Can I Have a Baby after Tummy Tuck?

Abdominoplasty, or tummy tuck, is a surgical procedure designed to reverse the effects of pregnancy on the stomach. Most tummy tucks involve removing hanging abdominal skin, tightening the remaining skin, eliminating pockets of stubborn fat and repairing separated or damaged muscles. One of the most commonly asked questions about tummy tuck is whether a woman


What Exercises are Best After Breast Augmentation

Planning for a breast augmentation, and wondering what exercises you can do after your procedure? This article is for you. Dr. DeMars has treated numerous breast augmentation patients over the past 35+ years, and “many patients are concerned about how soon they can get back to their usual exercise routine, what exercises can help improve


When Is the Best Time to Get a Mommy Makeover?

Mommy makeover is a fantastic way to reverse the undesirable changes pregnancy and breastfeeding have on a woman’s body. By improving the shape and contour of the breasts and abdomen, mommy makeover helps mothers successfully reclaim their pre-baby bodies. Like with any major decision, timing is important. Certain components should be in place before getting


Can A Facelift Look Natural?

Are you considering plastic surgery but wondering if a facelift can look natural? According to Dr. Ronald DeMars, a highly experienced surgeon in making patients look younger through the benefits of facial cosmetic surgery, the most common concern his Portland facelift patients voice is the fear of looking “plastic” or “done” after the procedure. That


Are There Natural Alternatives to Breast Implants?

Breast implants are FDA-approved devices used to enhance the shape and size of the breasts. Today’s saline and silicone implants are safe, and designed to be strong and durable. Still, some women are hesitant to have breast implants placed and are curious to know whether there are natural solutions to breast enhancement. Here, Dr. Ronald


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Will Eyelid Surgery Change The Shape Of The Eye?

If you are like the many others who wonder if eyelid surgery will change the shape of your eye, read on to learn more about today’s blepharoplasty techniques from Portland eyelid surgery expert Dr. Ronald DeMars. Years ago, when the procedure of blepharoplasty was less refined, the lower eyelid could look rounder, or the corner


Liposuction for Weight Loss: Fact vs. Fiction

Undoubtedly one of the biggest areas of misconception surrounding liposuction is its relation to weight loss. Can liposuction actually help you lose weight? Are the slimming effects of liposuction permanent? Here, Portland plastic surgeon Dr. Ronald DeMars shares the truth on the biggest myths about the procedure. Myth: Liposuction Can Help Me Lose Weight Fact:


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Will Wrinkles Return If You Stop Botox Treatment?

Many patients who visit Dr. DeMars at his Portland plastic surgery office have questions about Botox injections and how they work.  One common question is, “will wrinkles return if you stop Botox treatments?” To answer this question, it’s best to start with some background. Botox is a liquid injected in small amounts using very tiny


The Latest Statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons

More people are undergoing plastic surgery, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). The latest report from the organization revealed that Americans spent a record-breaking $16 billion on plastic surgery procedures last year. So which procedures came out on top? In this blog post, Dr. Ronald DeMars, who performs cosmetic surgery in Portland,


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