Posted by Dr. Baxter

| July 24, 2020

Is the golden ratio the key to beauty?

the Golden Ratio is a proportion that exists throughout nature and has used by artists for millennia. It can be found in the great pyramids of Egypt, the spirals of flower, even the shape of the human breast. I’m no fan of reducing plastic surgery to mathematics though; beauty is too subjective and individualized.

Posted by Dr. Baxter

| July 08, 2020

Advantages of a private plastic surgery facility during Covid

I’m finding a few positives about working in my accredited private plastic surgery facility, but the biggest advantage to our patients is that we are not a facility that treats sick patients.

Posted by Dr. Baxter

| June 10, 2020

Opening up about opening up

the number one reason why patients are seeking plastic surgery now

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

| 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.

Posted by Dr. Baxter

| 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.

Posted by Dr. Baxter

| 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?

Posted by Dr. Baxter

| 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

Posted by Dr. Baxter

| 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.

Posted by Dr. Baxter

| 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