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Back Hair is Scary. Motus AY isn’t.

At his Okatie practice, Dr. Smith is always looking to stay at the forefront of new techniques and potential treatments for our patients. We don’t go for all the latest fads that will be big this year and gone next. But when Dr. Smith sees something he feels is worthwhile, he’ll look at bringing it […]

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CoolPeel Comes to Okatie

Dr. Smith stays at the forefront of new treatments and procedures in the aesthetic world. One of the newest is called CoolPeel from Cartessa Aesthetics. We’re excited to offer CoolPeel for our patients from across coastal South Carolina.  What is a CoolPeel?  CoolPeel is a brand-new option for delivering the benefits of a traditional CO2 […]

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This Morpheus isn’t a Mentor to Neo

OK, so during the insane amount of time we’ve all had to spend indoors over the past 18 months, you watched The Matrix trilogy a few times. After all, how many jigsaw puzzles can one person do? So now, to you Morpheus is the Lawrence Fishburne character leading the fight against the Machines.  Your skin […]

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What About Lymphoma and Implants?

If you’ve been considering breast augmentation with Dr. Smith, you’ve likely been doing some research, and you’ve probably come across news about a recall of textured breast implants. Here’s what’s going on.  This issue first came to light in the public on March 21, 2017. That was when the U.S. FDA made a safety announcement […]

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Revising an Augmentation

Breast augmentation isn’t a perfect science, and there are times when a patient desires implant revision surgery. Whether she decided she would simply like larger implants or whether there has been some other issue, revision surgery is generally easier than the original surgery. This is because in most cases the incisions can be made along […]

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Your Aging Doesn’t Stop at Your Jaw

Everyone is cognizant of the effects of aging on their face; those lines and areas of sagging skin are looking right back at us every morning in the mirror. But many people stop at the chin, overlooking the neck area. Unfortunately, the neck can be one of the first areas to show extensive aging, with […]

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Tighten Up Loose Facial Skin with FaceTite

While you could wonder if whoever named the procedure was a graduate of “Hooked on Phonics,” there’s no disputing that FaceTite™ is a great procedure. After all, we all want firmer, tighter skin on our face, just as in our younger days. But sun damage, declining collagen production, and the general slackening of our tissues […]

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Don’t Take Fat to Hilton Head

No matter what kind of shape you’re in, you have pockets of unwanted fat. Pretty much everyone, short of a hunger strike protester or a marathon runner, has pockets of fat that don’t respond to exercise or changes in diet. Tumescent liposuction shows those fat cells the door. February is the perfect time to have […]

Reducing Your Breasts

Breast augmentation is a growing procedure. Beyond the pun, it continues to the most popular cosmetic surgery in the U.S. When so many women are opting to augment their breasts, it could seem counterintuitive for someone to want to downsize her breasts. But for some women their breasts become a literal burden. They cause back […]

A Different Implant from the Usual

We have more and more patients at our Okatie practice who want to want a curvier figure through breast augmentation, but the idea of putting silicone gel in their breasts makes them uneasy. They’ve heard that silicone implants provide a more natural feel and that they have far fewer problems with rippling. But they’re concerned […]

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