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How to Make Your Face Look Younger – Facelift and Necklift

May 15, 2023
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As we age, achieving a younger, more youthful appearance is everyone’s dream, especially in the face. Although aging is a natural part of the aging process, it doesn’t mean we must go along with it. That’s why we believe in looking, and more importantly, feeling your best in your own skin at Burgess Plastic Surgery. What […]

How Long Do Breast Implants Last?

April 15, 2023
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Breast implant technology is constantly improving. Modern breast implants are made with innovative fill materials and feature durable outer shells. Not to mention they undergo rigorous clinical testing. Still, breast implants aren’t lifetime medical devices. While it’s not unusual for breast implants to last upwards of 10 or even 20 years, they may eventually need […]

3 Ways to Revive Aging Eyes

March 15, 2023
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The delicate area around our eyes is one of the first places we show our age. Puffiness, wrinkles, and sagging skin are common cosmetic issues, but there are several effective ways to improve their appearance. At Burgess Plastic Surgery, board-certified cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgeon Dr. Elisa Burgess utilizes non-invasive, minimally invasive, and surgical options […]

How to Tighten Loose Skin After Major Weight Loss

February 14, 2023
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Losing a significant amount of weight is a challenging feat. While major weight loss can have numerous benefits for your overall health, the biggest downside most Burgess Plastic Surgery patients mention is excess skin.  At our Portland-area practice, board-certified cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgeon Dr. Elisa Burgess regularly works with bariatric patients who want to put […]

How Do You Get Rid of “Bat Wing” Arms?

January 15, 2023
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If you have unwanted upper arm fat and lax skin, you’re not alone. Sometimes called “bat wings,” this cosmetic concern is one of the most common issues our patients want to correct at Burgess Plastic Surgery.  As we age, our skin loses elasticity, and we tend to carry more excess weight. If you’ve tried to tone […]

How Long Does a Tummy Tuck Last?

December 30, 2022
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The reasons patients choose a tummy tuck – also known as an abdominoplasty–are diverse. Whether you’re a new mom ready to feel like your old self or you’re a weight loss warrior who shed significant pounds and wants to ditch the loose skin, the results of a tummy tuck surgery are intended to be permanent.  At […]

3 Things to Know About Male Breast Reduction

December 15, 2022
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Male breast reduction uses surgical techniques to help guys with gynecomastia achieve flatter and more masculine chests. It can include liposuction, excision, or a combination of the two. If you’re considering male breast reduction in Lake Oswego, here’s what you need to know. 1. It Works When Diet and Exercise Don’t Sometimes, losing weight all […]

Surprising Areas That Liposuction Can Treat

November 15, 2022
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Liposuction is well known for its ability to remove stubborn fat from the tummy and thighs. However, it may surprise you to learn that there are many more treatment areas for liposuction. This body contouring procedure can help slim and shape less obvious spots, such as your: Upper arms: A skilled plastic surgeon can use liposuction to […]

Tips for Sleeping After Plastic Surgery

October 15, 2022
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Plastic surgery covers a wide variety of procedures, and they all leave our patients with some soreness and potentially uncomfortable first few nights as they recover. There are ways to make sleeping after surgery more comforting for the patient before and during bedtime. Before Bed Before getting comfortable, you should follow the necessary actions as […]

Treating Sun Damage with IPL

September 15, 2022

We all know the importance of sun protection. But that doesn’t mean we’re perfect. Youthful summers spent lounging outside, years of tanning beds, and sunscreen slip-ups take their toll. In fact, UV exposure is the leading cause of visible skin aging. Fortunately, intense pulsed light (IPL) treatments can help fade signs of sun damage and restore a […]

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