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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.

Brazilian Butt Lift: Transformation South of the Equator

By | 2017-11-16T21:20:00+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Butt Lifts|

A handy nickname evolved quickly for buttock augmentation surgery, probably because its popularity soared in recent years. In fact, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons said just a couple of years ago that it was “the year of the rear.” So, butt lift is the term we hear, even in polite company. “Brazilian butt lift,” [...]

Breast Lifts: Returning to the Profile of Youth

By | 2017-10-23T14:49:04+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Breast Lifts|

As rapid as the advance of breast augmentation among American women, the acceptance of breast lifts has outpaced the growth of augmentation 2-to-1. Why are so many women choosing this path to the profile they remember so fondly? There are a great many facts behind the growth of this option for rejuvenation. Let’s examine just [...]

Eyelid Lift: Alert, Aware, and Attractive

By | 2017-09-09T12:30:25+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Eyelid Lift|

So often, when people are asked what attracted them to another person in their first meeting, their answer is, “their eyes.” Our eyes have a way of sharing our thoughts and feelings, yet it might be the interest they express in those around us that is among their most attractive qualities. People are interested in [...]

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 [...]