Dr. Hayley Brown's Plastic Surgery Blog

Henderson Plastic Surgeon Serving Las Vegas and Nearby Areas of Nevada

September 13, 2012
There have been many modifications in liposuction equipment over the years. All are variations on the theme of a metal tube being placed in the area of concern and a vacuum pump aspirating the unwanted fat. This is referred to as “suction assisted liposuction.” Tumescent super-wet technique is... Read More
Category: Body Contouring
September 05, 2012
The concept of liposuction started in the 1920s, and involved a type of curettage technique, or “scooping out” of fat, that achieved irregular results with risks for bleeding and other complications. This was a morbid procedure, and after a tragic case that resulted in gangrene in the leg of a... Read More
Category: Body Contouring
August 17, 2012
American spends billions of dollars each year on topical anti-aging creams. Many products advertise dramatic results, but in reality, little evidence support these claims. Ideally, a healthy lifestyle should be combined with a morning and evening skin care routine. The routine starts with a facial... Read More
Category: Face and Skin
July 25, 2012
Individuals seeking plastic surgery should be non-smokers and in good health to ensure optimum healing, decreased risks for complications, and a predictable outcome. Not only does smoking effect the lungs, risking breathing difficulties and pneumonia, but the deleterious effects of smoking on skin... Read More
Category: Plastic surgery
July 12, 2012
Las Vegas is a destination for plastic surgery. We regularly see patients from out of town and from all over the world. Our office is about 15 minutes from the Las Vegas McCarran International Airport. Ideally patients should fly in ahead of time for a consultation, to make sure they are a good... Read More
Category: Plastic surgery
June 19, 2012
Most healthy patients who undergo elective surgery do not need to add any additional supplements to promote healing after a surgical procedure. Certain medications are prescribed during your recovery, and they should taken according to instructions without risking drug interactions or bleeding... Read More
Category: Plastic surgery
June 07, 2012
The regular usage of herbal medications and supplements is widespread in our plastic surgery population. 25% of patients report regularly using herbal medicines. While these supplements offer many health benefits, they are deleterious when it comes to elective surgery. It is important that patients... Read More
Category: Plastic surgery
May 16, 2012
VANCOUVER, MAY 2012 PART 3: BODY, A NEW TREATMENT FOR CELLULITE?? Liposuction techniques are numerous, and not one technology is better than the other. Most plastic surgeons agree that the traditional tumescent technique with fat aspiration continues to be highly effective, predictable, and safe.... Read More
Category: Plastic surgery
May 11, 2012
VANCOUVER, MAY 2012 PART 2: BREAST First of all, we have a new player in the breast implant market, the company Sientra. We had the opportunity to participate in the Sientra launch party and got first hand information on the company; it’s philosophy, manufacturing standards, and business ethic. It... Read More
Category: Plastic surgery
May 08, 2012
THE AESTHETIC MEETING (ASAPS) Just back from Vancouver! There were about 3,000 participants at the ASAPS meeting in the Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre, which began Thursday, May 3, 2012. Attendees were mostly board certified plastic surgeons from the U.S., with other plastic surgeons... Read More
Category: Plastic surgery