What is the difference between liposuction and tummy tuck?

Patients frequently see Dr. DeMars to request Liposuction to flatten their abdomen when what they really need is a Tummy Tuck. Although Liposuction and Tummy Tuck are two operations that have the ability to flatten an abdomen, some patients will get nice results from Liposuction alone while others need the bigger procedure of a Tummy Tuck.

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Common Myths about Plastic Surgery

There are many misconceptions floating around regarding plastic surgery that can prevent some people from seeking the cosmetic enhancement they desire. Portland plastic surgeon Dr. Ronald DeMars makes it his priority to inform each patient of the facts they need in order to make the right decisions regarding their plastic surgery procedure. In this blog

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Myths about Plastic Surgery

When is the Right Time for a Mommy Makeover?

Mommy Makeover is a term that has become popular in the last few years but is often misunderstood. Most patients think of it as a specific surgical procedure but it is not. Mommy Makeover simply refers to some type of surgery to the breasts and the abdomen to correct changes that occur after one or

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Can I Get Pregnant After Liposuction?

Liposuction is one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures performed today. As such, there are a lot of questions surrounding the procedure. Many women interested in liposuction have hopes of having children in the future and want to know if undergoing the procedure will affect their ability to bear children. In this blog post,

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Can I get pregnant after liposuction?

Is Breast Reduction Appropriate For Teens?

Women, younger and older, seek Breast Reduction surgery from Dr. DeMars for a number of reasons. The most common are physically related symptoms: Chronic aching pain in the neck, shoulders and upper back Painful shoulder grooves from bra straps Breast pain when exercising Other reasons given are social: Inappropriate attention Expenses in obtaining special bras

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Is Breast Reduction Appropriate For Teens?

Is Liposuction Permanent?

Dr. Ronald DeMars is one of the most sought out liposuction surgeons in Portland. The doctor often gets questions about what to expect with liposuction, including whether the results are permanent. Here, the trusted plastic surgeon answers that question in detail. What to Expect After Liposuction Liposuction is considered to be permanent. However, it will

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Can I gain weight after liposuction?

What is the Best Age to Start Getting Botox Treatments?

  There is no single age that is the “best” age to start Botox treatments because the changes of aging can begin in subtle ways and at different times. However, it is not at all unusual to see young patients, usually women, start using Botox in their late 20’s. Botox is one of several medications

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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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Study: Labiaplasty Prompted by Derogatory Comments

According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, labiaplasty procedures increased 16 percent in 2015 from the previous year. A recent study has identified one of the most common reasons women decide to undergo this procedure. Researchers from Flinders University in Adelaide found derogatory comments about the appearance of the labia is one reason

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Labiaplasty prompted derogatory comments