Dr. Kaplan talks Cardi B and her liposuction with 99.7 Now! (video)

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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]

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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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Dr. Sheila Nazarian: you need your own email database! [video]

Dr. Sheila Nazarian
Dr. Sheila Nazarian of the Nazarian Institute and Nazarian Plastic Surgery recently sat down with us to explain why she focuses on building a large email database even though she has a huge Instagram following (@drsheilanazarian).   The world according to Dr. Sheila Nazarian! While many doctors engage with their followers through social media, that engagement is very tenuous. Not because followers will stop following...
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Dr. Kaplan talking price transparency on 99.7 in San Francisco

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If you’re in the San Francisco Bay Area, you may already be a fan of 99.7, the Bay’s #1 for all the hits, as their slogan goes. Anyway, they recently had Dr. Kaplan, aka Dr. Bae, on as a featured guest. Aside from talking about plastic surgery, he mentioned how he offers the BuildMyBod Price Estimator on his practice’s website.   Listen to the episode...
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Price transparency isn’t just for cosmetic services anymore!

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You probably didn’t know price transparency was being utilized for any healthcare services, much less cosmetic services! But it’s true. Consumers are demanding price transparency, ie knowing how much services are going to cost before they get said service. It seems like a novel idea but we know the cost of a service ahead of time in every other industry. Somehow, medicine was the exception,...
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