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Should I Combine Brow Lift and Eyelid Surgery?

Many types of procedures can be combined to achieve either better or more far-reaching results than either treatment could alone. This is often particularly true of brow lift and eyelid surgery. Two areas of the face, the eyes and the forehead, are closely related and work together to express emotion and communicate ideas. As a result, incorporating both techniques in a treatment plan often can lead to more effective rejuvenation. Excess eyelid skin can make a patient appear tired, sad, or older than their age. This effect can be caused by skin laxity in the eyelid area alone; however, it’s […]

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Can I Get a Browlift Without Surgery?

  Facial expressions help us communicate our feelings to those around us, showing delight, concern, irritation, and surprise to various degrees. With time, these expressions can leave behind wrinkles along the forehead that may make you appear older than you feel. A surgical brow lift from our experienced plastic surgeons can be an excellent option to treat symptoms in an advanced stage. If you have fine lines and little to no skin laxity, however, a non-surgical brow lift may be right for you. In many cases, a combination of BOTOX® Cosmetic and Ultherapy® skin tightening can elevate the brow, reduce […]

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Congratulations to Dr. Hankins and Dr. Sohn, recognized as Top Docs 2017 in Plastic Surgery by Vegas Seven Magazine!

    Congratulations to Dr. Hankins and Dr Sohn for being recognized as a Top Doc 2017 in Plastic Surgery by Vegas Seven Magazine! This is the 4th consecutive year for Dr. Hankins for this distinction, and is Dr. Sohn’s 2nd consecutive year for being recognized as standing amongst the best within their specialty in the Las Vegas Valley in Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery!

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How Long Is Recovery After Fraxel® Re:Pair and DUAL 1550/1927 Laser Treatment?

One of the many benefits of non-surgical skin rejuvenation is the relatively short recovery time. Laser therapy in particular can refresh the skin, reduce common signs of aging, and impart a radiant glow to the skin with minimal downtime. Fraxel® re:pair and Fraxel® DUAL 1550/1927 are two laser technologies available from our state-of-the-art medical spa that can address mild to severe wrinkles, sun damage, and texture issues. Downtime is a little different for each one, but both have relatively minor side effects that typically fade in under a month. Fraxel® re:pair is the more advanced option, and this treatment can […]

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What Are the Side Effects of Clear + Brilliant®?

With its multitude of benefits, Clear + Brilliant® can sometimes seem too good to be true. Many people are curious what the side effects of this procedure might be. As advocates of thorough patient information, our skilled plastic surgeons believe the more in-the-know a person is, the more satisfied they will be with their results. As one can expect, no treatment is entirely free of any potential consequences. That said, Clear + Brilliant® is designed to be very gentle on skin while offering noticeable improvement in skin tone, texture, and radiance. Clear + Brilliant® uses a non-ablative laser to achieve […]

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What’s the Difference Between Fraxel® Re:pair and DUAL 1550/1927 Treatment?

Laser skin resurfacing can be used to achieve dramatic improvement in skin quality, health, and beauty. That said, the wide variety of treatments available can make choosing the right approach for your needs and goals seem complicated. Dr. W. Tracy Hankins and Dr. Samuel M. Sohn, our board certified plastic surgeons, offer a number of options, including Fraxel® re:pair and Fraxel® DUAL 1550/1927 laser therapy. While both modalities can rejuvenate the skin with lovely results, they each provide unique benefits. One notable difference between the two Fraxel® treatments is that Fraxel® re:pair is an ablative therapy while Fraxel® DUAL 1550/1927 […]

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What Are the Benefits of Clear + Brilliant® Laser Therapy?

Uneven texture, hyperpigmentation, acne scars, fine lines, and other skin imperfections can keep you from feeling like your skin is as beautiful and healthy as you wish it to be. Fortunately, the latest non-surgical technology makes it possible to enhance your skin quality with little discomfort or downtime. Clear + Brilliant® laser therapy from our experienced plastic surgeons can refresh your skin in a multitude of ways. Best of all, this treatment is designed to be gentle yet effective. So whether you’re in your 20s and looking for a preventive approach to skin care or in your 40s to 50s […]

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What Is the Best Age for a Facelift?

One of the most common questions patients have for plastic surgeons is, “When is the ideal age to consider a facelift?” The answer isn’t simple. Everyone has unique needs and goals, and each person experiences the natural aging process differently. Our board certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Samuel M. Sohn, will determine if your concerns can be addressed during your initial consultation. There are also some general guidelines that can help you decide if facial rejuvenation may be right for you. Facelift surgery is primarily designed to reduce excess skin that can develop over time and to restore facial tissues to […]

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How to Prepare for Facelift Surgery

Achieving your cosmetic goals is an exciting experience. Of course, it can feel a little nerve-racking at times as well. As the days lead up to your operation, there is plenty you can do to help make the experience the best it can be. Our extensively trained plastic surgeons will offer plenty of tips during your initial consultation, but a little refresher is always handy. For those of you considering a facelift or having one soon, the following instructions can make the process smoother, easier, and faster, ultimately optimizing your outcome. For more suggestions, just reach out to our skilled […]

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What Will My Tummy Tuck Scars Look Like?

Abdominoplasty can tone and tighten the midsection when pregnancy, weight gain and loss, or the natural process of aging lead to excess skin and loose muscles in this area. Also known as tummy tuck surgery, this procedure begins with an incision low on the hip line. This gives our experienced plastic surgeon, Dr. Samuel Sohn, access to the tissues beneath the skin. Many patients are curious what this incision will look like when it’s healed—will it be obvious? The good news is, Dr. Sohn makes every effort to keep the scar as inconspicuous as possible. We understand that you want […]

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