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The MicroAire PAL LipoSculptor® offers superior results with an easier recovery

Liposuction Huntersville, Davidson, Cornelius, Mooresville, Charlotte Liposuction is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures in the US, and has been rising in popularity over the past several years. With many Americans feeling the negative effects of unwanted fat (which is often resistant to changes in lifestyle), it’s no surprise that so many people are seeking a way to improve their body contours and finally get rid of those stubborn pockets of fat.During liposuction, unwanted ... Read More
Dr. Erik J. Miles

What are mini and extended tummy tucks?

Abdominoplasty Charlotte, Cornelius, Davidson, Mooresville, Huntersville A flat, sleek abdomen is a very common desire, and many people put a lot of effort into achieving it. Although there are some who can achieve it through diet and exercise, there are others for whom these will never be enough. Whether because of pregnancy, a major weight loss, or simply because of genetics, some people will never have a flat belly, even when they’re at a healthy weight and are fit.If you’re one of ... Read More
Dr. Erik J. Miles

When can I return to exercising after my breast augmentation?

Charlotte, Lake Norman, Cornelius, Mooresville, Huntersville, Davidson breast augmentationMany of our breast augmentation patients are athletic women, and they often want to get back to working out as soon as possible after their procedures. It can be very tempting to go back to your usual activities right away, especially because breast augmentation causes surprisingly little postoperative discomfort. In fact, most women are feeling fairly good within a few days of their ... Read More
Dr. Erik J. Miles

When can I return to exercising after my breast augmentation?

Many of our breast augmentation patients are athletic women, and they often want to get back to working out as soon as possible after their procedures. It can be very tempting to go back to your usual activities right away, especially because breast augmentation causes surprisingly little postoperative discomfort. In fact, most women are feeling fairly good within a few days of their surgery.However, the quality of your results will ultimately depend on what you do during the ... Read More
Dr. Erik J. Miles

What happens during a cosmetic surgery consultation?

Cosmetic surgeon Charlotte and surrounding area When you’re considering having a cosmetic procedure, one of the earliest steps you’ll take is to schedule a consultation with a plastic surgeon. While nearly everyone has seen a doctor before, many aren’t quite sure what to expect from this particular appointment. What will happen during your plastic surgery consultation? Is there anything that you should do to prepare?While each surgeon does things a little differently, here’s what ... Read More
Dr. Erik J. Miles

What does it mean for a plastic surgeon to be “board certified”?

Board certified plastic surgeon Charlotte NC If you’re looking for a plastic surgeon, then you might have received the advice to look for a surgeon who is “board certified.” What does it mean for a plastic surgeon to be board certified? What’s required to earn this certification? Why does it matter whether your plastic surgeon is board certified or not? Certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery requires rigorous training and testing For medical professionals in the field ... Read More
Dr. Erik J. Miles

Dr. Erik Miles Earns Respected RealSelf Hall of Fame Award for High Patient Ratings

Dr. Erik Miles Named Among the Top 1,000 Aesthetic Doctors on RealSelf Dr. Miles is one of 1,000 board-certified doctors to be inducted into the RealSelf Hall of Fame, an honor recognizing the highest-rated and most active doctors on RealSelf, the leading online marketplace to learn about cosmetic treatments and connect with medical aesthetic providers.For eight years, the annual RealSelf 100 and 500 awards recognized doctors with outstanding records of high patient ratings who have given ... Read More
Dr. Erik J. Miles

What are highly cohesive silicone implants?

Women who have chosen breast augmentation now have more choices than ever before. This makes the procedure highly personalized, with each woman able to choose exactly the implants that are best for her. One of the more recent developments in the field of breast augmentation has been the development of “highly cohesive” silicone breast implants, sometimes known as “gummy bear” breast implants. The first brand of these was FDA-approved in 2012, and there have now been many thousands of ... Read More
Dr. Erik J. Miles

Can breast reduction be accomplished through liposuction?

Breast reduction Charlotte Breast reduction can have a major impact on the quality of a woman’s life. This procedure has a very high satisfaction rate, with nearly all women who have a breast reduction reporting that they’re happy with the results. While some women choose breast reduction for purely aesthetic reasons, others experience discomfort from their overly large breasts and seek relief from back pain, skin irritation, and other concerns.Usually, breast reduction is done via a ... 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