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The Top Five Things You Need to Know about CoolSculpting Before You Try It

We know what you’re looking for: that magic machine that whisks away diet-and-exercise-resistant fat. Unfortunately, magic doesn’t exist. Fortunately, CoolSculpting is pretty close. But what exactly is CoolSculpting? Here are the top five things you should know about CoolSculpting before you try it. 1. What Exactly is CoolSculpting? CoolSculpting is a non-surgical, FDA-approved procedure that [...]

By | 2017-03-22T10:54:00+00:00 March 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

CoolSculpting Reduces Unwanted Fat Without Surgery, Anesthesia, or Downtime

As we prepare for bikini season, many of us are concerned with areas of unwanted fat. While body contouring procedures like liposuction or abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) can eliminate stubborn fat, some patients may not be ready for comprehensive surgery or the downtime associated with these procedures. At Pittman Plastic Surgery, Athens plastic surgeon Dr. Ed [...]

By | 2017-05-02T14:12:05+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Best Plastic Surgeon In Athens GA

Why is Dr. Pittman the best plastic surgeon in Athens GA? Dr. Pittman has decades of experience. In 1990, he began his plastic surgery training at a top national program in Dallas. After graduation and residency, he decided to relocate his family to Georgia. Meanwhile, he remained on the teaching staff at his medical school. [...]

By | 2017-03-22T10:54:41+00:00 February 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

“Brotox” and Men’s Plastic Surgery

When you think of plastic surgery and cosmetic skin treatments, most people think of women. While the majority of cosmetic surgery patients are female, 91% according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons’ 2011 procedural statistics, a growing number of men are also pursuing treatments to maintain their youth and help them look their best. [...]

By | 2017-05-02T14:41:16+00:00 February 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Do I Need a Breast Lift or Augmentation?

Athens Plastic Surgeon Dr. Ed Pittman often sees many patients for breast procedures such as breast augmentation, breast lift, and breast reconstruction. While patients seek to enhance or correct the appearance of the breasts, they’re often unsure which cosmetic procedure will meet their aesthetic goals and needs. One of the most frequently discussed topics during [...]

By | 2017-05-02T14:09:16+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Exploring Your Breast Reconstruction Options

With over twenty years in the field of plastic and reconstruction surgery, Dr. Ed Pittman has seen how life changing a diagnosis like breast cancer can be. While survival is rightfully on the top of every woman’s breast cancer to-do list, it’s important to also become educated about your breast reconstruction options so that you [...]

By | 2017-03-22T10:55:31+00:00 January 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Eyelid Surgery: Is It Right for you?

With everyday interactions with colleagues, family members and even strangers, the eyes can be an important aspect of overall appearance as they are typically the first thing that someone notices about you. As we get older, the tone and shape of our eyelids experience progressively noticeable changes that make us appear more tired or older [...]

By | 2017-05-02T14:10:42+00:00 January 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Join Us: SkinMedica Skin Care & Peel Event

Pittman Plastic Surgery, P.C. will be hosting a SkinMedica® Skin Care & Peel Event Wednesday, April 30th from 10am-4pm! We will be featuring our Vitalize Peels for $95 (valued at $125) and our Rejuvenize Peels for $150 (valued at $175) as well as and have discounts on our products such as our Lytera® Systems for [...]

By | 2017-03-22T10:57:03+00:00 December 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Saline vs. Silicone: Insight on Breast Implants

Breast augmentation has remained one of the most popular cosmetic surgery procedures in the U.S., and one of the first decisions about this procedure often involves patients choosing implants. The two FDA approved breast implant types, saline and silicone, are available in a range of sizes, textures, and shapes. Since every patient has different goals [...]

By | 2017-05-02T14:32:17+00:00 December 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Non-Surgical Procedures for your Face

You don’t always have to have surgery to get the appearance you’ve been dreaming of. At Pittman Plastic Surgery, we offer various non-surgical treatments and products to help you achieve a glowing and youthful complexion. The following is a small selection of our injectables, peels, and skincare products that will all help to prevent and [...]

By | 2017-03-22T10:57:22+00:00 December 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Plastic Surgery at Every Age

In today’s society, it’s not rare to see men and women getting plastic surgery. Whether it’s the reshaping of the nose, or enhancing the size of your breasts, getting a new set of breasts, plastic surgery has become a type of norm that reaches people of all walks of life. Whether it is through comprehensive [...]

By | 2017-03-22T10:58:00+00:00 November 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Full Facelift vs. Partial Facelift: Is One Better than the Other?

Facial rejuvenation continues to grow in popularity as the number of cosmetic surgical and non-surgical anti-aging treatments multiply. Once reserved for the wealthy, facelift plastic surgery has evolved to treat not only overall facial aging, but also isolated concerns like emphasized jowls, lost volume in the cheeks, and furrowed brows.  Drs. Ed Pittman work with [...]

