Did J Lo get plastic surgery? I say no! [video]

j lo get plastic surgery

Share This year’s Super Bowl was disappointing for many reasons. Being from Louisiana, it was disappointing the Saints weren’t in the big game. With San Francisco as my adopted home, it was also disappointing that the 49er’s lost. But what … Continue reading

5 myths about aesthetic medicine

myths about aesthetic medicine

ShareAs a plastic surgeon, I’ve heard many myths about aesthetic medicine. It doesn’t matter how often they’re repeated, it still doesn’t make them true. But consumers and potential patients certainly think they’re true after hearing them so many times. So … Continue reading

Postop recovery on a budget [video]

postop recovery

ShareYou just had an expensive cosmetic procedure and now you’re ready for the aftermath, the postop recovery. There are two options here: buy everything and do everything the internet tells you or, watch the video below. There are good reasons … Continue reading

Making Peace with Social Media in Your Practice

social media

Share Dr. Kaplan, founder/CEO of BuildMyBod Health recently wrote an article on social media for the benefit of healthcare providers. Many are reluctant to use social media in their practice but Dr. Kaplan explains how they’re missing out on an … Continue reading

5 myths about breast augmentation debunked [video]

myths about breast augmentation

Share 1. They cause cancer Breast implants don’t cause the typical type of breast cancer that the vast majority of women have. A very rare form of cancer known as lymphoma, which is more of an overgrowth of lymphatic tissue … Continue reading

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