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How Often Should I Get a Chemical Peel?

About Chemical Peels Chemical peels are a popular option for many people around the world. An acid solution is applied to your skin to remove the top layers (epidermis). This solution is designed to treat skin discoloration, scars, improve skin tone and texture, and fine lines and wrinkles.  Once healed, the skin that is [...]

By |2020-07-31T09:27:17-04:00August 24th, 2020|Chemical Peel|0 Comments

Is Botox Safe?

Botox is more than just a solution for wrinkles and fine lines; it’s also one of the most popular anti-aging treatments available on the market today. In fact, it’s estimated that over seven million Botox treatments were performed in the United States in 2018 alone! But with all this popularity comes questions, especially around the efficacy and safety of [...]

By |2020-07-31T09:27:15-04:00August 1st, 2020|Botox|0 Comments

Is There Any Downtime with Microneedling?

When it comes to getting the complexion you’ve always dreamed of, regular skin creams and serums may not cut it.  In fact, if you want to get selfie-worthy skin, here’s a secret that might interest you: your best bet is to work with your body’s own wound-healing processes. Here’s why: when tiny wounds occur [...]

By |2020-07-09T12:26:58-04:00June 25th, 2020|Microneedling|0 Comments

How Long is Recovery from a Breast Reduction?

Do you have breasts that are so large or heavy that they actually cause you significant discomfort? If that’s the case, you may be a good candidate for breast reduction surgery. View More Patient Results *Individual Results May Vary  What is Breast Reduction Surgery [...]

By |2020-07-28T09:01:02-04:00June 22nd, 2020|Breast Reduction|0 Comments

How Much Does a Mommy Makeover Cost?

Your body is a testament to your incredible ability to make and nurture life, but it’s normal and okay to miss your pre-baby body. That’s why Pittman Plastic Surgery is pleased to offer the Mommy Makeover surgery as a solution for those who seek to feel more confident in their skin again! [...]

By |2020-07-28T09:01:15-04:00June 13th, 2020|Mommy Makeover|0 Comments

How Much Do Dermal Fillers Cost?

Are you bothered by the appearance of facial fat loss? Have you noticed wrinkles and deep lines starting to appear around your cheeks, nose, and mouth? If that’s the case, don’t turn to creams or serums for help. Instead, seek out dermal fillers to get the facial volume you need to get a naturally [...]

By |2020-07-28T09:01:35-04:00May 25th, 2020|Dermal Fillers|0 Comments

How Long is Recovery from a Breast Lift?

Are you interested in breast lift surgery to correct sagging, drooping breasts? If so, it’s worth researching what you can expect from the breast lift recovery process.  Let’s take a closer look at what you can expect from your breast lift recovery process, including how long it may last. [...]

By |2020-06-12T15:40:36-04:00May 12th, 2020|Breast Lift|0 Comments

How Much Does Liposuction Cost?

If you’re interested in liposuction surgery, it may feel like the only barrier between you and that final decision is uncertainty about how much the procedure may cost. Will liposuction surgery be prohibitively expensive? Or will a body-contouring procedure be surprisingly affordable? Let’s take a closer look at how much liposuction costs, including the [...]

By |2020-07-31T09:28:13-04:00April 30th, 2020|Liposuction|0 Comments

How Much Does Microneedling Cost?

Interested in SkinPen microneedling treatments, but not sure how much the overall experience may cost you? We have the answers you’re looking for. Take a look at the average cost of microneedling, including the factors that can influence how much your microneedling costs. View More Patient Results *Individual [...]

By |2020-09-08T10:50:18-04:00April 15th, 2020|Microneedling|0 Comments

How Much Does an Eyelid Lift Cost?

Are you interested in getting an eyelid lift to correct eye sagging and wrinkles - but not sure how much it’ll end up costing you? We’ve got the answers you’re looking for. Take a look at the average cost of eyelid lift surgery, including the factors that end up influencing the total cost of [...]

By |2020-01-07T06:26:00-05:00January 17th, 2020|Eyelid Lift|0 Comments

Can I Get Liposuction on My Arms?

