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Getting the Most Out of Your Injectable Fillers

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You know that maintaining a good skincare routine is always important, but solid habits are important for more than just a clear complexion. A regular routine, bolstered by effective products, can actually help you maintain the results of your clinical treatments, including injectables. We’ll discuss here ways to maximize the return you get on your investment of dermal fillers or … Read More

Why Is Breast Augmentation So Popular in the West?

Breast augmentation is popular, period. It’s consistently among the leading cosmetic surgery procedures performed every year in the U.S. But a recent study conducted by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons found that breast augmentation is more popular in the western U.S. than anywhere else in the country. We can certainly attest to the popularity of breast augmentation at Portland … Read More

Surprising Benefits of Tummy Tuck Surgery

Many women who are finished having children get frustrated because they can’t get rid of the excess abdominal skin that often follows pregnancy. Getting a tummy tuck at our Portland, Oregon, practice removes that skin and creates a slimmer tummy. But a recent study shows that when tummy tuck surgery, also called abdominoplasty, includes repairing damaged abdominal muscles, other surprising benefits occur. Pregnancy … Read More

What Causes a Double Chin and How to Get Rid of It

The double chin can be frustrating because it can affect anyone, regardless of weight. Patients often complain that their double chins make them look heavy, even though they are not overweight. In this post, we will talk about what causes a double chin—also called submental fat—and ways to remedy this issue, like an injectable called KYBELLA® offered at our Portland … Read More

Breast Augmentation at Every Age, Part 1 of 3: In Your 20s

Breast augmentation in Portland and across the nation continues to be one of the most popular cosmetic procedures. In part, it’s because it provides the same benefit to women of all ages, from college students to mothers to women in their 50s, 60s, and beyond. Portland Plastic Surgery Group is dedicated to helping these women achieve the breasts that they … Read More

Talking to Friends & Family About Your Breast Surgery

Woman talking to friends about her breast augmentation over coffee.

Thinking about breast augmentation here in Portland? You already know you have a lot of decisions to make. Planning your surgery can be one of the most exciting times of your life, but it can also be a bit stress inducing as you consider whom to share your plans with or when to share them. Over the years, I’ve learned … Read More

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