Chores before Plastic Surgery

If you are going to have plastic surgery, one of the best things you can do in the weeks before your surgical appointment is properly prepare for surgery and your recovery. This includes completing all household chores and purchasing everything you will need for the first two weeks of your recovery. In order to make preparing for plastic surgery as easy as possible for our patients, we have developed a comprehensive checklist of the chores you should attend to a day or two before you meet...Read More


Whether you are undergoing breast augmentation, facelift, or tummy tuck surgery, there is no doubt that you are concerned about the appearance of post-surgical scarring. Dr. Marcus Crawford employs advanced surgical techniques, which greatly reduce the appearance of scars. During your plastic surgery consultation, Dr. Crawford will indicate where the surgical incisions will be made, and estimate the required length of the...Read More


When it comes to plastic surgery, there are a number of measures that patients can take to promote a speedier recovery and make them more comfortable after surgery. Here, Atlanta plastic surgeon Marcus Crawford has provided complete pre-surgical instructions for our plastic surgery patients.

Stop Smoking

The nicotine in cigarettes actually reduces blood flow. This can delay a patient's healing after surgery,...Read More

Atlanta Liquid Facelift - Marietta

What if you found out that there is a way to lift sagging jowls and cheeks, smooth deep creases around the nose and mouth, and add volume to the area under the cheeks and eyes without the need for surgical incisions? The effects of facelift surgery are now possible with the use of dermal fillers and injectables. The treatment, which has been called a liquid facelift by the media and plastic surgeons, produces a rejuvenated appearance when Atlanta surgeon Marcus...Read More


Plastic surgery techniques have become safer and more effective than ever before, resulting in more natural looking results and a more comfortable recovery period for patients. However, despite the many advances in the field, patients should have reasonable expectations about the side effects of surgery. It is inevitable that patients will experience some degree of bruising, swelling, and discomfort after surgery. Dr. Crawford will be as gentle as possible during surgery to limit trauma to...Read More


Atlanta plastic surgeon Marcus Crawford offers a breakdown of what our patients can expect during the tummy tuck recovery period.

Week 1 after Surgery

Diet: Patients should maintain a diet that is low in sodium for the first week after surgery to reduce swelling.

Side Effects: Patients experience some pain, bruising, swelling, and tightness the first week after surgery.

Drains: Most patients will require the use...Read More


We are so happy to announce the launch of the Crawford Plastsic Surgery website and blog.  We underwent a complete site makeover with the help of nicovison, who provided all the model photography and Pixel Grip, who designed and developed the site.  We hope you will find the new information and site features useful weather you are a patient or searching for the right doctor to perform your cosmetic or reconstructive surgery.  Please take a look around the site, share it with your friends or...Read More