Richard A. Baxter, M.D.

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Apr 20

Dr. Baxter

Most breast augmentation patients will get a nice result from round, smooth surface implants, but there are specific cases where a shaped implant works better. These implants go by many names - anatomic, shaped, teardrop, cohesive, gummy bear - but the preferred term is "form-stable." These implants are firm enough to hold specific shapes that don't change with position; sometimes an advantage, sometimes not. read more

Mar 24

Dr. Baxter

This post outlines what you need to know about the FDA report on breast implant-related cancer. read more

Mar 20

Dr. Baxter

Few things are fraught with more confusing and misleading marketing hype than plastic surgery and aesthetic medicine. Just add "lift" at the end and you have a new and improved procedure! Read through my top 5 offenders. read more

Mar 01

Dr. Baxter

Like it or loathe it, the selfie trend is here to stay, and with it an increase in facial cosmetic procedures such as Botox, Juvederm, and even surgery. read more

Feb 15

Dr. Baxter

Symmetry has long been held to be a hallmark of physical beauty, for the face and the body. It's more than just an artistic concept; scientific studies have consistently validated the relationship of symmetry to attractiveness. read more


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April 20, 2017

When to Use Form-Stable (Anatomic) Implants

Most breast augmentation patients will get a nice result from round, smooth surface implants, but... read more

March 24, 2017

What you need to know about breast implant related ALCL

This post outlines what you need to know about the FDA report on breast implant-related cancer. read more

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