According to the Migraine Research Foundation, the statistics regarding the number of migraine sufferers are staggering. Approximately one in four U.S. households includes a migraine sufferer. This means that more than 10 percent of the U.S. population (including adults and children) suffers from migraines. Of these, three times as many women as men have migraines (18 percent versus 6 percent). Unfortunately, migraines...Read More


According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), liposuction was the third most popular cosmetic surgical procedure performed by ASPS member surgeons in 2014. A total of more than 210,000 were performed that year, which was up by 5 percent from the previous year. While it is obvious that the main reason for the continuing popularity of liposuction procedures is improving the shape of...Read More


When it comes to weight loss, the first areas of the body to gain weight (such as the abdomen and thighs) are often the last areas to respond to diet and exercise. Conversely, the last areas of the body to gain weight often respond well to weight loss methods. This is why it is not uncommon for women to lose weight in their breasts before they start to see any change in love handles or thighs.

Over time, the breasts may sag, and stretch marks may develop. Those women who have...Read More


According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeon’s (ASPS) most recent report on plastic surgery statistics for 2014, breast augmentation was once again the single most popular cosmetic surgical procedure performed by ASPS member surgeons. For 2014, almost 300,000 breast augmentation procedures were performed. According to...Read More


The origins of liposuction can be traced back to the 1920s, when French surgeon Charles Dujarier removed fat from the leg of a ballerina. Fortunately, the procedure has come a very long way since then. In the 1970s, two doctors working in Italy invented the cannula, which is the thin metal tube through which body fat is removed. In the 1980s, another French surgeon, Yves-Gerard Illouz, refined the technique even further by injecting fluid into the fat tissue, thereby breaking it up and...Read More

Hematomas are one of several complications that may occur following a breast augmentation procedure. They occur when blood pools in pockets under the skin around the incision site. According to the University of Michigan Medical Center, Department of Surgery, approximately 1 to 6 percent of women who undergo a breast augmentation procedure will develop a hematoma within the first one to three...Read More

Liposuction for MenFebruary 11, 2015

One of the more common misconceptions that Drs. Crawford and Bailey hear about cosmetic surgery is that it is just for women. In fact, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), men made up almost 10 percent of all surgical and non-surgical procedures performed in 2013 by doctors who are members of the ASPS. Liposuction is one of the most popular cosmetic surgical procedures for men. It...Read More

Unfortunately, as we age, the eyes may begin to look tired and worn. Patients may develop fine lines around the eyes, along with puffy under eye circles, which result in an older looking appearance.

Some patients choose to undergo cosmetic treatment to refresh the appearance of the eyes. The surgeons at Crawford Plastic Surgery expertly perform lower eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty) on patients who have developed puffy under eye circles.

What Causes Puffy Under Eye Circles?...Read More


Many patients who undergo liposuction surgery are already committed to a wellness lifestyle that includes healthy eating and exercise habits. They already have a regular exercise routine and eat a sensible, well-balanced diet. These patients turn to liposuction as a means to remove stubborn areas of fat that have not been diminished by exercise and diet. In essence, they are looking to put the finishing touches on their hard work to lose weight and be able to proudly show off the results of...Read More

Breast augmentation surgery has consistently remained the most popular cosmetic surgical procedure, year after year. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), there were 290,224 breast augmentation procedures performed by ASPS surgeons in 2013. This was an increase of 37 percent from 2000, in which 212,500 procedures were performed.

Given the tremendous popularity of breast augmentation procedures, many women considering getting surgery may think that the implants...Read More