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3 Interesting Pieces of Plastic Surgery News You May Have Missed

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While sites like Buzzfeed and US Magazine feature plenty of plastic surgery stories, some of the more interesting and nuanced news gets overlooked. We’ve rounded up a few fascinating items we’ve come across over the last few months so you can learn more about what’s going on in the world of plastic surgery. “Does Editing Your Selfies Make You More Likely To Want Plastic Surgery?” on Forbes Last month, Forbes […]

How Can I Prevent Scarring After Surgery? Scar Care Tips from Dr. Conway

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Many of my Asheville plastic surgery patients ask how to prevent scarring after their procedures. Naturally, they want their results to look like a natural part of them, and do not want scars to call attention to the fact that they had a procedure. I want this for them too; as a plastic surgeon, I am trained to consider the location, length, and orientation of incisions to minimize their visibility. […]

Could Fish Skin Be the Key to Improved Wound Healing in the Future?

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When it comes to any kind of surgery, it’s normal for patients to ask questions, such as “will I experience any pain?” and “are there potential complications?” While those are important things to know, the top inquiry I hear is “how will my scars look after cosmetic surgery?” Refined surgical techniques make a difference, though a lot will depend on following your surgeon’s instructions. These typically include avoiding certain supplements, […]

How Much Time You’ll Need to Take Off Work When You Have Plastic Surgery

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One thing I love about being a plastic surgeon is that every patient has different needs and goals, and every case is different. But if there is one question nearly all of my patients ask at their consultation, it’s this: how long is the recovery? In fact, I’d be surprised if a patient didn’t ask. Every plastic surgery procedure requires some time out of your regular work and activity schedule […]

Not Your Mama’s Facelift: How Plastic Surgery Has Improved Over the Years

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Cosmetic medical procedures are at an all-time high. Over 17 million procedures were performed in 2016—that’s a whopping 180% increase since 2000, and averages to a procedure for 1 in every 20 Americans, just in the last year. Given this surge in popularity, it’s likely that at least a few people you know have had work done. But if you haven’t noticed, don’t be surprised: cosmetic enhancements are much harder […]

Planning a Wedding in Asheville? Here’s Where to Start

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With our lively food and art scene, award-winning hotels, and a beautiful Blue Ridge Mountain backdrop, Asheville has become a top wedding destination. The number of couples from out of town tying the knot in our city grows every year—according to a recent story in the Asheville Citizen-Times, 2,750+ couples applied for marriage licenses in Buncombe County in 2016, and nearly 30% of those came from out of state (a […]

Tummy Tuck Recovery FAQ: Answers to Your Questions About Life After Abdominoplasty

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If you are considering a tummy tuck, you probably have seen what dramatic improvements this classic body contouring procedure can achieve—a flatter belly, a better-defined waistline, and a slimmer, firmer torso that looks more attractive in clothing and swimsuits. You may also know that that a tummy tuck requires a few weeks of recovery. Because a tummy tuck reshapes muscle tissue in addition to removing excess skin and fat, the […]

Answers to Our 3 Most Common Breast Augmentation Questions

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Thinking of improving or enhancing your breasts this year? If so, chances are you have some questions about breast augmentation—we are here to help! Breast augmentation is one of the most popular procedures at our Asheville plastic surgery practice, and Dr. Conway and our staff have helped hundreds of women like you navigate the surgery process and get the beautiful breasts they always wanted. To help you move forward in […]

Learn More About Dr. Conway, Our Services, & What to Expect from Your Asheville Plastic Surgery Experience

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The decision to have plastic surgery is an incredibly personal one that often involves a fair amount of research. Learning about a procedure of interest, perusing before and after photos, and finding out more about a potential surgeon are all important aspects of the process—and Dr. Donald R. Conway‘s goal with this site is to make it easy for patients to find exactly what they need to make an informed decision. Learn about […]