Portland Plastic Surgery Group Blog

Saving Up for Plastic Surgery: Financing Helps Patients Pay

It's no secret that plastic surgery can be expensive, especially combination procedures such as a Mommy Makeover. Our Portland, Oregon, practice helps make these cosmetic procedures accessible to as many patients as possible by offering attractive financing options for patients. Because saving enough money to pay for a surgical procedure in cash can be extremely …

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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, …

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Why Our CoolSculpting® University Grads Make a Difference

We recently celebrated the graduation of 2 members of our staff from CoolSculpting University, where they received advanced training for performing the popular fat reduction procedure. Their dedication to learning as much as possible about the science behind the technique and the skills needed to produce excellent results directly benefits our CoolSculpting patients in Portland. …

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BOTOX® vs. Fillers – Which Do I Need?

Often people use the words BOTOX® and dermal fillers interchangeably. Yes, they are both injectables, but other than that, they are very different. BOTOX and dermal fillers at our Portland practice can be great ways to rejuvenate the face, but patients must understand the differences before choosing to undergo treatment. Being properly informed will help …

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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 …

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CoolSculpting® 101: Answers to Your Top Questions

We offer CoolSculpting® at our Portland practice for patients who want to shrink stubborn pockets of fat, but aren’t keen on the idea of going under the knife. But what is CoolSculpting and how does it really work? In this post we will provide a crash course in CoolSculpting and answer some of the most …

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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 …

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Injectables Vs. Eyelid Surgery — Which To Choose?

Let's say a woman is bothered by puffy lower eyelids, or dark circles under the eyes, and she comes in for a consultation to discuss eyelid surgery at our Portland, Oregon, practice. She might be surprised to learn that in certain cases, injectable fillers might be a better treatment approach than having surgery. Fillers and …

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