By | 2017-05-02T14:43:59+00:00 November 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Achieve the Look You Want before the New Year

As the holiday season quickly approaches, Athens plastic surgeons Dr. Ed Pittman reminds patients that now is the perfect time to schedule their cosmetic procedure they’ve waited for all year. Whether you’re preparing for a big family gathering, a holiday trip, or a head start on your New Year’s resolutions, Dr. Pittman can provide facial [...]

By | 2017-05-02T14:29:16+00:00 November 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What are the Differences Between BOTOX® and Facial Fillers?

At Pittman Plastic Surgery, P.C. we’re proud to be a Platinum Plus Allergan® Partner. This partnership is awarded to practices based on the high volume and quality of BOTOX® and Juvéderm® treatments performed. To better serve you and your busy schedules, we’re extending our office hours every second and fourth Tuesday of each month from [...]

By | 2017-05-02T14:46:22+00:00 November 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Juvéderm Voluma™ XC Now Available at Pittman Plastic Surgery, P.C.

Juvéderm Voluma™ XC is the newest FDA-approved facial filler on the market and the very first of its kind. Dr. Ed Pittman is excited to announce its addition to Pittman Plastic Surgery’s vast menu of non-surgical treatments. Facial fillers restore areas of lost volume and smooth wrinkles and fine lines with little to no downtime [...]

By | 2017-05-02T14:28:35+00:00 October 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Non-Surgical Options for Mommy Makeover Surgery

With over two decades of combined experience performing cosmetic surgery for Athens and Jefferson area patients, Drs. Ed Pittman know that patients value cosmetic treatments that produce the best results with the least amount of downtime. Although mommy makeover surgery is a custom combination of procedures like breast augmentation and tummy tuck designed to address [...]

By | 2017-05-02T14:23:03+00:00 October 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Young Patients Choosing Cosmetic Breast Surgery

When it comes to cosmetic surgery, age is often a common concern for younger patients seeking a breast procedure. Younger patients may wish to address overly large breasts, asymmetrical breasts, or enhance breast size to fit their body’s proportion. Prior to undergoing a procedure, it is important for young patients and their families to always [...]

By | 2017-05-02T14:23:56+00:00 October 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Top Five Reasons for Rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty is a commonly known facial procedure that addresses the nose, which can be a balancing feature for the entire face. This procedure can be both cosmetic and reconstructive as it can improve the nose’s aesthetics and resolve breathing problems. In recent statistics collected by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, rhinoplasty ranked among the [...]

By | 2017-05-02T14:30:03+00:00 September 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mommy Makeover Surgery Customizable for Every Mom

Mommy makeover surgery, a phrase coined from a plastic surgery trend in the early 2000s, is a combination of breast and body contouring procedures to help restore a patient’s pre-pregnancy body. Many female patients experience major long-term physical changes to their bodies such as sagging breasts, added weight from pregnancy, and a stubborn tummy pooch. [...]

By | 2017-05-02T14:31:04+00:00 August 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Treatment Plans for Breast Augmentation Surgery

According to statistics by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, breast augmentation has remained the most popular surgical procedure since 2006. Many women seek breast enhancement to increase the fullness and size of their breasts with the use of breast implants. Athens plastic surgeons Drs. Ed Pittman perform breast enhancement and other cosmetic procedures at [...]

By | 2017-05-02T14:19:35+00:00 July 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Male Cosmetic Surgery Procedures at Pittman Plastic Surgery

When it comes to plastic surgery, many people commonly believe that women make up the majority of patients. While women do represent a substantial amount of cosmetic surgery patients, more and more men are pursuing surgery. Many men undergo facial cosmetic procedures to address wrinkles, sagging facial skin, and folds to regain a more youthful [...]

By | 2017-05-02T14:34:09+00:00 July 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

CoolSculpting Non-Surgical Fat Reduction Proven Safe and Effective

Through past body contouring blogs and previous Pittman Plastic Surgery events, you may be familiar with CoolSculpting® non-surgical fat reduction. While many patients concerned with areas of unwanted fat commonly request procedures such as liposuction or tummy tuck surgery to help them achieve their aesthetic goals, some patients may not be ready for comprehensive surgery [...]

By | 2017-05-02T14:28:14+00:00 July 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Earn Points towards Your Favorite Skincare Treatments with Brilliant Distinctions®

You may have heard about Allergan’s Brilliant Distinctions® program through our newsletters and social media. Athens plastic surgeons Drs. Ed Pittman and Piotr Skowronski invite patients to sign up for the Brilliant Distinctions® rewards program to earn points towards their favorite skin rejuvenation treatments. Patients can earn rewards and savings on Botox®, Juvéderm®, Latisse®, and [...]

By | 2017-03-22T11:14:44+00:00 June 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Switch Up Your Skincare Routine for Summer

Even though Georgia weather had prolonged the wintry temperatures, summer has officially arrived and we can’t help but think about vacations and extra sunshine in our days. Many of our facial cosmetic surgery patients adopt skincare regimens to protect their results, but it is important for everyone to have a routine to keep skin looking [...]

