The Latest in Plastic Surgery News
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".
Hollywood's Influence on Plastic Surgery
Just how big of an influence does Hollywood have on the perception of plastic surgery?
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?"
Snap Judgment: Is it OK for a Plastic Surgeon to Post to Snapchat During Surgery?
Is it OK for a plastic surgeon to post live to Snapchat during surgery?
Bravo for the Brassiere
Does wearing a bra cause cancer? Where the topics of breasts, women's health, and body image intersect, you can count on speculation masquerading as science to connect the dots.
Dancing With The Scars: A Plastic Surgeon's Tango Fandango
Does learning Argentine Tango (AT) really have anything to do making me a better plastic surgeon?
5 Myths of Breast Implants
First performed in 1895, breast augmentation is arguably one of the most recognizable of all plastic surgery procedures. This distinction brings with it many myths, questions, and hearsay to the public discourse - some of which I'll address below.
What Makes An Expert Plastic Surgeon?
It goes without saying that we expect our doctor to have expertise in their particular specialty, and nowhere is this know-how more important than in plastic surgery.
The 'Tylenol Tummy Tuck' Gets You Results With Less Pain
Who doesn't dream of flat, toned abs? It's part of the reason why the tummy tuck is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures. Real or perceived, it is also considered one of the most painful operations.
Progressive Tension Suture Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)
This is my original article published in 2001 on the progressive Tension Suture technique for tummy tuck abdominoplasty.