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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
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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

What Can I Expect After My Liposuction Surgery?

September 23, 2020
Liposuction may be the ideal way to achieve your goals for your figure. It removes troublesome excess fat and refines your natural contours. But before you commit to liposuction surgery, it’s a good idea to learn what you can expect afterward. Recovery After Liposuction Liposuction is a minimally invasive procedure with a relatively short recovery. While everyone’s situation is different, most people can return to work a few days after getting liposuction and resume most other activities within two weeks. In general, traditional liposuction requires the most downtime, while laser liposuction and ultrasonic-assisted liposuction require the least. This is because of the way that the fatty… Read Full Post

Breast Augmentation: Get the Facts

August 24, 2020
Breast augmentation is the most popular cosmetic procedure in America. 299,715 breast augmentations were performed in the U.S. in 2019. Learn more about this sought-after surgery below, including who is having the procedure and what implants are most common. Want to Know More? Schedule a Complimentary Consultation If you’re considering breast augmentation and would like more information about the procedure, call 702-369-1001 today to schedule your complimentary consultation. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Stephen Miller welcomes patients from Las Vegas, Henderson, Summerlin, and nearby areas of Nevada.

Breast Augmentation: The Most Popular Cosmetic Surgery

July 31, 2020
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons recently published its annual breakdown of cosmetic plastic surgery trends, and breast augmentation remains in the number one spot. This won’t come as a surprise to surgeons or their patients. Breast augmentation, the most commonly performed cosmetic procedure in America since 2006, is highly sought after among those seeking larger and fuller breasts. 299,715 breast enhancement procedures were performed in 2019 alone. But that’s not the only interesting statistic that the latest data reveals. Keep reading to learn more about this popular procedure. Breast Augmentation by Age Breast augmentation is a great option at nearly any stage of life.… Read Full Post