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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
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 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 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