By | 2017-03-22T11:20:51+00:00 June 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Botox® Cosmetic as Early Preventative Wrinkle Treatments

Botox® Cosmetic has remained the most popular non-surgical cosmetic treatment with over 6.1 million procedures performed in 2012, according to the latest statistics by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). As an anti-aging treatment, Botox® is a short series of injections of Botulinum toxin, which temporarily relaxes wrinkle-causing facial muscles. While many middle-aged patients [...]

By | 2017-05-02T14:48:50+00:00 May 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Breast Implant Options at Pittman Plastic Surgery

Breast augmentation has ranked as the most popular surgical cosmetic procedure since 2006 with a 98% patient satisfaction, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. This popular procedure is performed by surgically inserting implants to enhance the size and volume of breasts. At Pittman Plastic Surgery, we offer saline, silicone, and highly cohesive silicone [...]

By | 2017-05-02T14:24:27+00:00 May 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Breast Reduction Surgery Addresses Physical Concerns and Restores Self-Image

Usually when it comes to breast procedures, breast augmentation or breast lift are often first to come to mind. However, some patients’ concerns involve overly large breasts that can contribute to physical and emotional issues. Athens plastic surgeons Drs. Ed Pittman perform breast reduction surgery for both men and women to remove excess skin, tissue, [...]

By | 2017-05-02T14:33:14+00:00 April 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

We Now Offer DualSculpting™ for Faster Fat Reduction Treatments

As the first practice in the Athens area to provide CoolSculpting® non-surgical fat reduction treatments, Drs. Ed Pittman are excited to ® machine. Pittman Plastic Surgery is proud to be the first and only practice in Athens to offer DualSculpting™ for shorter treatment times and the ability to treat more than one area simultaneously. CoolSculpting® [...]

By | 2017-05-02T14:43:04+00:00 April 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Visit Pittman Plastic Surgery’s CoolSculpting Site, FreezeFatAthens

In addition to traditional liposuction and tummy tuck surgery, Athens plastic surgeons Drs. Ed Pittman provide CoolSculpting® non-surgical fat reduction treatments as a non-invasive option to reduce up to 20% of fat on areas including the abdomen, flanks, lower back, thighs, and arms. To help patients learn more about this technology, www.FreezeFatAthens.com is our new [...]

By | 2017-05-02T14:39:14+00:00 April 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What’s the Difference between a Tummy Tuck and Liposuction?

As swimsuit season approaches, many patients seek body contouring procedures to help them achieve the beach body they’ve been wanting. Body contouring procedures eliminate isolated areas of fat and excess skin that regular exercise and dieting cannot fix. Liposuction and abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) are the two most common body contouring procedures available for patients who [...]

By | 2017-03-22T11:26:22+00:00 March 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Debunking Mommy Makeover Surgery Myths

There’s no debating the fact that mommy makeover surgery is one of the most commonly requested combination of plastic surgery procedures for women across the United States. For many women, the custom combination of breast surgery and body contouring procedures effectively minimizes the physical effects of pregnancy and childbirth in addition to restoring a more [...]

By | 2017-05-02T14:40:40+00:00 February 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Obagi Nu-Derm for Age Spots and Wrinkles

We’ve talked before about the wonderful anti-aging effects Pittman Plastic Surgery’s patients have reported using the Obagi® Nu-Derm system on our blog; now, we have even more good news to share about the system. Shared with us by our friends at Obagi®, below is an interview with Obagi® Nu-Derm user, Corinne. In the video, Corinne [...]

By | 2017-03-22T11:28:52+00:00 January 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Happy Holidays from the Spiral Nation!

It’s hard to believe 2014 is almost here and as we wrap up 2013, we’d like to reflect on the bountiful and exciting year we’ve had at Pittman Plastic Surgery, P.C. and thank our wonderful patients for their continued support! Earlier this spring, we were thrilled to introduce new SkinMedica® products and chemical peels to [...]

By | 2016-07-22T00:44:30+00:00 December 24th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Reduce Unwanted Fat at Our CoolSculpting® Event on January 21st, 2014

As the holidays quickly approach, many patients are interested in body contouring but not so much the downtime associated with cosmetic surgery. Cosmetic procedures like liposuction or abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) eliminate stubborn fat, but require downtime to adequately recover. At Pittman Plastic Surgery, we offer FDA-cleared CoolSculpting® non-surgical fat reduction to treat problem areas like [...]

By | 2016-07-22T00:43:34+00:00 December 23rd, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pittman Plastic Surgery Hosts Pink Out Event to Support Breast Cancer and Breast Reconstruction Awareness, Education, and Access

Pittman Plastic Surgery, P.C. joins thousands across the nation in honoring October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with their annual pink pumpkin sale and first-ever Pink Out event. From now until supplies run out, pink pumpkins decorated with white and pink designs are on sale for $20 each. Earlier this month, the Pink Out [...]

