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
Support Your Skin with New ZO® Skin Health Treatments
With so many over-the-counter skin care products launching every year, navigating which cleansers, scrubs, toners, serums, and sunscreens are best for you can become a daunting task. At the Cosmetic Surgery Center of Huntsville, we’ve simplified that process for our patients with ZO® Skin Health specialized treatment programs. Designed to be compatible with virtually every skin type, you can select ... 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
Can I Get A Breast Lift Without Implants?
For women who are concerned with a loss of skin elasticity and “sagging” among the breasts, a breast lift can address these concerns and provide firmer, more youthful results. Due to pregnancy, breastfeeding, the natural aging process, and simply gravity, the look of the breasts often changes over time. These changes can lead to sagginess and excess skin, ultimately causing ... Learn More
What Can I Expect During Tummy Tuck Recovery?
Tummy tuck surgery is typically an extensive procedure that not only eliminates excess skin for a flatter, firmer stomach, but also tightens the underlying musculature. Since the procedure involves major surgery, Dr. David L. Durst recommends his patients plan to take some time off for themselves during the recovery process. Patients usually take about three weeks off from work following ... Learn More
What is the Difference Between a Tummy Tuck and a Mini Tummy Tuck?
One of the most common concerns among our patients is excess fat and skin around the midsection. Even if you are at or near your target weight, you may struggle with stubborn, isolated pockets of excess fat or an abundance of skin laxity along the abdomen. Fortunately, Dr. David L. Durst offers a number of body contouring procedures that can ... Learn More
What Will My Scars Look like After Breast Reduction?
As with any major surgery, some scarring is inevitable with breast reduction surgery. However, at the Cosmetic Surgery Center of Huntsville, the combination of advanced surgical techniques and the skills of our experienced plastic surgeon can help minimize the appearance of scarring and allow patients to more easily conceal the scars after they heal. For example, techniques that involve incisions ... Learn More