Breast Implants vs Fat Injections to the Breast

fat injections to the breast

As society continues to demand that everything be ‘natural,’ it would make sense to shift from breast implants to fat injections to the breast for breast augmentation as well. Is it that simple? Can we substitute saline or silicone breast implants with your own natural fat and get the same results? A few years ago, […]

Plastic Surgery Financing!


In the past, plastic surgery was thought to be only for the rich. That wasn’t true then and it isn’t true now. The only difference is people now understand that plastic surgery financing is a reality. While discussing the increased accessibility to plastic surgery financing, remember that no one needs cosmetic surgery. And financially sound […]

BuildMyBod Founder Speaking at ASPS 2016

Dr. Jonathan Kaplan, founder/CEO of BuildMyBod Health, the platform that provides price transparency in healthcare, will be speaking in Los Angeles at the year’s biggest plastic surgery meeting!   BuildMyBod Health allows consumers to connect with healthcare providers to check the cost of their care – before receiving that care – through an automated online Price […]

Treating patients the way I want to be treated

things after surgery

Prior setting up my practice, there were a few things that always annoyed me in healthcare settings when I wasn’t the one making the decisions. Simple things like excessive paperwork for the doctor and patient. Too many healthcare providers asking the same list of questions to the same patient. Sending you home with a prescription […]

The Perfect Mommy Makeover Body

mommy makeover

I know there are a lot of women out there that want a Mommy Makeover, but not everyone needs it. A mommy makeover typically includes a tummy tuck to remove excess abdominal skin and some sort of breast procedure. We’ll get into the specifics below.   Who’s a candidate for a Mommy Makeover? A patient […]

Who needs Yelp when you have this patient testimonial!


Sure patients review Yelp but you know what’s more effective than words? A picture…or in this case a video! We had a previous one-of-our-favorite patients come in the other day and she made herself even more endearing. When we asked if we could record her postop examination that day for our Snapchat story, she did […]

CoolSculpting: The All-American Treatment


CoolSculpting is the FDA-approved nonsurgical treatment for fat reduction. After coming on the market in 2009, with over a million treatments later, it works. No doubt about it. This is the quintessential treatment for the American mentality! Why?   CoolSculpting is perfect for stubborn pockets of fat and doesn’t require any behavioral changes in the […]

Well, I didn’t learn that in med school!

med school

I’m blown away each passing year with what I didn’t learn in med school. I’m not suggesting med school is to blame for not preparing me for a plastic surgery private practice. You can’t expect a body of coursework from 10 to 15 years ago to prepare you for this rapidly changing world. I’m simply […]

Lipo 360

Lipo 360, also referred to as 360 degree liposuction can mean slightly different things to different people. In general, this is simply a clever name for liposuction to the front and back of the torso.   What does lipo 360 include? If you review other articles on the internet, lipo 360 differs only in what […]

Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat etc!

Every conference I go to, there’s always a discussion on social media and if it can be used to engage patients. Some say yes, some say no. I remember when doctors started using Facebook and Twitter years ago. Back then, the answer was a definite yes, it works! But now Facebook and Twitter have given […]