Alabama Plastic Surgery, Dr. Gene Moor
Alabama Plastic SurgeryCosmetic Surgery Proceedures, Dr. Gene Moor


Plastic Surgery Quick Facts

Procedure Best Candidate Length of Procedure Number of treatments Results** Back to Work
Abdominoplasty (tummy tuck) Protruding abdomen; excess fat and skin; weak abdominal muscles 2-5 hours One Permanent 1-3 weeks
Botox

Frown lines and crow's feet

30 minutes Repeat treatments 4-6 months Temporary No downtime
Breast Augmentation - Saline Small, disproportionate breasts 1-2 hours One Permanent possible implant replacement 1-2 weeks
Breast Augmentation - Silicone Small, disproportionate breasts 1-2 hours One Permanent possible implant replacement 1-2 weeks
Breast Lift Sagging, poorly shaped breasts 1½-3½ hours One Long-lasting 1-2 weeks
Breast Reduction  Large, heavy, pendulous, or disproportionate breasts 2-4 hours One Permanent 1-2 weeks
Buttock Lift Sagging skin, excess fat, weakened muscles in thigh/buttocks area 2 hours One Long-lasting 10-14 days
Cellulite treatment
(mechanical roller massage therapy)
Dimpled thighs and buttocks 30-45 minutes Ongoing Temporary No downtime
Cheek Implants 2 hours One Permanent 1-2 weeks
Chemical Peel
(ranges from light to deep)
Sun-damaged or unevenly pigmented skin ½ hour-3 hours
Depends on type of peel
One or multiple
Depends on type of peel
Long-lasting Depends on type of peel
Chin Augmentation Receding chin 1 hour One Permanent 1-2 weeks
Dermabrasion Acne, wrinkles around mouth, sun-damaged skin A few minutes-1½ hours Multiple sessions Long-lasting 7-10 days
Ear Surgery Protruding or disproportionate ears 2-3 hours One Permanent 5 days
Eyelid Surgery Excess fat, wrinkled, drooping skin of upper eyelids; bags, puffiness under eyes 1-3 hours One Long-lasting Within 10 days
Facelift Loose skin, deep lines, wrinkles, jowls 2-3 hours One Long-lasting Within 2 weeks
Forehead Lift

Sagging, low eyebrows, forehead creases, frown lines

1-2 hours One Long-lasting Within 10 days
Gynecomastia, treatment of Enlarged male breasts  2 hours One Permanent 1 week
Hair transplantation Hair loss with the availability of healthy hair in donor areas Several hours Multiple sessions over 1-2 years Permanent Several days
Laser Hair Removal Unwanted hair on face or body 1-2 hours
Depends on area
Multiple sessions Ongoing No downtime
Laser Skin Resurfacing Fair, non-oily skin; sun-damaged facial skin, wrinkles around mouth and eyes, acne scars Variable, up to 1 ½ hours
 
One or multiple depending on laser and skin condition Long-lasting Variable, up to 14 days
Laser treatment of Leg Veins Very small spider veins 30 minutes - 1 hour Multiple sessions Permanent No downtime
Lip augmentation (surgical) Thin lips 1 hour One Permanent Within 1 week
Lipoplasty (liposuction) -
suction-assisted
Normal weight with isolated fatty areas 45 minutes - 2 hours One Permanent 1-2 weeks
Lipoplasty (liposuction) - ultrasound-assisted Normal weight with isolated fatty areas 45 minutes - 2 hours One Permanent 1-2 weeks
Lower Body Lift Skin laxity without significant fat deposits Up to 8 hours One Long-lasting Up to 4 weeks
Microdermabrasion Fine lines, crow's feet, age spots, acne scars Multiple sessions 2-3 week intervals Temporary No downtime
Rhinoplasty  Nose too large, wide, or tip needs reshaping 1-2 hours One Permanent 7-10 days
Sclerotherapy Spider veins 30 minutes - 1 hour 3-4 treatments
Injections
Permanent No downtime
Soft Tissue Fillers
1) Autologous Fat
folds, lips, frown lines, and facial recontouring 1 hour depending on the sites Highly variable, repeat treatments Temporary 1-4 days, Extensive 7-14 days
2) Calcium hydroxylapatite (Radiesse/Radiance) Nasolabial folds, frown lines, crow's feet, and lips Less than 1 hour Repeat treatments 2 years or longer Temporary No downtime
3) Collagen Frown lines, crow's feet, nasolabial folds Less than 1 hour Repeat treatments 3-6 months Temporary No downtime
4) Hyaluronic acid (Hylaform, Restylane) Nasolabial folds, forehead wrinkles, smile lines, and lips Less than 1 hour Repeat treatments 4 months - 1 year Temporary No downtime
Thigh Lift Loose, excess skin 2 hours One Long-lasting 2-4 weeks
Upper Arm Lift Excess skin and fat on underside of arm 2 hours One Long-lasting 1-2 weeks

Call 205.871.2002 to set up an appointment for your *FREE COSMETIC CONSULTATION.

*Free cosmetic consultations only. If your procedure is an insurance procedure, because it is not cosmetic and medically necessary, a co-pay is usually required.

**This information is from the ASAPS. © 2009 ASAPS. All rights reserved.