You work hard to keep your body toned and in good shape, and that includes your arms. Frequently for women (and some men), a layer of fat covers your sculpted, shapely arms and shoulders, hiding good muscle tone and all your hard work. You know your muscles are healthy and sleek, but they’re hidden [...]

By |2020-01-07T06:25:49-05:00January 4th, 2020|Liposuction|0 Comments

How Long Do Dermal Fillers Last?

Are you interested in experiencing the anti-aging powers of dermal fillers - but not so interested in dealing with constant maintenance appointments? We hear you. That’s why we’re exploring how long dermal fillers last, including a breakdown of the length of results for the most popular dermal fillers on the market today. [...]

By |2021-08-16T15:01:57-04:00December 2nd, 2019|Dermal Fillers|0 Comments

Is Microneedling Painful?

Microneedling is quickly becoming a popular treatment at plastic surgery centers and dermatologists’ offices, and for good reason: this non-invasive procedure helps speed up cellular turnover, while minimizing the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, and even hyperpigmentation. In other words, a few microneedling treatments could be all you need to get the complexion of [...]

By |2019-10-30T09:36:12-04:00November 12th, 2019|Microneedling|0 Comments

5 Top Non-Surgical Procedures to Prep for the Holidays

The holiday season is upon us - and that means it’s time for family gatherings, office outings, and cocktail parties where everyone will be making special memories. If you want to close out 2019 looking your absolute best, we can help! Check out our top non-surgical cosmetic procedures that help you look merry and [...]

How Do You Get Rid of Stomach Fat?

Stomach fat can be a real bummer, especially when you’re trying to look good in your favorite pair of pants or dress. Even though you’re doing all the right things with diet and exercise, you’re just not seeing the kind of results you’ve been hoping for. So if healthy habits aren’t working, how do [...]

By |2019-09-27T08:52:31-04:00September 14th, 2019|Surgical, Non-Surgical, Body, Body, Liposuction, Coolsculpting|0 Comments

Can I Get Implants with My Breast Lift?

If you’re frustrated by the appearance of your breasts drooping, volume loss, and sagging skin, you may already know that you’re probably a good candidate for a breast lift. But what if you’re also unhappy with your breast size? Read on to learn if you can get implants with your breast lift, as [...]

How Can I Reduce Wrinkles Without Needing Surgery?

Let’s face it: You want to reduce wrinkles, but you’re not exactly ready to sign up for surgery. That’s why we’ve found the four best ways you can reduce wrinkles without needing surgery, including which ones may work best for your specific anti-aging needs. View More Patient Results [...]

Is an Eyelid Lift the Same as a Blepharoplasty?

There are a lot of procedures out there designed to help you achieve a more youthful appearance - and unfortunately, it’s not immediately clear which surgeries are the ones you’re actually looking for. One classic example is an eyelid lift and a blepharoplasty. At first glance, they both look the same. But is [...]

Can I Get Breast Implants After a Breast Lift?

Are you interested in correcting breast sagginess and increasing your bust size? While each of these goals can be addressed with separate surgeries (breast lift and breast augmentation, respectively), the truth is you don’t need to have two separate procedures. In fact, you can combine your breast lift with your breast augmentation! [...]

By |2019-06-27T04:34:55-04:00June 24th, 2019|Breast Augmentation, Breast Lift|0 Comments

Is There Any Downtime with CoolSculpting?

Admit it: You’re interested in trying out CoolSculpting for yourself. You’ve heard how powerful this FDA-approved body contouring device can be, with clinical trials showing it can reduce up to 24% of fat cells within a treatment area. Plus, it’s a non-surgical solution, so you don’t have to worry about general anesthesia or surgical [...]

By |2021-08-16T14:58:56-04:00June 17th, 2019|CoolSculpting|0 Comments

How Much Does a Mini Tummy Tuck Cost?

Are you interested in undergoing a mini tummy tuck procedure, but holding back because you’re not sure how much it will cost? We’ve got answers! Take a look at the average cost of a mini tummy tuck, including what you can expect from this popular procedure. View more Patient [...]

