Richard A. Baxter, M.D.

The Art Behind Plastic Surgery

Body Contouring

Body contouring procedures, including tummy tucks and liposuction, are considered when diet and exercise aren’t enough. Body contouring procedures are not an alternative to weight loss, but rather to establish more desirable proportions. Because exercise alone can’t “spot reduce” areas where body fat is disproportionately thicker due to genetics, or tighten lax skin from prior pregnancy, body contouring operations work together with a healthy lifestyle to give you the body you deserve.

Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)

A tummy tuck (abdominoplasty) is done to fix the things that you can't do with diet and exercise alone. No amount of exercise and no dietary...

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Liposuction

Liposuction is a procedure that can help sculpt the body by removing unwanted fat from specific areas, including the abdomen, hips, buttocks, thighs,...

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Liposonix Treatment

Liposonix is the new FDA-approved nonsurgical fat reduction procedure that uses high intensity ultrasound to get rid of targeted fat around your...

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