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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.”

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| May 12, 2020

Plastic Surgery post-COVID: The new normal

What will the post-COVID plastic surgery world look like? About the only thing we can safely predict is that it will be different.

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| April 26, 2020

Anti-aging in the time of Coronavirus

I had been wondering how I could pivot away from COVID-19 topics and toward the anti-aging subjects that I really enjoy writing about. Then I saw an article proposing that in order to reduce the risk in older people, we should try making them younger. One way to do this was reported by researchers at Stanford University using a new technique to convert old cells to a more youthful state.

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| April 15, 2020

Ob la di, ob-la-da, life goes on, bra-less?*

With everyone sheltering in place, many women are going bra-less. But does wearing a bra make breasts more or less likely to sag? Are bras good or bad for breast health?

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| March 13, 2020

What we are doing to keep safe during the corona virus epidemic

All of us at Baxter Plastic Surgery want our patients to know how we are prioritizing safety

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| February 29, 2020

What’s your real age? The new era of anti-aging

We’re in the early stages of a new era in anti-aging science, and with it we need an updated definition. For the first time in history, research is revealing ways to set back our biological clocks.

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| January 31, 2020

Breast augmentation in athletic women: update

the dual plane method involves detaching a portion of the pectoral muscle, leading to two potential problems: The first is called animation deformity, a distortion of the breast with muscle activity because the detached muscle pulls on the implant capsule. The second is loss of strength; these can be prevented by using the split muscle plane

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| January 15, 2020

Are antioxidant supplements bad for you?

It's increasingly looking like antioxidant supplements might do more harm than good

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Botox, Facelifts | December 19, 2019

Getting Real: What Real Self tells us about trends in plastic surgery

Dr. Baxter has been affiliated with for many years and he reflects on trends in plastic surgery and nonsurgical aesthetic treatments.

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| November 05, 2019

The future of anti-aging is here and it’s looking good

Allure first announced their campaign against the term “anti-aging” two years ago, but they got it wrong then and they don’t seem to have figured it out yet. Anti-aging is just getting going, and its future is bright.