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.


Combining eyelift lift and facelift

The Benefits of Combining Upper, Lower Eyelid Lift with Facelift

More often than not, signs of aging affect more than one facial area at once. As you age, the skin on the upper eyelids may begin to droop, the dark circles underneath your eyes may become more apparent and the skin on the cheeks and chin begin to sag. Because of this, many patients choose… Continue reading


Combining liposuction and tummy tuck

Three Reasons to Combine Liposuction with a Tummy Tuck

Abdominoplasty, frequently called a Tummy Tuck or TT for short, is a very common operation for women to help correct the changes in the tummy skin, fat and muscles after pregnancies and sometimes after losing large amounts of weight. Liposuction is also a very common procedure and is done to help sculpt those problem bulges… Continue reading


How often can I get Botox?

How Often Can I Get Botox?

Botox continues to be the “go-to” solution for many individuals seeking to rejuvenate their facial appearance. In fact, there were 6.7 million Botox procedures performed in 2015, an increase from the previous year, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Thanks to the beautiful, rejuvenating results from Botox, it is not uncommon for… Continue reading


How to Choose Breast Implant Size

Bigger Isn’t Always Better…Choosing the Right Breast Implant Size

Breast augmentation is always one of the most commonly performed cosmetic surgical procedures year after year. It is also one of the most misunderstood operations regarding how to determine the ultimate outcome. How do you determine the right breast implant size? Read Dr. DeMars’ tips below.


Plastic surgeon or gynecologist for labiaplasty?

Should I Choose a Plastic Surgeon or Gynecologist for Labiaplasty?

For women who experience physical and/or emotional discomfort due to the shape or size of their labia, labiaplasty can be a life changing procedure. During labiaplasty, the inner vaginal lips, outer vaginal lips or both are resized and sculpted to reduce discomfort and enhance appearance.


Breast implant incisions

What Is the Difference Between Implant Incisions?

Many patients come to our office knowing what incision they want for a breast augmentation, usually based on the experience of one or more friends that have breast implants. Though it is not unusual for a woman to want more information about the different incision options.


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