By |2021-08-16T14:59:56-04:00June 7th, 2019|Tummy Tuck|0 Comments

What’s the Cost of CoolSculpting for Men?

In recent years, more men have become comfortable with cosmetic surgery procedures, including non-surgical fat reduction treatments. After all, it’s not just women who want to look good; men also may need a little extra help getting rid of fat pockets that won’t respond to diet and exercise. That’s why more men are [...]

By |2021-08-16T14:57:34-04:00May 2nd, 2019|CoolSculpting|0 Comments

Do I Have My Mommy Makeovers Procedures Done at the Same Time?

Are you intrigued by the idea of undergoing a Mommy Makeover? Maybe you’re tired of feeling uncomfortable in your post-baby body. Maybe you’ve finished building your family, and you want to give yourself a little confidence-boosting treat. Whatever your reasons for wanting to undergo a Mommy Makeover, there’s probably one question that’s on your [...]

By |2020-01-07T09:36:36-05:00April 13th, 2019|mommy makeover|0 Comments

Botox vs. Juvederm: Which One is Better?

It seems like everywhere you look, there’s a new anti-aging injection being added to the market. Yet there are two injections that continue to stand out from the crowd: Botox and Juvederm. Both are excellent choices for patients who want to look younger. Both injections can be performed in about 15 minutes, making them [...]

By |2021-08-16T14:50:59-04:00April 12th, 2019|Botox, Dysport|0 Comments

How Much Does a Tummy Tuck Cost?

Do you have a stubborn stomach bulge that just won’t seem to go away, no matter how often you work out or fill your plate with veggies? It might not be your fault that you’re not seeing a flatter stomach. If you’ve ever been pregnant, experienced significant weight loss, or [...]

By |2019-08-02T02:40:56-04:00March 22nd, 2019|Tummy Tuck|0 Comments

How Much Does a Breast Reduction Cost in 2019?

Are you interested in undergoing a breast reduction procedure? Perhaps you’ve been bothered by chronic neck and back pain, or maybe you constantly have to deal with skin infections under and around your breasts. Whatever your reason for wanting a breast reduction, you probably have one significant question that’s weighing at the back [...]

By |2019-07-15T09:52:31-04:00February 5th, 2019|Breast Reduction|0 Comments

What Are Gummy Implants? Everything You Need to Know.

Are You Considering Breast Augmentation Surgery? In that case, there are probably a lot of decisions you need to make. First, you need to choose the best board certified plastic surgeon to suit your needs. Next, you’ll need to choose the right implant for yourself.  Implant size, profile style, and shape all contribute to [...]

By |2019-04-24T13:10:05-04:00January 9th, 2019|Breast Augmentation, Breast Implants|0 Comments

How Much Does a Breast Lift Cost?

Breast lift surgery (also known as a mastopexy) is an incredibly popular procedure designed to help correct volume loss within the breasts. This drooping can occur for many reasons, including weight loss, hormonal changes, breastfeeding, or even just getting older. A breast lift surgery can address these changes by lifting the breasts’ position on [...]

By |2019-12-13T10:27:48-05:00December 28th, 2018|Breast Lift|0 Comments

What Should I Look for in a Mommy Makeover Surgeon?

Are you interested in undergoing a Mommy Makeover? Maybe you’re trying to follow a healthy lifestyle, but you’re just not seeing your post-pregnancy stomach respond. Or perhaps you’re done with breastfeeding and you’re not 100% happy with how your breasts currently look. Whatever the reason, you want to undergo a Mommy Makeover surgery [...]

By |2019-04-24T13:14:22-04:00December 16th, 2018|mommy makeover|0 Comments

Is a Liquid Facelift Possible?

Are you nervous about the idea of undergoing a traditional facelift surgery? It’s understandable; while the surgery is incredibly effective, it does require some recovery and downtime, which might be difficult for some patients to find in their busy lives. Plus, some patients might be anxious about this semi-permanent procedure, as they can’t [...]

By |2019-08-02T03:11:33-04:00December 9th, 2018|Liquid Facelift|0 Comments

Will CoolSculpting Help Me Lose Weight?

