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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.

ThermiTight: Versatile, Noticeable Improvement Without Surgery

By | 2017-04-13T15:56:58+00:00 May 10th, 2017|ThermiTight|

The options people have today for improving their appearance have never been better or more numerous. A fine example is ThermiTight controlled subdermal tissue heating. It further expands the less-invasive field for addressing sags in the neck, breasts, arms, abdomen, thighs, or knees. Many patients welcome a non-surgical solution to refreshing the contour of these [...]

Rhinoplasty: Center Stage, with a Spotlight

By | 2017-03-31T14:46:33+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Rhinoplasty|

Physical beauty is what theater people would call an “ensemble production.” There is no one star that makes all the difference in the harmony and appeal that a person’s face communicates. Rather, the balance and interaction of every feature has an important role to play. Nevertheless – there’s no getting around it – the nose [...]

Liposuction: Achieving the Body Contour You Desire

By | 2017-03-24T15:46:09+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Liposuction|

Heredity and life experience can make some parts of the body harder to improve than others through diet and exercise. For many of us, there are still areas for improvement even after we’ve done our best. Liposuction is often the technique of choice for closing this gap to our goals; in fact, liposuction is consistently [...]

Mommy Makeover: A Fresh Start Just When You Need It

By | 2017-05-08T15:03:24+00:00 April 17th, 2017|Mommy Makeover|

The thing about a “mommy makeover” is that it can be just as unique and individual as the mommy. Composed of any combination of cosmetic surgical or non-surgical techniques, a mommy makeover can take shape from a tummy tuck, breast lift, liposuction, facial re-freshening, or any combination that suits a woman’s goals. Certainly, your life [...]

Breast Reconstruction: Getting the Treatment You Need

By | 2017-03-22T12:38:39+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Breast Reconstruction|

Steady and recently rapid advances in breast augmentation techniques – and the widespread acceptance of them – has brought with it more options, more reassurance, and more hope for women who face breast cancer surgery. The issues that one must consider seriously with such a diagnosis now rarely include the question of whether a woman’s [...]

ThermiSmooth: Remodeling the Skin with Radio Waves

By | 2017-03-19T11:34:08+00:00 April 5th, 2017|ThermiSmooth|

Non-invasive procedures for rejuvenating the face and body are becoming ever more popular for good reasons. Under expert medical care, they can postpone cosmetic surgery procedures or tune up the results of surgery as the years go on. Although non-invasive techniques typically produce more subtle results that are not as long-lasting as plastic surgery, they [...]

Brow Lift: For a Look that Engages the World

By | 2017-03-19T11:27:03+00:00 March 29th, 2017|Brow Lift|

The brows and forehead are not only the top of a person’s facial features, but also compose how alert, interested, and engaged we appear to be with the world and the people around us. In a way, the brows set the theme for how interesting we appear to other people because they suggest how interested [...]

Arm Lift: It’s Like Silencing a Gossip

By | 2017-02-24T13:21:17+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Arm Lifts|

For many people, it doesn’t seem to matter how many triceps exercises we do or how nearly we reach our “ideal” weight, the flesh of the upper arms is one of those places that can defy the benefits of diet and exercise. All we must do to see our upper arms sag is just get [...]

Breast Reduction: When Less is More

By | 2017-03-09T17:08:34+00:00 March 15th, 2017|Breast Reduction|

Breast size is an issue with just as many practical considerations as aesthetic ones for the many women who live life with breasts that are much bigger than body proportions would suggest. In fact, the condition has a medical definition. Suffering from macromastia or gigantomastia is more common and more troublesome than those who don’t [...]

Ultherapy: As Close as We Get to a Magic Wand

By | 2017-02-10T09:15:14+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Ultherapy|

Patients have embraced the non-invasive facial tuneup that comes from Ultherapy. Using gentle ultrasound waves to warm the tissues under the skin, Ultherapy works with the body’s natural response to produce new collagen and tighten the surface of the eyebrows, cheeks, chin, neck, and upper chest. The smooth, massaging ultrasound applicator sends impulses that bypass [...]