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About Coastal Empire Plastic Surgery

Drs. Joel Shanklin, Meghan McGovern, and Michael Huntly are some of the most renowned reconstructive and cosmetic plastic surgeons in the Savannah, GA, region.

Breast Reduction: Reshape, Reduce, Refresh

By | 2017-09-09T12:30:45+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Breast Reduction|

For many women, breast size is a burden. Often after years of accepting sore shoulders and back, awkward moments physically and socially, and an underlying feeling of uneasiness, more and more women seek relief by surgically reducing or refining the size of their breasts. Like all plastic surgery, the exact procedures for achieving their goals [...]

The Contour You Prefer: Breast Lift and Turning Back the Clock

By | 2017-09-09T12:31:03+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Breast Lifts|

A breast lift often follows one or more of life’s rewarding events or achievements. Childbearing, successful weight loss, or simply growing older and achieving a more comfortable place in life are among the occasions that leave the breasts drooping. This isn’t a price we necessarily have to pay. This realization is becoming so widespread that [...]

Light, Warmth, and Freedom: Losing Fat with SculpSure

By | 2017-09-09T12:31:13+00:00 August 9th, 2017|SculpSure|

Getting the shape and contour we want to see in our bodies can be liberating, yet often take a little help. Even after diet and exercise have done their work, heredity, age, and experience can still leave defiant areas of fat that seem to sass whatever we do to lose them. Liposuction was one way, [...]

Facelift as Seen by Coastal Empire Plastic Surgery

By | 2017-07-17T16:33:48+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Facelifts|

As the number of treatments and procedures for refreshing and rejuvenating the face have expanded, women and men alike are accepting the fact that looking older is optional. Injectables, fillers, and treatments that make excellent use of light and sound waves to refresh the surface of the skin offer articulate choices for most everyone. Many [...]

Matching the Tone to the Shape

By | 2017-07-17T16:33:41+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Body Lifts|

How Body Lift Surgery Can Complete the Picture The more we succeed at weight loss, the more likely it is that there may be one more step to take in achieving the shape and contour we were working for. When we reduce fat cells, the skin above them stays the same size, whether the weight [...]

As Real As Can Be: Breast Augmentation Today

By | 2017-07-09T15:27:44+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Breast Augmentation|

For decades, the most popular form of cosmetic surgery has been breast augmentation. Nearly 300,000 women are likely to get breast implants this year, a 37% increase since 2000 and still rising steadily. Behind this widespread acceptance is widespread satisfaction. The benefits women are experiencing when they choose breast augmentation are as real as can [...]

Tummy Tuck: Firming-Up Self-Esteem

By | 2017-05-15T12:13:56+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Tummy Tuck|

How we feel and how we look often seems to be a chicken-or-the-egg question. It’s hard to tell which comes first, looking better or feeling better. Certainly, one of those instances often arises after child-bearing or significant weight loss. But the desire for a better contour in the mid-section is not always prompted by any [...]

ThermiVa: Non-Invasive Feminine Rejuvenation

By | 2017-05-08T17:04:17+00:00 June 7th, 2017|ThermiVa|

Life can be hard on “the lady parts.” Childbearing, menopause, the side-effects of some life-saving treatment protocols, and even just aging can reduce sensation in the vulva and vagina, even make intercourse painful in some cases. Vaginal rejuvenation has been limited by low expectations as much as by the lack of options that once existed [...]

How to Stop Excessive Sweating Now

By | 2017-05-08T17:06:01+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Injectables|

Sweating is, of course, a perfectly natural process of the human body. When we become overly heated because of hot temperatures or engage in vigorous activities, our bodies produce sweat as a means to cool us down. However, when excess sweating is present in cooler environments and moments of inactivity, the results can be humiliating, [...]

Facial Implants: Clarifying Contour, Balance, and Proportion

By | 2017-05-08T17:04:58+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Facial Inplants|

Sometimes it’s the outline of the face that holds the key to reaching a person’s goals. The features within the face are often the subject of cosmetic procedures or plastic surgery, but, in certain cases, there is a limit to what can be achieved there. The chin, the cheeks, and the jaw line define the [...]