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

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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

The customer is not always right. An example of confirmation bias.

customer is not always right

Share I had an interesting experience recently from two Yelp reviewers. One person gave me a one-star review because she got a bruise after Botox/Xeomin injection to reduce wrinkles in the forehead. Another left a one-star review because she was unhappy … Continue reading

5 reasons to consider rolling a joint after surgery!

rolling a joint after surgery

ShareCrazy, I know. But regardless of your personal bent on the topic, marijuana use for medicinal purposes is now legal in 29 states plus the District of Columbia! That’s a lot of places where patients can legally be prescribed, and … Continue reading

SESPRS: A family affair

SESPRS

ShareThe Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons (SESPRS) just had their annual meeting. Aside from getting the opportunity to speak about price transparency in healthcare, my favorite topic, I learned something about the organization that was unexpected.   What … Continue reading

Who knew? BuildMyBod is great for Yelp reviews!

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ShareOnline reviews are tricky. They can as easily bolster your online reputation and well as crush it! Yelp reviews are particularly powerful, like it or not. While you will never satisfy every patient that comes in the door, there’s apparently … Continue reading