Botox Alternatives: Wrinkle Treatments That Work

BOTOX Alternatives in Portland

Botox is a safe, effective solution for noticeable facial wrinkles, but it isn’t right for everyone. You may have a fear of needles or feel uncomfortable with the idea of the upkeep needed to maintain Botox results long-term. Portland facial plastic surgeon David Magilke completely understands! Thanks to advancements in cosmetic medicine, he and our … Continue Reading →

What Is the Best Age for Facelift?

Facelift in Portland

As a highly sought-after Portland facial plastic surgeon, Dr. David Magilke is frequently asked about the best age at which to have a facelift. If you are starting to think about cosmetic improvement, you may have the same question. Many patients are surprised to learn that there is no single “best” age for facelift. The … Continue Reading →

Using the COVID-19 Quarantine to Recover From Plastic Surgery

The COVID-19 pandemic has shifted the way we work, learn and connect with loved ones. Virtual communication via Zoom, Skype or FaceTime has replaced face-to-face meetings with coworkers and socializing with friends or extended family. One unexpected side effect of relying heavily on Zoom or FaceTime is that it can call attention to perceived physical … Continue Reading →

The Benefits of Facelift

Facelift in Portland

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, facelift was one of the top five cosmetic surgical procedures performed in 2019. Despite facelift’s popularity, some people remain in the dark about the potential benefits — or worse, believe negative stereotypes about the procedure (e.g., patients always look frozen or artificial after surgery). If you are … Continue Reading →

Laser Skin Rejuvenation for Sun-Damaged Skin

Laser Skin Rejuvenation in Portland

Treating skin problems caused by sun exposure with more light may seem paradoxical — but in the hands of a trusted practitioner like Dr. David Magilke and our team, it is actually very safe and effective. Our light-based, in-office procedures can help you recapture a smooth, even skin tone and texture without surgery. Read on … Continue Reading →

The Eyes Have It – How Blepharoplasty Can Improve Your Appearance

Blepharoplasty in Portland

The effects of the aging process are not kind to the eyes. Despite getting plenty of sleep, eating healthfully and having plenty of energy, your eyes may not reflect your energy and vigor. Fortunately, a surgical procedure called blepharoplasty (a.k.a., eyelid surgery or eyelid lift) can correct cosmetic issues affecting your upper eyelids, lower eyelids … Continue Reading →