The Difference between Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeons

Are you of the mind that plastic surgery and cosmetic surgery are one in the same? If your answer is yes, you’re not alone, and it’s understandable. Many plastic surgeons focus their practice on cosmetic surgery, and this interchanges the terms. But using one term for another is not technically or medically correct. Plastic surgery… Read More »

Spot Target Stubborn Fat without Surgery – CoolSculpting

While diet and exercise are essential for good health and looking good, many of us find that our fitness efforts aren’t showing the results we desire. Unfortunately, with age the body’s metabolism slows down, and calories affect our body’s outline more and more as the years add up. Often, we go to the gym to… Read More »

Fluid Injection vs. Ultrasound-Assisted Liposuction

Liposuction is one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures in the world. It is highly effective, requires less recovery time than other surgical body contouring procedures, and produces beautiful results. Dr. Gingrass and Dr. Haws offer fluid injection and ultrasound-assisted liposuction procedures to ensure patients receive their most individualized treatment. Here’s how these procedures… Read More »

Pre-Summer Procedures to Book Now

We are well into Spring and pushing toward the summer months. Yes, we are getting closer to warm weather and less clothing! It’s that time of year when many women ask themselves if their body is ready for display. Body contouring procedures are popular in the Spring – and why not? Summer clothing and swimwear… Read More »

Spring into Plastic Surgery, Week 3! Are Silicone Implants Really As Safe As Saline?

For the thousandth time, YES!–silicone is just as safe as saline when it comes to what fills your breast implant.  The early 1990’s was a dark time for silicone implants.  The FDA placed a moratorium on the silicone implants and they were not in use in the United States again until 1998 unless you had… Read More »

It’s the second week of our spring fling with plastic surgery procedures!

Last week we discussed Coolsculpt, our favorite method of non-invasive fat removal!  This week, let’s talk about breasts, more specifically breast augmentation.  Spring is always the hot season for breast augmentation.  Between new swim suits in the stores, having time off for Spring Break, planning your summer break beach vacation, and tax refunds, it’s sort… Read More »

Dr. Gingrass and Dr. Haws Discuss the Tummy Tuck with eHealth Radio

Dr. Gingrass and Dr. Haws have performed countless tummy tuck surgeries and have helped many patients regain their confidence and love for their bodies. Recently, Dr. Gingrass and Dr. Haws shared their tummy tuck expertise with eHealth Radio. Listen to this interview with host Eric Michaels & Dr. Mary Gingrass & Dr. Melinda Haws and learn the answers… Read More »

Your Guide to Body Contouring

Most people are led to believe that the key to achieving the “perfect” body is a combination of diet and exercise. And though these steps do help, they’re seldom enough to sculpt a flawless physique all on their own. That’s why a number of different body contouring procedures (both surgical and nonsurgical) have been developed… Read More »