Is Liposuction Permanent?

Dr. Ronald DeMars is one of the most sought out liposuction surgeons in Portland. The doctor often gets questions about what to expect with liposuction, including whether the results are permanent. Here, the trusted plastic surgeon answers that question in detail. What to Expect After Liposuction Liposuction is considered to be permanent. However, it will


Can I gain weight after liposuction?

What is the Best Age to Start Getting Botox Treatments?

  There is no single age that is the “best” age to start Botox injections in Portland because the changes of aging can begin in subtle ways and at different times. However, it is not at all unusual to see young patients, usually women, start using Botox in their late 20’s. Botox is one of several medications


How Long Will a QuickLift Last?

There are many variations of facelift available today, including QuickLift. This facelift technique is quickly gaining popularity because it is minimally invasive and requires less downtime than traditional facelift. But do the results last as long? In this blog post, Portland plastic surgeon Dr. Ronald DeMars discusses what patients can expect after their QuickLift procedure.


How long will a Quick Lift last?

Blepharoplasty – The Do’s and Don’t’s

Blepharoplasty, a surgical procedure to create a younger look to the eyelids, has long had an important place in facial rejuvenation. Others make significant judgements about us based on the appearance of the eyes and surrounding tissues. If we have too much skin on the upper lids we are “tired”; the same goes for heavy


Study: Labiaplasty Prompted by Derogatory Comments

According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, labiaplasty procedures increased 16 percent in 2015 from the previous year. A recent study has identified one of the most common reasons women decide to undergo this procedure. Researchers from Flinders University in Adelaide found derogatory comments about the appearance of the labia is one reason


Labiaplasty prompted derogatory comments

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


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


Can I Get a Tummy Tuck After a C-Section?

Here at our plastic surgery practice in Portland, we often perform Tummy Tuck surgery at the same time as a Breast Enhancement, which is 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



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


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