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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.
Botox Options: What's in a brand?
This blog explains how to compare the different brands of neuromodulators competing with Botox.
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.
Gratitudology Part 3
Dr. Baxter discusses the latest science on how expressing gratitude improves health and well-being.
Top 20 advances in plastic surgery and aesthetic medicine in the past 20 years Part 4
Dr. Baxter's list of top 20 advances in plastic surgery in the past 20 years concludes with increased emphasis on safety, the increasing influence of social media, 3D and augmented reality, tissue engineering, and a look to the future.
Top 20 advances in plastic surgery and aesthetic medicine in the past 20 years Part 3
Dr. Baxter's list of the top 20 advances in plastic surgery and aesthetic medicine in the past 20 years continues with the medispa movement, anti-aging science comes of age, ultrasound including Ultherapy, the mommy makeover, and the rise of Real Self.
Top 20 advances in plastic surgery and aesthetic medicine in the past 20 years Part 2
In Part 2 of Dr. Baxter's top 20 advances in plastic surgery in the past 20 years, he discusses new materials for the internal bra, progressive tension sutures for tummy tucks, reduction of breast implant complications with the Keller Funnel, increasing use of immediate post-mastectomy breast reconstruction, and the rise of the injectables such as Botox and fillers.
Top 20 advances in plastic surgery and aesthetic medicine in the past 20 years Part 1
Dr. Baxter counts down the top 20 advances over the past 20 years to mark the 2oth anniversary of the world's first live plastic surgery webcast.
Mind the gap: How to treat post-pregnancy abdominal muscle separation (diastasis)
Diastasis recti, a separation of the abdominal muscles due to pregnancy, is commonly repaired as part of a tummy tuck but many are promoting a regimen of exercise as an alternative approach; this blog explains why it probably doesn't work.