift?
Unfortunately, there is no straight answer to this commonly asked question. Everyone experiences the natural aging process, but factors such as lifestyle, heredity and environment can also play a large role in the appearance and health of the skin. Facelift procedures tend to be one of our most popular treatments for patients seeking significant facial rejuvenation results for moderate to ... Learn More
Surgical vs Non-Surgical Facial Rejuvenation
Beginning to notice the signs of aging? Thankfully, there are options to help remedy indications of wrinkles, excess skin, and loss of youthfulness. Both surgical and non-surgical facial rejuvenation procedures can enhance features around the face and neck, and each offers unique advantages. Depending on the aesthetic goals you and our plastic surgeon discuss during the consultation, an appropriate procedure ... Learn More
How Much Does a Breast Lift Cost?
Breast lift surgery is one of the more popular cosmetic enhancement procedures available. Our board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. David L. Durst, has helped many women successfully renew the appearance of their breasts with this treatment. Since breast lift surgery is customized for each individual patient, the cost of the procedure can vary greatly among individuals, depending on their unique needs ... Learn More
What Can I Expect From the Breast Lift with Augmentation Recovery Process?
While each patient is different and the recovery process will be somewhat unique to everyone, there are some general aspects of recovery from breast lift with implants surgery that most people can expect to experience. Since this treatment is a combination procedure – breast augmentation to increase volume and enhance shape; breast lift to address sagginess and excess skin in ... Learn More
Why Should I Get a Breast Lift with Implants?
A breast lift can effectively address sagginess or “droopiness” in the breasts that is typically caused by the natural aging process, genetics, pregnancy, weight fluctuation, or even simple gravity. With a breast lift surgery (medically known as mastopexy), our board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. David Durst, can remove excess skin and tighten the remaining skin, “lifting” the breasts to a higher ... Learn More
How Many Areas Can You Treat in One Liposuction Session?
Liposuction can slim and contour diverse areas of the body to eliminate stubborn excess fat deposits. Most of our liposuction candidates at the Cosmetic Surgery Center of Huntsville choose to target isolated pockets of fat around the abdomen, lower back, arms, thighs, or chin; however, liposuction can typically be utilized in virtually any body area. For optimal results, patients should ... Learn More
Liposuction for Men
At the Cosmetic Surgery Center of Huntsville, liposuction remains one of our most frequently performed surgeries for both men and women. With the ability to slim and contour nearly any area of the body, liposuction can be ideal for patients who struggle with isolated pockets of fat. Most men choose to target the love handles, abdomen, or chest, which can ... Learn More
Breast Reduction vs. Breast Lift
A breast reduction is usually performed for patients with overly large breasts who are experiencing pain, discomfort, or lifestyle inconveniences as a result. Some women with breasts that are too large for their body frames have difficulty exercising or finding clothes that fit well, and many have chronic back, neck, or shoulder pain. Breast reduction surgeries involve the removal of ... Learn More
Do Breast Lift Creams Actually Work?
Although topical creams may keep your skin moisturized or protect your décolleté from the sun, these products cannot actually elevate the position of the breasts. If you want to lift the breasts without surgery, a supportive bra is the only effective option. For our patients who want firmer, perkier breasts without the use of a bra, a breast lift is ... Learn More