A Restoring Reversal

For some, the reason for a decision to have cosmetic surgery is driven by the need to repair a past procedure. One example of this type of surgery is breast implant removal, which can become necessary due to faulty implant materials, a poorly executed procedure, or the changing preferences of the patient. You may have […]

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Arm Yourself for the New Year

Even if you made it your New Year’s resolution to get more fit and toned in 2014, there are some frustrating areas that just don’t respond to a healthy diet and exercise. One of those stubborn fatty areas is the arms–but there is help! Arm lift surgery (brachioplasty) is a procedure that tightens loose or sagging […]

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A Beautiful Option in Implants

MENTOR® MemoryShapeTM Breast Implants, a teardrop-shaped implant that balances shape and feel, are a wonderful new option to consider for either augmentation or reconstruction procedures. Dr. Robert Colgrove offers these innovative implants at Vinings Surgery Center. Here’s a bit more about the MemoryShapeTM Implant, also commonly known as the “gummy bear implant”―what makes it unique and whether it’s […]

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Picture Yourself

A picture really is worth a thousand words–especially where personal transformation is concerned! Looking at the real results you’ll see in the before-and-after photos of Dr. Colgrove’s patients can be an important part of your personal decision-making process, giving you an accurate view of what the procedure you have in mind can do. Peruse the […]

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New “Gummy Bear” Implants Approved

In February, the FDA approved Allergan’s Natrelle 410 form-stable, shaped breast implant for general cosmetic use. This implant, also known as the “Gummy Bear Implant,” is considered by many plastic surgeons to be superior due to its firm composition–it actually feels like a gummy bear. According to CBS News, plastic surgeons and patients have been […]

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Download the new VSC app

Now you can get Dr. Colgrove’s expert advice and answers wherever you go! We’re excited to announce the launch of our new mobile app! This app features information, interactive features, photo galleries, and more–all straight from Vinings Surgery Center to your fingertips. Using the app, you can access frequently asked questions, learn about procedures and […]

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Plastic Surgery Facts

Q: How many plastic or cosmetic surgery operations can a person have at one time? A: A patient is safe if the time spent under general anesthesia is limited to five hours or less. The number of procedures done also depends on what other physical ailments the patient may have. For example, if the patient […]

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Staff Spotlight

Spotlight on: Anita Zargar, RN, BSN What she does at VSC: What keeps my job exciting is that each day is a little different. Mondays are predominantly for surgery re-checks and surgery consultations. On these days, I assist Dr. Colgrove with patient examinations in order to ensure they are progressing accordingly after surgery. Wednesdays are […]

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Staff Spotlight

Spotlight on: Tonya Brannon, RN, BSN What she does at VSC: My main focus includes pre-op appointments, were I spend at least an hour with patients prior to surgery to discuss what they can expect the day of surgery, after the surgery and everything in between, including lab results, prescriptions, what to wear and address […]

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Breast Reconstruction Options

Breast cancer is the most prevalent cancer among women today, possibly affecting one out of every eight women. Many women make a complete recovery from breast cancer, and breast reconstruction can be a very helpful step in that process. Breast reconstruction can be done at the time of a mastectomy (immediate reconstruction) or at some […]

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