Discounts and specials? Sure. Bargaining? Absolutely not.

One of the reasons I’ve built a worldview that includes price transparency is because I recognized early on that everyone wants to know cost ahead of time.  So why make it difficult for them. No one likes sticker shock. But there’s another benefit of price transparency.   By knowing the cost ahead of time, the […]

Why coronavirus and cosmetic surgery are surging

coronavirus and cosmetic surgery

After the protests in June, and celebrations involving Memorial Day and July 4th weekends, we’re seeing an inevitable surge associated with mass gatherings. This leads to a continuing shelter-in-place, reducing travel plans and working from home for the foreseeable future. These mass gatherings and changes in consumer behavior are leading to a surge in both […]

So are we to believe some mass gatherings are ok during a pandemic?

mass gatherings

Early on in this pandemic, the recommendations from the CDC and state authorities were pretty clear when it came to mass gatherings: don’t have them. In fact, the CDC reiterates this guidance in an update from July 7th, 2020. The highest risk of spread of the coronavirus comes from “large in-person gatherings where it is […]

Do you have ZOOM neck?!

zoom neck

We now have a variation on the tech neck – the ZOOM neck! And there’s a treatment for it – the SIMI neck lift! When I developed the SIMI neck lift several years ago, first published here, it was a treatment for patients that had too much skin for liposuction but not so much skin […]