It is widely known that patients who smoke cigarettes are at an increased risk of complications during plastic surgery recovery. However, do e-cigarettes users face the same risks? This topic is discussed in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Research Over the past couple of years, the
The new year has arrived, and with it many resolutions of being healthier and happier. However, it can be easy to slip back into old, unhealthy habits. Follow these five tips to help you stick to your 2017 resolution for a healthier and happier you. Stay in Tune with Your Body Be sure to listen
What if you could create a plastic surgery procedure designed to meet your individual needs to create your dream body? This procedure exists, and is known as a mommy makeover! A mommy makeover is a surgery comprised of many different procedures to create one optimal outcome. A Customizable Option Many mothers in the Portland area
Generally, the best way to tone your tummy is to eat a healthy diet that’s free of processed foods and foods that are high in empty calories, sugar, salt and fat, and practice both cardio and strength-training exercises. Unfortunately, you cannot reduce fat in certain areas of the body — such as the abdomen —without
The holiday season is officially upon us. However, given the abundance of seasonal treats available at holiday parties or around the office, it is often easy to gain weight unwittingly during this time of year. Thankfully, Dr. Michael Bohley shares the following tips about how to keep your waistline in check during the holidays. Eat
Congratulations on becoming a mother, whether it is for the first time or the fourth! Being a mother is one of life’s greatest milestones. However, if you have had a cesarean section (c-section) delivery, you might be frustrated with the remaining scar. Here, Dr. Michael Bohley discusses what you can do to help minimize scars
At the plastic surgery practice of Dr. Michael F. Bohley, we realize that caring for your skin during summer may be one of the furthest things from your mind, given the endless amount of warm-weather fun to be had! However, slipping up in your summer skincare routine may lead to beauty problems down the road.