Have you heard of CoolSculpting yet? It’s one of the fastest-growing body contouring solutions out there, with plenty of patients raving about noticeable inch loss in common treatment areas like the stomach, thighs, and even upper arms. But with all this celebration comes one important question: “Will CoolSculpting help me lose weight?” [...]

By |2019-04-24T22:28:48-04:00November 7th, 2018|CoolSculpting|0 Comments

How Much Does CoolSculpting Cost?

How Much Does CoolSculpting Cost? Let's face it: You're interested in CoolSculpting, but there's something holding you back… The potential cost. While you suspect that CoolSculpting won't cost as much money as a surgical alternative – for example, like liposuction – the truth is you really aren't sure. Will you end up having to [...]

By |2020-08-14T15:53:27-04:00October 31st, 2018|CoolSculpting|0 Comments

Why Should I Choose a Plastic Surgeon vs a Cosmetic Surgeon For My Procedure?

If you’re not sure about the difference between a cosmetic surgeon and a plastic surgeon, you’re not alone. Lots of people use the terms interchangeably, meaning they’ve become pretty much synonymous with each other. And that’s definitely not a good thing. As you’ll see, there is one critical difference between a cosmetic surgeon and [...]

By |2019-08-02T02:48:13-04:00October 27th, 2018|Board Certified Plastic Surgeon|0 Comments

5 Tips for Healthy Skin as You Age

Want to age like a fine wine - without actually looking your age? While plastic surgery procedures can help address major aging symptoms, the truth is that the best way to look your absolute best at any age is to maintain healthy and happy skin. And while diet and exercise can certainly help you [...]

By |2019-04-24T22:39:00-04:00October 2nd, 2018|Skin Rejuvenation|0 Comments

Do I Have Time to See the Results of CoolSculpting Before the Holidays?

Summer may have just ended, but the holidays are already around the corner - and if you’re determined to look your best, you might be interested in CoolSculpting for body contouring. It makes sense; after all, CoolSculpting can help tackle those stubborn pockets of fat that won’t respond to your diet and exercise regimen. [...]

By |2019-04-24T22:46:30-04:00September 30th, 2018|CoolSculpting|0 Comments

Why Is It Important to Choose a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon?

Whether you’re mulling over the decision to undergo plastic surgery or you’re just about to book the procedure, you’ve probably spent a lot of your time thinking about the surgery you want to undergo. But what about the plastic surgeon who’s performing the surgery? Why Board Certification Matters No matter what type of [...]

By |2019-08-02T02:53:34-04:00September 2nd, 2018|Board Certified Plastic Surgeon|0 Comments

What Can I Expect During My Breast Augmentation Consult?

You finally did it - you scheduled your breast augmentation consultation at Pittman Plastic Surgery in Athens, GA. You can’t wait for your consultation, because you know it’s just a step closer toward achieving the look you’ve always wanted. You’re so excited, in fact, that you can’t help but wonder… “What can I expect [...]

By |2019-01-29T06:13:35-05:00August 28th, 2018|Breast Augmentation|0 Comments

How Can I Pay for My Cosmetic Procedure?

Are you interested in undergoing a cosmetic procedure, but not sure how you’re going to pay for it? It’s a common concern for many would-be patients. After all, many of the most popular cosmetic surgeries easily cost several thousand dollars; add in the cost of recovery (time off work, prescription medications, etc.), and it’s no [...]

By |2019-08-27T01:21:12-04:00August 15th, 2018|Financing|0 Comments

How Much Does Kybella Cost?

Are you bothered by chin fat that won’t seem to respond to diet and exercise? We get it. Chin fat can be extremely difficult to target; it usually only responds to major weight loss. Unfortunately, it’s also some of the most visible fat on the body. After all, people look at your face on [...]

By |2019-07-06T05:38:01-04:00July 30th, 2018|Kybella|0 Comments

Do I Qualify for a Tummy Tuck?

Do you have a stomach pooch that won’t respond to diet and exercise - even though you’re extremely healthy? It’s not your fault. A lot of individuals - particularly women - are often vulnerable to the development of permanent stomach pooches, which can make them look bigger than they actually are. These pooches may [...]

