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8861 W. Sahara Ave. , Ste. 290
Las Vegas, Nevada 89117 US
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5 out of 5 stars Photofacial

Photofacial 1st of 5 in Series - Las Vegas, NV

I went to the Dr. for Botox and to freeze a large age spot on my cheek. The SPA associated with him is next door and they did the Photofacial, I recommend both.

5 out of 5 stars Botox

The BEST! - Las Vegas, NV

Dr. Rueckl is the best in Las Vegas, bar none. His staff is fabulous and he is truly caring and an artist. Always a great procedure!

5 out of 5 stars Voluma

55 Years Old Voluma - Las Vegas, NV

Voluma is a very simple procedure no pain experienced no down time. Love how the product increases the volume in cheek area. Also helps with under eye wrinkles. Doctor and staff at Lakes Dermatology are the best! All procedures done at the office are handled in a very professional manner. I can only say wonderful things about Lakes Dermatology.

5 out of 5 stars Restylane

Restylane in Lips and Voluma in Cheeks. Las Vegas, NV

The doctor was so nice and so good at injections. He has a steady hand and good eye. He does it seamlessly. I'm so impressed and surprised. I will only go to him from now on.

5 out of 5 stars Sclerotherapy

Veins on my Nose, Cheeks and Chin Are Gone - Las Vegas, NV

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5 out of 5 stars Hyaluronidase

Hyaluronidase to Upper Lip - Las Vegas, NV

He is kind, accommodating and he knows injections well. Explains the procedure and gives his expert opinions.

5 out of 5 stars Photofacial

Photofacials are AMAZING! - Las Vegas, NV

I started going to the Spa for photofacials and have had Whitney every session, which I believe I had 7. She was extremely professional and friendly every single visit. She explained everything and I am thrilled with my results!! I am going back soon and will be requesting her again!!! She is the best!!! I started going to the Spa for photofacials and have had Whitney every session, which I...

5 out of 5 stars Restylane Silk

Lakes Dermatology is the Best! - Las Vegas, NV

I've been going to Dr Rueckl for many years and would never go to anyone else. I thoroughly trust his opinion. He's helped me maintain a youthful look with botox and fillers. The Spa is always great at recommending the best peels or facials for my skin type. I feel like he and his staff offer the best advice as to what the best treatments are for me. I've never had any issues with...

5 out of 5 stars Scars Treatment

I am currently undergoing scar treatment for hypertrophic scars - The Best - Las Vegas, NV

This Dr has done many procedures on me such as scar treatment from BA surgery, Accutane for acne, Voluma for cheeks, botox, and Restlyne for lips. He's very down to earth and laid back, also runs specials for injections and has lowered my genesis price for scar treatment. My scars are nearly gone and I love all the results from the injections. I highly highly recommended this Dr. I'm not sure...

5 out of 5 stars Acne Treatment

50 Plus Years and Still Having Acnes. - Las Vegas, NV

Great the very best possible. Dr. Rueckl and staff, Jem ad Mel are so very sweet and caring. It is a great friendly office and no one could every replace Dr. Rueckl. He is gentle, honest, caring, quick and painless. You can't ask for anything better than that. He is the best Dr. I have ever been to in my 61 years of my life. Good Job Dr. Rueckl.

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Personal Statement

My goal is to provide safe, effective cosmetic and traditional dermatology procedures in my offices. And to provide these services with a level of care and kindness that is often missed in medicine today.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Dermatology


Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology (FAAD)

Consultation Fee

Free. Consultations are free for cosmetic procedures only; for medical services, a fee will apply.

Awards & Recognition

RealSelf 100 Top Doctors, 2012 - present
Professional Recognition:
Member, RealSelf Doctor Insights Panel, 2015
RealSelf Top Doctor


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS, University of Southern California
    University of Nevada School of Medicine
    MD, Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: Internal Medicine, Santa Barbara
    Residency: Dermatology, Brown University School of Medicine
    Fellowship: Mohs Surgery, UC Irvine School of Medicine

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Boomer says skin treatments worth the investment

Dr. Rueckl was interviewed by the Las Vegas Review-Journal for a piece on skin aging and baby boomers. Here is the article below: By Paul Harasim Las Vegas Review-Journal May 7, 2017 - 1:42 pm Sixty-five-year-old Anne Kohn sits in the lobby of Dr. F. Victor Rueckl’s dermatology office and talks about why she invests in medical treatments for her skin. “I feel young on the inside and want to look like I feel,” she says. In that one sentence, Kohn argua...

