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?"

Posted by Dr. Baxter

| September 09, 2016

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?

Posted by Dr. Baxter

| August 29, 2016

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.

Posted by Dr. Baxter

| August 26, 2016

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?

Posted by Dr. Baxter

| August 24, 2016

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.

Posted by Dr. Baxter

| July 27, 2016

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.

Posted by Dr. Baxter

| July 01, 2016

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.

Posted by Dr. Baxter

| June 16, 2016

Progressive Tension Suture Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)

This is my original article published in 2001 on the progressive Tension Suture technique for tummy tuck abdominoplasty.