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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Why Back-to-School Season Is a Great Time for a Mommy Makeover

The timing of your mommy makeover is key to ensuring long-lasting and beautiful results. Because mommy makeover requires downtime, it is important to schedule your treatment when you have plenty of time to recover afterwards. Many women unhappy with their post-pregnancy bodies opt to enhance their appearance by having a mommy makeover during the back-to-school


Mommy makeover during back-to-school season

Botox: Fact vs Fiction

Many of Dr. DeMars Portland plastic surgery patients enjoy the benefits of using Botox, however many new patients have some confusion surrounding Botox fact vs. fiction. We’ve provided this article to help shed light on this popular non-surgical cosmetic option. Fact: Botox is safe. Botox is derived from Botulinum toxin, a very strong food poison,


How Can I Speed Up My Tummy Tuck Recovery?

The Tummy Tuck surgery, more formally known as an Abdominoplasty, is one of the most common procedures done by Dr. DeMars. Many of our patients, upon completion of their family, want to get back to the young and tight abdomen they had prior to their pregnancies, with flatter and tighter muscles and tighter skin with


When Is It Safe to Exercise After Liposuction?

Considered to be the gold standard in fat removal, liposuction is a popular choice for patients who wish to remove stubborn fat deposits on parts of the body such as the abdomen, flanks, arms, buttocks and thighs. The results from liposuction can be life-changing as patients experience a boost in self-confidence thanks to their sexier


Exercising after liposuction

How Did Breast Implants Change My Life

Breast implant surgery in Portland isn’t for everyone, as we know. It’s expensive, it’s painful (for a few days), and we always have to understand it is not a once in a lifetime operation. Dr. DeMars, a plastic surgeon in Portland, always wants his patients to know if they opt for breast implant surgery there