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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
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Radiofrequency Microneedling

Dr. Miles always stays up-to-date on the latest developments in cosmetic medical technology, so he can offer the best cutting-edge treatments to his patients. We’re delighted to offer minimally invasive treatments with a radiofrequency (RF) device, an excellent form of treatment for skin tightening.After extensive research and trial of various devices, Dr. Miles has chosen the Legend Pro RF treatment device for his patients. This device offers a few benefits over other RF devices. It ... Read More
Dr. Erik J. Miles

Intense Pulsed Light (IPL)

IPL is a noninvasive treatment that requires no downtime that treats a variety of skin concerns, including acne, rosacea, skin pigmentation abnormalities, various signs of aging, vascularity (broken blood vessels), and unwanted hair. Sometimes known as a “photofacial,” IPL is similar in some ways to laser therapy (which also uses light), but it’s also different in importantrespects.After researching the latest technologies that are now available, Dr. Miles selected the Stellar M22 ... 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
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How does RF energy affect the body’s tissues?

How does RF energy affect the body’s tissues? RF microneedling Charlotte When it comes to reversing the visible signs of aging, there are a variety of different options. The most dramatic results generally come from a surgical facelift. However, not everyone wants to commit to a surgical procedure and the associated downtime for recovery. There are also some people who are concerned about certain aspects of their appearance and would like facial rejuvenation, but aren’t yet at the point ... Read More
Dr. Erik J. Miles

Areola reduction surgery

Areola reduction surgery Nipple plastic surgery Charlotte area The areola is the darker circle of skin around the nipple. For some women, the size of the areola is a concern. They may feel that it’s too large to be proportionate to the breast. When a woman undergoes a breast reduction or breast lift, then she might want to reduce the size of her areolas to fit the size of the new breast. In some cases, the areolas are not symmetrical, and a woman may want to reduce the size of the larger ... 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
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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
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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
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