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Plastic Surgery in Birmingham, AL

As we get older, no matter what we do to lead a healthy lifestyle, areas of our bodies change. At Core Plastic Surgery, Grady Core, M.D., F.A.C.S., a board-certified plastic surgeon, performs plastic surgery on people living in Birmingham, Mountain Brook, as well as the surrounding communities to correct or enhance areas of their bodies and increase self-esteem.

What is Plastic Surgery (Cosmetic Surgery)?

Plastic surgery is a surgical specialty encompassing procedures to surgically correct, enhance or improve one’s appearance to look and feel younger. Some plastic surgery procedures are more invasive than others; however, the goal is the same – restoring a more youthful look.

Benefits of Plastic Surgery (Cosmetic Surgery)

Plastic surgery offers an opportunity to look and feel younger. The procedures also provide the following benefits:

  • Correct parts and features of the body
  • Increase self-confidence
  • Restore a more youthful appearance

Who is a Good Candidate for Plastic Surgery (Cosmetic Surgery)?

The ideal candidate for plastic surgery is anyone unhappy with certain features or areas of the body, anyone dealing with functional problems, or anyone needing to correct the results of trauma to the body. It is important to have a healthy attitude and realistic expectations about the results of the procedure.

What Do I Do to Prepare for Plastic Surgery (Cosmetic Surgery)?

Most plastic surgery procedures require a general check-up to ensure you are healthy enough to undergo surgery as well as other steps to prepare your body for the procedures. Detailed pre-op instructions are provided during a consultation to ensure you are prepared for surgery.

What is Involved with Plastic Surgery (Cosmetic Surgery)?

Plastic surgery procedures vary based on the area of the body and the goal of the surgery. Dr. Core performs the following plastic surgery procedures:

What to Expect After Plastic Surgery

The recovery from plastic surgery varies based on the procedure performed. Most involve some time away from work and daily activities to allow the body to heal. Accordingly, you are given detailed post-op instructions to follow during your recovery to ensure a successful outcome. There may be some slight scarring following plastic surgery, but the scars are well concealed and typically fade over time.

When Will I See the Results of Cosmetic Surgery?

The results of plastic surgery vary depending on the procedure and typically become more noticeable as the healing process continues. There is often some slight swelling and redness around the incisions that fades over time. You want the results to be subtle and natural – not noticeable.

How Much Does Plastic Surgery Cost in Birmingham, AL?

The cost of plastic surgery varies with each patient based on what procedure is performed and whether other procedures are performed at the same time. During a consultation, we can discuss the cost as well as our payment options. We accept cash, checks and credit cards in addition to offering financing through CareCredit®.

Grady Core, M.D., F.A.C.S., a board-certified plastic surgeon, offers plastic and reconstructive surgery to people living in and around Birmingham, Mountain Brook, and the surrounding communities to look and feel younger. Contact Dr. Core’s office today to schedule your consultation!

Meet the Doctor
Grady Core, M.D.

"Dr. Core trained in plastic surgery at the world-renowned Mayo Clinic.”