Plastic Surgery (Cosmetic Surgery)
in Charleston County, SC
Plastic surgery as an industry continues to grow rapidly. From new technologies to cutting-edge techniques, more and more people are touting the benefits of cosmetic surgery procedures. Sweetgrass Plastic Surgery has offices in Charleston and Summerville, South Carolina. We offer procedures for patients who live in the Nexton, Mt Pleasant, Daniel Island, West Ashley and the surrounding South Carolina communities.
What Is Plastic Surgery?
Plastic surgery, or cosmetic surgery, refers to the enhancement, augmentation, or alteration of someone’s physical appearance. Any surgical procedure that aims to change the way someone looks can be considered plastic surgery. Some of the most common body parts targeted by plastic surgery include the breasts, face, and abdomen. We offer effective cosmetic surgeries to treat almost all areas of the body.
Plastic surgery can vary greatly. Some procedures take only a half hour and require no downtime, while other surgeries require more intense preparation and recovery. There are also many variations in the reasons people choose to undergo plastic surgery. There are three main reasons for plastic surgery: Reconstruction after trauma or injury, to promote a more youthful appearance, or to the change the proportions of the body.
How Much Does Plastic Surgery Cost in Charleston County?
The cost of each procedure varies greatly. We can go over your payment options, including financing through CareCredit®, during your consultation. We accept cash, checks, and most major credit cards and ask that full payment be made prior to your services.
Benefits of Cosmetic Surgery
Plastic surgery offers many benefits, with each patient experiencing different advantages and improvements in their life. Some of the most rewarding procedures for patients include the following scenarios:
- After losing weight, the excess pockets of fat and skin resistant to diet and exercise have now been permanently removed.
- After pregnancy, childbirth and nursing, mothers experience a rejuvenation, which can include breast enhancement, losing excess skin or tummy fat, and a vaginal rejuvenation.
- Following an image-altering accident or injury, our surgeons can restore one’s previous experience.
- After being unhappy with the proportions of one’s face or body, the patient’s “ideal” proportions are finally achieved.
- The hands of time are reversed to reveal a more youthful, fresh appearance.
Who Is The Ideal Candidate For Plastic Surgery?
If you find yourself relating to one or more of the scenarios above, you are a candidate for plastic surgery. If you are considering plastic surgery to improve your appearance in some way you are most likely a candidate. The best way to determine your candidacy for a specific procedure, or to learn which procedure can best help you achieve your desired results, schedule a consultation.
What Plastic Surgery Procedures are Offered?
We offer many plastic surgery treatments to meet the needs of our patients. We currently offer the following safe and effective procedures:
Breast reduction is a plastic surgery procedure in which the natural breasts are reduced in size.
A breast lift is a plastic surgery procedure that lifts the breasts to enhance the shape and position of the chest
Breast Implant Removal
Breast implant removal surgery is the removal of breast implants when a patient no longer wants them.
Male breast reduction involves reversing enlarged male breasts permanently.
This procedure involves surgically enlarging the breasts to be slightly or significantly larger than the natural breast.
Liposuction is the most commonly performed body contouring procedure. In most cases, the procedure is fast, painless, and requires minimal downtime, making it a favorite among men and women alike. This procedure works best to remove small pockets of excess fat.
Thermal Lipolysis of abdomen/flanks
This innovative procedure uses specialized laser energy to remove fat deposits.
This procedure removes excess skin, tissue, and fat from the upper and lower abdomen for a firm, lean tummy.
This procedure is commonly performed on patients who have undergone major weight loss and/or have panniculitis. This removes the overhang of tissue on the genitals and thighs from the lower belly area.
Cost: Price dependent on the type of surgery needed. Breast lift vs breast aug vs breast reduction or tummy tuck vs liposuction of Abdomen
A mommy makeover is a series of plastic surgeries that target the areas of the body most affected by pregnancy and childbirth.
Following weight change, the thighs can store a lot of excess skin and fat. This procedure corrects it to reveal smooth, toned upper legs.
Brazilian Butt Lift
A Brazilian butt lift, often referred to as a BBL, is a body contouring procedure that enhances the shape and size of the buttocks by injecting it with unwanted fat from other areas of the body.
Surgical vaginal rejuvenation involves the use of surgical techniques in restoring both functional and aesthetic qualities of the vaginal region.
CoolSculpting® uses cooling energy to target and freeze fat cells. Once frozen, the body breaks them down and eliminates them, resulting in a slimmer appearance in the treated area. CoolSculpting® can be used in nearly all areas of the body, including under the chin
This is an arm lift that targets the excess skin and fat in the upper arm, which is often a problem area for women of a certain age.
Non-Invasive Body Sculpting Treatments
CoolSculpting® uses cooling energy to target and freeze fat cells. Once frozen, the body breaks them down and eliminates them, resulting in a slimmer appearance in the treated area. CoolSculpting® can be used in nearly all areas of the body, including under the chin.
UltraShape® uses ultrasound technology to precisely target and destroy fat cells. Once destroyed, the body can easily process them out of the body, resulting in a more contoured appearance in just a few easy treatment sessions.
VelaShape® is an advanced treatment that combines radiofrequency and light technology to diminish cellulite, loose skin and stubborn fat. This comfortable treatment destroys fat cells and strengthens connective tissues for a firmer, slimmer appearance.
Rhinoplasty (nose job)
Cost: $4,850 – $8,700
A rhinoplasty is a cosmetic procedure that can make the nose smaller, more symmetrical, or change the shape of the nose altogether.
Blepharoplasty (eye lift)
Cost: $4,100 – $6,300
By eliminating the dropping and sagging skin on the eyelids, eyelid surgery can help you achieve a more youthful appearance.
Cost: $9,300 – $17,500
This procedure aims to tighten, smooth, and firm the skin on the entire face for a contoured, youthful glow.
Neck lift surgery is designed to enhance the contours of the jaw and neck while eliminating the jowls and double chin.
Otoplasty, or ear surgery, is a cosmetic procedure that targets the size, shape and/or position of the ears.
Cost: 3,500 – $6,000
The brow lift tightens the skin on the forehead for a smooth, youthful appearance. The result is enhanced skin texture and a more awake, friendly appearance.
FaceTite uses precise heat energy to tighten facial tissue, resulting in dramatic improvements in skin laxity and youthfulness. It can be used for the face and neck.
Dr. Blum and his PA-Rachael are top notch! Great bedside manner. I’ve never had a doctors appointment so thorough. They made me feel comfortable and excited about my upcoming procedure! Highly recommend! 5 stars! Not to mention, the office on DI is beautiful and so clean!
Sweetgrass Plastic Surgery continues to offer the most effective, advanced plastic surgery procedures to meet the growing needs of our communities. Our team offers full body plastic surgery, emphasizing overall health and wellness to the residents of Charleston, Summerville, Charleston County and the surrounding communities of South Carolina.