By | 2016-07-22T00:37:14+00:00 October 19th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Save on Skincare and Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness this October with Pittman Plastic Surgery

From now through October 31st, 2013, patients can save on a lower blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery) procedure and skincare products. Lower eyelid surgery removes heavy, under-eye bags that cause a tired or aged appearance. Patients can receive 10% OFF their lower blepharoplasty procedure. To help maintain their plastic surgery results, they can also take 10% OFFRevision® [...]

By | 2016-07-22T00:35:34+00:00 October 5th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

“Eye” See Fall Specials with September Savings

From now through September 30th, 2013, Athens plastic surgeons Drs. Ed Pittman and Piotr Skowronski are offering eye rejuvenation skincare savings. Patients can receive complimentary Vitalize peels with the purchase of SkinMedica® skincare products. When you purchase a Lytera Skin Brightening System from Pittman Plastic Surgery, you can receive a FREE Vitalize Peel. If you [...]

By | 2016-07-22T00:28:05+00:00 September 6th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Restore Your Skin’s Natural Glow with a SkinMedica Chemical Peel

With our upcoming chemical peel event on August 28th, 2013, the providers of Pittman Plastic Surgery discuss the benefits of their FDA-approved SkinMedica® chemical peels. The Vitalize and Rejuvenize peels from SkinMedica® safely and effectively exfoliate and ‘peel away’ damaged skin cells to allow new, healthy ones to replace them. Like our other non-surgical procedures [...]

By | 2016-07-22T00:26:20+00:00 August 8th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Get Back-to-School Ready with August Specials at Pittman Plastic Surgery

To help our patients prepare for the first day of school or look their best as we all return to our normal schedules, Athens plastic surgeons Drs. Ed Pittman and Piotr Skowronski are offering savings on facial rejuvenation and chemical peels. From now through August 31st, 2013, save on Botox®, Juvéderm®, and Latisse® eyelash enhancement. [...]

By | 2016-07-22T00:23:48+00:00 August 1st, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Did You Know Pittman Plastic Surgery Has an AAAHC Accredited Surgical Center?

Since 1992, Pittman Plastic Surgery has provided their patients with natural-looking plastic surgery results and medical grade skincare. Patient care has always remained one of Pittman Plastic Surgery’s most important priorities. While choosing a cosmetic or reconstructive procedure requires many important decisions and research, Drs. Pittman’s on-site AAAHC certified Surgical Center provides a safe, comfortable, [...]

By | 2017-05-02T14:12:58+00:00 July 11th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pick your SkinMedica Peel on our June 20th Pittman Peel Day

On Thursday, June 20th, 2013, Drs. Ed Pittman and Piotr Skowronski are hosting Pittman Peel Day to offer our patients savings on SkinMedica® chemical peels and TNS Recovery Complex®. SkinMedica® is the latest medical grade skin care line added to our menu of skin care products to help patients maintain healthy skin or upkeep their [...]

By | 2016-07-22T00:17:58+00:00 June 17th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Join Us on May 22 to Learn More about DualSculpting with CoolSculpting Non-Surgical Fat Reduction

Drs. Ed Pittman and Piotr Skowronski offer liposuction and tummy tuck, but many patients are concerned about the downtime associated with these traditional body contouring surgeries. At Pittman Plastic Surgery, Dr. Pittman and Dr. Skowronski offer CoolSculpting® non-surgical fat reduction as the perfect alternative for patients looking to address small areas of isolated, troublesome fat [...]

By | 2016-07-22T00:09:06+00:00 May 8th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Prepare for Spring with Savings on SkinMedica® this April

As the skies clear up and spring sets in, we’re offering savings on SkinMedica® to help patients prepare their skin for warm weather.  Now through April 30th, 2013, our Athens facial rejuvenation patients can purchase specially priced Vitalize Peels® and skin care products. SkinMedica’s Vitalize Peel® improves skin tone and texture with no downtime. Patients [...]

By | 2016-07-22T00:03:07+00:00 April 3rd, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Save on Skin Care and Eye Rejuvenation at Pittman Plastic Surgery this March

We might not be having much luck bringing on the spring-like temperatures; however, this month we are changing your fortune with savings on Botox® wrinkle treatment when you buy Obagi® Elastiderm and special discounts on select to reduce the appearance of aging eyes and sun damage. Now through March 31, 2013 Pittman Plastic Surgery is [...]

By | 2016-07-22T00:00:40+00:00 March 7th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Save on Injectables and Latisse this February at Pittman Plastic Surgery

This month we’re offering patients special, Valentine’s themed savings on Juvéderm XC®, Botox®, and Latisse® for eyelashes. Now through February 28th, our Athens facial rejuvenation patients can save $50 on Juvéderm XC®, $20 on Latisse® and up to $325 on combination Juvéderm XC® and Botox® treatment through a manufacturer’s rebate. Review the specials flyer below [...]