By |2019-08-02T06:44:43-04:00July 6th, 2018|Tummy Tuck|0 Comments

5 Things to Know About Brotox

You’ve heard of Botox before - but what about Brotox? As it turns out, anti-aging skin injectables aren’t just for women anymore. Botox for men is quickly becoming a popular treatment, as more people are realizing that Botox’s anti-aging effects can have significant benefits for men. For example, Botox’s ability to smooth forehead wrinkles and [...]

By |2019-01-29T06:16:42-05:00June 8th, 2018|Botox, Brotox|0 Comments

How Many Microneedling Treatments Are Needed to See Results?

Want the kind of radiant and flawless complexion that will make you ready for your next selfie? Then it’s time to introduce yourself to microneedling treatments - one of the best non-surgical treatments for improving skin tone and texture and even minimizing the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. The secret to microneedling’s success [...]

By |2019-08-02T08:22:42-04:00May 29th, 2018|Microneedling, Skin Rejuvenation|0 Comments

Am I a Good Candidate For a Tummy Tuck?

Sometimes getting a trim and toned stomach isn’t as simple as diet and exercise. For many individuals, a flat stomach may be hidden by excess skin and fat that just will not respond to all of their hard work. Unfortunately for these people, diet and exercise is not effective, because the problem goes much [...]

By |2019-08-02T06:41:42-04:00May 3rd, 2018|Tummy Tuck|0 Comments

How Often Will I Need Botox Treatments to Maintain My Results?

Botox treatments can play an important part of any anti-aging skin care regimen; after all, consistent injections can smooth away forehead wrinkles and lines, as well as minimize the appearance of crow’s feet. But what do we mean by “consistent”? How often will you need Botox treatments to maintain your results? The answer largely depends [...]

By |2019-01-29T06:19:06-05:00April 30th, 2018|Botox|0 Comments

Will Liposuction Leave a Scar?

Admit it: You’ve always been curious about liposuction surgery. Maybe you have a stubborn fat pooch that just will not respond to diet and exercise, or maybe you’re genetically prone to storing fat in a specific area. Whatever the case may be, you’re interested in liposuction surgery. You just have one question… VIEW [...]

By |2019-08-06T03:18:17-04:00March 27th, 2018|Liposuction|0 Comments

How Much Does THERMItight Cost?

With age comes wisdom - and unfortunately, that wisdom can come hand-in-hand with loose, sagging skin. As we get older and wiser, collagen and elastin levels begin to break down, which causes skin elasticity to wane. If these vital building blocks are not replaced, people may see their skin start to sag and droop, [...]

By |2019-01-29T06:20:43-05:00March 14th, 2018|Thermitight|0 Comments

Love Your Lips, Lose Your Lines: Which Injectable is Right For You?

Want to show yourself a little love this Valentine’s Day? Then it’s time to give your face and lips the TLC they deserve with anti-aging injectables! Whether you’ve toyed with the idea of getting Botox or want fuller, plumper-looking lips, injectables can help you look younger without requiring surgery. However, many patients may not know [...]

By |2019-01-29T06:21:47-05:00February 8th, 2018|Face, Botox, Dermal Fillers, Skin Rejuvenation|0 Comments

4 Signs That You’re Ready for a Facelift

Admit it: You’ve always been curious about what it would be like to get a facelift. You know that a facelift is an excellent surgical procedure for treating signs of aging, like deep wrinkles and sagging skin. You even know that a facelift can take years off of your appearance, making it a great choice [...]

By |2019-01-29T06:24:29-05:00January 5th, 2018|Facelift|0 Comments

What’s New In Breast Augmentation

What's New in Breast Augmentation Surgery? If you have been considering breast augmentation surgery, you may be excited to learn about recent new developments in the technology for this procedure. VIEW OUR PATIENT RESULTS Forget guessing how your implants will look: In previous years, patients had to essentially use their imaginations to [...]

