by Dr. David Bauer, M.D.   The future is now. Plastic surgery is evolving before our very eyes. The trend is toward noninvasive procedures, such as injectables, neurotoxins, IPL, and laser resurfacing. Don’t get me wrong, plastic surgical procedures are not dying out by any means. Augmentation, facelifts, and body contouring are... Read More

by David Bauer, MD Whether ‘tis nobler to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous cellulite treatments that do not work, or try the one treatment, CELLFINA, that does work. Anywhere from 80–90% of women are affected by cellulite. What is cellulite and what causes it? Cellulite are dimples and indentations in the skin... Read More

17 September 2014


Breasts, much like art and beauty, are in the “eye of the beholder,” which means the notion of the perfect breast will vary from person to person… or does it? An article in the September issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery addresses the question, “What is the perfect breast?” Although the article is not... Read More

All patients, and all plastic surgeons for that matter, are always looking for procedures that are less invasive with minimal scarring but produce great results.  We, as physicians, should never stop striving for the best technique which can provide the desired results with less scarring, but we also need to know when the bigger procedure is... Read More

A tummy tuck removes excess skin and fat as well as tightens the abdominal muscles creating a profile that is flatter, firmer and tighter. A flat and well-toned abdomen is something that many of us strive for with exercise and diet. But, sometimes these methods do not achieve our goals. A tummy tuck is not a substitute for a healthy lifestyle... Read More

The following article, written by Cindy Steele, was published in Specialty Skin Care, the official publication of the Society of Plastic Surgical Skin Care Specialists. Cindy is a clinical aesthetician and laser specialist at Advanced Aesthetics, a division of Arkansas Plastic Surgery. PRE AND POST-TREATMENT INFORMATION FOR IPL, LASER AND LIGHT... Read More

Ask 10 plastic surgeons about breast augmentation with a lift and you will get 10 different opinions. Most surgeons will agree this is one of the more difficult procedures that we do. The difficulty comes from the fact that the goals of those two procedures are conflicting. Breast augmentation takes a small or deflated breast and makes it larger... Read More

Although breast augmentation involves many choices, none is more important than selecting a plastic surgeon you can trust. A doctor’s board certification and his experience in augmentation of the breasts are certainly two of the best indicators of his training and expertise. The American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) is the only board... Read More

If you are dissatisfied with your breast size, augmentation may be for you.  Breast augmentation may: Increase fullness and projection of your breasts (especially in the upper pole) Improve the balance of your figure Enhance self-image and self-confidence Breast augmentation is especially successful in restoring breast... Read More

Every year, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons releases a report giving the previous year’s statistics on cosmetic procedures.  Breast Augmentation has been on top for several years, and 2013 was no different.  Augmentations were up over 2012 and significantly higher than the other top 4 procedures which include rhinoplasty,... Read More