Dark circles under the eyes: Fillers vs Surgery

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These days, if a patient can avoid surgery, they’ll try, even if it means a substandard result. But when it comes to dark circles under the eyes, avoiding surgery can actually be the right decision.   Dark circles under the eyes Whether surgery or fillers are right for dark circles depends on what’s causing them. If the eyes are sunken in, such that the eyes...
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Dr. Kaplan speaking at Modernizing Medicine User Conference

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Dr. Kaplan, founder/CEO of BuildMyBod Health will be speaking this weekend at the Modernizing Medicine Momentum User Conference in Orlando.   Modernizing Medicine Momentum 2018 Dr. Kaplan’s presentation is entitled, “Improve the Patient Experience With Price Transparency.” In the talk, Dr. Kaplan, a board certified plastic surgeon, will explain how he and doctors across the country use price transparency to reduce sticker shock when it...
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Sometimes, it’s best to stage cosmetic procedures

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Over the weekend we received these photos from a patient. Aside from the fact that these are great quality before and after photos – consistent angle and lighting, having the foresight to take a ‘before’ photo to compare to her ‘after’ photo – they also point out something very important. Sometimes, it’s necessary to stage cosmetic procedures.   As these photos demonstrate, she looks great...
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Doctors: Don’t like price shoppers?

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One of the more frustrating aspects of running a medical practice is the constant calls and emails asking about the cost of procedures. This annoys doctors because it makes them feel that their training and expertise accounts for nothing. As though, all that really matters is “how much is this gonna cost me?!” But doctors also need to recognize that just because someone asks about...
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Reducing sticker shock for medically necessary and cosmetic services [video]

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There’s probably nothing more frustrating for a consumer and physician than a consultation that ends in sticker shock. How can a doctor’s website provide so much information about a procedure, but nothing useful when it comes to the consumer’s expected out-of-pocket costs?! It doesn’t have to be that way.   How Ohio Surgery Center reduces sticker shock As the video below shows, the consumer will...
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Dr. Kaplan speaking at PPMD in Tampa this weekend

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Practice Profitability MD (PPMD) is having a live event this weekend in Tampa. PPMD was founded by Dr. Rich Castellano, a facial plastic surgeon in the Tampa Bay area. Dr. Castellano helps cosmetic practitioners make their staff more productive, grow their businesses and avoid burnout so they can have more fun at work, enjoy more free time and make their practices more profitable.   The PPMD...
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This Gummy Smile Treatment is Amazing!

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One of the more unknown benefits of Botox is for gummy smile treatment. A gummy smile is the result of smiling that moves the upper lip enough to reveal the gums, more than one would like. In addition to lifting the upper lip, the lip also thins out, further revealing the gums.   Gummy smile treatment There are two typical treatments of a gummy smile....
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Dr. Kaplan on Becker’s ASC Keynote Panel

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Dr. Kaplan continues his trek across the country from San Francsico to Dallas to Chicago for the Becker’s ASC meeting. While in Chicago he will serve on two panels. First, the annual Keynote Panel along with other key opinion leaders in healthcare on Thursday. Second, a panel on Price Transparency on Friday.   Becker’s ASC Keynote Panel Topics for discussion on the Keynote Panel include,...
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Dr. Kaplan at AAFPRS

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BuildMyBod founder, Dr. Jonathan Kaplan, continues his US speaking tour in Dallas this Wednesday at the 12th International Symposium of Facial Plastic Surgery. This meeting is put on by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – the AAFPRS. He’ll be giving three talks, one as a plastic surgeon and two as founder/CEO of BuildMyBod Health.   Talks at the AAFPRS: The SIMI...
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Dr. Kaplan speaking at ASDS!

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Dr. Kaplan, founder/CEO of BuildMyBod Health will be speaking at the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) annual meeting this weekend. The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) is the largest specialty organization in the United States exclusively representing dermatologic surgeons who have unique training and experience to treat the health, function and beauty of skin throughout every stage of life. ASDS members are recognized...
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