Richard A. Baxter, M.D.

The Art Behind Plastic Surgery

Breast Surgery

It is well known that attractive breasts contribute to a woman’s sense of femininity, attractiveness, and well-being. For this reason, breast surgery including augmentation, reduction, lifting (mastopexy), and reconstruction is the largest single category of plastic surgery. My practice has a special focus on revision breast surgery in order to correct some of the problems that can occur and this has led to the development of concepts such as the internal bra, the split muscle technique, and other ways to improve results.

Breast Augmentation

Subfascial (pronounced like fashion, not facial), is a versatile alternative that balances often competing factors between going over or under the...

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Revision Breast Surgery

Despite improvements in techniques and breast implant technology, problems occasionally occur. Often they are a creative challenge to solve, but I...

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Breast Lift (mastopexy)

A breast lift is called a mastopexy (masto- for breast, -pexy for lift.) It is usually done for women who have had breast enlargement with pregnancy...

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Breast Reconstruction

Reconstruction of a breast that has been removed due to cancer or other disease is one of the most rewarding surgical procedures available today.

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Breast Reduction

Women with very large, pendulous breasts may experience a variety of medical problems caused by the excessive weight-from back and neck pain and skin...

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Gynecomastia

Men with gynecomastia (overdeveloped breasts) may benefit from male breast reduction surgery. The procedure removes excess fat and/or glandular...

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