By |2019-08-02T07:12:45-04:00December 27th, 2017|Breasts, Breast Augmentation, Vectra 3D|0 Comments

Get Your Holiday Sparkle! Pittman Plastic Surgery’s Top 5 Skin Care Products

The holiday season is finally here – and that means it’s your time to shine! But if your skin has been feeling more dull and dry than renewed and rejuvenated, take a look at Pittman Plastic Surgery’s top five skin care product picks. Your skin will be ready for its holiday close-up! SkinMedica TNS [...]

By |2018-10-22T13:55:31-04:00December 15th, 2017|Online Store, Skin Rejuvenation|0 Comments

Why Are Growth Factors Important in Skincare?

Autumn won’t be the only time you’re turning back the clock – because you’re about to discover the key to revealing a younger, healthier-looking appearance. If you’ve never heard of growth factors before, it’s time to introduce yourself to the substances that are responsible for keeping your skin young, bouncy, and vibrant. Growth factors [...]

By |2019-01-29T06:27:12-05:00November 30th, 2017|Face, Online Store, Skin Rejuvenation|0 Comments

How Long is Recovery From a Facelift?

You’ve always been intrigued by the idea of getting a facelift. It’s not hard to see why. A facelift procedure is still one of the best ways to target and treat moderate-to-severe signs of facial aging. Symptoms like deep-set wrinkles and sagging skin are no match for a facelift procedure, which repairs muscles and [...]

By |2019-01-29T06:27:58-05:00November 20th, 2017|Face, Facelift|0 Comments

What is the Difference Between Botox and Dermal Fillers?

What's the Difference Botox and Dermal Fillers? Let’s face it – the thought of turning back the clock on your appearance is definitely appealing. That’s why you’ve been more interested in learning about the range of anti-aging injections currently on the market, including neurotoxins like Botox and dermal fillers. Both types of injectables claim to [...]

By |2019-01-29T06:33:43-05:00September 26th, 2017|Botox, Dermal Fillers|0 Comments

What Are the Benefits of Microneedling?

There’s no lack of products out there designed to help you reveal your most beautiful and youthful skin. From hydrating serums to anti-aging retinols, there are plenty of options for tackling your biggest complexion woes. But a lot of these products take time to work – and not all of them deliver on their promises. [...]

By |2019-08-09T02:54:06-04:00September 20th, 2017|Microneedling|0 Comments

Abdominoplasty vs. Liposuction: Which Procedure is Right For Me?

The stomach region can be a source of trouble for many patients, especially those who have been following a healthy diet and exercise regimen with no results. Genetics, aging, and pregnancy can all contribute to creating a stomach pooch that might require a little extra help to contour. If you’ve been having a tough time [...]

By |2019-01-29T06:34:41-05:00September 7th, 2017|Tummy Tuck, Liposuction|0 Comments

What Will My Breasts Really Look Like After Breast Augmentation Surgery?

If you’re interested in undergoing breast augmentation surgery, you’ve certainly given a lot of thought to how this procedure can change your appearance.  However, you’re not exactly sure how it’s going to change your appearance.  You may know what cup size you want, but how do you know how that cup size is going to [...]

By |2021-08-16T14:33:03-04:00August 28th, 2017|Breasts, Breast Augmentation, Vectra 3D|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2019-08-02T09:21:21-04:00March 17th, 2017|CoolSculpting|0 Comments

CoolSculpting Reduces Unwanted Fat Without Surgery, Anesthesia, or Downtime

What is CoolSculpting®? 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 [...]

By |2019-01-29T06:36:36-05:00March 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 [...]

