Let’s talk about anatomy [video]

Doctors-in-training spend the first 6 months of medical school learning about anatomy. Dissecting this tissue from that tissue on people that were generous enough to donate their bodies to science. However, doctors must recognize that our patients did not attend medical school. So there’s a knowledge gap. And to bridge that gap, we must ensure we’re educating patients adequately so we’re all using the same......
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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 her results As you can see in the before and......
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Doctors: Has a follower on social media ever asked you how much a procedure costs?

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. And I’ll double my bet if you fit in this category and you show your results on social media. As soon as you post your before and after results, one of......
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Popular procedures for men

Cosmetic surgery isn’t a taboo subject anymore. Also, it’s not just for the wealthy. And finally, it’s not just for women. More men are getting cosmetic services (surgical or non-surgical) than ever before. But what procedures are they getting? Based on the procedures that men are most commonly requesting pricing on through the BuildMyBod Price Estimator, these are the most popular procedures for men these......
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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 than a frank infection. Curious? Keep reading.   Biofilm and......
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