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The New Injectable That May Replace Surgery

Posted by Southern Surgical Arts on Jun 8, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Your face is the first place to show your age, particularly those changes around your eyes and cheeks. While it might feel like your face is “falling,” it’s not. You’re actually losing fat - just not in the places you would prefer. As your skin’s facial fat tissue, collagen and elastin production diminish, you lose volume, leaving it saggy and tired looking. Enter Allofill –  the cutting-edge, minimally invasive, non-surgical solution to restoring your youthful appearance by adding volume back to your face.

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Topics: liposuction, southern surgical arts, ssa, injectables, cosmetic surgery, surgery, allofill, allograft, surgical alternatives, fat-grafting, youthful appearance

Theresa's Story: The Transformation of a Lifetime

Posted by Southern Surgical Arts on Jun 5, 2018 1:17:33 PM

Theresa Dekker spent 20 years wishing her body, her health and her life would get better. The former military veteran says she’d always been fit until 1996, when she was prescribed medication for endometriosis, and instantly gained weight. Pregnancy packed on more pounds and by the summer of 2016, tipping the scale at 241 lbs, Theresa decided she’d had enough. “I woke up and said, ‘That’s it. I’m done’,” she recalls. Immediately she made a plan to transform herself, no matter what it took. “Mentally I always knew it was going to be difficult, but I had to stay focused and not allow myself to quit,” she says. Theresa made eating lean and exercising her top priority. Eventually working up to daily jogs and visits to the gym, her hard work paid off when just three months later, she’d shed an incredible 5o lbs.

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Topics: breast augmentation, tummy tuck, liposuction, southern surgical arts, ssa, cosmetic surgery, surgery, lower body lift, body tightening, dr. chad deal, buttock lift, pre-surgery breast cancer screening, sagging skin, health, lateral thigh liposuction, revision lower body lift, bodytite, weight loss, extreme weight loss, breast implant surgery, breast cancer screening, healthy habits, loose skin, transformation, bodybuilding

Dr. Justin Gusching Gives Back in Guatemala

Posted by Southern Surgical Arts on May 21, 2018 10:00:00 AM

In a remote Guatemalan town, thousands wait in the hot sun for dayssome in agonizing paindesperately seeking a doctor. “We often drive in and see a half mile line of people waiting,” says Southern Surgical Arts’ Dr. Justin Gusching, DO, one of five volunteer surgeons on a recent medical mission trip with HELPS International.

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Topics: southern surgical arts, ssa, dr. justin gusching, d.o., cosmetic surgery, medical mission trip, guatemala, amputation, volunteer, surgery, giving back, helps international, congenital birth defects

Ultimate Cosmetic Options to Save Face at Any Age

Posted by Southern Surgical Arts on May 15, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Yes, your reflection in the morning mirror still resembles you, but the subtle (or sometimes not so subtle) changes you’re seeing are less and less appealing. Because your face is the most fragile and exposed part of your body, it’s likely to be the first place to betray your age.

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Topics: fat transfer, botox, anti-aging treatments, southern surgical arts, ssa, injectables, juvederm, restylane, laser procedures, fractional co2, radiofrequency treatments, surgical neck and jowl sculpting, cosmetic facelift, brow lift, medical grade chemical peels, erbium lasers, laser face lift, prp, platelet-rich plasma, upper and lower eyelift, dr. carey nease, non-invasive laser procedures, cosmetic surgery, facetite, laser-assisted revalift, lower face and neck lift

Southern Surgical Arts Introduces Bilingual Services

Posted by Southern Surgical Arts on Apr 25, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Angelica De Haro is excited to become Southern Surgical Arts first bilingual patient coordinator, serving both English and Spanish-speaking patients, as their main point of contact throughout their patient experience. Establishing a level of comfort and trust with patients is essential, and De Haro's dual fluency is helping SSA bring the highest level of service and patient care to the Hispanic community.

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Topics: patient care & experience, southern surgical arts, ssa, ssa staff, bilingual services

Summer-Savvy Skin Care

Posted by Southern Surgical Arts on Apr 19, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Heading into the hot, humid, sun-soaked months of summer you’ll need the season’s most essential accessory: sunscreen. Start now protecting your skin from increased sun damage by adopting a sunscreen-specific skin care regimen. Not only is it easy to add this one simple step to your morning make-up routine, but the most advanced sun protection products offer impressive age-defying perks, too.

