Kids approved for weight loss drugs!
As we’ve discussed here before, we have a weight loss program in our practice that offers patients semaglutide (the active ingredient in Ozempic and Wegovy) and tirzepatide (the active ingredient in Mounjaro). Currently, most of the patients in our program are adults, ie anyone 18 and older. But did you know that Wegovy is FDA-approved […]
New Weight Management Program Q&A
Two Ways to Get Medication You have two ways to obtain Ozempic/Wegovy (semaglutide) or Mounjaro (tirzepatide): Compounded semaglutide or tirzepatide from a compounding pharmacy or… A Prescription for the name brand drug Ozempic/Wegovy (active ingredient semaglutide) or Mounjaro (active ingredient tirzepatide). The Benefits of the compounded semaglutide or tirzepatide are as follows: Medication […]
Webinar Recording on Ozempic, Wegovy, Mounjaro Q&A [video]
Jonathan Kaplan: Thanks everyone for joining. Again, those of you in the Zoom community, some of you on Instagram Live and TikTok Live, so if you see my head moving around, that’s looking at each of the cameras, but we’re going to be talking about Ozempic and Wegovy today. We’ll get to all your […]
Weight Loss Results after 4 weeks on Semaglutide
Results of weight loss program The data is in! Based on the results of our weight management program, our patients have lost an average of 7.7 pounds in only 4 weeks on the lowest, introductory dose of semaglutide! We’ll continue to track all of our patients with surveys and follow up appointments to […]
How we’re able to get “generic” Ozempic/Wegovy 🤔
via GIPHY We’ve received questions about how we’re getting semaglutide, the active ingredient in Ozempic and Wegovy, since it’s currently so backordered. We’re ordering our semaglutide from a compounding pharmacy. Never heard of a compounding pharmacy? That’s ok, chances are you’ve used medication from a compounding pharmacy before. Examples of what a compounding pharmacy […]
Ozempic and Wegovy for weight loss: Q&A
We posted a video on TikTok last week on Ozempic and Wegovy and how these medications can achieve up to 15% weight loss when combined with diet and exercise. The video currently has 1.6 million views and over 3,000 comments/questions. So we thought this would be a good opportunity to answer some of the most […]
Our weight management program includes semaglutide, the medication found in Ozempic and Wegovy
Dr. Kaplan’s Medical Weight Management Program is now offering semaglutide, the active ingredient in the newest Rx-only weight loss medications Wegovy and Ozempic that you’ve seen advertised on TV. You can receive this active ingredient as part of a B-12 vitamin shot once a week for as long as you’re achieving your weight loss goals. […]
New Regulations for IV Hydration Therapy Coming Your Way!
The market for elective intravenous (IV) hydration therapy has seen a dramatic increase in demand over the last few years. Established clinics and meds spas have begun offering the service, and an influx of free-standing retail IV bars and mobile services have popped up all over the country. But this explosive growth has gone mostly […]
Life After Lash Extensions: 6 month update
It’s been 6 months since I embarked on my lash growth journey with Latisse! Read my first blog post to get the full scoop. It starts with developing a severe allergy to lash extensions – a story of betrayal, recovery, and perseverance. Keep reading if you’ve experienced something similar, or you’re simply interested in starting […]
Update on Breast Implants
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a new safety communication about squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and various lymphomas in the capsule around breast implants. BIA-SCC and BIA-ALCL Breast implant associated squamous cell carcinoma and breast implant associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma are very rare. In fact, the incidence of these disease processes is […]
Life After Lash Extensions: What I did after developing an allergy
You love the look of eyelash extensions. You’ve tried lash growth serums in the past, but extensions give you the instant gratification you want! At least, that was the case for me. Because of my naturally short and sparse lashes, I’ve always been self-conscious and felt that I looked like a little baby boy. But […]
Why cosmetic procedures aren’t just for the shallow at heart!
Cosmetic procedures help people feel comfortable in their own skin, and studies have shown that a person’s physical appearance affects their self-esteem. It impacts the value we place on ourselves, which feeds into the confidence we exude in our day-to-day lives. My experience with cosmetic procedures When I was about 13 years old, my […]