Facial fillers and the COVID vaccine
If you saw this article or others, you know by now there’s a potential reaction between facial fillers and the COVID vaccine. If you’re considering not getting the vaccine, this should not be the reason behind your decision. Read on. Facial fillers and the COVID vaccine First off, it’s not usual to have a […]
All you need to know about lip implants
Check out this TV story on lip implants with Dr. Kaplan! With the help of PermaLip implants, you have another option for plumping up your lips. Until several years ago, lip fillers were the main option for lip augmentation. But now you have a choice. Lip implants vs fillers Lip fillers are made of hyaluronic […]
Injecting fillers with a dental block and blunt cannula to minimize pain and bruising [video]
I recently gave a training for a group of healthcare providers on behalf of Merz. As a paid consultant, I teach doctors and nurses how to use three Merz injectables: XEOMIN® (similar to Botox for reducing wrinkles), Radiesse® and Belotero® (fillers) to fill in superficial or deep lines due to a loss of collagen. […]
Treatment for undereye dark circles [video]
Tired of those undereye dark circles? Or just tired of everyone thinking you look tired because of them?! Or maybe you regularly apply foundation to your face just so you can cover the dark circles. Well, there’s something you can do about this “malady.” As you’ll see in the post and video below, you’re not […]
Dr. Kaplan featured in Radiesse Golden Ticket campaign
Merz, the makers of Radiesse and Belotero, recently completed their Radiesse Golden Ticket campaign. Three lucky winners received a makeover to the lines and wrinkles of their lower face. Dr. Jonathan Kaplan, founder and CEO of BuildMyBod and board-certified plastic surgeon was the treating physician for the third winner. Radiesse Golden Ticket winner and […]
Now that Kylie is pregnant, can she still get lip fillers and Botox?!
Do you think it’s ridiculous that I’m writing about Kylie Jenner? Or that this is the second time I’ve written about Kylie Jenner?! Well, before you answer that question, ask yourself why are you reading this post! But I will tell you why I’m writing about the fact that Kylie is pregnant. It’s because it’s […]
How to avoid duck lips with lip filler [video]
Lip augmentation is a very common procedure with many options to plump up your lips. And even though it’s a relatively easy procedure, the most common concern is that you’ll end up with duck lips. Why does that happen? Can’t a person recognize they’ve had too much filler or able to avoid that appearance in the […]
Considering breast aug or fillers? You need to know about biofilm!
Like movies? Biofilm is the most important film you’ve never heard of! Biofilm is the technical name for the slime that bacteria secrete. It’s a problem in the case of breast implants and fillers. We generally worry about blatant infections from bacteria but in the case of implants and fillers, biofilm can cause problems other […]
What Is Lip Augmentation & How Do You Avoid Duck Lips?
Fillers have been on the market for years, and surgeons have refined their techniques, so there’s no reason to overdo lip augmentation. The purpose of most cosmetic procedures is to restore self-confidence and a youthful, revitalized appearance. The best cosmetic surgery is invisible, meaning your friends and family never notice you had work done. They […]