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Topics: skin, skin care, southern surgical arts, ssa

SSA's Cosmetic Services Now Available at Serenity in the Mountains Resort

Posted by Southern Surgical Arts on Apr 2, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Southern Surgical Arts is excited to announce the expansion of our MedSpa services, injectable treatments and non-invasive procedures to include the premier mountain resort Serenity in the Mountains in Blue Ridge, GA. Our newest member to our team of physicians, Dr. Justin Gusching, D.O., along with our licensed aestheticians and friendly SSA staff, now offers area patients and resort guests cosmetic surgery and skin care consults. As an extension of SSA, Serenity in the Mountains offers the latest in laser and light technology treatments, injectables, fillers, and laser hair removal. Guests enjoying a fun girls' getaway, romantic couples weekend or much-needed solo relax/recharge retreat can take this opportunity to enhance their appearance in a professional, comfortable and convenient setting during their stay.

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Topics: botox, fillers, southern surgical arts, ssa, blue ridge, ga, dysport, serenity in the mountains, dr. justin gusching, d.o.

Spring Break Reboot

Posted by Southern Surgical Arts on Mar 21, 2018 10:00:00 AM

"Staycationing" this Spring Break? Maybe you've decided it's better to skip the stress of plane delays, lost luggage or restless kiddos squirming in the backseat heading to the beach.  You're ready to kick back and relax, but just because you're staying put doesn't mean you can't indulge a bit. In fact, it's the perfect time to treat yourself to a serious spring reboot at Southern Surgical Arts Med Spa. Allow us to pamper you as we peel away years of natural aging and sun damage, along with dull, dry skin from winter's chill, for a fresh springtime reset. Our team of physicians and licensed aestheticians will evaluate your skin in a complimentary consultation and assess your personal skincare needs. We’ll work with you to create a treatment plan of rejuvenating custom facials, medical grade chemical peels and transformative skin and laser treatments - all quick, convenient and super-effective ways to start seeing positively glowing, radiant skin by the end of the week.

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Topics: medspa, face, laser resurfacing, facial, eyelash tinting, melasma peel, microdermabrasion, glycolic chemical peel, chemical peel, waxing, micro-needling, infini, dermapen, micropeel, skin care, salicylic acid peel, acne therapy facial, picosure laser treatment, mesopen, tca peel, jessner peel, dermaplaning, vibradermabrasion, anti-aging treatments, southern surgical arts

New Pro-Nox System Available for Patients at Southern Surgical Arts

Posted by Justin Gusching, DO on Feb 27, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Your comfort and satisfaction are top priorities at Southern Surgical Arts, and we continually invest in the latest technology and most effective techniques possible in order to serve you best. Adding the new Pro-Nox nitrous oxide system to our practice is the latest example of our commitment to exceptional patient care. The Pro-Nox system uses nitrous oxide as an analgesic agent to safely and effectively eliminate pain. Not to be confused with traditional anesthesia, where the requisite anesthesiologist serves as driver and nurse anesthetist as chaperone, the Pro-Nox system is patient controlled analgesia. Now you can sit in the driver's seat as fast-acting, dissociating nitrous oxide prevents any pain.  Best of all, within 5-10 minutes there is absolutely no trace of chemical in your body, so you can drive safely with no risk. 

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Topics: patient care & experience, nitrous oxide, analgesia, patient comfort, pro-nox, southern surgical arts, pro-nox nitrous oxide

Get Your Glow Back with Halo

Posted by Southern Surgical Arts on Feb 23, 2018 4:20:55 PM

Because your skin is unique, you need customized care to keep you looking your best. Sun exposure overtime, in combination with natural aging, begins to diminish your skin's youthful glow by causing discoloration, uneven skin tone, sun spots, fine lines, and poor texture.  These imperfections lie both on the surface of your skin as well as below. Until now, addressing the concerns of both epidermal and dermal skin issues required different treatments and a good deal of downtime.

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Topics: face

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