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Is Fall the Best Time of Year for Your Tummy Tuck?

October 2, 2023

Tummy tuck can give you a smoother, tighter midsection, eliminating loose skin and stubborn fat pockets. This body procedure is an invasive surgery that requires time off work and six weeks or more of activity limitations. Most patients want to schedule their tummy tuck for the time of year when healing might be easier and more inconspicuous. Fall is often considered the ideal time to have plastic surgery, and our board-certified plastic surgeon explains why. 1. Kids are Back in School Many tummy tuck patients have children, and scheduling their procedure for the fall means they won't have to worry about watching their kids during the day. This gives parents who want to improve their figure with abdominoplasty the ability to restRead Full Post

Category: Tummy Tuck

Is a Surgical Facelift or Profound® Non-Surgical Facelift Right for You?

September 3, 2023

Getting older is bound to take a physical and visible toll on your face and body. Some aging men and women may appear older than their peers due to their genetics and lifestyle factors, such as excessive sun exposure and smoking. Facelift surgery is an excellent way to turn back time, but Profound® non-surgical facelift offers similar results without incisions or downtime. Dr. Stephen Miller is a board-certified plastic surgeon who can help you decide which face procedure is best for your needs. What Can Facelift and Profound® Non-Surgical Facelift Do? The facelift procedure surgically removes excess skin and tightens the remaining tissues. It can smooth wrinkles and folds, improve deep tissues and reduce jowling and a double chin. FaceliftRead Full Post

Category: Non-Surgical Rejuvenation

5 Reasons Women Have Breast Surgery When They Are Done Breastfeeding

August 5, 2023

Full, perky breasts are a sign of youth and femininity. Moms often struggle with breast changes caused by pregnancy and breastfeeding and look to breast surgery to address their concerns. Breast augmentation, breast lift, and breast reduction are popular procedures that can restore an elevated and voluminous bust after breastfeeding. Becoming a mother doesn't mean you lose your sense of self and body confidence. August is National Breastfeeding Month, and our board-certified plastic surgeon shares the common reasons women choose breast surgery when they're done growing their families. 1. Breastfeeding Changes the Breast Tissues Breasts become denser during lactation, and when a woman stops nursing or pumping, the breasts may not look and feel the same. Many women experience loss of breastRead Full Post

Category: Breast Augmentation, Breast Lift, Breast Reduction

What’s the Difference Between a Full Tummy Tuck and Mini Tummy Tuck?

July 7, 2023

When you gain weight, your skin stretches to accommodate your expanding body shape, and the skin tissue may not “snap back” when you lose the excess pounds or go through pregnancy and childbirth. That leaves many men and women with sagging skin, residual fat pockets, and muscles stretched beyond their capacity. Abdominoplasty, or tummy tuck, can restore a smooth, taut figure. Our board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Stephen M. Miller, offers full tummy tuck and mini tummy tuck. The right option for you depends on the extent and location of your loose abdominal skin and muscle separation. What Does Tummy Tuck Do? Both procedures remove excess skin and fat and tighten muscles, but full abdominoplasty offers dramatic results above and belowRead Full Post

Category: Tummy Tuck

Are You Ready for Liposuction to Reach Your Body Goals? 3 Questions to Ask Yourself

June 8, 2023

Most people have troublesome areas where they struggle to lose weight. Whether liposuction is right for your needs depends on a few factors. Dr. Stephen M. Miller is a board-certified plastic surgeon who offers laser liposuction (SmartLipo) and ultrasonic-assisted lipoplasty (UAL) to give you your dream body contour. 1. Have You Tried and Failed with Diet and Exercise? Liposuction is not a weight-loss procedure and should not be used in place of lifestyle changes. Candidates must be at or close to their goal weight before liposuction for optimal results. Most liposuction patients have lost and maintained their weight with a proper diet and exercise regimen but still have problem areas such as the abdomen, thighs, and arms. These healthy habitsRead Full Post

Category: Liposuction

How Breast Implant Type and Placement Affect Your Result

May 10, 2023

You have a vision of how you want your breast implants to look after recovery. Breast augmentation is a customized procedure, and the choices you make with our board-certified plastic surgeon will affect the projection and fullness of your results. Dr. Stephen M. Miller in Las Vegas can help you determine the best implant type and surgical placement during your consultation. Silicone Vs. Saline Breast Implants The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approves silicone implants for ages 22 and up and saline implants for 18 and older. The saline option involves a silicone shell that is filled with sterile salt water after being placed in the body. Silicone implants come pre-filled with a cohesive silicone gel. Dr. Miller also provides "gummy bear"Read Full Post

Category: Breast Augmentation

How to Repair Summer Sun Damage

September 15, 2022

Unprotected sun exposure wreaks havoc on your skin and speeds up visible aging. In fact, it’s the leading cause of wrinkles, dark spots, laxity, spider veins, and other cosmetic concerns. While a fair amount of sun damage is permanent, you can still make your skin look younger and healthier. Here are some of our favorite options, from skin treatments to facial plastic surgery. Chemical Peels Used to target uneven tone and texture, chemical peels exfoliate the skin using a blend of acids. These formulas come in various strengths and can be customized for a more tailored treatment. A strong peel can produce dramatic results in as little as one session. However, it may come with more downtime than a mild peel, which requiresRead Full Post

Category: Non-Surgical Rejuvenation, Plastic Surgery


August 30, 2022

Summertime is the perfect season to show off your hard-earned plastic surgery results. You may have spent months – or even years – waiting for the perfect time to get that breast augmentation or liposuction you’ve always wanted, and now that you finally have your dream body, you want to show it off! The Importance of Sun Protection Although skin cancer is on the rise, many people still do not take the necessary precautions to protect themselves from the harmful effects of the sun. Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun is the main cause of skin cancer, and it can also damage the eyes and immune system. Premature aging can also occur by too much sun exposure. While it’s essential toRead Full Post

Category: Plastic Surgery

National Breastfeeding Month: Can You Breastfeed After Breast Augmentation?

August 15, 2022

Happy National Breastfeeding Month! Breastfeeding is a natural and healthy way to feed your baby, but it is not always possible for mothers to breastfeed. If you are considering breast augmentation, you may wonder if it will affect your breastfeeding ability. The answer to this question is yes. Breastfeeding with breast implants is considered safe. Many factors can affect whether or not you can breastfeed after breast augmentation, including the type of surgery you have, the type of implants you choose, and your body's response to the surgery. If you are considering breast augmentation and would like to breastfeed in the future, it is important to speak to your surgeon about your options and to understand the risks involved. What is NationalRead Full Post

Category: Breast Augmentation

3 Benefits of a Tummy Tuck You Didn’t Know About

July 30, 2022

A tummy tuck, also known as an abdominoplasty, is a cosmetic procedure that removes excess skin and fat from the stomach area. You can also tighten the muscle in the abdominal wall with it. Even though a tummy tuck may seem like a cosmetic procedure, it has several benefits. This blog post will explain 3 benefits you may not have known about tummy tucks. Improve Your Posture While many people associate a tummy tuck with cosmetic reasons, the surgery can also have some functional benefits. One of the little-known advantages of a tummy tuck is that it can help to improve your posture. If you have excess skin and fatty tissue around your abdomen, it can weigh your body down andRead Full Post

Category: Tummy Tuck


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