When patients considering a tummy tuck visit my Eugene, Oregon, plastic surgery practice for a consultation, their goal is to have excess abdominal skin removed. Although that is the primary reason people get abdominoplasty—known as a tummy tuck—it's not the only benefit of the procedure. Tummy tuck procedures offer a number of other physical benefits, …Read More
Mark L. Jewell, MD
1200 Executive Parkway Suite 360
Eugene, OR 97401
Phone: (541) 683-3234
Fax: (541) 683-8610
Monday – Thursday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m.–2 p.m.
Category Archives: Tummy Tuck
Some of the women considering a tummy tuck at my Eugene, Oregon, practice gave birth via cesarean section and the physical toll includes a puffy pouch of loose skin just above the C-section scar. This is often referred to as a "C-shelf" and, even though it often fades over time, it will never completely disappear. …Read More
Earlier, one of the most popular blogs on parenting, Scary Mommy, featured a post that told the unvarnished truth about post-baby bodies. The topic echoed what we’ve heard countless times from tummy tuck patients at our Eugene, Oregon, plastic surgery practice. “Let me break it down for you,” the blog post’s author wrote. “In addition …Read More
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 office. Why choose …Read More
Dr. Jewell is pleased to offer a revolutionary surgical technique that can eliminate the need for surgical drains in tummy tuck procedures! Drains are typically inserted post-operatively to prevent fluid accumulation that occurs between tissue layers after surgery. Although they have been necessary for quite some time, drains are awkward, messy and cumbersome for patients …Read More
Dr. Mark Jewell along with 8 other authors has published the largest consecutive series of its kind to date regarding the use of a novel bio-engineered textile made from silk for abdominal wall reconstruction in the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Global Open Journal (2014). This involved patients who needed soft tissue reinforcement and repair in …Read More
Body contouring surgery has been an integral part of Dr. Mark Jewell’s Eugene, Oregon, practice for many years. One of the more interesting procedures in this area is the lipoabdominoplasty which is the combination of an abdominoplasty (“tummy tuck”) and liposuction. This combination was developed by some of Dr. Jewell’s Brazilian colleagues in order to …Read More
One of the biggest concerns going into any surgical procedure is the healing process. A successful surgery is only half of a completed procedure; a healthy recovery and healing is the final step in achieving one’s surgical goals. The healing process is even more important in the world of plastic surgery because it is more …Read More