Author Archives: Mark L. Jewell, MD

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How to Repair Sun Damaged Skin: A Guide to Laser Skin Treatments

The sun's warm embrace of your skin in Oregon is a simple pleasure, but prolonged exposure results in damage and premature skin aging. If you're concerned about wrinkles, fine lines, age spots, or uneven skin tone, we can help you choose the best laser skin treatment for sun damage. Before choosing a laser treatment, it's …

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Is It Always Necessary To Place Breast Implants Under the Chest Muscle? 

Dr. Mark Jewell and Dr. Alireza Najafian answer this question in terms of what they call their version of the modern breast augmentation. This answer is based on their many years of performing breast augmentations, scientific research, and knowledge of how to produce a great long-term outcome with high levels of patient satisfaction.  Historically, there …

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A Timeline for Recovery From a Facelift

A unique aspect of facial plastic surgery is that the recovery process really includes both physical healing and the time needed before patients are comfortable in social settings—especially important social events such as a wedding or class reunion. The timeline for recovery from a facelift described in this blog post touches on both aspects. A …

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How Long Does a Facelift Last?

Even as the popularity of minimally invasive and non-invasive facial rejuvenation treatments increases, a surgical facelift remains the gold standard if you want long-lasting results. How long is "long-lasting"? It probably doesn’t surprise you that there is no ironclad answer for how long your facelift will last. It depends on a variety of factors, including …

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QUIZ: What Is the Best Facial Resurfacing Procedure for Me?

Laser skin resurfacing is a great way to improve skin concerns such as fine lines, wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, enlarged pores, and much more. If you want to recapture that youthful glow safely and easily, gentle laser skin rejuvenation options are good places to start. Choosing the right laser treatment for your needs, though, can be challenging. …

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Why It’s Important To Choose a Board-Certified Provider for Injectables

It’s no secret that cosmetic injectable treatments such as BOTOX® and dermal fillers are the most popular aesthetic procedures performed around the world—including in our Eugene, OR, practice. Because they’re so popular, many people in the medical field offer injectable treatments—ranging from general practitioners and dentists to aestheticians supervised by a physician. Safety & Training …

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How Much Do You Know About Lip Injections?

Whether you're a 20-something who wants plumper lips for Instagram posts or someone whose lips are thinning with age, lip injections using dermal fillers at our Eugene, OR, practice remain one of the most popular med spa treatments we offer. A wide variety of dermal filler options give Hillary Jewell, our board-certified nurse injector, the …

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4 Ways Breast Augmentation Enhances Your Natural Look (Beyond Increasing Your Cup Size)

When women considering breast augmentation at our Eugene, OR, practice come in for consultations, they often bring in "wish" photos to help communicate how they want to look after surgery. These pictures usually focus on breast size, which is understandable. But getting breast implants offers more benefits than boosting a person's cup size. The best …

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