By | 2016-07-21T23:58:47+00:00 February 12th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Back by Popular Demand: Cool Night Out at Pittman Plastic Surgery

It’s already February and springtime will be here before you know it! Make sure you’re in tip top shape for shorts and skirt season by joining Pittman Plastic Surgery on Thursday, February 21st for our second CoolSculpting® Cool Night Out Event! Beginning at 5:30 pm, event attendees will have the opportunity to speak with CoolSculpting®representatives [...]

By | 2016-07-21T23:56:52+00:00 February 5th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What are your Cosmetic New Year’s Resolutions?

Every year our resolutions sound the same. We promise to eat better and exercise more, but somehow our best efforts rarely result in our dream physique. While plastic surgery and non-surgical treatments should never be a substitute for a healthy lifestyle, the plastic surgeons of Pittman Plastic Surgery offer our patients several body contouring procedures [...]

By | 2016-07-21T23:48:34+00:00 December 14th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

12 Days of Christmas Savings from Pittman Plastic Surgery

Plastic surgeons Dr. Ed Pittman and Dr. Piotr Skowronski are in the holiday spirit and are happy to announce the return of Pittman Plastic Surgery’s 12 Days of Christmas Savings campaign. Starting Monday of this week, those patients signed up for our email list and connected with Pittman Plastic Surgery on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+began [...]

By | 2016-07-21T23:47:40+00:00 December 7th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Save on CoolSculpting, Botox, and Radiesse this month at Pittman Plastic Surgery

Now is your chance to save on Athens’ only treatment, CoolSculpting®. Through November 30th, 2012, Pittman Plastic Surgery patients can save 25% on a second CoolSculpting® treatment (up to a $300 savings) when they buy one. Additionally, you can receive up to 20 units of FREE Botox® or Latisse® compliments of Allergan when you purchase [...]

By | 2016-07-21T23:44:35+00:00 November 7th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pittman Plastic Surgery First Practice in Athens to Offer CoolSculpting® Non-Surgical Fat Reduction

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Drs. Ed Pittman and Piotr Skowronski now offer FDA-Cleared CoolSculpting® for fat reduction of the abdomen and flanks without surgery or downtime ATHENS, GA, October 31, 2012 – Providing cosmetic surgery patients with superior liposuction and body contouring results since 1992, the physicians of Pittman Plastic Surgery are the first to offer [...]

By | 2016-07-21T23:43:37+00:00 November 2nd, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

You’re Invited to a Cool Night Out at Pittman Plastic Surgery!

If you’re tired of that small stubborn belly bulge or those troublesome love handles, but aren’t interested in the downtime of surgery like liposuction, you should attend our upcoming CoolSculpting® event. Mark your calendars now for Thursday, November 29, 2012 from 5-8pm to join Athens FIRST CoolSculpting® providers, Drs. Ed Pittman and Piotr Skowronski, for [...]

By | 2016-07-21T23:42:41+00:00 October 26th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Botox and Facial Rejuvenation Savings

The providers at Pittman Plastic Surgery are celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month with some unique opportunities for you to make your mark against breast cancer. Now through October 31st, you can save $3 on each unit of Botox® purchased. Available for a limited time for $10 per unit, Botox® can effectively relax the wrinkle-causing muscles [...]

By | 2016-07-21T23:40:53+00:00 October 12th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Use Care Credit for a Chance to Win One of Five Grand Prizes!

At Pittman Plastic Surgery, we understand that careful planning makes all the difference in maximizing your plastic surgery results and obtaining your skin treatment goals. We offer plastic surgery financing with Care Credit® to facilitate easy repayment schedules that work with your budget without sacrificing patient safety and satisfaction. Now through the end of October, [...]

By | 2016-07-21T23:39:21+00:00 October 5th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Save Over $300 on Juvéderm® For One Day Only

We know Athens is full of college football fans, and we love our Dawgs! In appreciation, we are offering a one day only savings to Pittman Plastic Surgery patients on Juvéderm® dermal filler. Patients who make an appointment on October 4th, 2012 can save over $300 on Juvéderm® by purchasing two syringes for $795. This [...]

By | 2016-07-21T23:38:35+00:00 September 28th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Answers to your Mommy Makeover Surgery FAQs

You’ve undoubtedly heard the expression that your whole world changes after the birth of a child. For many women, the birth of a child also means permanent changes to their body. Practicing in Athens since 1993, Dr. Ed Pittman understands the delicate nature of procedures like mommy makeover surgery and their potential to impact a [...]

By | 2016-07-21T23:37:40+00:00 September 21st, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Feature Product: Obagi Nu-Derm

We all inevitably age; however, the signs of aging can be sped up by environmental damage to our skin through sun exposure, smoking, stress, and even pollution. While we can’t prevent aging all together, the regular use of high quality skin care products can go a long way in minimizing the symptoms of aging as [...]

