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When plastic surgery patients come in to discuss Ultherapy in our Eugene, Oregon, practice, it’s not uncommon for there to be some confusion about what it is and what it’s not. Ultherapy is just one of the many treatments we offer. Other treatments such as KYBELLA® and intense pulsed light (IPL) also rejuvenate the face and skin but in very different ways. Let’s dive into the differences between Ultherapy and these other treatments.
Ultherapy is a nonsurgical, noninvasive treatment that ..read moreUpdated July 12, 2017
Eugene plastic surgery patients are buzzing about Ultherapy! This innovative nonsurgical treatment helps fight skin laxity and generates collagen production, giving patients a more healthy, youthful appearance. Its popularity has soared in the media due to the fact that it provides impressive results without the need for knives or needles.
How does Ultherapy work?
Ultherapy is a safe, nonsurgical skin tightening treatment. It uses targeted ultrasound energy to penetrate deep below the skin without harming the outer layers. This stimulates the body’s ..read more
Dr. Mark Jewell honored for editing a peer-reviewed supplement on soft tissue support biomaterials in The Aesthetic Surgery Journal.Updated May 23, 2017
Dr. Mark Jewell and his colleague, Dr. Michael Edwards were honored at a reception during the recent annual meeting of The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery for their editing of a special edition peer-reviewed journal supplement on materials used to provide soft tissue support. Both Edwards and Jewell contributed the introduction to this work on how biomaterials such as acellular dermal matrix (ADM) and absorbable mesh (Galaflex) can be used to provide additional soft tissue support during cosmetic or ..read more
Mark Jewell, M.D. presents body contouring research study at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in San Diego, California.Updated May 1, 2017
Dr. Jewell presented the outcomes from a clinical study that involved ten patients undergoing abdominal fat layer reduction treatments that used the Syneron-Candela UltraShape Power device. This was a scientific study that measured both the reduction in fat layer thickness of the abdomen and reduction in waistline circumference following three treatments performed two weeks apart with the device.
The data from the study showed that there was a statistically-significant average 31.4% reduction in the thickness of the abdominal fat ..read more
A Message To My Patients Regarding Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL).Updated March 29, 2017
March 27, 2017
There is a rare type of lymphoma that is associated with all brands of textured breast implants. It is called Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). On March 21, 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a safety communication updating the current understanding of BIA-ALCL. The professional societies for Plastic Surgery, ASAPS and ASPS, released a joint response over much of the data surrounding BIA-ALCL. Dr. Mark Jewell would like to put matters into perspective ..read moreUpdated December 2, 2016
When Dr Jewell’s team asked me to write a blog post to share on their website about my experience going through a breast cancer diagnosis, I jumped at the chance to use this opportunity to share some important things I learned about this process that aren’t readily available online.
I was diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma (IVC) in early 2016 (around 80% of all breast cancers fall in this category). In simple terms, IDC is cancer that has broken through the ..read more
Mark Jewell, M.D. and Michael Edwards, M.D. Publish Guide to Soft Tissue Reinforcements in Aesthetic Surgery JournalUpdated November 10, 2016
November 10, 2016
Mark Jewell, M.D. and Michael Edwards, M.D. Publish Guide to Soft Tissue Reinforcements in Aesthetic Surgery Journal
Within the November-December 2016 edition of The Aesthetic Surgery Journal, Drs. Mark Jewell and Michael Edwards have edited a Guide to Soft Tissue Reinforcements. This supplement to the Journal explores the use of alloplastic soft tissue support products that are used by surgeons to reinforce repairs and deficits in tissue coverage.
Part of this supplement covers soft tissue reinforcement products know as acellular ..read moreUpdated November 1, 2016
I had no illusion that my breast cancer diagnosis demanded anything less than the most current research and the best medical providers. Fortunately, I have numerous contacts in the medical community and they unanimously recommended Dr’s. Kollmorgen and Jewell as the best possible surgeons to have on my medical team. While seeking a second opinion from a leading cancer center they confirmed that I had the correct treatment plan and excellent surgeons with the added caveat that Dr. Jewell trains ..read moreUpdated
I am now 61 years old, and have lived longer than my mother who died at age 56 from ovarian cancer. Fifteen years ago my doctor brought up the fact that my mother, grandmother, and aunt have all died of either ovarian or breast cancer, and that I would be a good candidate for the genetic testing that was ..read more
Dr. Mark Jewell presents Breastfeeding Study After Cosmetic Breast Augmentation Results at the 23rd Congress of International Society for Aesthetic Plastic SurgeryUpdated October 26, 2016
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Second Breastfeeding Study After Cosmetic Breast Augmentation Results Presented at 23rd Congress of International Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) Shows That Women Can Successfully Breastfeed Their Babies Without Greater Risk of Lactation Problems
Dr. Mark Jewell presented a scientific research study that he conducted along with co-authors, Michael Edwards, M.D. and Diane Murphy, MBA at the 23rd Congress of ISAPS in Kyoto, Japan. This study reviewed the lactation outcomes of approximately 6000 women who had either ..read more