Five Health Insurance Hacks

health insurance hacks

A hack is a technique to solve everyday problems. What constitutes a hack to an everyday problem? Finding the shortest route work. The shortest line at the DMV. And with the uncertainty of the future of health insurance in America, here are five health insurance hacks that you’ll find useful whether Obamacare sticks around or […]

Cyber Monday on BuildMyBod


I know it sounds strange but are you looking for any healthcare related deals on Cyber Monday?! You’ve come to the right place. BuildMyBod Health provides for price transparency but also the ability to purchase non-surgical services online. From the MRI your doctor told you to get to Botox and other cosmetic services.   How […]

Why we stopped doing Black Friday deals…well, sort of

When I came to San Francisco three years ago, I took over an existing practice in a large medical office building. The previous doctor retired and I made the decision to stay open when the building was open and close when the building was closed. After three years, the building continues to remain open on […]

What we’re thankful for here at BuildMyBod Health

We continue to grow at BuildMyBod Health. Adding more doctors to our network of physicians who believe in price transparency. And not only plastic surgeons, our initial adopters, but all healthcare providers that offer services typically paid out of pocket. That includes cosmetic services but a growing number of consumers are paying for medically necessary […]

Skin resurfacing with a deep chemical peel to remove wrinkles


When your doctor or aesthetician talks about skin resurfacing, they’re talking about several things at once. They could be talking about skin resurfacing by scraping away dead skin with a dermabrasion machine. They could be referring to a laser. Or they’re meaning a chemical peel. And even when you talk about a chemical peel, that […]

Do you repeal all of Obamacare?

affordable care act

As someone that believes in healthcare for all Americans, even I know Obamacare fell short. It turns out the Affordable Care Act isn’t so affordable. But there are a couple popular aspects of the ACA that will make it exceedingly difficult to repeal all of Obamacare. Some aspects will have to stay and if you’re […]

A decrease in breast augmentation? Not good for Victoria’s Secret!

Victoria's Secret

Yahoo News just published this article about the changing trends in breast shape and who that affects. Apparently the day of the “bodacious bonzos” are a thing of the past! More women are going for a more natural attainable look. With less need for highly structured bras versus simple bralettes, competition is heating up for […]

Website contact forms are so 2009!

Do you hate website contact forms as much as me?! Chances are the reason you’re completing a contact form is because you have a specific question. I’m betting you’re not the only one with that question. So rather than a website contact form, why don’t company websites replace the contact form with a more automated […]

Tummy tuck and hernia repair

hysterectomy and tummy tuck

Your typical tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty includes liposuction, removing excess abdominal skin and tightening the abdominal wall. A loose ¬†abdominal wall is a rectus diastasis. This is repaired with stitches. In some cases, the abdominal wall is more than just loose, there’s an opening, or hernia that also needs repair. Tightening of a loose abdominal […]

Postop recovery after breast augmentation

shaped breast implant

So you’re considering a boob job! Here are a few things to keep in mind regarding postop recovery after breast augmentation. Even though it’s a cosmetic, elective procedure, it’s still real surgery and needs to be “treated with respect.”   Postop recovery after breast augmentation: things to know Breast augmentation is an outpatient procedure so […]