All posts by Timothy R. Miller, M.D.

Are all fractional CO2 lasers and their results the same?

Published: February 15, 2015

The short answer is no, and there are significant differences. When looking for a fractional CO2 laser treatment to improve brown spots, uneven skin tones, roughened texture, acne scarring, and those troublesome etched lines and wrinkles the search can be confusing.  In Orange County, the search is made even more difficult because of the range of … Continue reading Are all fractional CO2 lasers and their results the same?

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Does Retin-A (Tretinoin) help reverse skin aging?

Published: February 7, 2015

Does Retin-A (tretinoin) help reverse skin aging? Yes. Retin-A, whose active ingredient is tretinoin, has been shown to have positive effects on both the deeper collagen layers of your skin as well as the upper most layer that is comprised of skin cells. Tretinoin effects collagen in two ways.  With consistent long term use, tretinoin … Continue reading Does Retin-A (Tretinoin) help reverse skin aging?

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Stimulating Facial Collagen with Sculptra

Published: March 9, 2014

For those looking to bring back youthful contours and revitalize facial features, Sculptra may be the right treatment for you. The unique qualities of Sculptra were producing amazing results in Europe for over a decade before its arrival here in the United States.   At first, Sculptra was introduced to correct the facial thinning in those inflicted … Continue reading Stimulating Facial Collagen with Sculptra

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Best of OC recognizes Refreshed Aesthetic Surgery

Published: September 14, 2014

We are proud to announce that Refreshed Aesthetic Surgery has been voted into the Orange County Register’s Best of OC, Best Cosmetic Surgeon category in our very first year! On a personal note, I would like to thank and recognize my tremendous hard-working staff, and especially all the patients who have shown their support for … Continue reading Best of OC recognizes Refreshed Aesthetic Surgery

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Dr.Miller Featured in Plastic Surgery Practice Journal

Published: September 5, 2014

The prestigious journal publication, Plastic Surgery Practice, contacted Dr. Miller to interview him about his new office in Orange County, as well as get his unique take on several topics related to facial plastic surgery.  Click here to read the article >>

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The Beauty of the UltraPulse Laser: The ultimate wrinkle terminator

Published: January 27, 2014

Living in Southern California has many benefits.  The diversity of people, the scenery, and the weather is unmatched in terms of sunshine, warmth, and providing the ability to do so many activities outdoors, even in the middle of winter! With that luxury and accessibility comes some drawbacks, however.  The sun can be fun but too … Continue reading The Beauty of the UltraPulse Laser: The ultimate wrinkle terminator

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The Forgotten Temples

Published: March 1, 2014

  Quite often patients will come to a consultation focused on a particular line, wrinkle, or fold.  The assumption and hope is that by improving that particular line, wrinkle or fold a more youthful appearance will be achieved.  However, there is often more to consider than just that particular concern. There is no question that simply … Continue reading The Forgotten Temples

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Kybella? What is it?

Published: November 26, 2015

KYBELLA® is an FDA approved treatment specifically designed to improve  the appearance and profile of moderate to severe fat located below the chin (submental fat), often referred to as the “double chin.” (see before and after results below). KYBELLA® is a liquid that is injected through a very tiny needle into targeted areas underneath the chin.  The … Continue reading Kybella? What is it?

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Neck Lift: Taking the Right Path to a Natural Look

Published: February 15, 2014

In a previous Blog entry, I recommended three questions to ask before proceeding with any neck rejuvenating procedure.  If you asked yourself these questions and came to the conclusion you needed a neck lift you may of subsequently pondered two questions such as, “where do I go?’ and “will I look pulled or too tight afterwards?” The … Continue reading Neck Lift: Taking the Right Path to a Natural Look

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Three essential questions to ask before a neck rejuvenation treatment.

Published: January 31, 2014

The neck is definitely an area for better or worse, usually worse, that can really display the signs of aging and when undertreated can adversely affect the rejuvenation efforts invested in the face above.  Not uncommonly, I see patients in consultation who have invested a great deal of their time and finances to improve their … Continue reading Three essential questions to ask before a neck rejuvenation treatment.

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