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5 Popular Reasons to Consider SculpSure® Jan 24th, 2023

You watch what you eat and exercise regularly. You’ve tried everything you can to shed those stubborn pockets of fat, but they just won’t budge. The good news is that you don’t have to live with your problem areas. At Carl N. Williams, Jr. M.D. Hand and Plastic Surgery in Las Vegas,...

Chronic Wrist Pain? It Could Be De Quervain's Tenosynovitis Dec 4th, 2022

Wrist pain can be a simple symptom of daily life, but that’s not always the case. And wrist pain that doesn’t go away is cause for concern.  You should never ignore chronic pain, especially when you have access to our team of experts at Carl N. Williams, Jr. M.D. Hand and Plastic Surgery in...

The 2 Most Popular Injectable Types — And How They Work Nov 30th, 2022

The two most popular types of aesthetic injectables — neuromodulators and dermal fillers — both help restore your youthful appearance by diminishing the visible signs of aging. But these two treatments work in very different ways.   At Carl N. Williams, Jr. M.D. Hand and Plastic Surgery in Las Vegas, Nevada,...

Scarlet® RF vs. AGNES® RF: Which Microneedling Treatment Is Right for Me? Oct 2nd, 2022

If you want soft, smooth skin that stays firm and youthful to the touch, we have the answer. No, the fountain of youth doesn’t exist, but you’ll swear it might once you see the results radiofrequency (RF) microneedling offers. This treatment uses tiny needles too small to cause bleeding to create micro...

AGNES RF Microneedling: The Breakthrough Acne Treatment You Haven’t Tried Sep 4th, 2022

Acne is embarrassing at any age. If you suffer from acne, chances are you’ve tried washes, creams, serums, and other topical treatments to erase your pimples.  While these therapies work for some people, for many others, their acne keeps coming back. Oral medications may offer some help, but they don’t...

Could Your Abdominal Pain Be Pancreatitis? Aug 3rd, 2022

When it comes to common symptoms, abdominal, or stomach, pain ranks as one of the most common ailments that strike Americans. In fact, almost half of the general population will suffer from abdominal pain at some point in their lifetime. Remarkably, it’s the leading gastrointestinal symptom that triggers a visit to the...

How to Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome at Work Jul 1st, 2022

It’s hard to imagine getting through the workday without using your wrists or hands. But many everyday work-related tasks stress these body parts, and over time, this repetitive stress can lead to carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). At Carl N. Williams, Jr. M.D. Hand and Plastic Surgery in Las Vegas, Nevada, we offer...

How the New Tetra CO2 Laser Advanced Skin Resurfacing Technology Works Jun 8th, 2022

If you’ve looked into rejuvenating your aging skin using laser resurfacing, chances are you’ve heard about carbon dioxide (CO2) lasers. It’s no secret that ablative CO2 lasers offer amazing results, tightening sagging tissues and improving damaged skin.  But older CO2 lasers required a lengthy recovery and couldn’t precisely target your trouble...

PDO Threading: A Minimally Invasive Way to Rejuvenate Sagging Skin May 3rd, 2022

Are you tired of seeing sagging skin that makes you look older than you feel? We have wonderful news: Minimally invasive PDO threading lifts and smooths your skin, rejuvenating your appearance — without surgery!  The board-certified providers at Carl N. Williams, Jr. M.D. Hand and Plastic Surgery are excited to offer the best aesthetic...

How to Know Which Aesthetic Treatments Are Right for You Apr 1st, 2022

The good news is that thanks to advances in medical and aesthetic technology, you have many choices when it comes to rejuvenating your appearance. The bad news is that with so many treatments to choose from, it’s difficult to know which ones are right for you. At Carl N. Williams...

The Benefits of Radiofrequency Microneedling Mar 1st, 2022

At Carl N. Williams Jr. M.D. Hand and Plastic Surgery in Las Vegas, Nevada, our compassionate care team understands that the way you look on the outside can affect how you feel inside. That’s why we offer nonsurgical facial rejuvenation treatments to help you look and feel your best. One...

What Can Fix My Trigger Finger? Feb 2nd, 2022

The term “trigger finger” may conjure images of gun ranges or the Old West, but in fact this common condition — stenosing tenosynovitis — gets its name from the snapping or clicking sound or painful popping generated when you try to move the affected finger. Trigger finger results when the...

Is This Your Year for Reconstructive Plastic Surgery? Jan 16th, 2022

When people hear the words “plastic surgery,” they often think of cosmetic surgery. But reconstructive plastic surgery isn’t the same as cosmetic plastic surgery. While both surgeries can affect your appearance, they have different goals.  Cosmetic surgery isn’t medically necessary and is performed to improve your appearance and help you...

Finish Off Your Weight Loss Journey With Body Sculpting Dec 14th, 2021

If you’ve worked hard to shed those extra pounds, you know that nothing is more frustrating than counting calories and sweating it out at the gym only to find those stubborn pockets of fat just won’t budge.  That’s because once you’re at a healthy weight, shedding little amounts of fat...

