Did you know that since 2000, the number of men getting cosmetic surgery has increased nearly 30 percent? In 2017 alone, men accounted for more than 1.3 million cosmetic procedures. This data from the America Society of Plastic Surgeons shows a noticeable trend – more men are interested in plastic surgery than ever before. We’re
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
One of the most common questions Dr. DeMars gets from internet inquiries has to do with the patient’s confusion over how to choose the right breast implant. Once the patient visits with Dr. DeMars for a formal consultation and examination at his Aesthetic Breast and Cosmetic Surgery Center in Portland, the mystery is easily solved.
Dr. Ronald DeMars, a highly experienced Portland Plastic Surgeon, sees many patients every month for Abdominoplasty, or Tummy Tuck, surgery. The procedure is performed to remove excess skin and fat from the tummy as well as tighten the muscles when necessary. Most of Dr. DeMars’ patients seek his expertise to regain their youthful tummy after
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,
“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
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
Patients frequently see Dr. DeMars to request Liposuction to flatten their abdomen when what they really need is a Tummy Tuck. Although Liposuction and Tummy Tuck are two operations that have the ability to flatten an abdomen, some patients will get nice results from Liposuction alone while others need the bigger procedure of a Tummy Tuck.
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
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.