Posted by Dr. Baxter

| November 24, 2021

Gratitudology part 5: The anti-aging dividend of thankfulness

Gratitudology – my term for the scientific study of the benefits of gratitude – has become, in the immortal words of Ron Burgundy, kind of a big deal. When I first started writing about gratitude in 2014, I had to do some digging to find legitimate published studies on the topic. Now I find dozens or articles, even a meta-analysis – a survey of the field consolidating key findings. Here are a few of the highlights of the research on the rewards of expressing thankfulness:

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Surgery Report | October 14, 2021

Eight tummy tuck variations: How to know what's best for you

I’m updating the piece I wrote a while back on seven variations of tummy tucks to include mesh reinforcement of diastasis repair, which we have been doing more of lately. This blog will explain the differences and how to determine which one might be best for you.

Posted by Dr. Baxter

| September 15, 2021

Next generation anti-aging skin care is here!

We are thrilled to announce that Emepelle, for post-menopausal skin, and OS-01, scientifically documented to restore aging skin at a molecular level, are here now! Both of these products are first in class, developed with state of the art biomedical science, and proven effective.

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Breast implants, New Study | September 02, 2021

Subfascial breast implant placement: still fashionable after all these years

Subfascial breast augmentation is a technique of placing the implant in front of the pectoral muscle. New research confirms what I have thought for a long time: subfascial (pronounced like fashion, not facial) is here to stay.

Posted by Dr. Baxter

| August 16, 2021

Move over, anti-aging: de-aging” is where it’s at

When did anti-aging become a sensitive subject? How about instead we accept that healthy skin appears more youthful, and that the desire to appear younger is healthy. We can then focus on things that actually work.

Posted by Dr. Baxter

| July 09, 2021

Introducing ERAS: A new era in recovery after surgery

ERAS, or Enhanced Recovery After Surgery, is a program to improve recuperation from surgery. ERAS has been proven to significantly decrease post-operative pain, reduce nausea, fatigue, and drowsiness, and to lower opioid use.

Posted by Dr. Baxter

| May 27, 2021

Is off-label off base?

Recently the FDA has been cracking down on a practice called “off-label,” which is when a drug or device approved for a specific indication is used for something else. It’s a common practice, especially in anti-aging and much of plastic surgery.

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Breast implants | May 11, 2021

Ten Things to Know About Breast Implant Revisions

Breast augmentation remains an extremely popular operation, but what happens when things don’t turn out as expected? Revision breast implant surgery is also on the rise, and has been a major part of my practice for many years. Here are a few things that patients seeking breast implant revision surgery should know:

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Breast implants | March 24, 2021

Breast implants by the numbers

how do the different types of implants stack up? It isn’t as easy as it would seem to compare them, but numbers from their FDA applications are at least a start.

Posted by Dr. Baxter

| March 02, 2021

Will a facelift help you to live longer?

Would you believe that people who have facelifts live longer on average than those who don’t? We’ve long categorized plastic surgery as “anti-aging” there's evidence that it actually contributes to longevity by up to ten years.