Posted by Dr. Baxter

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

Surgery Report | August 10, 2020

The eyes have it: Looking your best when a mask hides the rest

It’s been said that the eyes are mirrors of the soul, but nowadays they are even more important in reflecting how we are perceived and how we express ourselves. Eyelid rejuvenation is more popular than ever, whether by surgery, Botox, or injectable fillers.

Posted by Dr. Baxter

Surgery Report | May 27, 2020

Comfort amid COVID craziness

How do we show a personal touch in a plastic surgery practice in the impersonal time of COVID? A surgery patient gave us a surprise answer: “I’m surprised that I feel so relaxed. I actually feel more comfortable and safer here than I do going to the grocery store. Here I know everything is absolutely clean, and everyone’s job is to keep me safe.”

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.