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About Coastal Empire Plastic Surgery

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

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 [...]

Injectables: Accepted, Yet Never Routine

By | 2017-02-04T09:49:20+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Injectables|

Injectable fillers have become so popular, so widely used and well accepted that millions of applications and procedures have added up to a body of experience that can be impressive and reassuring. Among the most successful injectables, of course, are Botox and Juvéderm. Representing two different approaches to smoothing facial wrinkles, both injectables produce virtually [...]

Eyelid Lift: Raising the Curtain on a Better-Looking Life

By | 2017-02-04T10:25:28+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|Eyelid Lift|

When asked which sense they most value and would least like to lose most, people say it’s their vision. Our eyes are not just our favorite way to take in the world, but they also are perhaps the most expressive features of our face. Ask any film actor. It’s where you see what a person [...]

Brazilian Butt Lift: Transformation South of the Equator

By | 2017-01-22T07:17:55+00:00 February 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|

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 | 2017-01-15T08:30:21+00:00 February 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 [...]

SculpSure: A Better Way to Body Contouring

By | 2017-01-05T16:12:40+00:00 February 1st, 2017|SculpSure|

It doesn’t sound very “medical” to say that something is just plain better. Certainly every person’s body, goals, and situation are unique. But when a method takes less time, costs less money, feels more comfortable, produces smoother results, is suitable for more people, and involves virtually no recovery time, then “better” is a hard word [...]

Facelift: Feeling Like Your Best Self

By | 2017-02-08T19:27:18+00:00 January 25th, 2017|Facelifts|

The thing about facelifts is that how they look is just the beginning. Women and men of most every age who have taken this step say they wish they’d done it sooner, because of how it makes them feel. What could be more beautiful than a person who’s forgotten doubt, who has left self-consciousness behind, [...]

Body Lift: When the Changes Need a Bit More Help

By | 2017-01-19T16:05:07+00:00 January 18th, 2017|Body Lifts|

Sometimes after pregnancy or weight loss, the skin and underlying tissue can lag behind the new silhouette because the skin has lost some of its elasticity. Sun damage, genetic factors, and just the passage of time can make it difficult for the skin to bounce back. In other cases, weight loss has been so profoundly [...]

Breast Augmentation: The Benefits are Genuine Indeed

By | 2017-01-15T08:09:56+00:00 January 11th, 2017|Breast Augmentation|

The acceptance of breast augmentation as a reasonable choice for women who want to enhance their appearance is widespread, and it continues to grow. It is the No. 1 cosmetic surgical procedure by a substantial margin. Now nearing 300,000 procedures annually in the U.S., breast augmentation might still be seen by some as too optional [...]