By | 2016-07-21T23:35:02+00:00 August 29th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Avoid Revisionary Rhinoplasty

We’ve said it before, but the statement bears repeating. The most important things for patients to do to avoid revisionary plastic surgery, or additional cosmetic surgery to address previous plastic surgery results, is to thoroughly research their prospective surgeon and maintain an open line of communication. While you frequently hear stories of pop culture icons [...]

By | 2016-07-21T23:34:02+00:00 August 24th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Join us for the 8th Annual Athens Area Cancer Auxiliary’s Toast of the Town Event!

The physicians of Pittman Plastic Surgery are pleased to announce that we will again be sponsoring the Athens Area Cancer Auxiliary’s Toast of the Town Event on Thursday, August 9th at the Georgia Theater at 6:30 pm. As they have for the past eight years, the auxiliary is planning a special evening full of dancing [...]

By | 2016-07-21T23:33:16+00:00 August 7th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Save on Latisse, Juvéderm, Botox and Breast Augmentation at Pittman Plastic Surgery

Summer may be fading, but the savings on facial rejuvenation and breast augmentation from Pittman Plastic Surgery continue. Through the end of August patients can save $25 on the new, bigger bottles of Latisse® for eyelashes. Additionally, patients can enjoy free Latisse® or up to $260 of Botox® with the purchase of breast augmentation using [...]

By | 2016-07-21T23:32:25+00:00 August 3rd, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tightening Plastic Surgery Laws: Florida Signs Liposuction Location Law into Affect

Although the decision to undergo plastic surgery is becoming increasingly popular, it is not one that should be taken lightly. As a board certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Ed Pittman always recommends that his patients thoroughly examine their motives for cosmetic surgery as well as any potential procedure and provider. It’s important to ensure [...]

By | 2016-07-21T23:30:17+00:00 July 25th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Importance of Quality Skincare to Address Early Signs of Aging

Facial aging is something that we all eventually encounter.  Repeated expressions, environmental pollutants, and the sun can all really take their toll on the delicate tissue of the face.  Many of my Athens facial rejuvenation patients in their 30’s and 40’s come to me with cosmetic concerns like the appearance of crow’s feet, wrinkles around [...]

By | 2016-07-21T23:29:06+00:00 July 16th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Save at Pittman Plastic Surgery during July

Many are on vacation, but those who are around Athens this month have the chance to save big on Botox®, Latisse® Juvéderm®, and select Obagi® products at Pittman Plastic Surgery. Now through July 31st patients can receive free Latisse® or Botox® with the purchase of gel breast augmentation compliments of Allergan. Brilliant Distinctions® members also [...]

By | 2016-07-21T23:28:08+00:00 July 5th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Do I know which Implant Profile is right for my Breast Augmentation?

Plastic surgery is a personal decision in itself, but because the breasts are tied so closely with most women’s sense of femininity, the decisions involved wit breast augmentation can become even more daunting. With two decades of breast surgery experience, I understand patients want breast augmentation results that reflect not only their cosmetic goals, but [...]

By | 2016-07-21T23:26:23+00:00 June 23rd, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Importance of Plastic Surgery Board Certification

It seems like a common sense statement, but plastic surgery is a very personal decision. It’s easy to become focused on your prospective surgeon’s personality and how they make you feel instead of their medical credentials; however, this aspect is very important. When choosing to have a plastic surgery procedure it’s important to have full [...]

By | 2016-07-21T23:25:29+00:00 June 19th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Silicone Breast Implants Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Breast augmentation is currently the most popular cosmetic surgical procedure and has held this title since 2006. In 2011, over 300,000 breast procedures were performed in the U.S. alone. Women of all ages choose to get breast implants for a variety of reasons, including medical needs and to improve their physical appearance and self-confidence. Getting [...]

By | 2016-07-21T23:24:31+00:00 June 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dr. Pittman Explains what AAAHC Surgical Center Certification Means for Athens Plastic Surgery Patients

Dr. Ed Pittman has provided Athens and surrounding area patients with exceptional plastic surgery results and the finest in aesthetic medicine care since 1992. As a board certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon, he knows that education and experience make all the difference in maximizing patient satisfaction. It was this understanding the led Dr. Pittman to [...]

By | 2016-07-21T23:23:06+00:00 May 25th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Spot a Spiral and Win Free Starbucks

I chose the spiral to represent Pittman Plastic Surgery because it means so much to me. Read about its symbolism in this article I wrote for the April issue of Southern Distinction magazine. Don’t forget about our spiral smiles contest. All you have to do is pick up your free spiral car decal at your [...]

By | 2016-07-21T23:21:56+00:00 May 22nd, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Seeing is Believing: Dr. Pittman’s Blepharoplasty Patient Shares her Experience on YouTube

Dr. Ed Pittman knows the choice to undergo plastic surgery is not one that should be made before thorough research. Since 1992, Dr. Pittman has equipped his Athens-area plastic surgery patients with knowledge to make informed decisions about facial rejuvenation surgery. That is one thing that stand-up comedienne Dannette said attracted her to Dr. Pittman [...]

