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Breast Reconstruction Awareness Event: October 19, 2016

Dr. Austin is proud to be an advocate for breast cancer treatment and breast reconstruction awareness. One in eight women will be affected by breast cancer in her lifetime, and it has a very real impact on the lives of Salem women. Dr. Austin believes that the best way to battle breast cancer is to… Read More

Facelift vs. Lunchtime Lift

A facelift is designed to treat the signs of visible aging on the lower two-thirds of your face. It can be a complicated procedure that requires a highly skilled and experienced surgeon to achieve natural results. A properly performed facelift will provide years of correction for most patients. However, a poorly performed facelift can result… Read More

The Sun and Your Skin

The Sun and Its Rays The sun produces two major types of ultraviolet rays. UVB rays are the main cause of sunburns and affect mainly the outer surface of the skin. UVA rays penetrate deeper into the skin and affect tissue cells. Both UVB and UVA rays damage the skin, and getting a moderate to… Read More

Susan G. Komen 2016 Portland Race for the Cure

Learn more about Dr. Austin’s team of “Austin’s Body Works” for the Race for the Cure event which will take place on Sept 18, 2016.

DermaSweep™ for Clearer Skin

Summer is nearly here, and the best complement to a summer tan and your bikini body is clear, smooth skin. If at-home treatments aren’t providing you with the bright complexion you desire, it might be time to consider a more effective option. At Dr. Austin’s plastic surgery practice, our experienced aesthetician, Jacqueline, uses the DermaSweep™… Read More

SIT-UPS NOT WORKING?

If you’re yearning for that flat, tight, youthful stomach you once had and sit-ups just aren’t working, a tummy tuck (medical term: abdominoplasty) can offer a viable solution.  A tummy tuck tightens abdominal muscles, removes fat, and eliminates excess skin from the abdominal region. Tightening the abdominal muscles helps to narrow the waist, and removing fat and… Read More

“MOMMY MAKEOVER”

“Mommy Makeover,” is a term used to describe combined surgical procedures that allow women to restore their post-pregnant bodies back to their youthful pre-pregnancy figures. Throughout pregnancy, a woman’s body goes through numerous changes to accommodate the birth of a new, precious being. Not only does the abdominal wall have to stretch but breast tissue… Read More

HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY

*special thanks to Microsoft for the use of this picture. On this day dedicated especially for couples, it’s a wonderful excuse to indulge in wine, roses and a decadent box of chocolates. We thought you would delight in knowing that dark chocolate is loaded with nutrients that offer tremendous health benefits. Studies show: The cocoa… Read More

DOES HOW YOU FEEL ON THE INSIDE MATCH THE WAY YOU LOOK OUTSIDE?

New surveys have found that women across generations experience a dis-connect between how young they feel and how old they look. More than 80% of the women in these surveys say their faces show signs of aging. Changes in the underlying structure of the face are the main culprits in facial aging. These are the… Read More

A Healthier YOU is a More Beautiful YOU!

The joys of the Holidays can take their toll, especially on our skin. Over-indulging in too much sugar, too much alcohol, and usually too little sleep, causes a strain on the body’s natural ability to repair itself. Have you noticed that the natural moisture in your skin can become unbalanced, especially when you add in… Read More

Double Brilliant Distinctions Botox Points

Wrinkle-less

In response to our last blog, many of you have asked, “What causes wrinkles?” Wrinkles are folds or ridges in the skin caused by habitual facial expressions, aging, sun damage, smoking, poor hydration, in addition to other  various factors. Wrinkles are divided into two  categories: surface lines and deep furrows. As we age, the skin becomes… Read More

Honoring Breast Reconstruction Appreciation Day

Breast reconstruction following a mastectomy or lumpectomy is not for every women; however every women has the right to be informed of surgical treatment options to best fit her goals. Help raise awareness and close the loop on breast cancer. usa.org/education/breast-reconstruction-quick-facts/

“FALL” IN LOVE WITH YOUR FACE!

It’s that time of the year when Summer has left us, and Fall is in the air. As the leaves begin to “fall”, dry up and wrinkle away, it’s a great reminder to stay uplifted, well hydrated and youthful. There are wonderful treatments available to assist in this process. Cosmetic Botox is an exceptional treatment for… Read More

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