Tummy Tuck vs. Extended Tummy Tuck

Are you wondering the difference between a “Tummy Tuck” and an “Extended Tummy Tuck”? Dr. Ronald DeMars, Portland Plastic Surgeon, has a busy tummy tuck practice and often informs patients of the difference. Starting with the basics: a “Tummy Tuck”, also known as an Abdominoplasty, is done to tighten and flatten the tummy and is

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Achieving Your New Year’s Resolutions with Plastic Surgery

Every year around this time, many plastic surgeons, including Dr. Ronald DeMars, see an influx of men and women scheduling consultations to discuss their cosmetic concerns and goals. This is no coincidence as many New Year’s resolutions are centered on weight loss and fitness. As plastic surgery continues to grow in popularity, more people are

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Achieving New Year’s Resolutions with Plastic Surgery

Does Fat Come Back After Liposuction?

Wondering if fat can return after liposuction? Dr. DeMars has the answer! First, let’s start with some background to the procedure and what it does. Did you know that liposuction, the mechanical or surgical removal of fat, was introduced in the United States in the early 1980’s? Portland plastic surgeon Dr. Ronald DeMars was one

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Fat may return after liposuction

How Can I Get Rid of My Double Chin?

Many Portland plastic surgery patients enter Dr. Ronald DeMars’ office asking, “How can I get rid of my double chin?” Most of these patients assume that they will need a neck lift – and for many, this may be true. But the term “double chin” can have a different meaning to different people. Some patients

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Double Chin Treatment

Signs That You May Be a Candidate for Breast Reduction

Breast reduction is one of the most rewarding procedures Dr. Ronald DeMars performs at his Portland plastic surgery practice. According to the surgeon, breast reduction patients are frequently the happiest group in a plastic surgeon’s practice due to the many improvements in lifestyle they experience following the procedure. By removing excess fat and glandular tissue,

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Signs you need a breast reduction

Unexpected Benefits of Tummy Tuck

The cosmetic benefits of tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) are well-documented. By removing excess, flabby skin and fat, tummy tuck creates a more sculpted and toned abdomen that men and women can feel confident about. Unbeknownst to some patients, the procedure also offers several medical benefits. Read on as Portland plastic surgeon Dr. Ronald DeMars discusses these

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Unexpected benefits of tummy tuck

Top Cosmetic Procedures for the Holiday Season

After so many years performing plastic surgery in Portland, Dr. Ronald DeMars has seen various trends develop in his practice. One of those trends is procedures for the holiday season. Among the most popular are: Botox and Fillers The most common nonsurgical treatments to get ready for all the holiday get-togethers and photos are centered

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Why a Breast Job Can Look Unnatural

Although every breast augmentation candidate has her own personal preferences, most patients of Dr. Ronald DeMars prefer a natural-looking result. They don’t want anyone to be able to tell they’ve had surgery. Here, Dr. DeMars, a Portland breast augmentation surgeon, reveals some of the factors that can influence whether a boob job ends up looking

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Unnatural Breast Augmentation