By | 2016-07-21T23:21:12+00:00 May 18th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Save on Injectables, Breast Augmentation, Latisse, and more at Pittman Plastic Surgery

May is underway and so are the busy schedules that come with the end of the school year and the beginning of wedding and graduation seasons. This month Pittman Plastic Surgery is offering a variety of ways to treat yourself to non-surgical facial rejuvenation, breast surgery, and even sunless tanner. Our Duet Dividends program is [...]

By | 2016-07-21T23:17:59+00:00 May 10th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Join Pittman Plastic Surgery on Social Media!

Connecting with your plastic surgeon is a big part of being satisfied with your plastic surgery results. Whether you’re undergoing a facelift or breast augmentation, it’s nice to know the person performing your cosmetic surgery is someone you trust both personally and professionally. During his 20 years of plastic surgery practice in Athens, Dr. Ed [...]

By | 2016-07-21T23:16:20+00:00 April 25th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Are Silicone Breast Implants Better Than Saline Implants?

The decision to undergo breast augmentation is an intensely personal one. Every patient pursues breast surgery for their own reasons; similarly, every patient has their own rationale for electing to receive saline or silicone breast implants over the other. While the latest American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Statistics (ASAPS) indicate that an increased number [...]

By | 2016-07-21T23:15:23+00:00 April 16th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Want to save $200 on Botox® Treatment?

In honor of Botox®’s tenth anniversary its makers are extending this limited time special to their Brilliant Distinctions® members. Simply follow the process below to save on your next three Botox® wrinkle reduction treatments. Become a Brilliant Disntinctions® member (if you haven’t already) to access the latest Botox®, Juvéderm® and Latisse® specials. Once registered, you [...]

By | 2016-07-21T23:13:40+00:00 April 5th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Getting to Know Dr. Ed Pittman

You’ve probably heard of “white coat syndrome” in which the presence of a doctor strikes immediate fear into a patient causing blood pressure to rise and eyes to widen. Unfortunately, this is the perception many have of medical providers until they meet people like board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Ed Pittman of Pittman Plastic Surgery, [...]

By | 2016-07-21T23:07:21+00:00 March 28th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Naked Truth: What Can I Expect After Breast Surgery?

According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), there were 318,123 breast augmentation surgeries performed in 2011. While this number may make it seem like breast surgery is commonplace, it’s important to properly understand what to expect after breast surgery in order to obtain the best plastic surgery results possible. Breast augmentation, breast [...]

By | 2016-07-21T23:05:52+00:00 March 15th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Need Comedic Relief? Comedian Dannette Flint Discusses Her Plastic Surgery Experience in Show Feb. 10th

When patient and comedian Dannette Flint came to our office, our entire staff enjoyed her positive attitude and hilarious demeanor. We quickly learned that entertainment was her trade, and it’s no surprise! She had us all in stitches (no pun intended)! The Pittman Plastic Surgery staff is thrilled to be supporting Flint in her performance [...]

By | 2016-07-21T23:03:17+00:00 February 11th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sometimes a plastic surgeon can give you better results when removing skin cancers

These days, it doesn’t seem like wearing sunscreen and covering up with clothing or hats is nearly enough. Despite being warned for decades about the dangers of sun exposure, skin cancer continues to run rampant across North America and around the world. The lifetime prevalence of skin cancer is one in six people and it [...]

By | 2016-07-21T23:01:56+00:00 July 18th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How long before your vacation should you have your liposuction surgery?

Many men and women around the world are turning to elective cosmetic surgical procedures to improve their appearance and self-esteem. A recent explosion in popularity has generated buzz about plastic surgery holidays. A plastic surgery holiday is a period of time away from work and life in which you undergo a series of complementary procedures [...]

By | 2016-07-21T23:00:51+00:00 June 17th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How long do breast implants last?

The cost of breast implant surgery is no small investment. Depending on your geographical location, the surgical facilities, and the plastic surgeon’s experience, you may end up paying anywhere from $4,000 to $10,000 or more. Cutting corners on cost is not necessarily wise if you want to be pleased with the results for years to [...]

By | 2016-07-21T22:57:02+00:00 June 14th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Inverted Nipple Repair Options

Perhaps you are one of the many women that have silently suffered with inverted nipples for most of your life. Some women are born with this congenital defect, while others acquire it after breast reduction, augmentation or a course of breastfeeding in which the breast tissue swells to accommodate the incoming milk. Whatever the cause, [...]

By | 2016-07-21T22:55:43+00:00 June 10th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Insurance Pays for Breast Reduction

It’s no secret that health insurance companies will not pay for or provide coverage for elective cosmetic plastic surgery procedures. Because they are elective and designed to enhance aesthetic features, they are not deemed as necessary health procedures that should be covered by most insurance policies. This means most men and women seeking elective cosmetic [...]

By | 2016-07-21T22:53:40+00:00 May 31st, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What’s the difference between Botox and Juvederm?

