Posted by Dr. Baxter

| January 23, 2017

Scar Tactics: Don't Be Too Scarred from Your Mommy Makeover

It's normal to have fears about scarring, particularly with a tummy tuck and breast surgery for a mommy makeover. Plastic surgeons use a variety of strategies to minimize scars, but it is not possible (yet) to do surgery without leaving a scar.

Posted by Dr. Baxter

| January 05, 2017

Significant Others and Plastic Surgery: A Surgeon's Perspective

Women in relationships often get flack from their significant other for considering cosmetic surgery. "I love you the way you are, why would you want to change?" I'll discuss how wanting to look your best is a healthy thing, and it isn't just about being attractive to your partner.

Posted by Dr. Baxter

| December 09, 2016

When It Comes To Plastic Surgery, Online Resources Are Off The Mark

According to several recent studies, online resources are off the mark when it comes to plastic surgery. The information is often misleading, inaccurate, or unintelligible.

Posted by Dr. Baxter

| November 23, 2016

Accused of Having Plastic Surgery!

Maybe you've seen this type of headline: "Carrie Underwood accused of plastic surgery" or "Kendall Jenner accused of getting breast implants" like it's some sort of crime. Refreshingly, there are also those who aren't afraid to talk about it, like Kaley Cuoco of The Big Bang Theory - one of my favorite shows.

Posted by Dr. Baxter

| November 01, 2016

Attention To Detail: What I Learned At The ISAPS Meeting In Japan

I discuss my takeaways from a recent trip to Japan for the biannual meeting of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and I draw a few parallels I noticed between plastic surgery and the attention to detail that's so ingrained in Japanese culture.

Posted by Dr. Baxter

| October 19, 2016

Say Goodbye To Bat Wings

As we age, our tissues lose collagen and elastin. It's very common and you're not alone if you've noticed sagging in your upper arms.

Posted by Dr. Baxter

| October 12, 2016

The Steps To Avoiding A "Botched" Procedure

Watch Dr. Baxter and a panel of expert surgeons discuss how patients should approach their plastic surgery procedure to get the best possible results.

Posted by Dr. Baxter

| October 04, 2016

Dr. Baxter Nominated for Best of Western Washington's "Best Plastic Surgeon 2016"

Dr. Richard Baxter is again nominated for the title of King5 and Evening Magazine's Best of Western Washington "Best Plastic Surgeon 2016".

Posted by Dr. Baxter

| September 29, 2016

Hollywood's Influence on Plastic Surgery

Just how big of an influence does Hollywood have on the perception of plastic surgery?

Posted by Dr. Baxter

| September 22, 2016

Why Not Use the Split Muscle Technique for Breast Augmentation?

Every time I explain how the split muscle technique reduces animation deformity with breast implants under the muscle, patients ask "If this is such a good method, why doesn't everyone use it?"