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How fat around your organs can affect tummy tuck results

How fat around your organs can affect tummy tuck results Greater Charlotte area tummy tuck A flat, toned abdomen is highly prized in our society. Some are able to achieve this through lifestyle, but many others aren’t so lucky. They may find that despite hours of core workouts at the gym, and eating a healthy diet, they still have a rounded belly. This can be frustrating. One option that can be helpful to people in this situation is a surgical procedure known as abdominoplasty, or a ... Read More
Dr. Erik J. Miles

How to time a tummy tuck after pregnancy

How to time a tummy tuck after pregnancy Charlotte tummy tuck Many women experience changes in the shape of their bodies after pregnancy. The tummy is a common area of concern. Although some lucky women regain their flat tummies after they have their babies, many others find that they still have a “pooch,” even after they start exercising again. This is generally due to separation of the abdominal muscles, which occurs when the growing baby stretches out the connective tissue between the ... Read More
Dr. Erik J. Miles

Body contouring after bariatric surgery

Body lift Charlotte NC Bariatric surgery is designed to promote weight loss. It’s used for patients who are severely overweight, and have not been able to manage their weight through lifestyle changes. Studies have shown that bariatric surgery can significantly benefit the health of those who undergo such a procedure. After having bariatric surgery, patients often lose 100 pounds or more.   Most people don’t undertake this surgery primarily for its aesthetic benefits. ... Read More
Dr. Erik J. Miles

Labiaplasty offers rejuvenation for the vaginal area

You probably know that plastic surgery can help you with concerns about the appearance of the face, breasts, or tummy. However, you may not have realized that it can also help with certain issues of the vaginal area. Although many women suffer from problems in this area, it’s rarely discussed. As a result, many women are unaware that plastic surgery can be helpful. A procedure called labiaplasty can help women who have certain types of problems with their genitals. What is ... Read More
Dr. Erik J. Miles

Is liposuction the same as bariatric surgery?

Nearly everyone strives to have a thin, fit body. For some people (the genetically fortunate), diet and exercise alone are enough to achieve this goal. However, for others, these simply aren't enough. Despite a person’s best efforts, excess weight may persist. There may be stubborn pockets of fat in certain areas, or excess weight may be distributed all around the body. Those who struggle with their weight and body shape may turn to surgical treatment for help. Many such patients come to ... Read More
Dr. Erik J. Miles