Turn Back the Clock With Facial Rejuvenation Nov 10th, 2021

No matter how well you take care of your skin, time eventually takes its toll. Between the natural aging process and sunlight, climate conditions, smoke, and even the foods and beverages you consume, your facial appearance may not represent the age you feel inside.  If you’re ready to turn back...

Am I a Candidate for Hand Surgery? Oct 12th, 2021

If you have chronic hand pain and the ability to use your hand is impaired because of an underlying condition, or if you suffer from hand disfigurement, you might be considering hand surgery. But the hand is a complex body part with 27 bones and many ligaments and tendons, and...

5 Reasons to Consider Breast Enhancement Sep 21st, 2021

If you’ve wished for years that your breasts looked different, it may be time to consider breast enhancement surgery. This is the most commonly performed cosmetic surgery in the United States, and with good reason. It can change your perception of yourself in unexpected, positive ways.  Carl Williams, Jr, MD,...

Receive 3 ThermiVa Treatments Discounted! Mar 6th, 2020

Dr. Carl N. Williams offers ThermiVa as a treatment option for women who wish to improve the condition of their vagina, whether that be for sexual purposes or their own comfort. As a non-surgical procedure, ThermiVa is painless and promotes the general health of your body with hardly any downtime. Receive...

Letty’s Lectures – Trigger Finger Nov 1st, 2019

November’s Letty’s Lecture topic is Trigger Finger. Trigger Finger is a painful condition that makes your fingers or thumb catch or lock when you bend them. Often, it is a result of a repeated movement or forceful use of your finger or thumb. It can also happen when tendons get inflamed....

Are Fine Lines and Wrinkles Inevitable? Jul 1st, 2018

Fine lines, wrinkles and facial creases appear to be an inevitable, albeit unwanted, part of the aging process. Are they necessary or is there a way to prevent them before they show up? The bad news is there is no “fountain of youth” that will eliminate the passage of time....

A Guide to Breast Augmentation Recovery Jun 4th, 2018

After a breast augmentation surgery, you will want to start enjoying your results right away. You probably have waited a long time to have your surgery, and now that you have, you probably feel more excited than ever. However, breast augmentation, like all surgeries, will require that you take some time...

The Lowdown on the Latest Breast Implant May 4th, 2018

Women who make the breast augmentation choice have many decisions facing them before their surgery. One of the biggest will be selecting the type of implant they want to use. In addition to saline and traditional silicone implants, there is a third choice that is attracting many women today. The...

Look Good, Feel Good: Here’s One Way to Restore Your Satisfaction Feb 2nd, 2018

It happens to all of us. Despite staying on top of our diet and exercising regularly, we often find ourselves battling hard to lose that last couple of pounds or that extra inch or two around our waists. You are not alone, and this problem doesn’t mean that you’re doing...

Is an Injectable Treatment Right for You? Jan 10th, 2018

Do I have to have surgery to get the youthful, vibrant look I want? Your answer will depend on several factors. While facial aging affects all men and women, the areas it affects and the severity of its symptoms vary widely by individual. Facial aging has several causes, and while...

Three Reasons to Book a ThermiVa Treatment Jan 8th, 2018

Few aspects of our lives offer us as much joy, comfort and connection as physical intimacy. A satisfying sex life benefits you, your partner and your relationship. Conversely, when you experience problems with intimacy, the negative impact can cause equal amounts of unhappiness, strain and frustration. Health problems which affect...

Five Ways to Ensure a Quick and Healthy Recovery From Surgery Oct 18th, 2017

Surgery of any kind is an investment that takes a great toll on your body physically and mentally. After your surgery, you may feel like you want to get back to your daily routine right away and it can be difficult to wait for the recover process to be completed....

3 Reasons to Book Thermi Now Oct 5th, 2017

When looking to rejuvenate and restore youth to your body and face, sometimes a nonsurgical procedure can prove to be the best option. Dr. Carl N. Williams offers several different Thermi procedures that help rejuvenate various areas of your body to achieve long-lasting results and satisfaction with the way you...

SculpSure or Liposuction: Which is Right for Me? Sep 6th, 2017

There are plenty of reasons why body contouring has become an attractive offering at plastic surgeons’ offices like Carl N. Williams MD Plastic Surgery. When stubborn fat deposits won’t disappear with the rest of your weight loss, or when you still see bulges after your workouts, body contouring can help...

Repair Summer-Damaged Skin Sep 1st, 2017

How to Repair Summer-Damaged Skin Summer may be ending in a few short weeks, but your skin may be sporting the residual damage of all those days in the sun. Fortunately, you don’t have to greet the fall season with summer-weary skin. The right professional treatment can reverse the damage...

Why Diet and Exercise aren’t Always Enough Jul 31st, 2017

Weight loss is a tricky endeavor. Even when you count the calories and the hours you sweat it out at the gym, you may not see the final results you wanted. Small areas of fat can remain even when the scale meets your target number. Loose skin can be another...

Making the Right Breast Implant Choice Jul 11th, 2017

Once the breast augmentation decision has been made and you have selected a plastic surgeon for your procedure, the next choice is often the type of implant you want to use for your surgery. With three good options to choose from, you can tailor your augmentation to your particular concerns...