How Long Will a QuickLift Last?

There are many variations of facelift available today, including QuickLift. This facelift technique is quickly gaining popularity because it is minimally invasive and requires less downtime than traditional facelift. But do the results last as long? In this blog post, Portland plastic surgeon Dr. Ronald DeMars discusses what patients can expect after their QuickLift procedure.

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How long will a Quick Lift last?

Blepharoplasty – The Do’s and Don’t’s

Blepharoplasty, a surgical procedure to create a younger look to the eyelids, has long had an important place in facial rejuvenation. Others make significant judgements about us based on the appearance of the eyes and surrounding tissues. If we have too much skin on the upper lids we are “tired”; the same goes for heavy

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The Benefits of Combining Plastic Surgery Procedures

Every year, Dr. Ronald DeMars meets with hundreds of patients seeking the best, most natural-looking results via plastic surgery. While many patients come in looking for one procedure, they are surprised to hear that they may actually benefit from two or more procedures. Although the idea of combining procedures may sound intimidating to some, it

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What to Expect After Breast Reduction

Breast reduction is a very common procedure and we perform many at our office in Portland, Oregon. This procedure is a favorite of mine, and of many other plastic surgeons’, because the patients are so uniformly happy. Most patients seek the operation in order to reduce the chronic discomfort of aching pains in the upper

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Can I Get a Tummy Tuck After a C-Section?

We have a very busy Tummy Tuck practice here in Portland, often doing the Tummy Tuck at the same time as Breast Surgery, called a Mommy Makeover. Because the greatest majority of Tummy Tuck patients are moms, and many deliveries are done by C-Section, it is not surprising that we are commonly asked if it’s

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Does Breast Augmentation Affect My Ability to Breastfeed?

With over 30 years of experience, Portland plastic surgeon Dr. Ronald DeMars has met with countless women who wish to enhance their appearance with breast augmentation. A common question he regularly receives from his breast augmentation patients is, “Will implants affect my ability to breastfeed?” This is an understandable concern as there are a lot

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How Soon Can I Go Out in Public After Facelift?

Considered to be the gold standard in facial rejuvenation, facelift surgery has the potential to provide life-changing, beautiful results. It’s no surprise, then, that many patients cannot wait to show off their refreshed appearance immediately after their treatment. But just like any surgical procedure, facelift does require some downtime. In this blog post, Portland plastic

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Tummy Tuck Scarring – What You Should Know

One of the common concerns among patients getting a tummy tuck is the scarring from the surgery and it is an important consideration. Surgery cannot happen without a scar since it is the only way skin has to heal.  Therefore, it is a trade off for patients; is the scar a worthwhile trade for removing

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Does Insurance Cover Eyelid Surgery?

Eyelid surgery is one of the few plastic surgery procedures that can be covered by insurance. However, there are a few restrictions. In this blog post, Portland plastic surgeon Dr. Ronald DeMars explains when eyelid surgery may be covered by insurance.   Upper Eyelid Surgery vs Lower Eyelid Surgery There are two types of eyelid surgery.

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