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.