What is the Difference Between a Quicklift and a Facelift?

Posted on January 22, 2019 by: Dr. Ronald DeMars

Terminology can be confusing when discussing plastic surgery procedures. One such example is the confusion surrounding the plastic surgery procedures “Quicklift” and “Facelift”. Do you know the difference between the two? Many don’t! In fact, most people that visit us with an interest in facial rejuvenation treatments ask about the difference between a Quicklift and


Quick Lift vs Facelift

Should I Get Botox in My 20s?

Posted on April 2, 2018 by: Dr. Ronald DeMars

One of the most talked-about current trends in cosmetic medicine is the rise of Botox treatments among adults in their 20s. More twenty-somethings than ever are self-conscious of fine lines and wrinkles and have the disposable income to treat them. And according to plastic surgeons and dermatologists, Botox can erase these lines and wrinkles and


Can A Facelift Look Natural?

Posted on January 18, 2018 by: Dr. Ronald DeMars

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


Choosing Between Non-Surgical and Surgical Options for My Facial Rejuvenation

Posted on August 15, 2017 by: Dr. Ronald DeMars

When patients are discussing facial rejuvenation with Dr. DeMars they frequently confuse the surgical and non-surgical techniques available, wondering which they should be doing. In many cases Dr. DeMars will recommend using a combination of the techniques for maximum effectiveness. Surgical and Non-Surgical techniques should not be thought of as “Either-Or” choices as they are


Does Insurance Cover Eyelid Surgery?

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

Eyelid surgery is one of the few plastic surgery procedures that can be covered by insurance. However, there are a few restrictions. In this blog post, Portland plastic surgeon Dr. Ronald DeMars explains when eyelid surgery may be covered by insurance.   Upper Eyelid Surgery vs Lower Eyelid Surgery There are two types of eyelid surgery.


How Often Can I Get Botox?

Posted on April 22, 2016 by: Dr. Ronald DeMars

Botox continues to be the “go-to” solution for many individuals seeking to rejuvenate their facial appearance. In fact, there were 6.7 million Botox procedures performed in 2015, an increase from the previous year, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Thanks to the beautiful, rejuvenating results from Botox, it is not uncommon for