Even a 5’4″ woman that weighs 105 pounds is a BBL candidate!

Share We’ve all seen the questions online or on social media when it comes to who is or is not a BBL candidate. Do I have enough fat for a BBL (Brazilian Butt Lift)? Do I need to gain weight? … Continue reading

Stupid sh*t patients say

patients say

Share Hey, before you get upset, we encourage you to leave comments about stupid sh*t that doctors say too! Because we know that even though patients say some silly things, we’re all capable! Also, try and keep a sense of … Continue reading

Kelsey’s rant (kelseykaplanfashion on IG): What to look for in your doctor [video]

kelsey kaplan fashion

ShareI don’t know what got her going but my wife, Kelsey, or kelseykaplanfashion on Instagram, went on a humorous tirade on what to look for in a plastic surgeon. It’s her 5 standards that lead to THE gold standard in … Continue reading

Listicle: The red flags we look for in our patients

red flags

ShareRed flags are something a potential patient does (or doesn’t do) that can portend future problems. After 12 years of practice, I’m getting better at noticing these red flags but there’s always room for a heightened sense of awareness. Check … Continue reading

Why we look at more than just BMI [video]

BMI

Share As more consumers research cosmetic surgery online and watch surgery on social media, there’s one thing they keep hearing. That their plastic surgeon won’t operate on them if their BMI (body mass index) is greater than 30. BMI refers … Continue reading

Should you buy your partner cosmetic surgery as a gift?

cosmetic surgery as a gift

ShareWith 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 … Continue reading

How fast to follow up with a lead – the paradigm is shifting (and that’s good!)

follow up with a lead

ShareWhen it comes to following up with leads, it seems like you can’t follow up with a lead fast enough! Every article providing advice recommends a quicker response time. But that paradigm is changing. How fast to follow up with … Continue reading

9 weird things plastic surgeons do – by a plastic surgeon!

plastic surgeon

ShareAfter several years in the profession, I’m amazed at how plastic surgeons do some funny, even weird things. Not hating on anyone because maybe I’m guilty of a few. These are some general examples that refer to cosmetic plastic surgeons … Continue reading

Guys know what guys want

what guys want

Share It’s a battle of the sexes!   Many female plastic surgeons wisely market themselves as being able to relate better to female patients. This is cleverer than other marketing strategies. For example, saying you’re board certified doesn’t adequately distinguish … Continue reading