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10 Causes of Sagging Breasts That May Surprise You

July 20, 2021
Breast sagging is something that happens with age. However, age isn’t the only factor that can contribute to drooping breasts. Here are ten reasons why breast skin and tissues stretch out  — something that only breast lift surgery can fix: Age: Your breasts will lose their youthful position over time due to natural changes in your hormone levels, particularly those that happen after menopause.   Genetics: Inherited traits like skin elasticity, tissue density, and the strength of your ligaments play a role in when — and how much — your breast will sag.   Gravity: Years of gravitational pull will inevitably stretch and strain the ligaments in your breasts.   Breast size and shape: Breasts… Read Full Post
Category: Breast Lift

6 Reasons to Get an IPL Photofacial

June 17, 2021
Are you looking for a way to achieve smooth and glowing skin? Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) photorejuvenation might be the perfect solution. Also called a photofacial, this popular treatment stimulates collagen and elastin to improve common skin concerns. Here are six reasons to add IPL to your beauty routine: It works where you need it: Most people venture into the world of IPL with a facial treatment. However, they may not know that it can also be used on the neck, chest, hands, and legs. Talk to our team about IPL for total body rejuvenation.   Pigmentation issues don’t stand a chance: IPL is the gold standard for addressing excess pigmentation. It helps to erase age spots, sunspots,… Read Full Post

How to Protect Your Tummy Tuck Results

May 28, 2021
A tummy tuck is a worthwhile investment in your appearance and self-confidence. It offers long-lasting results that you can enjoy for many years to come. If you are interested in this procedure, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Stephen Miller has some tips for getting an amazing outcome that stands the test of time: Wait until you are done having kids: Pregnancy can cause sagging skin, excess fat, and abdominal muscle separation. These are the very same cosmetic concerns that may have led you to get a tummy tuck in the first place. While you certainly can have kids after surgery, you risk losing your results. You may need a revision procedure to help get your figure back.   Follow our… Read Full Post
Category: Tummy Tuck

3 Simple Ways to Fade Your Tummy Tuck Scar

April 15, 2021
A tummy tuck works to sculpt your waistline, tighten your muscles, and flatten your abdomen. If that wasn’t enough, it can also help your clothes fit better and improve issues like urinary incontinence and low back pain. The tradeoff is that you’ll be left with a scar — but there are plenty of ways to make it look better. 1. Follow the Pre- and Post-Op Instructions Minimizing a tummy tuck scar starts with good preparation. Make sure to follow our pre-operative instructions to the letter. That includes staying away from nicotine, a chemical that can greatly impair your ability to heal, for several weeks. Aftercare is just as important when it comes to getting the results you want. The key… Read Full Post
Category: Tummy Tuck

5 Unexpected Signs That Breast Augmentation Is Right for You

March 23, 2021
The fact that you want larger breasts is a pretty good reason to consider breast augmentation. After all, it can safely increase or restore your breast size for a look you’re sure to love. But this cosmetic surgery isn’t all about size; there are many other signs that breast augmentation is right for you. 1. You want a better-proportioned figure. If you’ve worked hard to achieve a flattering hourglass shape through diet and exercise, breast augmentation can put the finishing touch on your efforts. It improves the balance between your breasts and your hips for a more proportional body. 2. Your breasts are asymmetrical. Is one of your breasts smaller than the other? Breast augmentation… Read Full Post

How to Get Rid of Cellulite for Smoother Skin

February 10, 2021
Cellulite is a common concern that affects roughly 90 percent of women and 10 percent of men. If you’re bothered by the appearance of dimpled skin, a minimally invasive treatment called Cellulaze™ may be the perfect way to achieve smoother thighs, hips, and buttocks. Unlike topical remedies, Cellulaze targets cellulite at its source for visible and long-lasting results. Here’s what you need to know about this popular treatment at our Las Vegas plastic surgery practice. Achieve Your Body Goals with Cellulaze Cellulaze is an FDA-approved cellulite treatment. It uses laser energy to break up the tough bands of tissue beneath your skin. These bands play a big role in creating the frustrating… Read Full Post

Enhance Your Appearance with Injectables

January 04, 2021
It’s easier than ever to enhance your appearance without plastic surgery. Our Las Vegas practice offers several minimally-invasive injectable treatments designed to target the most common cosmetic concerns. Reduce wrinkles, restore lost volume, and eliminate stubborn fat — all while avoiding the cost and commitment of a facial procedure. You can learn which treatment is best for you by visiting our office. Call 702-369-1001 today to schedule your complimentary consultation. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Stephen Miller and his team welcome patients from Las Vegas, Henderson, Summerlin, and nearby areas of Nevada.

Everything You Need to Know About HydraFacial Skin Treatments

November 19, 2020
HydraFacial® is an incredibly popular treatment — so popular, in fact, that one session is performed every 15 seconds! It’s known for addressing all skincare needs and creating a seriously satisfying glow. Here’s what you need to know about improving the health and beauty of your skin with HydraFacial. What is HydraFacial? HydraFacial is the only skin treatment of its kind. It uses patented technology to transform your complexion in just three steps: Cleanse and peel: Gentle exfoliation and soothing resurfacing work to uncover a new layer of skin.   Extract and hydrate: Painless suction removes gunk and debris from pores. Intense moisturizers nourish and quench skin.   Fuse and… Read Full Post

Do I Need Liposuction or a Tummy Tuck?

October 30, 2020
Are you having trouble getting your pre-baby figure back? Do you wish that your abdominal area was slimmer and flatter? Have you stuck with a diet and exercise plan only to find that you didn’t see much improvement in your body shape?   In these situations, body contouring can be an excellent way to achieve the desired result. But which procedure is right for you? Here are a few things to consider when choosing between liposuction and tummy tuck surgery. Liposuction – Less Invasive and Perfect for Stubborn Fat Liposuction is a minimally invasive procedure that removes excess fat and reshapes the treatment area. It can be a great option for women and men looking to achieve their body… Read Full Post

Is It Easier To Lose Weight After Liposuction Surgery?

September 29, 2020
Liposuction removes stubborn pockets of fat that don’t respond to diet and exercise. In many cases, these problem spots are the result of genetics, age, and other factors outside of your control. If you’re near your ideal, healthy weight and are interested in sculpting your body, liposuction is probably right for you. So, what does this mean if you fall outside the range of a healthy BMI? You may need to lose weight to be a good liposuction candidate. Reaching a lower weight will help you achieve better results and provide a higher level of safety. How Much Weight Can You Lose with Liposuction? It’s important to understand that liposuction is a body contouring procedure, not a weight… Read Full Post