How do I generate leads for my website?

Have you ever asked yourself this question? Chances are you’ve found lots of answers online from so-called experts. Well, here goes one of those so-called experts weighing in once again! Regardless of what your business is – medical office, clothing boutique or stationary store, you need customers and before that, you need to generate leads […]

Cyber Monday for Healthcare!

It’s coming! With so many online purchases for everything else, soon consumers will be looking for healthcare deals online on Cyber Monday! You don’t think that’s ever gonna happen? Well, it’s here!   The BuildMyBod Health price transparency platform, already known for providing consumers with out-of-pocket cost information for healthcare services from doctors in their […]

Is your doctor old or experienced?!

Are you looking for an older doctor with more experience or a younger doctor that is “up” on the latest technology? Two recent articles suggest conflicting answers to this question. This article in US News details a study that older doctors order fewer tests and keep healthcare costs lower, which means lower out-of-pocket costs for […]

Bell’s Palsy and Facial Retraining [podcast]

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Do you know anyone with Bell’s Palsy? It’s an unusual question but this sudden onset of paralysis/droop to one side of the face affects 40,000 Americans every year. It’s believed to be caused by the same herpes virus that causes a cold sore.   In 85% of patients that get Bell’s Palsy, the facial paralysis […]

Suicide and Breast Augmentation

Several studies in the past have linked breast augmentation and suicide. But just because there is a statistical association does not mean there’s a cause and effect.   Back in 2001, Brinton et al was the first to connect breast augmentation and suicide. In that particular study, “breast augmentation patients were four times as likely […]

ALCL and Breast Implants

There are questions circling about anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) and its association with breast implants. While there’s no definite link, there are a few important points to be learned about this subject for any woman considering breast augmentation or breast reconstruction with breast implants. While you’re reading this, keep in mind this very important […]

The Sientra Soap Opera

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It’s been a bad couple of months for Sientra, the North American distributor of Silimed breast implants. And it’s too bad because they’re a scrappy young company that gave women additional choices when it came to breast implants for cosmetic or reconstructive purposes.   Just a little background before we get to Sientra: Silimed (not […]

Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2015

The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show was taped last night and will air December 8th on CBS at 10pm EST. All beautiful women with no need for plastic surgery or physical self-improvement. They’re anomalies of nature for sure. Of the 20,000 or so genes in our bodies, they got the good ones when it comes to […]

Wearing makeup after blepharoplasty

An upper or lower eyelid lift, or blepharoplasty is a great procedure. Great because patients can get immediate results, minimal bruising or pain and get back to wearing makeup and an improved appearance in no time.   If you’re having skin removed from the upper lid or fat removed from the lower lid, these procedures […]

The Yoga-instructing Child Life Specialist! [podcast]

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Have you ever wondered how children cope with being in a hospital due to their own illness or because of a parent’s sickness? Coming out of an emotionally and possibly physically traumatic experience relatively unscathed is due to the work of a child life specialist. Our guest today on the BuildMyBod Health podcast, Rakhi Kreymerman, […]