The Latest in Plastic Surgery News
Will local anesthesia work for my plastic surgery procedure? Understanding your options
There are good reasons to consider local anesthesia for minor plastic surgery procedures, but it is not a good option for everyone. Your plastic surgeon should be able to offer whatever type of anesthesia is best for your safety and comfort.
Nutrition for optimal healing after plastic surgery
It’s a given that good nutrition is a basic requirement for healing after surgery, but plastic surgery patients often have unique needs. Being more body-conscious, they are more likely to diet, may already have had significant weight loss, and frequently use supplements.
Top 5 myths in plastic surgery
How is the smart plastic surgery consumer supposed to separate fact from fiction? It isn’t easy, but here are a few common myths and advice on how to separate truth from fiction in plastic surgery.
Bra fitting after breast implants
In many ways, bra fitting for women with implants is the same as without, but there are a few important differences, and a fair amount of confusing advice.
Posted by Dr. Baxter
Surgery Report | June 20, 2019
Smart, smarter, smartest lipo: Update on liposuction and body contouring
There are many body contouring options to choose from now, including noninvasive fat freezing (Coolsculpting®), laser-assisted liposuction (e.g., Smart Lipo®), noninvasive laser (e.g., SculpSure®), liposuction with ultrasound (VASER®), noninvasive ultrasound (e.g., UltraShape®), injectables (Kybella®), but the smartest liposuction still depends more on skill and the surgeon’s judgment than technology.
Pop stars get real about plastic surgery
Speculation about celebrities having plastic surgery is nothing new, but some stars are going public. Does the growing list reflect an end to the taboo about plastic surgery?
New issues with breast implants: Should you be concerned?
There are renewed safety concerns about silicone breast implants, including the breast implant illness syndrome and ALCL. Dr. Baxter discusses the issues with breast implants and offers his perspective of nearly 30 years doing breast implant surgery.
Posted by Dr. Baxter
Videos | January 23, 2019
Mind the gap: The Cleavage Conundrum
In this post Dr. Baxter explains how to get the best cleavage gap with breast augmentation.
Botox Options: What's in a brand?
This blog explains how to compare the different brands of neuromodulators competing with Botox.
Plastic surgery trends 2018-19
Dr. Baxter identifies trends for 2018 and 2019 in plastic surgery, including increasing interest in nonsurgical options, better informed patients, and less stigma to having plastic surgery.