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The Do’s & Don’ts of Breast Augmentation Consultation

Updated March 27, 2018

Consultation for a cosmetic procedure can be daunting, especially if it’s your first time. To ease some of your nerves, Dr. Jewell encourages his breast augmentation patients at his Eugene, OR, practice to come prepared. The following tips can be a helpful guide to getting ready for your breast augmentation consultation.

DO review a lot of before-and-after photos. Your surgeon’s photo gallery should give you peace of mind about your procedure. It can also be a great place to find photos ..read more

Dr. Mark Jewell celebrates the 10th anniversary of the American Brazilian Aesthetic Meeting in Florianopolis, Brazil.

Updated February 27, 2018

Ten years ago, he and his colleague, Renato Saltz, M.D. organized an international aesthetic plastic surgery meeting that alternates between the US and Brazil. This successful meeting is very well attended by plastic surgeons from the US, Europe, and Brazil. There is an emphasis on state of the art aesthetic plastic surgery, non-invasive treatments, and practice management. Dr. Jewell presented a scientific paper on strategies to prevent biofilm contamination around breast implants.

The vision to organize an international meeting has been ..read more

Betadine and Breast Implants Special Topic Scientific Article (Aesthetic Surgery Journal)

Updated February 16, 2018

 

Dr. Mark Jewell and his colleague, Dr. William Adams, Jr. have just published a special topic scientific article in the peer-reviewed Aesthetic Surgery Journal on the use of Betadine as an antibacterial agent that is used during breast implant surgery.

Betadine is an iodine-based antibacterial agent that has powerful properties of killing bacterial that can become attached to the surface of implants during surgery. Additionally, Dr. Jewell uses other ways to diminish the risk of surface contamination such as ..read more

Facelift Surgery: What Happens Next?

Updated January 21, 2018

One of the most common concerns mentioned by facelift patients at my Eugene plastic surgery practice is the recovery. Most of their questions involve the amount of discomfort involved, what’s normal to expect during their recoveries, and how long the results will last.

As an expert in facial plastic surgery, much of my Eugene practice involves both surgical and nonsurgical facial rejuvenation treatments. In this blog post, I’ll discuss what you can expect following your facelift surgery, along talking about the ..read more

Planning a Breast Augmentation? Consider Going Gummy

Updated December 13, 2017

If you are considering getting breast implants in Oregon, “going gummy“ could be a great option. You’ve probably heard of “gummy bear” breast implants. The nickname reflects the consistency of the silicone gel in Natrelle INSPIRA® Cohesive breast implants, which is similar to the candy that holds its shape even when cut in half.

For 13 years, Dr. Mark Jewell has been involved with the FDA pivotal studies testing the safety and efficacy of the highly cohesive gel implants. The Natrelle ..read more

Liposuction: A Diet and Exercise Supplement

Updated November 27, 2017

Working out, eating right, and leading a healthy lifestyle cannot always keep certain problem areas of the body as toned as you’d like. Areas such as the abdomen, love handles, hips, and thighs are some of the places that could still carry excess fat regardless of fitness level. At our Eugene practice, liposuction can supplement the active lifestyle of our patients by removing stubborn fat from these trouble spots.

During a consultation, Dr. Jewell listens to you describe your cosmetic goals ..read more

Breast Reconstruction Surgery: You Have Options

Updated October 18, 2017

Patients at our Eugene, Oregon plastic surgery practice are sometimes surprised to learn that Dr. Jewell is a world-class breast surgeon with more than 35 years of experience in performing both cosmetic and reconstructive breast surgery, with more than 2,400 surgeries performed. That’s reassuring to know for women diagnosed with breast cancer who are seeking his expertise about their breast reconstruction options.

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month and Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day, we want to discuss the different ..read more

Mark L. Jewell, MD introduces ” Drain-Free Tummy Tuck” TissuGlu

Updated September 26, 2017

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 to carry around for weeks after their procedure. TissuGlu works by strongly adhering the tissue layers together, allowing fluid to resorb naturally during healing. As innovators ..read more

Textured Breast Implants and Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (ALCL)

Updated September 21, 2017

Dr. Mark Jewell along with other plastic surgeons in the US, Sweden, United Kingdom, and Australia published an important peer-reviewed scientific article in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (PRS) (September 2017) regarding their outcome data about ways to prevent the occurrence of anaplastic large cell lymphoma that is associated with bacterial contamination (biofilm) of textured breast implants.

This article is available for free download from the PRS web site: http://journals.lww.com/plasreconsurg/Fulltext/2017/09000/Macrotextured_Breast_Implants_with_Defined_Steps.1.aspx

This article detailed the collective experiences of 8 plastic surgeons who utilized ..read more

What You Need to Know Before Your Ultherapy® Treatment | Part 3 of 3

Updated September 13, 2017

Our plastic surgery patients know that the decision to get a cosmetic treatment like Ultherapy is not a small one. Here in Oregon, you want to be as prepared as possible. Whether you’re wondering about the buzz around Ultherapy or how it differs from other treatments, it helps to be informed. These frequently asked questions will get you ready for your consultation so you know what to ask your plastic surgeon:

How much does Ultherapy cost?

Ultherapy treatments vary in price depending on ..read more

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