Portland Plastic Surgery Group Blog

A woman poses at the gym after getting a tummy tuck.

Feel More Comfortable During Exercise With a Tummy Tuck

Bouncing back after baby or getting into shape can be a challenge. Sometimes diet and exercise aren’t enough to tone the body, and you now struggle with loose, saggy skin instead. This extra tissue makes exercise uncomfortable and trips to the gym awkward. We believe no one should feel uncomfortable in their own bodies—especially when …

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A doctor holds breast implant options.

Ideal Implants: Everything You Need to Know

Breast augmentation remains one of the most popular procedures in America—and for good reason. The procedure creates safe and satisfying results, and patients have many implant types to choose from. One of the new options now offered at our practice is the Ideal Implant. We’re excited to introduce this innovative device to our breast augmentation …

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Two women side by side comparing BOTOX® Cosmetic & Jeuveau™.

BOTOX® vs. Jeuveau™: A Year Later

It's been a year since BOTOX competitor Jeuveau arrived in aesthetic practices in the Spring of 2019. Nicknamed "Newtox" by its manufacturer, Jeuveau was the first anti-wrinkle treatment to emerge in 10 years, joining Dysport® and XEOMIN®, in addition to BOTOX. At our Portland, OR, practice, patients often ask about which is the better option. …

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We Are Reopening on Friday, May 1!

Portland Plastic Surgery Group will be open for business on Friday, May 1! We are so excited to see everyone! For everyone’s safety, we are limiting the number of appointments to avoid overlap of patients. We will implement the following safety requirements for patients: All patients are asked to bring their own mask and wear …

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A woman receives a coolsculpting treatment.

What Is DIY CoolSculpting® & Why Is it Dangerous?

Many people who hear about CoolSculpting at our Portland practice come to us with the same question: “If CoolSculpting works by freezing fat, why can’t I freeze my fat myself at home?” The deceptively simple science behind the treatment has inspired some people to take a DIY approach, using ice packs and other homemade devices …

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A woman feels a bra while shopping after her breast augmentation surgery.

Bra Shopping After Breast Augmentation

Many of our breast augmentation patients at Portland Plastic Surgery say that the chance to shop for new bras is one of the perks they really look forward to. They talk about the excitement of buying styles that they ignored or felt wouldn't fit them well before getting breast implants. But there are some important …

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A close up of a woman's skin after receiving a vampire facial.

5 Things to Know About “Vampire” PRP Facials

Ever since Kim Kardashian's 2013 selfie put the Vampire Facial® on the aesthetic map, the interest in using platelet-rich plasma (PRP) to rejuvenate skin and promote hair growth has steadily increased. The phrase "vampire facials" caught people's attention, but the concept of using the growth factors in PRP to stimulate the body's natural healing process …

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