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

The Kim Phuc’s Story

Published: May 1, 2017

Most people remember this iconic picture taken during the Vietnam War in 1972.  The photograph, taken by Pulitzer Prize winning photographer Nick Ut, depicts 9 year-old Kim Phuc running down the road after being traumatically burned by napalm.  At the recent April 2017 ASLMS laser meeting in San Diego, Kim Phuc was the Keynote Speaker, … Continue reading The Kim Phuc’s Story

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Does smoking cause eyelid bags?

Published: January 16, 2014

Does smoking cause eyelid bags? A recent study published in the November issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery revealed smoking tobacco can not only make you look older by hastening the number and depth of wrinkles, but also cause premature eyelid bags, excess upper eyelid skin, and darken the lower eyelid skin (i.e.,  cause “dark … Continue reading Does smoking cause eyelid bags?

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Voluma®: the latest solution for facial rejuvenation

Published: December 6, 2014

Voluma® is the latest and most technologically advanced filler on the market, and is produced by Allergan, the makers of Botox.  Voluma® received its FDA approval for reversing the signs of volume loss in the mid-face and cheeks in 2013, and has since become one of the most popular fillers at our Aliso Viejo office … Continue reading Voluma®: the latest solution for facial rejuvenation

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Facial Aging and the Importance of Volume

Published: June 29, 2015

As we age there are generally 3 areas that come into play with respect to facial aging.  There is the aging and “thinning” of our facial skin, which is associated with the loss and disruption of collagen and elastin fibers.  Secondly, there is the progression of tissue laxity, sag, and “excess” skin, and lastly there … Continue reading Facial Aging and the Importance of Volume

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The Top 5 Facial Aesthetic Procedures in Orange County for 2015

Published: January 3, 2014

  #1.  Botox Botox is expected to remain the top cosmetic procedure performed in Orange County.  Botox is well established in Orange County and is a quick, effective, and safe procedure to help remove lines and wrinkles created by muscle activity.  Although similar products, such as Xeomin and Dysport, provide similar effects, Botox remains the … Continue reading The Top 5 Facial Aesthetic Procedures in Orange County for 2015

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