By |2018-10-22T14:46:27-04:00February 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 |2017-05-02T14:41:16-04:00February 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 |2018-09-17T09:38:14-04:00February 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 |2017-03-22T10:55:31-04:00January 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 |2017-05-02T14:10:42-04:00January 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 |2019-01-29T06:38:08-05:00December 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 |2017-05-02T14:32:17-04:00December 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 |2017-03-22T10:57:22-04:00December 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 |2017-03-22T10:58:00-04:00November 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 |2018-09-17T08:51:07-04:00November 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 |2018-09-17T08:24:43-04:00November 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 |2017-05-02T14:46:22-04:00November 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 |2017-05-02T14:28:35-04:00October 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 |2018-09-17T09:45:59-04:00October 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 |2017-05-02T14:23:56-04:00October 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 |2017-05-02T14:30:03-04:00September 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 |2018-09-17T09:29:54-04:00August 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 |2018-09-17T10:13:59-04:00July 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 |2017-05-02T14:34:09-04:00July 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 |2017-05-02T14:28:14-04:00July 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 |2018-09-17T08:41:39-04:00June 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 |2018-09-17T10:13:03-04:00June 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 |2017-05-02T14:48:50-04:00May 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 |2017-05-02T14:24:27-04:00May 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 |2018-09-17T08:35:22-04:00April 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 |2018-09-18T02:35:17-04:00April 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 |2018-09-17T10:17:12-04:00April 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 |2017-03-22T11:26:22-04:00March 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 |2017-05-02T14:40:40-04:00February 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 |2018-09-18T02:36:23-04:00January 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 |2018-09-17T09:05:25-04:00December 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 |2016-07-22T00:43:34-04:00December 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 |2018-09-17T09:53:33-04:00October 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 |2016-07-22T00:35:34-04:00October 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 |2018-09-17T08:43:56-04:00September 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 |2016-07-22T00:26:20-04:00August 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 |2018-09-17T08:54:48-04:00August 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 |2017-05-02T14:12:58-04:00July 11th, 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 |2019-01-29T06:47:43-05:00May 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 |2016-07-22T00:03:07-04:00April 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 |2016-07-22T00:00:40-04:00March 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 |2016-07-21T23:58:47-04:00February 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 |2019-01-29T06:48:58-05:00February 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 |2016-07-21T23:48:34-04:00December 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 |2016-07-21T23:47:40-04:00December 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 |2018-09-17T09:59:43-04:00November 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 |2019-01-29T06:50:42-05:00November 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 |2019-01-29T06:51:00-05:00October 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 |2016-07-21T23:40:53-04:00October 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 |2018-09-17T10:15:52-04:00October 5th, 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 |2016-07-21T23:37:40-04:00September 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 |2019-01-29T06:51:19-05:00August 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 |2018-09-17T08:32:14-04:00August 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 |2018-09-17T09:23:12-04:00August 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 |2016-07-21T23:32:25-04:00August 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 |2016-07-21T23:30:17-04:00July 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 |2016-07-21T23:29:06-04:00July 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 |2016-07-21T23:28:08-04:00July 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 |2016-07-21T23:26:23-04:00June 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 |2018-09-17T09:12:02-04:00June 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 |2016-07-21T23:24:31-04:00June 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 |2018-09-17T08:39:55-04:00May 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 |2016-07-21T23:21:56-04:00May 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 |2016-07-21T23:21:12-04:00May 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 |2018-09-17T10:01:06-04:00May 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 |2018-09-17T09:19:23-04:00April 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 |2018-09-17T10:06:28-04:00April 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 |2018-09-17T10:17:43-04:00April 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 |2016-07-21T23:07:21-04:00March 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 |2016-07-21T23:05:52-04:00March 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 |2019-01-29T06:43:15-05:00February 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 |2018-09-18T02:41:04-04:00July 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 |2019-01-29T06:53:57-05:00June 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 |2016-07-21T22:57:02-04:00June 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 |2019-01-29T06:55:08-05:00June 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 |2019-01-29T06:55:33-05:00May 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 |2016-07-21T22:52:11-04:00May 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 |2019-01-29T06:56:01-05:00May 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 |2016-07-21T22:48:45-04:00May 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 |2016-07-21T22:47:56-04:00May 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 |2016-07-21T22:46:40-04:00April 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 |2018-09-17T08:43:14-04:00December 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 |2018-09-17T10:18:30-04:00September 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 |2018-09-17T08:46:59-04:00April 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 |2018-09-17T09:09:54-04:00March 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 |2019-01-29T06:38:45-05:00January 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 |2019-01-29T06:37:16-05:00September 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 |2018-09-17T10:02:36-04:00September 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 |2018-09-17T08:29:45-04:00August 26th, 2009|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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