SOURCE: Aesthetic Plastic Surgical Institute

Aesthetic Plastic Surgical Institute

June 03, 2015 10:01 ET

Plastic Surgeon in Orange County Reveals 'Beauty for Life' Treatment Plan

Daniel C. Mills, MD, FACS of the Aesthetic Plastic Surgical Institute Highlights a Progression of Treatments Patients Can Follow to Help Maintain an Optimal Level of Health and Beauty Throughout Their Lifetime

LAGUNA BEACH, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 3, 2015) - Although the process of aging and its various effects on one's appearance are inevitable, there are numerous ways people can help ensure they maintain a more youthful, healthy aesthetic throughout all stages of life, states Dr. Daniel Mills, a board certified plastic surgeon in Laguna Beach. To help individuals do just that, Dr. Mills has created a Beauty for Life treatment plan that outlines a suggested progression of lifestyle choices and cosmetic enhancement treatments patients can follow to age more gracefully.

"Maintaining beauty for life begins with healthy living, wellness, and quality skin care," the Orange County plastic surgeon writes in a recent blog post. This includes a combination of good lifestyle decisions such as eating a well-balanced diet, getting regular exercise and quality sleep, reducing one's stress level, protecting against sun overexposure, and sustaining a proper hormonal balance -- all of which he says can contribute to establishing a solid foundation for a lifetime of health and beauty. Additionally, no matter one's age, he states that good skin care is essential to preserving a more youthful, rejuvenated appearance.

According to Dr. Mills, "Many patients find quality skin care regimens to be an excellent way to combat the first signs of aging." He explains that treatments like DermaSweep™ and Micropeels can be great options for exfoliating the skin to achieve a revitalized glow, and various medical grade skin care products can often help improve sun and age spots, tone and texture irregularities, and more. Despite their efficacy in the initial stages of aging, however, skin care products and treatments can only do so much. When they reach their limit, he notes that injectables and dermal fillers may be the next step.

"From nasolabial folds to crow's feet to deep glabellar lines on the brow, injectables and dermal fillers can treat a variety of common aging indications," writes Dr. Mills in another recent blog entry. At his practice, the Orange County plastic surgeon offers a comprehensive span of injectable treatments, including BOTOX® Cosmetic, JUVÉDERM®, Sculptra® Aesthetic, BELOTERO BALANCE®, Bellafill®, fat injections, and more. While he says these popular techniques can be great options for lines, wrinkles, and volume loss, they are not able to treat issues such as sun-related discolorations, broken blood vessels, and loose, sagging skin. As a result, when dermal fillers and injectables can no longer address the patient's specific concerns, he explains that laser treatments and nonsurgical skin tightening may be the appropriate next step.

Dr. Mills notes that some laser treatments -- like Cutera® ExcelV™ -- can help diminish unsightly blood vessels, Rosacea, port wine stains, and red lesions. Others -- such as Clear + Brilliant® and Clear + Brilliant Perméa -- can provide fractional resurfacing to give the skin a refreshed, radiant glow. For individuals who are concerned with sagging skin on the brow, chin, and/or neck, he says Ultherapy® can nonsurgically lift the skin for a smoother, more youthful appearance. As an added benefit, these aforementioned procedures typically result in little to no downtime following treatment.

Additional techniques patients may consider at this stage of the Beauty for Lift treatment progression include CoolSculpting® and Cellfina™. Dr. Mills notes that CoolSculpting® can nonsurgically freeze away stubborn pockets of fat on the back, abdomen, arms, and legs with no anesthesia or downtime. Additionally, he states, "Cellfina™ is the first treatment that can truly solve cellulite issues, which is a cosmetic concern that has eluded several previous techniques designed to improve its appearance." Once nonsurgical options fail to meet fully meet the patient's expectations, however, he says a surgical cosmetic procedure may then be the best solution.

Ultimately, Dr. Mills notes that the aging process is distinctive to each individual, so not everyone will progress through the Beauty for Life treatment plan the same way. "The beauty of coming to my office is that we offer the entire spectrum of aesthetic treatments, from wellness and skin care all the way to plastic surgical intervention," he says. As a result, he and his staff are able to adequately treat every patient based on their specific concerns and particular stage of life, employing the most effective treatment for their unique needs.

About Daniel C. Mills, MD, FACS

Upon graduating from Walla Walla University, Dr. Mills attended Loma Linda University to earn his medical degree. He then went on to complete his General Surgery Internship and three years of General Surgery training requirements for Plastic Surgery at Wright State University, followed by a Plastic Surgery Fellowship in Phoenix, AZ and his Plastic Surgery Residency at the Medical College of Ohio. Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Dr. Mills is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is also a member of such esteemed medical organizations as the California Society of Plastic Surgeons and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the latter of which he is currently Vice President.

To learn more, visit,, and Dr. Mills is available for interview upon request.

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  • Aesthetic Plastic Surgical Institute
    31852 Pacific Coast Hwy, Ste. 401
    Laguna Beach, CA 92651

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