Even a 5’4″ woman that weighs 105 pounds is a BBL candidate!

We’ve all seen the questions online or on social media when it comes to who is or is not a BBL candidate. Do I have enough fat for a BBL (Brazilian Butt Lift)? Do I need to gain weight? We finally have the answer! As long as you’re healthy and your doctor agrees, even a thin patient can be a BBL candidate. Just check out......
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Dr. Kaplan giving social media course at CSPS Annual Meeting

social media course
If you’re in or around Sacramento tomorrow or already attending the California Society of Plastic Surgeons’ (CSPS) Annual Meeting, don’t miss Dr. Kaplan’s 1-hour social media course! But Dr. Kaplan only has 25K followers on Instagram, you say? What makes him an expert worthy of giving a course?! He doesn’t consider himself an expert but he’s in the trenches utilizing social media on the reg...
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Trump’s Price Transparency Executive Order

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  According to the Wall Street Journal, President Trump will issue an Executive Order this week regarding price transparency. The price transparency executive order will require hospitals, insurers and doctors to disclose their negotiated rates. This will have direct and indirect consequences.   The effect of a price transparency executive order Despite President Obama’s efforts with the “Unaffordable Care Act,” this Executive Order will actually have...
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Dr. Kaplan talks Cardi B and her liposuction with 99.7 Now! (video)

cardi b and her liposuction
Did you hear? Cardi B recently cancelled her concerts for the rest of May due to prolonged recovery from liposuction. But is it as simple as that? Dr. Kaplan of Pacific Heights Plastic Surgery (aka @realdrbae on Instagram and Snapchat) recently shared his thoughts with the morning show over at 99.7 Now, the Bay’s #1 for all the hits.   Cardi B and her liposuction...
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Dr. Kaplan named 2019 Best Cosmetic Surgeon by SF Weekly – again!

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Congratulations to Dr. Jonathan Kaplan, founder of Pacific Heights Plastic Surgery. He was recently selected as the 2019 Best Cosmetic Surgeon by Bay Area readers of SF Weekly magazine.   2019 Best Cosmetic Surgeon This year’s ballot required readers to write in their vote rather than choose from a list of nominees. Because of Dr. Kaplan’s reputation with the patients he treats and his prevalence...
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How long does it take to recover from eyelid surgery?

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Recovery from eyelid surgery (aka blepharoplasty) depends on two things. Which eyelids we’re talking about (upper or lower) and what we mean by “recovery.”   Recovery from eyelid surgery Let’s start with the term recovery. If we’re referring to time in bed recovering, then there is no recovery. Upper or lower eyelid surgery has minimal pain and bruising but nothing requiring convalescence. While patients may...
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Botox or Xeomin to the crow’s feet and under eye wrinkles

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Many know of the benefits of Botox/Xeomin for several facial areas like here, here and here. And while many consumers are familiar with treatment of the crow’s feet (the lines to the outside of the eyes), they’re not as familiar with the under eye wrinkles. Even if you’re young, these lines can show age even more than the 11’s or forehead wrinkles. But it’s important...
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CoolSculpting is not for weight loss

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We recently had a patient asking about CoolSculpting for weight loss. As you’ll see below, CoolSculpting, or non-surgical fat reduction, reduces fat but not weight.   Reasonable expectations with CoolSculpting CoolSculpting freezes stubborn fat in the love handles, thighs, arms, abdomen and pretty much anywhere the suction cup can take hold! When the fat freezes, it “turns itself off, ” effectively dying. The fat layer...
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Makin’ it rain with Dr. Miami! [video]

Dr. Miami
In a recent webinar for BuildMyBod Health, Dr. Miami offered his testimonial on why lead generation is so critical. Specifically, why lead generation using the BuildMyBod Health price transparency platform is so critical.   Makin’ it rain! As you’ll see in the video below, Dr. Miami relies heavily on social media to generate a buzz and interest in his practice. As he explains, social media...
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