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What is a lip flip?

What is a lip flip? Lip flip Charlotte Full lips are a sign of youth and beauty, and are highly sought after. Many people are seeking fuller lips. If that’s your goal, cosmetic medicine offers you a few options. One of these is a procedure known as a “lip flip.” Although it’s not a new procedure, it’s been getting more attention recently. What is a lip flip? How can you know whether it’s the right choice for you? A lip flip uses botox A lip flip involves using botox. This is an ... Read More
Dr. Erik J. Miles

How to minimize scarring after plastic surgery

How to minimize scarring after plastic surgery Charlotte, Lake Norman, Cornelius, Davidson, Mooresville cosmetic surgeon If you’ve chosen to have plastic surgery, then you care about your appearance. Many of our patients are concerned about how their scars will look. No one wants to go through the process of having a surgical procedure, only to be left with an unattractive scar.Any surgical procedure will inevitably leave some sort of a scar, and there’s no way to completely prevent ... Read More
Dr. Erik J. Miles

How long will the results of a facelift last?

How long will the results of a facelift last? Charlotte, Lake Norman, Davidson, Cornelius, Mooresville facelift Nonsurgical procedures like laser skin resurfacing and intense pulsed light (IPL) are effective methods for facial rejuvenation, and many of our patients are interested in these procedures. However, for those who want the most dramatic results possible, a surgical facelift is the most likely way to meet their goals. During a facelift, Dr. Miles removes excess sagging skin and other ... Read More
Dr. Erik J. Miles

How is intense pulsed light (IPL) different from laser skin resurfacing?

How is intense pulsed light (IPL) different from laser skin resurfacing? IPL Charlotte As a double-boarded plastic surgeon, Dr. Miles is able to achieve great outcomes for his patients from surgical procedures like facelifts. Although a facelift can offer dramatic results, there are also some people who prefer nonsurgical facial rejuvenation options. We’ve carefully selected certain nonsurgical treatment modalities to offer here in our office, to offer a full range of treatment ... Read More
Dr. Erik J. Miles

Wedge vs trim labiaplasty: which one is right for you?

Wedge vs trim labiaplasty: which one is right for you? Labiaplasty Lake Norman, Davidson, Cornelius, Mooresville, Charlotte Some women are bothered by symptoms of labial hypertrophy. This is a condition in which the labia minora, or “inner lips” of the vulva, are overly large. Symptoms can include irritation or pain when wearing tight clothing, uncomfortable tugging or twisting of the labia, pain with intercourse, and discomfort when doing certain activities (such as bike riding, ... Read More
Dr. Erik J. Miles

What are stretch marks?

What are stretch marks? Charlotte, Lake Norman, Davidson, Cornelius, Mooresville tummy tuck Stretch marks are extremely common. While they’re purely a cosmetic issue and don’t affect the function of the skin, many people are bothered by them. What are stretch marks? What causes them to appear? Is there anything that you can do to get rid of them? Stretch marks are scars Stretch marks are medically known as striae. They’re actually scars in the deeper layer of the skin, called the ... Read More
Dr. Erik J. Miles

Breast implants vs fat grafting: how can you decide?

Breast implants vs fat grafting: how can you decide? Breast augmentation Davidson, Cornelius, Mooresville, Lake Norman, Charlotte Breast augmentation is one of the most popular cosmetic surgical procedures. Many women would like to have larger breasts, and this can’t be accomplished through nonsurgical methods like exercises or supplements. The only effective way to increase breast size is through plastic surgery.There are two main methods that can be used for breast augmentation – ... Read More
Dr. Erik J. Miles

How can breast asymmetry be corrected?

How can breast asymmetry be corrected? Plastic surgeon Lake Norman, Davidson, Cornelius, Mooresville, Charlotte Most of us think of our bodies as symmetrical, but this isn’t really true. All bodies are asymmetrical to some degree, with differences between the right and left sides. Because of this, nearly all women will have at least a small size difference between the right and left breasts.However, for some women, the size difference is more pronounced, with one breast significantly ... Read More
Dr. Erik J. Miles

How long does botox last?

How long does botox last? Botox Charlotte, Davidson, Cornelius, Mooresville, Denver, Lake Norman Botulinum toxin, most commonly known as botox, is currently the most popular non-surgical cosmetic treatment, and its popularity is only growing. Many people appreciate the convenience of this treatment, which can help to reduce the visible signs of aging (including fine lines and wrinkles). Botox can be injected in just a few minutes, requires virtually no downtime, and can make a big difference ... Read More
Dr. Erik J. Miles

What is a “daddy do-over”?

What is a “daddy do-over”? Daddy do-over Charlotte Women who have finished having children may choose to undergo a “mommy makeover.” This is a set of procedures designed to address the changes that a woman’s body undergoes as a result of pregnancy and breastfeeding. However, it’s not just moms who commonly experience changes in their bodies after having kids. Dads may also find their bodies changing during this period. Although men’s bodies don’t undergo the stresses of ... Read More
Dr. Erik J. Miles