Should you buy your partner cosmetic surgery as a gift?

cosmetic surgery as a gift

With the holidays upon us, we’re under the gun to get a great gift for our husband or wife, or if we’re being PC, our partner. Your husband probably doesn’t want a tie and your wife doesn’t want a vacuum cleaner. In an attempt to think outside of the box, should you buy your partner […]

A breakdown of costs is a huge patient satisfier

Of the two images above, which do you prefer? You don’t even have to know what we’re talking about or referring to but the choice is obvious! Anyone paying out of pocket for their healthcare would choose the option that provides a clearer breakdown of costs.   Breakdown of costs I had a realization a […]

Dark circles under the eyes: Fillers vs Surgery

eyelid surgery

These days, if a patient can avoid surgery, they’ll try, even if it means a substandard result. But when it comes to dark circles under the eyes, avoiding surgery can actually be the right decision.   Dark circles under the eyes Whether surgery or fillers are right for dark circles depends on what’s causing them. […]

BuildMyBod Founder speaking at Modernizing Medicine User Conference

Dr. Kaplan, founder/CEO of BuildMyBod Health will be speaking this weekend at the Modernizing Medicine Momentum User Conference in Orlando.   Modernizing Medicine Momentum 2018 Dr. Kaplan’s presentation is entitled, “Improve the Patient Experience With Price Transparency.” In the talk, Dr. Kaplan, a board certified plastic surgeon, will explain how he and doctors across the […]

Sometimes, it’s best to stage cosmetic procedures

mommy makeover

Over the weekend we received these photos from a patient. Aside from the fact that these are great quality before and after photos – consistent angle and lighting, having the foresight to take a ‘before’ photo to compare to her ‘after’ photo – they also point out something very important. Sometimes, it’s necessary to stage […]

Doctors: Don’t like price shoppers?

One of the more frustrating aspects of running a medical practice is the constant calls and emails asking about the cost of procedures. This annoys doctors because it makes them feel that their training and expertise accounts for nothing. As though, all that really matters is “how much is this gonna cost me?!” But doctors […]