Tummy Tuck vs. Extended Tummy Tuck

Posted on July 19, 2018 by: Dr. Ronald DeMars

Are you wondering the difference between a “Tummy Tuck” and an “Extended Tummy Tuck”? Dr. Ronald DeMars, Portland Plastic Surgeon, has a busy tummy tuck practice and often informs patients of the difference. Starting with the basics: a “Tummy Tuck”, also known as an Abdominoplasty, is done to tighten and flatten the tummy and is


The Latest Statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons

Posted on October 29, 2017 by: Dr. Ronald DeMars

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,


Top plastic surgery procedures

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


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


Common Myths about Plastic Surgery

Posted on April 7, 2017 by: Dr. Ronald DeMars

There are many misconceptions floating around regarding plastic surgery that can prevent some people from seeking the cosmetic enhancement they desire. Portland plastic surgeon Dr. Ronald DeMars makes it his priority to inform each patient of the facts they need in order to make the right decisions regarding their plastic surgery procedure. In this blog


Myths about Plastic Surgery

How Long Will a QuickLift Last?

Posted on January 10, 2017 by: Dr. Ronald DeMars

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?