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8530 W Sunset , Suite 130
Las Vegas, Nevada 89113 US
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Active FX Laser Resurfacing - Las Vegas, NV

The Active FX laser gave me great results without all the terrible side effects of the old CO2 laser I had years ago. The price range depends on which areas you have done.Yes, it feels like some rubber bands snapping on your face, but my doctor did a great job of numbing my face and the application is so much faster than the other lasers I've had done. I would definitely recommend it. Does...

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology


American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: DO, Western University of Health Sciences
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Dermatological Surgery, Kingman Regional Medical Center, Midwestern University
    Family Medicine, Mesa General Hospital, Midwestern University

Treatments offered at Anson, Edwards & Higgins Plastic Surgery Associates

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If my face has a slight consistent red or pinkish pigmentation, which is the best laser treatment for me IPC or Genesis?

My recommendation would be to schedule a consultation with a board certified Dermatologist to determine if the redness is in fact rosacea. Once... READ MORE

Follow-Up: Anyway effective treatments to get rid of these scars? (photo)

It's possible to lighten the color of the scar. It is hard to tell how deep your scars are from a picture. I always recommend consulting with a... READ MORE

Will dermarolling make acne come back?

Whenever you scar from acne or trauma, a procedure usually cannot completely restore the skin to it's "pre-scarred" state. With microneedling, you can... READ MORE

Is it okay to smile and move your face around during a chemical peel?

I always recommend to my patients that they should contact me if they aren't sure if something is normal. The cracking feeling can be normal and many... READ MORE

What treatment would help get rid of the color of my keloids?

There are many options for removing the color from a keloid. Consult with a cosmetic dermatologist to find out what lasers he/she has for removing the... READ MORE

2 month old scar - I think it needs stitches, it looks open still. (photos)

You should consult with a cosmetic dermatologist or plastic surgeon to evaluate your scar. It is not likely that insurance will cover this since a... READ MORE

(Atrophic Scar) Advise treatment option? Asap. (photo)

You should seek out a consultation with a cosmetic dermatologist or plastic surgeon to discuss your options for your scar. With any method that... READ MORE

Will laser surgery remover my freckles permanently? After, can I tan without freckles getting darker and me staying white?

You can do many types of peels, laser treatments or IPL for freckles. Your skin remembers where some of these freckles are so even though you improve... READ MORE

Why is my long ago removed mole spot so itchy and scabby? (Photo)

You should go to your dermatologist to have this checked. It is difficult to make these diagnoses via pictures and a visit with your dermatologist... READ MORE

What kind of surgery would I need to fix this? (Photo)

For the size of this scar, you most likely will need a scar revision where the old scar is removed surgically and then sutured to make it a thin... READ MORE

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