What Does it Mean for a Surgeon to be Board Certified?

What does it mean for a plastic surgeon to be board certified? It is one of the most confusing things patients ask about, and it is a very important bit of information to have when choosing a surgeon. There is an organization know as the American Board of Medical Specialties which is the oversight organization and



Is Plastic Surgery in Portland Seasonal? Answer by Dr. DeMars

Patients sometimes ask if plastic surgery in Portland is seasonal, and it is. Faceliftsand eyelid surgery are more popular in the winter months, likely due to the down time after the holidays and before our beautiful spring and summer when there are more social activities. The most seasonal procedure of all, however, is breast augmentation. Most patients in



What You Need to Know about Mommy Makeover

Attaining a tight and toned figure before having children is hard enough — the physical effects of pregnancy and nursing make it even harder! Luckily, Dr. Ronald DeMars has the perfect solution: mommy makeover. This treatment, which involves a combination of plastic surgery procedures that address pregnancy and nursing-related changes (mainly in the breasts and


How to Thwart the First Signs of Aging

For most people, the first signs of aging typically appear in their late 20s and early 30s. Lines, wrinkles, under-eye circles and sun spots can detract from an otherwise beautiful face. However, in many cases these imperfections aren’t serious enough to warrant surgical treatment. If you’re self-conscious of premature signs of aging but not yet


Five Tips for a Tighter-Looking Tummy

Are you doing hundreds of abdominal crunches a day and following a strict diet, but not seeing any tone or definition in your stomach? Sometimes it helps to switch up your routine and incorporate some new tips and tricks. Try these suggestions, compiled by Dr. Ronald DeMars. 1.  Practice HIIT You may believe the key


Get the Bikini Body You Want

If you’ve spent any time at the pool or on the beach so far this summer, how did you feel about the way you looked in your bathing suit? Did you feel confident walking around in a bikini, or were there areas you noticed that you’d like to improve? Portland cosmetic surgeon Ronald DeMars offers


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Mother’s Day Plastic Surgery Special

In honor of everything mom’s do, Dr. DeMars’ office is offering a Mother’s Day Plastic Surgery Special to help mom’s feel as beautiful as they are! The special is 15% OFF the surgeon’s fee’s on ANY procedure! (One of the best offers we’ve ever made, just to celebrate this special day.) Visit Dr. DeMars’ website



How To Get Rid of Bags Under Eyes

Dealing with under eye bags? Several beauty magazines will give you tips and tricks for removing under-eye puffiness which may help with temporarily relieving puffiness due to poor sleep, consuming too much sodium, or other self-caused triggers. These remedies may include creams, ice packs, make-up tricks or other quick fixes. But for some people who


How Much Does a Breast Augmentation Cost?

Are you considering a breast augmentation in Portland but not sure what to expect and how much it costs? Breast augmentation is one of Dr. DeMars’ most commonly requested procedures and therefore receives the most questions, including questions about the price. (Click here to find out what we think you should know about before breast