Author Archives: Becky C.

The Surprising Benefits of Tummy Tuck

Updated July 7, 2018 -->

Tummy tuck surgery is a favorite cosmetic enhancement for women who have been pregnant or people who have lost a lot of weight. But tummy tucks are not limited to just these two groups of people—and many people are happy to learn of some surprising perks offered by this transformative plastic surgery at my Eugene … Read more

The Wide World of Breast Enhancement

Updated June 5, 2018 -->

“Breast enhancement”: While it may sound like a synonym for breast augmentation, there are actually many ways to enhance the breasts. Enlarging them is only part of the picture, which is why I believe it’s important to offer my breast surgery patients in Eugene, Oregon, a number of options for achieving the silhouettes they want.… Read more

A Closer Look at Today’s Facelift

Updated May 17, 2018 -->

Perhaps more so than any other plastic surgery procedure, facelift has undergone a number of significant changes throughout the past few decades. In my Eugene plastic surgery practice, I’ve adopted many of these changes—much to the satisfaction of my patients. Today’s facelift has the potential to create truly incredible, lasting results that preserve the character … Read more

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