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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

How long does it take for breast implants to “drop”?

How long does it take for breast implants to “drop”? Breast implants Charlotte After a breast augmentation, most patients are looking forward to seeing their results right away. Although you will certainly have larger breasts immediately after your procedure, the truth is that your final results won’t be visible right away. It takes a bit of time for your body to recover from your procedure and for your final results to appear. One of the concerns some patients have is that the ... 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

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

Should body lift be done in one or two stages?

Should body lift be done in one or two stages? Body lift Charlotte People who have lost a massive amount of weight, whether through lifestyle changes or through bariatric surgery, usually do so primarily for health-related reasons. At the same time, they’re generally hoping to look slim after the procedure. Unfortunately, this often isn’t what happens. In most people, the skin doesn’t shrink to cover the new contour of the smaller body, and the patient is left with excess folds of ... Read More
Dr. Erik J. Miles

When does nipple sensation return after breast augmentation?

When does nipple sensation return after breast augmentation? Charlotte, Lake Norman, Davidson, Mooresville, Huntersville, Cornelius Breast Augmentation Breast augmentation remains one of the most popular cosmetic surgical procedures in the US. While patient satisfaction rates after this procedure are high, there are certain side effects that can be associated with the procedure. After breast augmentation surgery, women may find that the sensation in their nipples has changed. Some women find ... Read More
Dr. Erik J. Miles

Can fat come back after liposuction?

Can fat come back after liposuction? Liposuction Charlotte For those who have genetic good fortune, a healthy lifestyle alone is enough to achieve the body they desire. For others, stubborn pockets of fat remain, despite their best efforts. Some people turn to liposuction for help. This is a surgical procedure designed to remove fat tissue from particular parts of the body.Our patients may wonder what will happen after liposuction. Is it possible for the fat to grow back? What if you gain ... Read More
Dr. Erik J. Miles

What are the scars like from a brachioplasty?

What are the scars like from a brachioplasty? Brachioplasty Charlotte There are many people who have concerns about loose, sagging skin on the upper arms. This is very common after achieving massive weight loss, but can also happen as a result of the aging process. Unfortunately, there are no exercises, creams, or supplements that will tighten the excess skin and get rid of those hanging folds. The only way to remove them and obtain a smoother upper arm appearance is through a surgical ... Read More
Dr. Erik J. Miles

Can you breastfeed after breast augmentation?

Charlotte, Lake Norman, Davidson, Cornelius, Mooresville, Huntersville breast augmentation For younger women who are considering having breast augmentation, one of their concerns may be about whether the surgery will impact future breastfeeding. A woman in her 20s or 30s who chooses to get breast implants may be planning to have children in the future, or at least considering the possibility. She may be concerned that breast implants will interfere with her ability to breastfeed her ... Read More
Dr. Erik J. Miles

Does facial hair grow back thicker after dermaplaning?

Does facial hair grow back thicker after dermaplaning? Dermaplaning Charlotte Here at our office, we’re committed to offering the best in facial anti-aging treatments,  both surgical and nonsurgical. Among the most noninvasive treatments that we offer is dermaplaning. This treatment can be a stand alone procedure, though it is often combined with other treatments to enhance their effectiveness.One of the myths we hear about dermaplaning is that it will cause your hair to grow back ... Read More
Dr. Erik J. Miles