Richard A. Baxter, M.D.

The Art Behind Plastic Surgery

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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

Feb 02

Dr. Baxter

Animation deformities are distortions of the breast with muscle flexion and are common with implants under the muscle using the dual plane technique. This video will show correction of animation deformity in a patient with a previous breast lift and implants by converting to the split muscle plane. read more

Jan 23

Dr. Baxter

It's normal to have fears about scarring, particularly with a tummy tuck and breast surgery for a mommy makeover. Plastic surgeons use a variety of strategies to minimize scars, but it is not possible (yet) to do surgery without leaving a scar. read more

Jan 05

Dr. Baxter

Women in relationships often get flack from their significant other for considering cosmetic surgery. "I love you the way you are, why would you want to change?" I'll discuss how wanting to look your best is a healthy thing, and it isn't just about being attractive to your partner. read more

Dec 09

Dr. Baxter

According to several recent studies, online resources are off the mark when it comes to plastic surgery. The information is often misleading, inaccurate, or unintelligible. read more


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February 15, 2017

Correction of asymmetry in breast surgery

Symmetry has long been held to be a hallmark of physical beauty, for the face and the body. It's... read more

February 2, 2017

Correction of Breast Implant Animation Deformity by...

Animation deformities are distortions of the breast with muscle flexion and are common with... read more

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