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… Continue reading


The Benefits of Combining Plastic Surgery Procedures

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… Continue reading


c-section

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… Continue reading


Breast augmentation and breastfeeding

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… Continue reading


Facelift recovery

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… Continue reading


Board-certified plastic surgeon

Choosing Your Plastic Surgeon: The Importance of Board Certification

When it comes to choosing your plastic surgeon, there are several factors to consider. Experience, skill and training are just some of the qualities to look for in a plastic surgeon. The only way to ensure your plastic surgeon has these qualities and others is to verify whether he or she is certified by the… Continue reading


How Can I Minimize Tummy Tuck Scars?

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… Continue reading


Does insurance cover eyelid surgery?

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. 


Comparing breast implants brands

Mentor, Allergan or Sientra Breast Implants: Is There a Difference Between Brands?

When you choose to undergo breast augmentation surgery, there are several important decisions you will need to make. If you’ve done your research, you are aware that breast implants come in different shapes and sizes. However, you may not be aware that there are different brands, or companies, that manufacturer breast implants. Currently, there are… Continue reading


Breast Reduction vs. Breast Lift

Should I Combine a Breast Reduction with a Breast Lift?

Dr. Ronald DeMars has performed numerous breast lifts and breast augmentations at his Portland plastic surgery office. Find his insight on combining the two procedures below.


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