BuildMyBod Health to release eCommerce feature [video]

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BuildMyBod Health, the price transparency platform that allows consumers to check pricing on healthcare services and generate leads for doctors will release a new eCommerce feature. By using the website at BuildMyBod.com or the Price Estimator on an individual doctor’s website, consumers can purchase non-surgical services online.   Why online purchasing? You may ask, why […]

BuildMyBod Founder Speaking at A4M Congress

Dr. Jonathan Kaplan, Founder/CEO of BuildMyBod Health is speaking at the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine 2017 Spring Congress. Not surprisingly, it’s Dr. Kaplan’s distinct honor to be a part of such a large meeting on the cutting edge of anti-aging medicine.   A4M – The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine According to the A4M […]

BOTOX® or XEOMIN® for treatment of sweaty palms [video]

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Excessive sweating is a problem for many patients. This condition affects the armpits, soles and palms. In particular, excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis) of the palms can be very debilitating. Consider if you always had very sweaty palms – how many times a day would that affect you in private or social situations. Turning the knob on […]

UPDATE on Breast Implants and ALCL

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The FDA recently updated their website in regards to anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) and its association with breast implants. You can read a previous post on the topic here. So here’s the update.   The latest from the FDA in regards to ALCL   According to the FDA, “Anaplastic large cell lymphome (ALCL) is […]

How to lower the cost of healthcare

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Before we explain how to lower the cost of healthcare, let’s discuss one reason healthcare costs more in this country than many others. The quality of care is great here. There’s no place I’d rather be sick than in the US. But why does it cost more than other industrialized countries?   Why the cost […]

Postop garments

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After various cosmetic surgical procedures, your doctor may recommend postop garments. But what are they meant to accomplish and is it required. Not all surgeons agree. Regardless, if you have a breast augmentation, tummy tuck or liposuction, chances are you’ll be wearing one of these.   What’s the purpose of postop garments It’s not clear […]

Breast Augmentation Revision [video]

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For those of you considering breast augmentation, read this primer here. But for those who’ve already had that and are now considering a breast augmentation revision, continue reading!   What does a breast augmentation revision entail? A breast augmentation revision can mean many things. First it depends on what the problem is. Did the implants […]

Why board certification is the first of many questions to ask your doctor

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Does your heart doctor or kidney doctor have appropriate board certification? This probably isn’t much of an issue. Reason being that you were referred to that doctor by your primary care doctor or the emergency room. And for those doctors to be included within your insurance network or have permission (privileges) to work within that […]

5 Unexpected Ways Snapchat Transformed My Practice

My practice began experimenting with Snapchat in September of 2016. While I wasn’t sure if it was a passing fad or not, I teamed up with Dr. Miami as an “influencer” within the plastic surgery space. Snapchat may eventually be replaced with Instagram Stories or some other technology, but the combination of “real-time” video and […]

No drain tummy tuck [video]

no drain tummy tuck

During a tummy tuck, your plastic surgeon will raise the abdominal skin off of the abdominal wall. This is done to “get some slack” on the excess skin in the process of removing it. Separating the excess skin from the underlying abdominal wall creates a space that can fill with fluid after the operation. That’s […]