Posted by Dr. Baxter

| September 25, 2019

Will local anesthesia work for my plastic surgery procedure? Understanding your options

There are good reasons to consider local anesthesia for minor plastic surgery procedures, but it is not a good option for everyone. Your plastic surgeon should be able to offer whatever type of anesthesia is best for your safety and comfort.

Posted by Dr. Baxter

| August 30, 2019

Nutrition for optimal healing after plastic surgery

It’s a given that good nutrition is a basic requirement for healing after surgery, but plastic surgery patients often have unique needs. Being more body-conscious, they are more likely to diet, may already have had significant weight loss, and frequently use supplements.

Posted by Dr. Baxter

| August 14, 2019

Top 5 myths in plastic surgery

How is the smart plastic surgery consumer supposed to separate fact from fiction? It isn’t easy, but here are a few common myths and advice on how to separate truth from fiction in plastic surgery.

Posted by Dr. Baxter

| July 08, 2019

Bra fitting after breast implants

In many ways, bra fitting for women with implants is the same as without, but there are a few important differences, and a fair amount of confusing advice.

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.

Posted by Dr. Baxter

| May 28, 2019

Pop stars get real about plastic surgery

Speculation about celebrities having plastic surgery is nothing new, but some stars are going public. Does the growing list reflect an end to the taboo about plastic surgery?

Posted by Dr. Baxter

| March 21, 2019

New issues with breast implants: Should you be concerned?

There are renewed safety concerns about silicone breast implants, including the breast implant illness syndrome and ALCL. Dr. Baxter discusses the issues with breast implants and offers his perspective of nearly 30 years doing breast implant surgery.

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Breast implants | January 23, 2019

Mind the gap: The Cleavage Conundrum

In this post Dr. Baxter explains how to get the best cleavage gap with breast augmentation.

Posted by Dr. Baxter

| January 07, 2019

Botox Options: What's in a brand?

This blog explains how to compare the different brands of neuromodulators competing with Botox.

Posted by Dr. Baxter

| December 03, 2018

Plastic surgery trends 2018-19

Dr. Baxter identifies trends for 2018 and 2019 in plastic surgery, including increasing interest in nonsurgical options, better informed patients, and less stigma to having plastic surgery.