Author Archives: Becky C.

The True Essence of Plastic Surgery

Updated February 26, 2014 -->

Almost everyone in the world has heard of plastic surgery, but do we know the breadth and depth of this surgical specialty and how it is changing?  Do you know that the word plastic does not imply the man-made material, but rather takes its meaning from the Greek word that means to mold, form … Read more

What is the Right Age for a Breast Augmentation?

Updated February 12, 2014 -->

Breasts are a defining feature of womanhood. So I don’t think there is an age range that gals do not think of looking better with breast enhancement being a good thing. But at what age is a gal old enough to manage an elective surgical procedure and responsible enough to undergo surgery with all the … Read more

How Facelifts Have Evolved Over Time

Updated January 22, 2014 -->

As many women and men reach their forties  and fifties, they start to worry about looking older. They may start out with Botox Cosmetic® or other facial fillers, but soon these are not enough to maintain a youthful face. A facelift along with eyelid surgery is the next consideration for comprehensive facial rejuvenation.

The … Read more

Clear and Brilliant Laser Skin Treatments

Updated January 17, 2014 -->

As winter persists outside, it is a great time to get your skin ready for springtime. With the sun less intense and less UV exposure, the timing of medical skin care and light-based treatments is excellent, says Sherry Lavelle, Dr. Jewell’s aesthetician.

Fractional Laser Skin Treatment

The Jewell District Medical Spa offers a variety of … Read more

3 Reasons to Start a Skin Regime in Winter

Updated January 15, 2014 -->

January is the perfect time to implement a new skin care regime. Cold weather can be harsh on the delicate skin of the face. Taking steps to protect and nurture your skin now will lay the groundwork to having beautiful glowing skin all year long. Dr. Jewell’s state of the art medical spa has many … Read more

How Common Is Gynecomastia and What Can Be Done About It?

Updated January 6, 2014 -->

Gynecomastia, or enlarged breasts in men can be an upsetting and embarrassing problem. The enlargement can cause teasing about “man boobs” and an unattractive fit in clothing. Gynecomastia is usually caused by hormonal fluctuations. It may cause not only breast swelling, but also tenderness of the breast and discharge from nipples. Although it is not … Read more

Medical Spa Treatments Make the Perfect Gift

Updated December 16, 2013 -->

Medical spas combine the relaxing experience of facials, laser hair removal, and other experiences with non-surgical treatments such as a HydraFacial, chemical peel or filler injections that help to erase the years and give clients a younger and fresher appearance. Gift certificates for medical spa treatments are the perfect gift for anyone with a busy … Read more

Slimming Down For Thanksgiving and Beyond

Updated November 27, 2013 -->

The holidays are almost here, which means you will be around a lot of delicious and fattening foods. Even though holiday treats taste good, they can make you gain weight in a hurry. It is very important to start taking care of your body right now so that you can avoid putting on extra weight. … Read more

Selecting the Best Location for Your Cosmetic Surgery Procedure

Updated November 22, 2013 -->

When patients consider having cosmetic procedures, they often ask about the best venue where they would receive their care. As there are many options, locally in Eugene and Springfield, Oregon, it is useful to discuss how decisions are made regarding the best and safest location for each patient. This is based on the anticipated procedure, … Read more

Be Proactive In the Fight Against Wrinkles

Updated November 20, 2013 -->

As the years pass, many people experience facial wrinkles that detract from their appearance and make them feel self-conscious. They may even begin to consider having a face lift. While a face lift may be a good option, there are a number of options available to reduce the look of wrinkles and provide a … Read more