RFAL is an innovative one-step procedure for radio frequency assisted lipolysis

FaceTite and BodyTite are now available in the United StatesMany people strive hard to look as fit and youthful as possible. This is often achieved by eating healthy and exercising, but time and genetics can have an adverse impact upon such efforts. This is why many individuals have turned to having a cosmetic procedure done in order to help fix some body issues that just stubbornly refuse to go away. The American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons reports that there were agrand total of...

Dr. F. Victor Rueckl Discusses How One Can Safely Fix the Effects of Unwanted Body Adornments

Youthful choices for tattoos, navel piercings, and ear gauges can be regretted later What is considered fashionable and mainstream can change completely over the decades. A perfect example of this is the tattoo. What was once the province of sailors and sideshow attractions has now become a staple of youth culture and a sign of individuality. The number of people in the United States now sporting some type of body ink is truly staggering, and body art has become big business. A full...

Dr. F. Victor Rueckl Discusses His Success with Kybella

Patients are happy to have their double chin gone via injections of Kybella Dr. F. Victor Rueckl, M.D. is now the #1 Injector of Kybella in Nevada! There are quite a few benefits of growing older, such as raising a family, moving up the corporate ladder, and achieving some of our lifelong goals. Such endeavors make life an enjoyable journey, but some speed bumps can be encountered along the way. Some of these speed bumps can come in the form of unwanted changes in our bodies as we grow...

FDA Approves Juvéderm Vollure XC for Laugh Lines, Notes Dr. F. Victor Rueckl of Lakes Dermatology

Juvéderm Vollure XC is the first FDA-approved HA filler for moderate to severe facial wrinkles that lasts up to 18 months The old adage of putting one's best face forward has some wisdom behind it. An individual's face is an important aspect of how the world views them, and many people want to present a face that looks as young and as healthy as possible. While the skin itself is the largest organ of the human body, coming in at roughly 18.5 square feet, the face is what captures the ...

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How much Voluma, on average is used in each cheek for volume?

This question the study for Voluma, the average patient received a total of almost 7 syringes of Voluma. This is an insane amount but the... READ MORE

What Treatments Are Available to Permanently Whiten/lighten Skin?

The only true skin lightening agent is hydroquinone, a skin bleaching agent, which is prescribed by a physician and compounded by a special pharmacy.... READ MORE

Venus Freeze for Skin Tightening of Neck and Around the Mouth: Concerned About Loosing Fat Below Cheeks and the Thyroid Gland?

The neck doesn't usually have that much fat to begin with. The two handpieces with the Venus Freeze are a bit different (one for the body has 8 and... READ MORE

Hard Pronounced Cheeks After Juvederm Voluma? (photo)

I can see that the Juvederm was place high and along the upper cheekbone, which is resulting in a more sunken look in your central cheeks. This is... READ MORE

Got Pregnant 1 week After Taking Oractane. Will my Baby Be Deformed?

It is not ideal to get pregnant within one month of finishing Accutane, according to the FDA guidelines. However, you should be fine. I would not... READ MORE

Is Latisse and Careprost the Same and Do They Give the Same Results

This would kind of be like comparing Restylane and Juvederm - even though they are both hyaluronic acid fillers, they are not the same. Latisse is the... READ MORE

What Have You Heard About Fysiko?

There is nothing on par with Latisse, as Latisse is the only FDA approved eyelash product. There are many natural or other eyelash treatments on the... READ MORE

Will a Red Light Collagen Therapy Bed Reduce the Effectiveness of Botox?

There is not a lot of scientific evidence out there about red light collagen beds because they aren't considered medical devices. They can be sold at... READ MORE

Vitrase to Dissolve Juvederm Under Eye and Left With Lesion. Cannot Blink or Close at Night? (photo)

I am so tremendously sorry this happened to you. There really isn't anything else I can say about this, but I am glad you have sought proper care and... READ MORE

Is Venus Freeze Better Than Ulthera or Thermage?

I had a Thermage machine for years. I found it to be excessively painful, and without great results. They've changed the technology since then, but I... READ MORE

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What Is Fractora? This Doctor Explains the High-Tech Skincare Technology

Combating acne, scarring, or wrinkles? Let Dr. F. Victor Rueckl introduce you to Fractora. Learn how this FDA-approved technology works and what it might do for you. WATCH VIDEO

Want to Get Rid of Spots? Learn About Lumecca — This Doctor's Done Thousands!

Dr. F. Victor Rueckl has done thousands of Lumecca procedures in the past decade. Learn about this intense pulsed light treatment that carefully targets and treats skin conditions including age spots, rosacea, and freckles. WATCH VIDEO

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