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Medical Benefits of Tummy Tuck Surgery

April 12, 2022
Tummy tuck surgery is well known for its unbeatable cosmetic benefits. After all, this procedure is the most effective way to reveal a slimmer waistline by eliminating sagging skin and excess fat. However, a tummy tuck can also have medical benefits, some of which may be life-changing. For example, tummy tuck surgery might be able to improve issues such as: Back pain: It is very common to experience back pain after pregnancy. Often, this problem is linked to weak core muscles. A tummy tuck can usually tighten your abdominal muscles and provide abdominal support to help reduce lower back pain.   Ventral hernias: A ventral hernia is a protrusion of tissue through a weak point or gap in… Read Full Post
Category: Tummy Tuck

3 Things To Know Before Getting a Hair Transplant

March 25, 2022
Hair loss is something that so many people experience. However, the fact that it’s a common concern does little to lessen the blow. Dealing with hair loss can diminish your confidence, make you feel pressured to hide beneath hats and caps, and even put your social life on hold.  Fortunately, hair transplant surgery is an effective way to restore a fuller hairline. If you’re interested in this transformative procedure, there are three things you should know in advance. 1. The Procedure Shouldn't Be Painful You may have heard that hair transplant surgery hurts a lot. Fortunately, that isn’t true. Numbing medicine is used before the procedure. You’ll feel pressure, but the pain should be… Read Full Post

When Will I See Results After Breast Augmentation Surgery?

March 02, 2022
Breast augmentation immediately enhances breast size and shape. However, it takes time for the final results to appear. Knowing what to expect will let you confidently plan your procedure.  Most patients who visit the Las Vegas plastic surgery practice of Dr. Stephen Miller are eager to spend swimsuit season with fuller breasts. That means scheduling breast augmentation surgery around this time of year. It isn’t until the three-month mark that the bulk of the healing process is typically complete. Our plastic surgeon understands that you want to enjoy your new look as soon as possible. That’s why we have blogs about going to the beach, traveling, and sunbathing after breast augmentation.… Read Full Post

Does Liposuction Leave Scars?

February 28, 2022
Liposuction can be a great way to eliminate excess fat and gain more confidence in your appearance. However, you might worry that visible scarring will take away from your results.  The good news is that scarring isn’t much of a problem. Because liposuction uses very small incisions, the marks left behind are usually hard to notice once they heal. There are also ways to prevent and treat liposuction scars. Keep reading to learn about achieving the best outcome. Ways to Prevent Liposuction Scars Significant scarring is rare after liposuction. You can reduce the risk of scars even further by: Choosing an experienced provider: A board-certified plastic surgeon knows what to do during… Read Full Post

How Much Will It Cost To Get Liposuction on My Stomach?

February 11, 2022
Liposuction is one of the most effective and long-lasting ways to achieve a flatter tummy. If you’re wondering how much liposuction of the stomach will cost, it depends on the type of procedure. Our practice charges $2,799 for SmartLipo and $3,900 for traditional liposuction to one area. That area could be your stomach or another body part with stubborn excess fat. Popular Treatment Areas To Add To Stomach Liposuction The stomach is one of the most frequently-requested treatment areas for liposuction. That’s because it can be incredibly difficult to slim your waistline through diet and exercise alone. Fat can even remain there long after you’ve reached your goal weight. Talk about… Read Full Post

When Can I Sleep on My Side After Breast Augmentation?

January 21, 2022
Sleep is an essential element of your breast augmentation recovery. Quality sleep can speed up the healing process, improve your mood, and help you feel well-rested. However, the way that you sleep will impact your comfort level and possibly your results. Here are some useful tips.  How to Sleep After Breast Augmentation  You will need to sleep on your back during the initial stage of your recovery. Sleeping on your back will put your breasts in the most natural position and help the implants settle into place. It will also prevent issues such as discomfort or displacement caused by unnecessary pressure. You could receive the all-clear to sleep on your sides as early as two weeks after… Read Full Post

Is Liposuction Better Than CoolSculpting®?

January 18, 2022
There are several ways to get rid of the stubborn fat that’s been bothering you. You can choose between liposuction, the gold-standard procedure for body contouring, and non-surgical treatments such as CoolSculpting®. Here’s how these two different options stack up in terms of: How they work: Liposuction involves small incisions that allow a thin tube to break up unwanted fat and suction it out. A newer version of liposuction called SmartLipo adds gentle laser energy to this process to enhance the procedure. Meanwhile, CoolSculpting uses cryolipolysis, a technique that makes the fat cells so cold that they freeze and die. Effectiveness and results: Liposuction offers dramatic and immediate… Read Full Post

3 Secrets to Amazing Breast Augmentation Results

December 27, 2021
A well-performed breast augmentation procedure can accomplish your cosmetic goals, whether you are seeking better symmetry, an increase in size, or a more rounded shape. However, it takes some work on your part to ensure that your desired outcome is achieved in the end. Here are three secrets to getting amazing results from breast augmentation surgery in Las Vegas. 1. Pick the Right Surgeon  Of course, a qualified surgeon will be able to maintain high levels of safety during your breast augmentation. But that is not the only reason to be picky about who performs your procedure. The skill and experience of your surgeon also have a significant impact on your final results. If you are not… Read Full Post

How Much Does a Breast Lift Cost?

December 09, 2021
We are upfront about pricing at our Las Vegas plastic surgery practice. The starting cost of a breast lift procedure is $7,500. Keep reading to learn more about what you can expect to pay. Factors that Impact Breast Lift Pricing  There are many different factors that go into the final cost of breast lift surgery. These factors include things such as: Anesthesia fees Hospital or surgical facility costs Medical test Prescription medications Recovery garments Surgeon’s fee Typically, a surgeon’s fee for breast lift surgery depends on their experience and office location. A relatively inexperienced surgeon operating in a small town may charge less than a surgeon who has performed… Read Full Post
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Is Hair Transplant Surgery Permanent?

November 23, 2021
The decision to get hair transplant surgery can be a significant one. You want to make sure that the cost and recovery period, albeit a very manageable one, will be worth it in the long run. Fortunately, implanted hairs can continue to grow for a lifetime after transplantation! Here is more information about the results you can expect — and simple tips for maintaining them. What Happens After Hair Transplant Surgery? It takes a while for your skin to heal where the hair follicles were grafted. During this time, it is normal for the transplanted hair to fall out. Try not to worry because new hair growth will start to occur three to four months later and that hair will keep growing… Read Full Post