The Center for Cosmetic Medicine

The Center for Cosmetic Medicine


Warning Signs after Plastic Surgery

Cosmetic surgeon Stuart Baker goes over the warning signs that may indicate complications after plastic surgery.

Stuart Baker Jun 18, 2018

Smoking and Plastic Surgery - They Do Not Mix

Dr. Stuart Baker at The Center for Cosmetic Medicine discusses the adverse effects of smoking on the healing process following plastic surgery.

Stuart Baker May 16, 2018

What Should Be on Your Surgery Recovery Shopping List?

Preparing for recovery before plastic surgery is a good way for patients to ensure a quick recovery. This surgery recovery shopping list can help.

Stuart Baker Dec 11, 2017

Preparing for Plastic Surgery: Why It's Important

Healing begins before a surgical procedure, which is why preparing for plastic surgery is so important. Let's go over some pre-op instructions.

Stuart Baker Aug 13, 2017

Plastic Surgery and the Risk of Infection

Infection is a potential risk after plastic surgery has been performed. Let's talk about preventing complications and minimizing side effects.

Stuart Baker May 14, 2017

Treatments for Excess Skin

Learn how you can rejuvenate your figure and refine the contours of your body through the removal of loose, hanging, excess skin.

Stuart Baker Apr 13, 2017

Are You a Good Candidate for Forehead Lift Surgery?

Find out whether you are a good candidate for forehead lift surgery, a procedure that rejuvenates the face by lifting the brow area.

Stuart Baker Mar 15, 2017

Getting Back to Exercise after Plastic Surgery

Dr. Stuart Baker offers guidelines and instructions for an appropriate exercise timeline after plastic surgery.

Stuart Baker Feb 14, 2017

Taking Time Off After Plastic Surgery: Patient Guidelines

Taking between a week to two weeks off from work is common after undergoing cosmetic plastic surgery. Let's consider some patient guidelines.

Stuart Baker Jan 13, 2017

Dealing with Swelling after Plastic Surgery

Plastic surgeon Stuart Baker provides patients with information regarding swelling following plastic surgery.

Stuart Baker Dec 13, 2016

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