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Breast augmentation revision

Breast augmentation revision

breast augmentation revision

Breast augmentation is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures out there. And since cosmetic surgery is real surgery, some complications are inevitable. Breast augmentation revision is a specialty unto itself within plastic surgery. One such complication that requires a breast augmentation revision is bottoming out of the implant as shown above.   What is […]

Blog, Business, Health and Wellness, Healthcare Costs, Promotions

Dr. Kaplan speaking at The Medical Spa Show

Dr. Kaplan speaking at The Medical Spa Show

the medical spa show

  Board certified plastic surgeon and founder/CEO of BuildMyBod Health, Dr. Jonathan Kaplan, will be presenting at The Medical Spa Show in Las Vegas this weekend. He’ll discuss “Using Price Transparency to Generate Leads.”   The Medical Spa Show The conference is sponsored by the American Med Spa Association and according to their website: “AmSpa […]

Blog, Practice Management

Why you need an “SEO barometer” on your website

Why you need an “SEO barometer” on your website

seo

Whatever business you’re running, you almost certainly have a website. And your most critical concern is your SEO (search engine optimization). Essentially, this refers to how likely your website will show up on search engines such as Google or Bing when a consumer is looking for the services you offer. If your business shows up […]

Blog, Healthcare Costs, Practice Management

Doctors! Tired of answering questions about pricing yet?! [video]

Doctors! Tired of answering questions about pricing yet?! [video]

questions about pricing

If you’re a doctor that offers medically necessary services paid out of pocket before a deductible is met or because they’re considered cosmetic, I bet someone has asked you how much a procedure costs. Doctors field questions about pricing everyday. Whether it’s by phone, website or social media. Especially social media like YouTube, Instagram, Facebook […]

Blog, Services and Procedures

A primer on the Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL) for surgeons [video]

A primer on the Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL) for surgeons [video]

brazilian butt lift

I realize this post may not relate to anyone outside of plastic surgery. But at the same time, it’s just plain interesting to anyone that’s a fan of Rube Goldberg (ie, the Mousetrap above)! With the circuitous tubing going from handle to canister to machine, the video below showing the operating room setup for a Brazilian […]

Blog, Healthcare Costs

BuildMyBod Health 2018 Pricing Report

BuildMyBod Health 2018 Pricing Report

pricing report

BuildMyBod Health is the number one trusted online marketplace for healthcare services. It provides consumers and employers with self-funded plans free access to its robust database of price information on medically necessary procedures typically paid out of pocket before a deductible is met or because the service is considered cosmetic. These prices are often better […]

Blog, Celebrities, Practice Management

Social media wake up call for plastic surgery societies

Social media wake up call for plastic surgery societies

social media

There’s a paradigm shift in how patients are finding their doctors. And nowhere is this more evident than in the cosmetic surgery space. In the past, consumers found their doctor through word of mouth. Then it was the yellow pages. That gave way to the internet, specifically a doctor’s website, and in the last decade, […]

Blog, Services and Procedures

Chemical vs laser skin resurfacing

Chemical vs laser skin resurfacing

laser skin resurfacing

When your doctor or aesthetician talks about skin resurfacing, they’re talking about several things at once. They could be talking about skin resurfacing by scraping away dead skin with a dermabrasion machine. They could be referring to a laser skin resurfacing. Or they’re meaning a chemical peel. And even when you talk about a chemical […]

Blog, Services and Procedures

Do you need a nurse at home after cosmetic surgery?

Do you need a nurse at home after cosmetic surgery?

nurse at home after cosmetic surgery

The short answer is no, I don’t think you need a nurse at home after cosmetic surgery. But before everyone starts throwing digital vegetables at me via the comments section, hear me out. So…what am I thinking?!   Need a nurse at home after cosmetic surgery? Not necessarily Why do you go to your cardiologist […]