Why a Breast Job Can Look Unnatural

Posted on August 4, 2018 by: Dr. Ronald DeMars

Although every breast augmentation candidate has her own personal preferences, most patients of Dr. Ronald DeMars prefer a natural-looking result. They don’t want anyone to be able to tell they’ve had surgery. Here, Dr. DeMars, a Portland breast augmentation surgeon, reveals some of the factors that can influence whether a boob job ends up looking


Unnatural Breast Augmentation

How and Why Do Breast Implants “Settle” After Surgery? How Long Does It Take?

Posted on October 20, 2017 by: Dr. Ronald DeMars

“How and why do breast implants settle?” and “how long does it take” are common questions patients ask us at Dr. DeMars’ plastic surgery practice. To answer this, we provide some background beginning with the initial patient consultation discussion. When women meet with Dr. DeMars during a consultation to discuss a breast augmentation procedure, one


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

Posted on June 20, 2016 by: Dr. Ronald DeMars

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


Breast Implant Revision: Why Upgrade from Saline to Silicone?

Posted on January 15, 2016 by: Dr. Ronald DeMars

Between 1990 and 2007 the FDA restricted the use of silicone implants, allowing surgeons to use silicone implants only for breast cancer reconstruction or for cosmetic breast enlargementonly in tightly controlled studies. After these extensive studies, the silicone implants were released for cosmetic use, but over that period about 2 million women had breast enlargement