As advances in medical technology and techniques continue to evolve, the number of injectables available to reverse the effects of aging is growing exponentially. Fine lines, crow’s feet, wrinkles, frown lines, acne scars, forehead creases, thin lips, dull skin, and dark under eye circles can all be treated with dermal injections. In a market where [...]

By | 2016-07-21T22:52:11+00:00 May 30th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Earlobe Repair

A few years back, gauged earrings started becoming increasingly popular. The sect of fashion and culture responsible for many of today’s modern tattoo and piercing practices decided that simply piercing ears was no longer enough. Bigger is better, so wouldn’t bigger earlobes be best? Individuals interested in this new look could insert earrings into their [...]

By | 2016-07-21T22:50:04+00:00 May 19th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is Obagi?

Men and women across the country and around the world are eternally seeking ways to reliably reverse the effects of time and aging on their skin. As we grow older, natural changes in cell turnover and skin elasticity result in fine lines, wrinkles, dark spots, coarse texture, large pores, and dull appearance. The bright, smooth [...]

By | 2016-07-21T22:48:45+00:00 May 17th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Neck Lift vs Face Lift

As we get older, our skin loses its natural elasticity and starts to lose ground in the daily fight against gravity. Many people find the skin around their chin and jawline starts to sag excessively, giving them the appearance of multiple chins or jowls. Some of these men and women are happy with the way [...]

By | 2016-07-21T22:47:56+00:00 May 13th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is a Mommy Makeover?

Women who have gone through pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding often find that they miss their pre-baby bodies. The effects of becoming a mother sometimes cannot be fixed through diet and exercise alone. A “Mommy Makeover” is a combination of cosmetic procedures that helps restore a woman’s pre-baby figure. Pregnancy and nursing causes the breasts to [...]

By | 2016-07-21T22:46:40+00:00 April 12th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Exceptional Patient Care

To Whom It May Concern: I had an outpatient procedure performed on Wednesday, November 24th, andit has been one of the best experiences that I have been through! The ENTIRE staff-at Pittman Plastic Surgerytreated me as if I were their ONLY patient. Michele, my Patient Consultant, answered numerous email questions bordering on stupid at some [...]

By | 2016-07-21T22:43:45+00:00 December 2nd, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Younger Looking and Healthier Skin

With its ability to renew, restore and rejuvenate, your skin is an amazing organ. With proper care and treatment, your skin can remain beautiful and healthy throughout your life. Dr. Pittman can offer you a skin care program to help your skin look and feel healthier and younger. One way to insure healthy skin, no [...]

By | 2016-07-21T22:42:28+00:00 September 21st, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

FDA Warns about “Lipodissolve”

Lipodissolve is commonly known as the “surgery-free” liposuction or “anti-fat shot.” As it turns out, the FDA has never approved the drug combinations used in these shots, and they recently issued warnings against six US-based medical spas for their misleading claims. The companies have been cited for a variety of regulatory violations, including making unsupported [...]

By | 2016-07-21T22:40:58+00:00 April 12th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Here comes the sun…

With Spring Break just around the corner, it seems like a good time to talk about sun exposure. Did you know that 90% of the visible signs of aging come from exposure to ultraviolet light? Thus the term photo-aging. We also know it is the cumulative dose of UV radiation over our lifetime that is [...]

By | 2016-07-21T22:39:28+00:00 March 21st, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Importance of Board Certification

Plastic surgery is becoming increasingly popular, and more doctors seem to be jumping on the bandwagon, so to speak. In medicine there are no laws that restrict a physician to practicing the type of medicine or surgery for which he was specifically trained. Any licensed physician can call himself a cosmetic surgeon, so it is [...]

By | 2016-07-21T22:37:44+00:00 January 13th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Plastic Surgery Payment Options

Helping You Afford the Care You Want Michele, our patient care coordinator, can answer your questions about financing cosmetic surgery. For more information, please call her at (706) 549-3203. Cosmetic Surgery Fees Include: Surgeon’s Fees Pre-operative visit All post-operative visits Operating room time and supplies at our AAAHC certified Center Anesthesia We offer a number [...]

By | 2016-07-21T22:35:31+00:00 September 25th, 2009|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Scheduling Surgery during the Holidays

The holidays will be upon us before you know it, and it is traditionally our busiest time of the year. Many people like to schedule their surgeries during this time, as they can recover from surgery without missing work or school. They can return to their regular routine following the holidays with their improved and [...]

By | 2016-07-21T22:34:08+00:00 September 9th, 2009|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ASPS: Beauty at Every Age

As we age, our bodies change and so do our expectations about how we look. Teens may wish to reshape or balance physical features; young adults may seek ways to enhance their appearance; and more mature adults may focus on rejuvenating their skin and restoring definition to their faces or bodies. Whatever goals you have, [...]

By | 2016-07-13T18:14:36+00:00 August 26th, 2009|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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